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MANDAHL POND OF MORE 'CONCERN' TO RESIDENTS THAN TO AUTHORITIES?

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources applies the designation "Areas of Particular Concern" to geographical places and spaces that have significant natural or cultural attributes. It's supposed to be a means of protecting them from environmental attack by human beings and their mechanical means.
Mandahl Pond on St. Thomas's North Side has been so designated. And so, Mandahl resident Sharon Hupprich was astounded and appalled when she found a week ago that someone had bulldozed a 20-foot-wide strip of bush alongside the pond and brought in materials that looked as if they could be used to create a concrete dock.

5 MORE K-9 RECRUITS ARRIVE

Not all police dogs are lean, mean German shepherds, as human K-9 officers found Friday when the five newest canine recruits arrived on St. Thomas. Along with two shepherds were two Belgian Malinoises and a yellow Labrador retriever.

NAFEZ STORE OWNER SENTENCED FOR MAIL FRAUD IN FIRE CASE

The owner of a furniture store destroyed by fire along with more than a dozen adjacent businesses in 1991 has been sentenced to four months of home detention, five years of supervised probation, 400 hours of community service and $10,000 in charitable contributions for mail fraud in connection with the blaze.

CARNIVAL TROOP LEADERS MEETING

There will be an important meeting for all parade participants at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 10 at Charlotte Amalie High School cafeteria.

ADDELITA CANCRYN ANNOUNCES PTA MEETING

Principal Ivy B. Williams of Addlita Cancryn Junior High School announces a PTA meeting to be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9 in the school's cafeteria.

CANCRYN AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

Addelita Cancryn Junior High School will begin an after-school program on Monday, March 8.

MARCH DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH

Governor Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed March as "Disability Awareness Month."

GUN COLLECTION PROGRAM

V.I. Firearms Bureau to hold second annual gun collection program "Amnesty '99" Saturday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Emancipation Garden, St. Thomas.

PETER HOLMBERG FIGHTS TOWARD TOP AT S.O.R.C.

VIM, with Peter Holmberg driving, is now standing in second place in the Southern Ocean Racing Conference in Miami. Three days into the five day regatta, VIM has moved towards the front of a highly competitive IMS grand prix class.

WIC CLINICS CLOSED FOR TRAINING SESSION

The Virin Islands Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Clinics will be closed on Friday, March 12, 1999

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