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INSURANCE EXAM SCHEDULED MARCH 30

Prospective insurance agents, adjusters and brokers are advised that the next insurance exam is scheduled for Tuesday, March 30.

WILL HIGH SCHOOLS PASS THE TEST?

A team from the Middle States Association is in the Virgin Islands this week to determine whether three of the territory's public high schools will be accredited.

DEMS TO RETIREES: MAKE WAY FOR YOUTH

If the Democratic Party Territorial Committee has its way, Gov. Charles W. Turnbull will stop the longstanding practice of rehiring government retirees who are already collecting pensions.

ST. THOMAS BOATS WIN IN ST. MAARTEN /ST. MARTIN REGATTA

Provisional results have Terry Jackson on his VILLAGE RAM winning Beach Cats and Chris Rosenberg on FRENCHMAN'S REEF at the top of Racing 2 class.

WHAT'S NEW AT THE U? QUITE A LOT!

As is usually the case at its meetings, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees got good news and bad news about the school at its session Saturday on the St. Thomas campus.

HIGH, DRY NO WAY TO LIVE, RESIDENTS SAY

For residents of Estate Ross on the hillside above Hospital Ground on St. Thomas, being left high and dry is neither a metaphor nor a joke.
The Water and Power Authority ran potable water lines into the area a few years ago from above, but stopped at the top of the hill above the neighborhood. And because of the steepness of the narrow road and the lack of a turn-around, most water-delivery firms won't take their trucks in to fill residents' cisterns.

ICE CREAM RECALLED

Country Charm Pint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream is being recalled due to improper labeling. The ice cream, which is distributed by St. Thomas Dairies, is missing an ingredient on its label.

IT'S GIRL SCOUTS WEEK

If you encounter a lot of girls in green uniforms and even younger girls garbed in brown involved in all sorts of activities around St. Thomas in the next few days, don't be surprised. This is Girl Scouts Week.

INAUGURATION PROVES 'POPULAR,' INDEED

Anyone who thinks things aren't on the up and up on St. Thomas may not have been out and about much.
On Saturday afternoon, movers and shakers of the community assembled to make official the opening of a major new edifice on the St. Thomas landscape that's already in business — Banco Popular's regional Popular Center on Veterans Drive.

EROICA TRIO TO CLOSE CLASSICAL SEASON

It's been a record season in more ways than one, musically speaking, at Tillett Gardens. And there's every reason to believe the last concert — coming up Wednesday — will be one of the best.
Until last year, the Tillett "season" consisted of four Classics in the Garden performances. Last year, three non-classical offerings were added to the mix, making a total of seven concerts. This year, they upped the offerings to four classical and four non-classical, for a total of eight.

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