November 23, 2017 11:39 pm Last modified: 5:22 pm

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Dewey Hollister points out plants that survived Hurricane Maria. (Jamie Leonard photo)

St. George Village Botanical Garden Needs Help to Regrow

Dewey Hollister, executive director and director of horticulture of the St. George Village Botanical Garden, and Amy DeSorba, director of development and administration, are planning how to bring the garden back after the hurricanes.
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Thursday Shooting Was a Near Miss

No one was injured Thursday in a brazen afternoon shooting at the intersection by the entrance into Cost-U-Less on Weymouth Rhymer highway, despite bullets flying around the roadway, damaging occupied vehicles.

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St. Thomas's Hannah Davis is SI Cover Model

The St. Thomas native was chosen to be the model on the cover of the SI swimsuit issue, following in the footsteps of a host of such luminaries as Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks and Christie Brinkley.

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Rotarians Hold 10th Health Fair

People who attended Saturday’s health fair at St. Croix Rescue learned about living with autism, natural body and home products, vaccinations and the Senior Medicare Patrol program.

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Public Health and Statistics Highlighted at Fourth Cardiac Symposium

On the second day of the Virgin Islands Cardiac Symposium, there were presentations about cardiovascular disease in the territory along with other heart related topics.

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Park Gets Donation of Haulover Land

For decades, residents and visitors sunned, snorkeled and swam at both north and south sides of Haulover because most thought it was part of V.I. National Park or other public land.

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Casino Control Commission Issues Order to Maintain Live Races, Keep Racino Open

The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission on Friday issued an order to Treasure Bay VI, Corp., the Flamboyant Horsemen Association Inc., and TRAXCO Inc. requiring the parties to revert to the status quo ante, according to a statement from the CCC.

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Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School PTA Fills Teachers’ Wish Lists

The Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School Parent Teacher Association covered the wish lists of 29 teachers, filling paper bags with essentials like tablets, pens, pencils, crayons, highlighters and pencil sharpeners.

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Hawksbill Turtles Get Comfy in 30-year-old Artificial Reef

The Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas is drawing more than tourists. It seems that a bevy of endangered hawksbill sea turtles have moved in and are living in an artificial reef created 30 years ago to support the expansion of the runway into the sea.

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Monsanto, Two Others, Sentenced to Federal Prison Terms

Edwin Monsanto, who was arrested in the investigation that also resulted in the arrest of Roberto Tapia, was one of three men sentenced to federal prison Thursday in unrelated cases.

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