Wednesday, March 22, 2017 7:37 pm Last modified: 6:39 pm


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Day sailing on Pillsbury Sound between St. Thomas and St. John. (Gary Metz photo).

Day sailing on Pillsbury Sound between St. Thomas and St. John. (Gary Metz photo).


Local News

Boschulte Out at WICO

West Indian Co. Ltd. President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Boschulte is leaving that post but will remain on at WICO in some other capacity, as previously reported.
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After All Day Meeting, PSC Takes No Action on Agenda Items

Confidentiality issues and questions over the PSC’s jurisdiction over local wireless services prevented a section on telecommunications matters from moving forward Tuesday night.
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Head Start Workshop Teaches Community about Health, Crisis Management

During the first day of the Self Empowerment Expo on Tuesday, attendees learned a number of tricks about how to maintain a healthy body and stay mentally balanced.
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Federal Grant Management Remains Issue at Labor Department

Ten areas of concern are keeping some federal grants awarded to the V.I. Department of Labor designated as “high risk” by Labor’s federal counterpart, officials told senators Tuesday.
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Editorial / Blogs

The Reasons St. Maarten Does So Much Better

Filippo Cassinelli points out that St. Maarten is beating St. Thomas in every way when it comes to expenditures by cruise ship passengers. He enumerates ways that will ensure St. Thomas’s future success and prosperity.
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Cruise Ships Are Finding Other Destinations

Filippo Cassinelli explains the history of trying to build a new cruise pier on St. Thomas. The pier ended up in the BVI. The Virgin Islands is losing more cruise ship visits every year, and millions of dollars are going elsewhere.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Still Think Infrastructure is Boring?

Politicians have a congenital defect. They like shiny new things that they can take credit for lots more than maintaining the things that we already have.
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Virtue of the Week: Tact

Tact is telling the truth kindly, considerate of how your words affect others' feelings. Think before you speak, knowing what is better left unsaid.
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Featured Video

The United Jazz Foundation, in collaboration with the V.I. Department of Education and Jazz at Lincoln Center, hosted a workshop Monday at Ulla F. Muller Elementary with members of its V.I. Youth Ensemble.