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The Legislature Needs to Act

Mary L. Moorhead thinks the Legislature should immediately take up their responsiblity of denying or consenting to Gov. Mapp’s nominations for commissioners.
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Savan Has Become a Horror Show

Carrie F. Bekker lives in Savan, St. Thomas. She writes about the terrible things have been going on in the neighborhood for the last three years, and she believes what is happening there affects everyone who lives on St. Thomas. It is a “cautionary tale.” It is an “increasingly dire
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Rescue Mandahl From the Developers

Dear Source: As property owners in Mandahl Estates, we are writing to express our opposition to the proposed development of the Mandahl Bay area. We believe the proposal will have a negative impact on the environment, benefits a few at the expense of many, and violates the terms of th
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Revolution Is in the Air

Bob White puts forth an idea on how to give the power to change laws back to the people.
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Take Some of the Money at the Top and Move It Down

Bob White thinks workers should look up the chain of command at the schools and hospitals for the money they need, not keep seeking more money from the government.
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Will Mapp Be a Revolutionary Leader?

Bob White writes that the newly elected governor may turn out to be a revolutionary, making big changes like George Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.
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Let’s Keep This Emerald of the Sea Beautiful

Nolan Diehl, a longtime resident of Mandahl, shares memories of growing up surrounded by the beauty of Mandahl Bay and asks if Virgin Islanders can allow “another scenic and ecological wonder [to] be destroyed for eternity.”
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Beg, Borrow and Steal

Bob White analyzes how government works in the Virgin Islands. He follows the twists and turns that money takes. He is not angry; he is exasperated.
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It’s Time to Confront the X-Rated Behavior of Minors

Dear Source: During this past Festival season on St. Croix, there were many videos circulating of sexually-explicit actions exhibited by our young people in the streets of Frederiksted during the parades and J’ouvert. Before reading further, please note that I am not talking abo
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Save Mandahl Bay; Let Your Voices Be Heard

Dear Source: I am outraged at the fact that our former and present Governors feel they have a right to sell us out once again with the false pretense that they will be creating 700 local jobs when in actuality they are blind siding us but leasing Mandahl Bay out for 99 years to outsid
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