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Island Profile: Woman’s Emotional Journey Becomes a Book

In late October of 2014, Cindy Shearer set out on a journey she approached with mixed emotions. She left her comfortable life on St. Thomas to be at her mother’s bedside for the final weeks of her life. What she could not have realized at the time, was that the journey would evolve in
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Service Interruptions Affect Potable Water Customers

Repair work on two leaking water mains have interrupted potable water service Sunday to customers on St. Thomas, the Water and Power Authority reported.
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Magens Bay Authority Shares Open Design Concept for New Concession

During its second public scoping meeting on Saturday morning, the Magens Bay Authority shared the proposed site plan layout for the beach’s future new concession, a plan that would provide more open space and beach access.
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UVI Solar Project Stagnant, but Maybe Not Dead

In July of 2013, amidst great fanfare, UVI signed a power purchase agreement with New Generation Power to build a three-megawatt photovoltaic system to provide power for the school.
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WAPA Approves Procurement of New Generating Units, Line of Credit

The V.I. Water and Power Authority board moved ahead Friday with a procurement contract that would bring three new generators to St. Thomas.
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Mapp Ousts Communications Director

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has ousted his latest director of communications, Cherie Munchez, administration officials confirmed Friday.
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Attorney General: V.I. Anti-Discrimination Law Applies to Transgender Students

V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker has determined the V.I. Civil Rights Act's prohibition against sex discrimination applies to transgender students in V.I. public schools.
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Senate Committee Hears WAPA Woes

The Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy and Environmental Protection grilled representatives from some of the territory’s most financially strapped agencies Friday.
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Pomp and Ceremony: V.I. Supreme Court Justices Sworn In for New Terms

The three justices of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands were sworn in to new 10-year terms of office during a ceremony Thursday on St. Thomas.
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Lecture on Alexander Hamilton’s Youth Draws Crowd

Local history buffs and Alexander Hamilton enthusiasts came out en masse on Thursday night to learn more about the founding father’s early years on St. Croix.
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