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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
Commentary - Editorial — St. Thomas
The Time Is Now for Off-Island Police Recruits

Holding off on recruiting police officers from off island, while waiting for local candidates to show up, as was suggested this week in the Senate, is pure – and dangerous – folly.

Read entire articleMar 29 2007 - 10:06pm
'Good Vibrations' Abound as Yacht Haven Grande Opens to the Community

Saturday night offered a perfect combination of "good, good, good, good vibrations" and "fun, fun, fun" as Yacht Haven Grande welcomed visitors in the first of two celebrations marking the official opening of a project years in the making.

Read entire articleMar 18 2007 - 1:52pm
Judge Kendall's Release of Convicted Rapist Is Indefensible

What on earth could Superior Court Judge Leon Kendall have been thinking when he allowed a convicted rapist with an extensive felony rap sheet to remain free until his sentencing hearing?

Read entire articleNov 24 2006 - 6:28pm
While Attorneys Twiddle Their Thumbs, PSC Leaves Ratepayers Holding the Bill

We can only assume when the Public Services Commission puts a passel of utility attorneys and consultants on hold, it is costing the ratepayers money.

Read entire articleNov 19 2006 - 10:46pm
Tempers Flare, Engines Fume, While DPW Works 8 to 5

Tempers are flaring, engines are overheating and residents are scratching their heads while the Public Works Department lackadaisically works eight to five on the Kanal Gade culvert project.

Read entire articleMar 29 2006 - 7:08am
Who Will Hold Them Accountable

Isn’t anyone in the V.I. government embarrassed that we are cited repeatedly for being unable to run our own affairs?

Read entire articleMar 25 2006 - 7:08am
Stopping Corruption Is Everybody's Job

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has declared Friday, Dec. 9, International Anti-Corruption Day. It should be a time for Virgin Islanders to consider how the corruption has damaged our community.

Read entire articleDec 8 2005 - 3:39pm
What About a French Woman?

We are pleased that the Commission on the Status of Women has begun recognizing women in our community who have made valuable contributions to civic life. However, we are perplexed that the commission did not include at least one woman from the island's French community.

Read entire articleDec 2 2005 - 5:25pm
Racetrack Clean-Up Shows Clearly What's Important to Our Officials

Who says our government officials don't have a sense of urgency? Just look at the speed with which they're cleaning up the mess at the Clinton Phipps racetrack.

Read entire articleNov 29 2005 - 5:52pm
Want What You Have

Thanksgiving Day is a good time to practice wanting what you have.

Read entire articleNov 24 2005 - 11:49am