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Telephones Down at Magistrate Division

The Judicial Branch Office of the Administrator of Courts advises the public and the Virgin Islands Bar that the Magistrate…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

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2017-01-20 01:19:31
Cobell Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas to one month’s imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release for possession of a firearm in a school zone.

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2017-01-18 21:39:04
The Bookworm: ‘Secret Service Dogs’

In “Secret Service Dogs,” you’ll find some heart-pounders, a few tears and the words “best dog,” which will appeal to current-events fans and dog lovers alike. Such a good book.

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2017-01-18 18:34:02
Commentary - Editorial — St. Thomas
My Hometown -- Binghamton – Will Never Be the Same

I was born and spent the first 13 or so years of my life in Binghamton, New York. Terrorism brought about by the stupefying availability of guns in our country has forever changed my childhood memories of that little city in New York's Southern Tier.

Read entire articleApr 3 2009 - 10:54pm
We are Not Serious; We are Not Correct

A few delegates are making a mockery of the Constitutional Convention process.

Read entire articleMar 31 2009 - 10:29pm
Misplaced Power: Time to Rein in Taxi Drivers

For too long taxi drivers, who are routinely rude to tourists and who are even heard telling lies to visitors to the island of St. Thomas, have held back progress on our water-surrounded island.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2009 - 5:13pm
Heroes in our Midst

We must commend the courage and dignity of the young person who saved Max from further abuse by releasing the abused dog from captivity and seeing that the helpless canine lived.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2009 - 7:06am
Now is Not the Time for PSC to Take a Stand on Vitelco

The Public Services Commission should have played hardball with Vitelco during the Prosser years, but now it needs to avoid driving away buyers that could finally give the territory a functional phone company.

Read entire articleNov 10 2008 - 9:39pm
President Obama: Reason to Hope

In the election of Barack Obama to the highest office in our nation, we have reason to hope we can regain peace, fiscal responsibility, political integrity and world-wide respect.

Read entire articleNov 6 2008 - 2:37pm
Ask Senators who are Railing Against Diageo, ‘What Have You Done for Me Lately’

Once again we run the risk of losing a business deal that would be good for the territory because some among us need to grandstand at the expense of the rest of us.

Read entire articleJul 9 2008 - 6:54am
WMA Must Face Off with Pigs to Do What's Fair for the Rest of Us

While we don't feel the current solution is the right answer, we do feel the Waste Management Authority has done its level best to come up with a funding solution for our island waste-elimination needs. But it simply isn't fair.

Read entire articleNov 14 2007 - 2:47pm
Divisiveness Drags Down Our Education System

If our senators really wanted to see our children prepared for something other than entry-level jobs, it seems they would also support change.

Read entire articleOct 26 2007 - 2:59pm
Who do Senators Answer to, and Who do They Respect?

If more than two-thirds of the Virgin Islands' elected representatives in the Senate feel no responsibility to their constituents, whose opinions do they consider?

Read entire articleOct 19 2007 - 6:45am