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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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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 - Open forum — St. Thomas
Dolphin Prison

 Anne Marie Porter gives three main reasons that she is against the dolphin exhibit that is being planned by Coral World.

Read entire articleDec 18 2012 - 7:00pm
Support for Coral World’s Dolphin Habitat

 Island Meetings & Incentives strongly supports the construction of Coral World’s dolphin habitat.

Read entire articleDec 11 2012 - 9:39pm
Hotel & Tourism Association Supports Dolphin Habitat

The USVI Hotel & Tourism Association’s Board of Directors is in full support of Coral World Ocean Park’s application to construct a dolphin habitat.  

Read entire articleDec 10 2012 - 8:52pm
Put a Stop to Bills on Taxicab Franchises

Laurel Kaufmann finds fault with the way four bills concerning taxi franchises were passed in committee by the Senate with little input from important stakeholders. 

Read entire articleOct 26 2012 - 8:54pm
Reaction to Aviation Accident

 Jane Higgins and Jay Lammering react to the recent aviation accident and the Source’s coverage of it.

Read entire articleOct 24 2012 - 4:13pm
Criteria Must Be Set for Senatorial Candidates in the V.I.

  Dr. Gloria I. Joseph says that Virgin Islands senators are guilty of a “gross lack of efficiency and effectiveness,” and she believes it is time for “some criteria to be set.”

Read entire articleOct 12 2012 - 7:59am
Using a German Model for Virgin Islands Solar

 Kelly Gloger, managing partner of Solar Delivered LLC, tells how a German system of installing solar energy can greatly improve the permitting process in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleOct 7 2012 - 7:28pm
Lawmakers, Candidates and the Double Standard: Illegal Signs

Cedric Maycock is bothered by the candidates who defy the regulations of campaign signs.

Read entire articleOct 3 2012 - 7:25pm
Do the Math

 Diana Parker, retired educator and community activist, questions the wisdom of the government’s having raised CIGNA Health Insurance premiums by 64 percent for retired workers.

Read entire articleOct 1 2012 - 11:48pm
Political Sign Stealing - Really?

 Candidate for the Legislature, Carol Berry, is having some of her political signs stolen.

Read entire articleSep 20 2012 - 10:06pm