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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on your camps and activities to offer parents a variety of choices. Please e-mail information to visource@gmail.com

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2015-07-04 15:26:00
U.S. Marshals Put St. Croix Man on Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has J’Wa Charlery, 19, of St. Croix to its "15 Most Wanted Fugitives" list as a suspect in a murder that took place in November in Richmond, Va.

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2015-07-03 00:30:04
The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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2015-07-02 00:01:52
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
Choose the Best Contractors for Revitalization

Patrick F. Galla advises those in charge of Downtown revitalization to use contractors who can offer quality work within an agreed upon time frame.

Read entire articleMar 15 2014 - 9:07am
Who Killed the Incandescent Bulb?

Don Buchanan explains the reasons the federal government set standards to prompt manufacturers to make a better light bulb.

Read entire articleMar 6 2014 - 2:45am
This Is a Good Deal for the Virgin Islands

Verdel L. Petersen makes the case for supporting WAPA’s recent decision to switch from fuel oil to propane. .

Read entire articleFeb 9 2014 - 3:47pm
V.I. Farmers Cultivate the Sun

Don Buchanan tells about a successful partnership between the Energy Office, the V.I. Department of Agriculture and some citizens to use solar panels to help farmers..

Read entire articleFeb 1 2014 - 10:44am
Downtown Revitalization Requires Public Input

 Downtown Revitalization Inc. thanks the many people who have become involved in helping to ready projects that will improve Downtown Charlotte Amalie. It asks that more members of the community become part of these efforts.

Read entire articleJan 2 2014 - 1:28am
Vote for Different Results

 Albert W. “Bill” Elliott cautions Virgin Islanders to be careful in electing new government officials, and avoid those who have no solutions to dire problems. “…choose the best person for the job based on qualifications, a proven track record of accomplishment and, most of all, a total dedication to the people of the Virgin Islands to improve the quality of life for all.”

Read entire articleDec 23 2013 - 5:01pm
A Holiday Message from Prison

Barb Crites tells a story about a different kind of prisoner.

 

Read entire articleDec 18 2013 - 12:31am
This Is a Way to Emulate Nelson Mandela

 Jason Budsan is prompted by the death of Nelson Mandela to follow the South African leader’s example by giving part of his next paycheck to charity. He asks Virgin Islands government leaders to consider doing the same.

Read entire articleDec 9 2013 - 9:38pm
Virgin Islands Has Romantic Tie to Great Philosophy

 Don Buchanan finds a connection between the Virgin Islands and the love life of important philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.

Read entire articleDec 4 2013 - 2:04pm
Coral World Is Grateful for Dolphin Habitat Project Outcome

 Coral World thanks those who supported it in its mission to build a dolphin habitat. After a long permit process, the governor recently signed the lease amendment and CZM permit.

Read entire articleNov 15 2013 - 7:29pm