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Man Charged with Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm

Dwayne Fahie of Estate Mariendal was arrested Friday night and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm and held …

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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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Students Invited to Submit Recipes for White House Challenge

Kids who like to cook and make healthy food for their friends and family might be able to show off their skills and creativity to the First Lady of the United States and their peers from across the country. Virgin Islands students are encouraged to represent the territory at the Kids’ State Dinner at the White House this summer.

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2015-04-27 15:23:44
Source Manager's Journal: What’s the Matter With….?

If you wrote a book titled What’s the Matter With the Virgin Islands?, Chapter One could be “All Benefits are Divisible.”

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2015-04-25 06:11:14
EPA Announces V.I. Environmental Champion Awards

As it does every year in conjunction with Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the winners of its Environmental Champion Awards. Until this year, they were called the Environmental Quality Awards.

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2015-04-24 21:02:40
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
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
The Virgin Islands Has a Critical Need for Shelter

 Jason Budsan brings attention to the homeless in the Virgin Islands and asks that the public support the St. Thomas Association of Road Runners (STAR), whose next race will benefit the Bethlehem House shelter.

Read entire articleNov 13 2013 - 9:32pm
Senators, Vote ‘Yes’ on Hovensa Amendment

 William Bohlke Sr., a business man who is afraid he may have to let go of half of his employees, urges the senators to vote for the Hovensa Amendment to stop another blow to the Virgin Islands economy.

Read entire articleNov 2 2013 - 9:50pm
Destruction of the Reefs Are the Virgin Islands’ Next Economic Crisis

 Don Buchanan brings attention to the recent findings of the International Panel on Climate Change and points out that the Virgin Islands has much to fear from global warming. Half the coral reefs in the world have been destroyed, and as for the rest, their death is being accelerated, while the policymakers ignore the problem.

Read entire articleOct 24 2013 - 8:05pm
Senators, Create Prosperity, Not Poverty!

 Verdel L. Petersen is urging the Legislature to deal with the Hovensa problem and reconsider implementing the Fourth Amendment Agreement. Meanwhile, the people need jobs and the senators have done nothing to create any.

Read entire articleOct 21 2013 - 6:13pm
Mothers Against Guns Inc. Thanks Many for Back to School Events

 Jason Carroll Memorial Fund, Inc./Mothers Against Guns Inc. thanks all of those individuals, businesses, government agencies, organizations, clergy and the V.I. police, among others, who helped make the Back to School Days of Prayer, Back to School Barbeque Fun Day and the V.I. Fathers March very successful.

Read entire articleSep 10 2013 - 1:14pm
The Consequences of Their Actions

 Daniel Coughlin gives many reasons why the senators who voted ”no” on the Hovensa Agreement should change their minds.

Read entire articleAug 28 2013 - 12:58pm