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Early Childhood Conference Focuses on “It Takes a Village”

The focus of the 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference will be on preparing children for kindergarten through community…

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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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Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make a big – and permanent – difference in the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.

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2014-10-28 23:41:57
Griffith Presents $10M Plan of Correction

Juan Luis Hospital CEO Kendall Griffith presented a $10.3 million plan of correction Monday to the Territorial Board, a plan to get the embattled hospital up to the standards of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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2014-10-28 23:12:50
Undercurrents: These Bats are Not Halloween Props

If ever a creature was misunderstood, it is the poor, little, universally maligned bat, but UVI professor Renata Platenberg isn’t interested in dark legends. She’d rather solve the real bat mysteries.

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2014-10-27 23:37:44
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
A Commitment to a Humane Community

 Dellia Holodenschi, founder and president of the Lucky Paws Foundation, asks that we care about a more humane St. Thomas and not allow a CZM permit to Coral World to build a dolphinarium.

Read entire articleDec 29 2012 - 5:52pm
An Argument in Favor of a Dolphinquarium at Coral World

 Karl Callwood lists the ways in which aquariums aid and benefit dolphins while also educating the public about these mammals.

Read entire articleDec 28 2012 - 12:29am
In Support of Coral World

 Filippo Cassinelli is worried about the employees of Coral World.

Read entire articleDec 22 2012 - 10:47am
A Dolphin Story With a Lesson

 Erik Miles, a local filmmaker and photographer, who has worked for 40 years with marine creatures, tells how he feels about dolphins brought up in captivity being let loose into the oceans.

Read entire articleDec 19 2012 - 1:28pm
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