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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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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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Ports Must Continuously Reinvest

Having just returned from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten, WICO's president reports on the growth of the West Indian Company.

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2014-10-21 22:34:51
Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St. Thomas, has passed not with a bang but a whimper.

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2014-10-20 22:26:23
Is Chikungunya Another Sign of Climate Change in the V.I.?

Don Buchanan asks us to observe the environmental patterns we see around us and ask ourselves if they connect to what scientists are predicting about Climate Change.

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2014-10-20 15:56:51
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
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
Why Did These Senators Vote Against the Peace Officer Status Bill?

Another homicide brings home the point that the territory needs help fighting crime, or it can never build its economy or enhance tourism.

Read entire articleSep 16 2012 - 11:37pm
The Reputation of a Hospital

 Steven Baker has recently spent some time at Schneider Regional Medical Center and has something to say about it.

Read entire articleAug 28 2012 - 6:18pm