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DPNR Resumes Accepting Electrical Permits for Renewable Energy Systems

The V.I. Department Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has resumed accepting electrical permits for renewable energy systems including those for…

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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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Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in time for the festivities. Crowley Maritime Corp.’s shipping and logistics services pick up where retailers leave off.

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2014-11-25 16:43:11
PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of the entire rate financing mechanism (RFM) used to cover the cost of maintenance.

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2014-11-24 22:58:42
Crucian Christmas Starts this Week!

Launching the Christmas season on the big island, St. Croix's storied carnival troupes will strut their stuff at noon Thanksgiving Day for a "Carnival Meets the Runway Troupe Launching."

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2014-11-24 22:43:21
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
Happy, Yet Sad, for New Library

 Anita Davis says that now that St. Thomas has a great new library, a major problem confronts it and the public: how do we deal with the gross understaffing and the lack of government involvement in making the new library a success?

Read entire articleFeb 22 2013 - 10:11pm
EAST Shares Ways to Save the Environment

 Jason Budsan of the Environmental Association St. Thomas-St. John wants the Legislature and the public to find ways to stop the dangerous proliferation of plastic bags and cigarette butts that can harm the V.I. waters and marine life.

Read entire articleFeb 21 2013 - 9:47pm
A Moment to Remember Jack

 Sharon E. A. Hupprich remembers a dear friend, Jack Diehl.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2013 - 3:59am
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