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V.I. Department of Education Celebrates American Education Week

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory joined national leaders Monday in kicking off American Education Week celebrations,…

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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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Unofficial Results Show Mapp is New Governor

Elections System officials posted by 10 p.m. that unofficial results showed gubernatorial candidate Kenneth Mapp had won the runoff with 15,268 votes to opponent Donna Christensen's 8,573.

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2014-11-18 23:09:00
UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Submission

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees on Monday approved materials to be submitted for accreditation of the proposed UVI School of Medicine.

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2014-11-18 09:37:03
Appeal Filed Against CZM’s Summers End Marina Decision

An appeal was filed Friday challenging the CZM permit approved in October to allow a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, St. John, claiming the potential damage to the tourism economy is frightening.

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2014-11-17 23:47:55
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
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
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