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District Board Seeks Public Input on Reforming Election Law

The St. Croix District Board of Elections is seeking public input regarding reforming Title 18, chapters 1 to 29. This…

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Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding their  agreements to the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack on St. Croix.

2015-05-28 00:11:18
UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) for its School of Medicine from May 31 to June 4.

2015-05-27 23:46:41
WAPA CEO Elected Chairman of CARILEC

Hugo V. Hodge, chief executive officer of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve as chairman of the Caribbean Electric Utilities Service Corporation.

2015-05-27 23:28:00
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
This Is a Good Deal for the Virgin Islands

Verdel L. Petersen makes the case for supporting WAPA’s recent decision to switch from fuel oil to propane. .

Read entire articleFeb 9 2014 - 3:47pm
V.I. Farmers Cultivate the Sun

Don Buchanan tells about a successful partnership between the Energy Office, the V.I. Department of Agriculture and some citizens to use solar panels to help farmers..

Read entire articleFeb 1 2014 - 10:44am
Downtown Revitalization Requires Public Input

 Downtown Revitalization Inc. thanks the many people who have become involved in helping to ready projects that will improve Downtown Charlotte Amalie. It asks that more members of the community become part of these efforts.

Read entire articleJan 2 2014 - 1:28am
Vote for Different Results

 Albert W. “Bill” Elliott cautions Virgin Islanders to be careful in electing new government officials, and avoid those who have no solutions to dire problems. “…choose the best person for the job based on qualifications, a proven track record of accomplishment and, most of all, a total dedication to the people of the Virgin Islands to improve the quality of life for all.”

Read entire articleDec 23 2013 - 5:01pm
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