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Public Works Reminds Public of Lane Closures in Market Square Area

The Department of Public Works reminds the motoring public that there will be traffic interruptions and one lane closures throughout…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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The Bookworm: One Impressive Thought-Provoker

This drama isn’t just in the courtroom. Jean Love Cush’s characters are created razor sharp and put in gut-wrenching situations.

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2014-09-01 20:03:46
Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. Caring makes the world a safer place.

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2014-09-01 00:36:45
Hansen Seeks Pardon to Stay on Ballot

Attorneys representing Hansen have asked Gov. John deJongh Jr. for a pardon, which would allow her to continue as a candidate for the 31st Legislature in the November general election.

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2014-08-31 20:33:35
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
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
We From Upstreet Thanks Its Supporters

 

Myron Jackson, president of We From Upstreet Inc., thanks all the many sponsors and volunteers who helped to make its Summer Breeze Music Fest a great success.

 

Read entire articleJul 10 2012 - 6:51pm
If You See Something, Say Something

Paul Doumeng asks, “when will we decide that we have the right to live in paradise without fear?”

Read entire articleJun 20 2012 - 9:49pm
Planting Trees

Jason Budsan enumerates the many reasons that trees are important to all of us. He invites everyone to join the Virgin Islands Conservation Society in planting trees at Smith Bay Park.

Read entire articleJun 13 2012 - 7:33pm
Take Back the Community from the Criminals

Kevin Hewitt wants the community to work together with the police department to combat Virgin Islands crime.

Read entire articleJun 13 2012 - 1:10pm
Bill Granting New Privileges to Optometrists Poses Danger to Public

Opthalmologist Dr. Chip Richardson warns of dangerous consequences if a bill now in the Legislature allowing optometrists to write prescriptions and do medical procedures is passed.

Read entire articleJun 10 2012 - 7:32pm
Advocating for People With Disabilities

Nina Garcia explains what it means to be a self-advocate for people with disabilities in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJun 1 2012 - 10:14pm
Mothers Against Guns Walk/Run Is a Success

The Jason Carroll Memorial Fund/Mothers Against Guns thank the many individuals, groups and businesses who helped to make this year’s walk/run a great success.

Read entire articleMay 27 2012 - 10:08pm
The Solution Is Natural Gas, WAPA

 Steve Black believes that by converting to natural gas, WAPA will be saving Virgin Islanders a great deal of money.

Read entire articleMay 17 2012 - 1:09am