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VIPD Reports Two Arrests

The Virgin islands Police Department reported two recent arrests in the St. Thomas District.

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Beach Advisory for July 27-31

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

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2015-07-31 16:23:23
Wave Paver Top Boat, Davis Top Angler in July Open Billfish Tournament

The team aboard Wave Paver made the most of every bite to capture the Top Boat title in the 52nd annual July Open Billfish Tournament. The boat's owner captured the Give Him Line award.

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2015-07-31 01:02:38
WAPA: New Frederiksted Water Line to Address Discoloration Complaints

According to WAPA, the completion of a new water line to supply the Frederiksted dock will once again allow the V.I. Port Authority to sell water to visiting cruise ships on St. Croix.

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2015-07-31 00:15:02
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
The Pension Reform Controversy Continues

Leonard Smollett of the Advocates for the Preservation of the Retirement System (APRS) writes that his organization will not support the Pension Reform Bill now before the Legislature.

Read entire articleMay 10 2014 - 12:49am
Tax Exemptions Are Not Kept in the Dark

Alexander A. Moorhead, chairman of the Board of Directors of RTPark Corporation, answers a letter by Stacy E. Plaskett Esq. about tax exemption status for RTPark.

Read entire articleMay 9 2014 - 5:00pm
School Nurses Improve Health and Learning

Marie Elise Witmer, the school nurse at Juanita Gardine Elementary School on St. Croix, tells why school nurses are essential to the health and education of students.

Read entire articleMay 6 2014 - 3:53pm
Ideas Are Given to Improve the Future of the Territory

Norm Gledhill shares some ideas on how to solve some of the problems in the U.S. Virgin islands.

Read entire articleApr 9 2014 - 8:26am
Speak Out Against a Cruel Blood Sport

Anne Marie Porter gives kudos to Sen. Nellie O’Reilly for speaking out against cockfighting in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 25 2014 - 3:10pm
Put an End to Cockfighting

Paula Myles urges the Legislature to ban all forms of animal fighting in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 20 2014 - 11:52am
Choose the Best Contractors for Revitalization

Patrick F. Galla advises those in charge of Downtown revitalization to use contractors who can offer quality work within an agreed upon time frame.

Read entire articleMar 15 2014 - 9:07am
Who Killed the Incandescent Bulb?

Don Buchanan explains the reasons the federal government set standards to prompt manufacturers to make a better light bulb.

Read entire articleMar 6 2014 - 2:45am
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