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Public Events, Free Rides Promote New Buses That Hit the Streets Oct. 3

The V. I. Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the V.I. Energy Office (VIEO), will introduce its new buses…

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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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Get Involved VI Hosts Gubernatorial Forum at CAHS

Get Involved VI will host a non-partisan gubernatorial forum. Members of the community are invited to attend a public gubernatorial forum at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, in the Charlotte Amalie High School auditorium.

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2014-10-01 04:31:02
Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal Year 2015 and to limit the spending of outgoing administrations in transition years.

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2014-10-01 02:07:32
The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
Using a German Model for Virgin Islands Solar

 Kelly Gloger, managing partner of Solar Delivered LLC, tells how a German system of installing solar energy can greatly improve the permitting process in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleOct 7 2012 - 7:28pm
Lawmakers, Candidates and the Double Standard: Illegal Signs

Cedric Maycock is bothered by the candidates who defy the regulations of campaign signs.

Read entire articleOct 3 2012 - 7:25pm
Do the Math

 Diana Parker, retired educator and community activist, questions the wisdom of the government’s having raised CIGNA Health Insurance premiums by 64 percent for retired workers.

Read entire articleOct 1 2012 - 11:48pm
Political Sign Stealing - Really?

 Candidate for the Legislature, Carol Berry, is having some of her political signs stolen.

Read entire articleSep 20 2012 - 10:06pm
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