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The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) invites its members to participate in a Financial Literacy Workshop that will be held…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

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St. Croix, St. Thomas Team Up to Rescue 300-Pound Green Sea Turtle

The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials and volunteers all worked together over the last month or so to rescue an injured green sea turtle on St. Croix and take her to St. Thomas's Coral World.

2016-10-26 23:14:04
The Bookworm: Following Our Dogs' Noses

Follow your dog into the world of smells. "Being a Dog” is one great book to sniff out.

2016-10-26 23:09:48
UVI Board Approves New B.S. Degree in Physics, Reelects Trustees

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved a bachelor of science degree program in physics with a concentration in astronomy during its quarterly meeting Saturday.

2016-10-25 22:21:15
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
Why Are Gunshots Commonplace?

Lizzy Pietri moved to St. Thomas for the peace and relaxation, but she often hears gunshots and is asking why no one seems to be doing anything about it. People have told her, “That’s just the way it is.”

Read entire articleNov 30 2014 - 9:57pm
Return Mandahl Salt Pond to the People

The Friends of Mandahl protests the development of Mandahl Salt Pond and Lagoon and asks people to contact the governor-elect Mapp and senators, and tell them not to ratify the lease for this land.

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 11:02pm
A Better Harbor Means a Better Economy

Rob Osmun, the general manager at Underwater Safaris, agrees with WICO about the need for the upcoming port development project.

Read entire articleNov 15 2014 - 12:01pm
We Must Not Lose Faith in Voting

Shirley M. Sadler urges everyone to vote in order “to grow and build the Virgin Islands to secure our future.”

Read entire articleNov 1 2014 - 9:25am
Vote As If Your Life Depends Upon It

Marvin L. Pickering considers next week’s election critical at a time when the Virgin Islands is dealing with a myriad of tough problems.

Read entire articleOct 28 2014 - 10:55pm
CZM Did Engage the Public in Decision Making

David A. Bornn differs with an article that appeared in the VI Source about the Veterans Drive widening and the Charlotte Amalie Harbor landfill projects.

Read entire articleOct 27 2014 - 12:42pm
Can a Woman Be Governor?

Verdel l. Petersen says it will be historic if the Virgin Islands elects a black woman to be governor in spite of the prejudice and chauvinism that still exists.

Read entire articleOct 26 2014 - 1:51pm
Politically Appointed Paper Pushers Must Go

Ivan Butcher II hopes that the next governor will appoint people based upon their competency and diligence, not because of their political connections.

Read entire articleOct 26 2014 - 1:48pm
Lame Ducks Can Be Dangerous

Leonard Smollett looks back at the history of lame duck legislatures and governors, and warns the public to keep an eye on what is happening in the government during these last few months before a new government is installed.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 6:58am
Protect the Independence of the Attorney General

Ronald E. Russell Esq. wants a change in the Virgin Islands law so that an attorney general is protected from political pressures.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 6:47am