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VIWMA to Permanently Close Bournfield Bin Site on August 1

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) informs residents living on the west end of St. Thomas that effective Monday,…

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WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, the third time in less than two months that the utility's bond ratings have been downgraded. 

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2016-07-27 20:33:47
Shots Fired at School Where Kids Were on Campus; None Injured

Two suspects who reportedly crossed paths on the campus of Joseph A. Gomez Elementary school in Anna’s Retreat were involved in a shooting incident at the school at approximately 12:26 p.m. Tuesday. 

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2016-07-27 19:29:00
VIWMA to Permanently Close Bournfield Bin Site on August 1

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) informs residents living on the west end of St. Thomas that effective Monday, Aug. 1, the authority will permanently close the Bournefield bin site. The property is owned by the Virgin Islands Port Authority and slated for other purposes..

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2016-07-27 08:04:33
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
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
Deciding on the Next Governor of the Virgin Islands

Ivan Butcher II makes his case for candidate Donna M. Christensen.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 5:35am
A Way to Eliminate Dengue and Chikungunya

Mary Stone shares a way to more effectively fight dengue fever and chikungunya outbreaks than getting rid of stagnant water.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 4:48am
Is Chikungunya Another Sign of Climate Change in the V.I.?

Don Buchanan asks us to observe the environmental patterns we see around us and ask ourselves if they connect to what scientists are predicting about Climate Change.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 3:56pm
St. Croix Deserves Its Fair Share

Bob White is serious about the lack of funding St. Croix gets for its medical center compared to what the St. Thomas medical center gets.

Read entire articleOct 8 2014 - 1:35pm
For the Love of Dolphins, Don’t Do It

Amy Wright strongly disagrees with Ocean World’s plans to build a Dolphin Habitat.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 7:52pm