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Etelman Observatory on St. Thomas. (Laurel Kaufmann photo)

Etelman Observatory on St. Thomas. (Laurel Kaufmann photo)


Local News

At a Monday news conference, Gov. Kenneth Mapp discusses burning debris from September's hurricanes. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Burn Permit Issued for St. Croix; Mapp Says He Won’t Sign Burn-Ban

A burn permit has been issued for the island of St. Croix to allow FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers to burn debris left over from the two devastating hurricanes that pounded the territory in September, Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced Monday night.
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Kylo Sylvester with Rashidi Clenance (Megan Buchanan photo)

No Official Word on Crash Victims, But Territory Mourns Stylee Band

While the names of the five victims of Thursday evening's plane crash on St. Croix have not officially been confirmed, one member of the popular Stylee Band out of St. Croix has been widely published as a fatality.
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Emily and Otto Tranberg in 2008 at the Aldershville Center for Senior Citizens. (Source file photo)

Community Mourns Passing of Otto Tranberg

Otto Tranberg was just shy of the 100 year mark when he died Nov. 30 on St. Croix, and his name will be bandied about in his hometown of Frederiksted for another 100 years.
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Rhymer Leaving WAPA to Take Reins at OMB

Executive Director Julio Rhymer will leave the Water and Power Authority at the end of December to become director of office of Management and Budget, Gov Kenneth Mapp said Monday night. Clinton Hedrington will step in as acting director.
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Editorial / Blogs

AARP Asks Public to Support New Bill on Digital Assets

Many use the Internet to store their digital files on a remote server. If the owner dies, these digital assets could be lost forever, but a bill before the Legislature on Thursday, Dec. 14, would remedy this, according to Troy A. de Chabert-Schuster
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Giving Thanks Is Essential

Shirley M. Sadler writes of her gratitude for all those who have helped Virgin Islanders get through the last three months.
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Virtue of the Week: Patience

Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes. You picture the end in the beginning and persevere to meet your goals. Patience is a commitme
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Just an Observation

Glenn Swartz categorizes driver types in the Virgin Islands.
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