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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Tue January 22, 2019 5:16 PM

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Virtue of the Week: Courtesy

Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. When you speak and act courteously, you give others a feeling of being valued and respected. Greet people pleasantly.

Will Mapp Be a Revolutionary Leader?

Bob White writes that the newly elected governor may turn out to be a revolutionary, making big changes like George Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.

Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead of revenge, make amends. Forgive yourself too.

Let’s Keep This Emerald of the Sea Beautiful

Nolan Diehl, a longtime resident of Mandahl, shares memories of growing up surrounded by the beauty of Mandahl Bay and asks if Virgin Islanders can allow “another scenic and ecological wonder [to] be destroyed for eternity.”

Virtue of the Week: Peacefulness

Peacefulness is being calm inside. Take time for daily reflection and gratitude. Solve conflicts so everyone wins. Be a peacemaker. Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love.

Beg, Borrow and Steal

Bob White analyzes how government works in the Virgin Islands. He follows the twists and turns that money takes. He is not angry; he is exasperated.

Soraya Diase Coffelt: ‘The People Are Crying Out for Action’ on Gang Violence

As an attorney and former judge, I have seen the negative effects that gang related violence has had on our young men in particular...

It’s Time to Confront the X-Rated Behavior of Minors

Dear Source: During this past Festival season on St. Croix, there were many videos circulating of sexually-explicit actions exhibited by our young people in the...

Save Mandahl Bay; Let Your Voices Be Heard

Dear Source: I am outraged at the fact that our former and present Governors feel they have a right to sell us out once...

Rescue Mandahl From the Developers

Dear Source: As property owners in Mandahl Estates, we are writing to express our opposition to the proposed development of the Mandahl Bay area. We...

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