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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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Virtue of the Week: Joyfulness

Joyfulness is an inner sense of peace and happiness. You appreciate the gifts each day brings. Without joyfulness, when the fun stops, our happiness stops. Joy can carry us through the hard times even when we are feeling sad.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles — Tricia Homer

Jewels of the Virgin Isles is a feature series profiling Virgin Islanders in the diaspora who are excelling in their respective fields and/or positively representing the USVI abroad.

Health Needs Assessment Delivers Data on St. Thomas’s East End Community

Policymakers and medical professionals have much needed data on underserved communities on St. Thomas, thanks to a recently completed comprehensive needs assessment.

Man Shot in Smith Bay

A man was shot once in the leg Tuesday evening in Smith Bay in an apparently unprovoked attack, the V.I. Police Department reported.

The Bookworm: How Alex Haley ‘Changed a Nation’

Read “Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation” by Robert J. Norrell, and see how a career can grow.

Legislature Honors Boat Captain, Radio Host, Teacher, Police Officer and Musician

On Tuesday the Legislature approved resolutions honoring a former ferry owner, boat captain, a retired teacher, former police officer, radio host, a centenarian and a musician.

Bond Sale Provides $91 Million for Highway Projects

Monday's sale of Series 2015 Federal Highway Grant Anticipation Bond financing provided $91 million for highway infrastructure projects in the territory, according to the PFA.

Senate Approves Permits for Quickway Service Center Fuel Tank Replacement

Senators approved plans to remove and replace fuel tanks at Gottlieb's Quickway Service Center on St. Thomas, and sent on other Coastal Zone Management permits and changes Tuesday.

PSC Approves LEAC Decrease, Only Half of Funding Needed for WAPA Maintenance

Along with quickly acting on a decrease in LLEAC rates, PSC members Tuesday night also voted to approve half of WAPA’s request for an interim electric base increase to cover repairs for a generator.

Police Arrest Jibri Roberts in Jala Jala Homicide

The V.I. Police Department on Tuesday arrested 23-year-old Jibri Roberts and charged him with the Oct. 24 murder of Rajkumarie Hendrickson at the Jala Jala Nightclub.

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