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Point Udall Millennium Monument. Saint Croix. (Chuck Munson photo)

Point Udall Millennium Monument sundial. Saint Croix. (Chuck Munson photo)

Local News

Centennial Song Balances Conflict of History and Emotion

For multi-faceted local musician Gylchris Sprauve, creating a song that commemorated this year’s Centennial Transfer Day while still honoring the complex nature of the territory’s move from Danish to U.S. ownership was a “mixed bag of emotion.”
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A Taste of St. Croix and Food and Wine Experience Events Start Next Week

Since 2001, when restaurateurs Kelly Odum and Katherine Pugliese started A Taste of St. Croix to showcase the island’s cuisine, the event has expanded to a week of events along with the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience.
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Danish Moravians Apologize For Slavery

The Moravian Church in Denmark and several Danish citizens have released a statement apologizing for the atrocities of slavery in the Virgin Islands, as its former territory marks one hundred years under the American flag. Denmark however has not apo
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St. Croix Schools Close Early Tuesday, Thursday; All Schools Closed Friday

St. Croix elementary schools will be dismissed at 1 p.m. Tuesday March 28 for monthly job-embedded professional development for teachers. Junior high schools and high schools on St. Croix will have their turn Thursday March 30.
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Editorial / Blogs

A True Picture of Cruise Ship Industry in USVI: Data Is Imperative, But Context is Crucial

The Board of the West Indian Company Ltd. (WICO) gives its analysis of the cruise ship industry in the Virgin Islands and where it's headed.
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Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. Being honest means that you accept yourself as who you are. When you are open and trustworth
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Source Manager’s Journal: Still Think Infrastructure is Boring?

Politicians have a congenital defect. They like shiny new things that they can take credit for lots more than maintaining the things that we already have.
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Virtue of the Week: Tact

Tact is telling the truth kindly, considerate of how your words affect others' feelings. Think before you speak, knowing what is better left unsaid.
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Featured Video

Kiki Mason, who introduced fire dancing to St. Croix, gave a farewell performance Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at the Palms at Pelican Cove, fire dancing with Neil Abrassant. Mason is relocating to Tortola, but said she will return to St. Croix for Jump Ups and other events.