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Customs House, Christiansted. (Susan Ellis photo)

Customs House, Christiansted. (Susan Ellis photo)

Local News

Fed Auditors Give High Marks to DOJ’s Paternity and Child Support Division

The Department of Justice's Paternity and Child Support Division got very high marks in a recent federal audit, according to DOJ.
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Governor’s Brother Approves Mass Termination of VIPA Management

David Mapp, acting head of the V.I. Port Authority and brother to Gov. Kenneth Mapp, has approved the ouster of most of VIPA's top management, two independent sources tell the Source.
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Arturo Watlington Sr.

Election Board Votes Not to Certify Special Election Result

After a meeting that lasted only15 minutes, St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections members voted Monday not to certify the April 8 special election results and left the matter in the hands of the Senate to figure out.
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Figure 4: Pension Contributions, Pension Payments and Payment Deficits (Click on image for larger view)

The V.I. Budget Crisis, Part 3: The GERS Time Bomb

The V.I. Government Employee Retirement System is heading toward insolvency. There are no good options left to prevent this from happening. It will sell all its assets and be unable to make full monthly pension payments by 2025 at the latest.
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Editorial / Blogs

Appreciating Those Who Saved the Transfer Day Fireworks

The St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Committee thanks donors and volunteers for the success of the Transfer Day Centennial fireworks, which would have been canceled if they had not gotten involved.
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Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match.
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Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. Don't listen to gossip or prejudice. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Some Rules for the Crisis

There is always the tendency to view big issues in the context of good and evil; inevitably followed by figuring out "who is to blame," rather than saying, 'Here is the problem we face, what are our choices, and what is the best choice?'
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The Virgin Islands Police Department wants the 65th St. Thomas Carnival 2017 to be a safe one.