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Estate Concordia Shooting Injures One
A man was shot in the leg during an incident late Wednesday in Estate Concordia, the V.I. Police Department reported.…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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VING to Conduct Field Training Exercises on St. Croix, June 1-5

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) will conduct its annual field training exercise from June 1-5 at its primary location at the Estate Bethlehem Military Compound on St. Croix, but the exercise will include scenarios at various sites across the island.

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2016-05-28 00:42:10
CFVI, Prior Family Foundation Award Scholarships to V.I. Students

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded scholarships to three Virgin Island students to attend the prestigious Interlochen Arts Academy in Interlochen, Mich.

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2016-05-28 00:27:59
Beach Advisory for May 23-27

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-05-27 20:43:36
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
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Introducing a Series: American Colonialism in the U.S.V.I.

The Virgin Islands Youth Advocacy Coalition is working with the ‘Decolonizing the USVI’ blog to create a series on American colonialism in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMay 28 2016 - 1:50am
Unemployment Insurance: Businesses Need to Ask for Audit

The former commissioner of the Department of Labor urges V.I. business owners to request audits of their Unemployment Insurance accounts. 

Read entire articleMay 26 2016 - 3:48pm
Life on the Big Little Island Is a Wonderful Thing

Bob White writes of a new play about Alexander Hamilton’s mother, written by Crucian playwright Richard Clark, which recently had its first reading on St. Croix. Another event on “our beautiful big, little island” where so much is happening.

Read entire articleMay 25 2016 - 1:01am
Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good. 

Read entire articleMay 22 2016 - 8:53pm
V.I. Board of Education Member Moorhead Offers A Perspective

Mary L. Moorhead gives an overview of the problems in the St. Croix school system that need immediate attention in order for students to receive a quality education.

Read entire articleMay 16 2016 - 9:09pm
Father and Daughter Graduate UVI Together

Berle Wallace and his daughter, Berlina Wallace-Berube, offer an account of the journey they have taken that has led to their graduating together from the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMay 15 2016 - 8:28pm
Virtue of the Week: Confidence

Confidence is having faith in someone. Self-confidence is trusting that you have what it takes to handle whatever happens. You feel sure of yourself and enjoy trying new things, without letting doubts or fears hold you back. 

Read entire articleMay 15 2016 - 2:09pm
Source Manager’s Journal: The Dangerous Triumph of Pessimism

Pessimism is a bad and dangerous thing. It is almost always self-fulfilling. If you believe that nothing good can happen, it won't. In the worst case, pessimism leads to despair. 

Read entire articleMay 9 2016 - 9:19pm
Eliminate ‘Politricks’

Mary L. Moorhead wants to know why the Legislature keeps purging citizens from the voter lists after each General Election when there is no longer any justification for it.

Read entire articleMay 8 2016 - 5:14pm