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Board of Elections Seeking Public Input on Election Laws by Aug. 5

The members of the St. Croix District Board of Elections are seeking public input regarding reforming Title 18 Chapters 1…

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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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UVI to Host 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) will host the 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday, Aug. 9 to Friday, Aug. 14, at the Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix.

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2015-08-02 01:01:26
Beach Advisory for July 27-31

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, advises the public of the following:

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2015-07-31 16:23:23
Better World Books Donates 30,000 Books to St. Croix Schools

On Thursday, July 30, the Department of Education on St. Croix was among several recipients of a large donation of books from Indiana-based, non-profit Better World Books. The books will be used to advance a number of the DOE’s literacy initiatives that are expected to roll out in the coming months.

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2015-07-31 01:38:02
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Read entire articleAug 31 2011 - 8:18pm
We Will Rise Together or Fall Apart

With a serious drought upon us, it might be time to consider the precarious equilibrium of life on earth.

 

 

Read entire articleJul 30 2015 - 8:53am
There Is a Way Out of Debt

Bob White continues to explain his proposal to fix the GERS and other problems by utilizing the public’s money.

Read entire articleJul 28 2015 - 12:59pm
Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo or get swept away by the things you like. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.

Read entire articleJul 27 2015 - 2:55am
Source Manager’s Journal: Tolstoy, Greece and the Virgin Islands: Slow Motion Crisis (Part Two)

As the Greek debt crisis moves off the front page, it may be replaced by the Puerto Rican crisis. Two weeks ago, Gov. Garcia Padilla declared that Puerto Rico simply could not pay its debts.

Read entire articleJul 21 2015 - 11:42pm
Legislators Disregard Retired Seniors

Mary L. Moorhead, president of SCGR, speaks out for the retired government employees, who are still waiting for retroactive wages owed to them while the Legislature debates whether to raise the salaries of active employees.

Read entire articleJul 21 2015 - 11:56am
Government Can Use Land to Pay GERS

Bob White has a plan that will fund the Government Employees’ Retirement System without borrowing money.

Read entire articleJul 21 2015 - 11:47am
Virtue of the Week: Orderliness

Orderliness is being neat and living with a sense of harmony. You are organized and know where things are when you need them. Solve problems step by step instead of going in circles.

Read entire articleJul 20 2015 - 12:15am
Corruption Is Alive in the Virgin Islands

George L. Johansen thanks the media for exposing corruption in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJul 16 2015 - 3:17pm
Manager’s Journal: Slow Motion Crisis, Part One

Although much larger than the territory, Greece does not control its own currency, has a large and inefficient public sector, is change resistant, and has high tax avoidance and corruption. Sound familiar?

Read entire articleJul 14 2015 - 10:04pm