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District Administrator Stephanie Williams to Host Town Hall Meetings

St. Croix District Administrator Stephanie Williams will host two Town Hall meetings in February, during which residents can express community…

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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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Mapp Nominates Usie Richards to Casino Control Commission

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday nominated former V.I. Sen. Usie R. Richards to serve as a member of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission, Government House announced.

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2016-02-11 22:49:48
Schneider Regional Medical Center Unveils Heart and Lung Center

February is National Heart Month and Schneider Regional Medical Center is celebrating with the unveiling of a new heart and lung center that will allow patients to stay on-island for health care.

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2016-02-11 22:38:14
EDC Hears Reapplications from Two Businesses Denied Benefits by Mapp

Two St. Croix businesses that were turned down for Economic Development Commission benefits by Gov. Kenneth Mapp last summer reappeared before the EDC on Thursday.

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2016-02-11 22:26:53
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
Democratic Party Responds to Political Parties Running Primary Elections

Cecil R. Benjamin, state chair of the Democratic Party, questions the
Decision by the St. Croix Elections System not to pay for primary elections.
 

Read entire articleFeb 12 2016 - 1:52am
Black History Includes Selfless White People

Ted Kelliher is upset that the library at the University of the Virgin Islands is only putting photographs of black people on a mural that celebrates Black History Month.

Read entire articleFeb 11 2016 - 12:37am
Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don’t just accept things the way they are. You make a difference. 

Read entire articleFeb 7 2016 - 5:03pm
Source Manager's Journal: The Students and Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day invariably brings out a range of emotions. What they are largely depends on who you are and, especially, how old you are. These emotions include pride, regret, sorrow, hope, anger and, for a lot of people, indifference. 

Read entire articleFeb 2 2016 - 7:37pm
Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. ... You don't accept it when some-one acts like a bully, cheats or lies. Being a champion for justice takes courage. Sometimes when you stand for justice, you stand alone. 

Read entire articleFeb 2 2016 - 6:43pm
Customer Satisfaction Drives V.I. Tourism Industry

Taxi drivers and tour operators are on the frontline of the U.S.V.I.'s robust cruise tourism industry. As ambassadors, they create a lasting impression of the islands on our guests. 

Read entire articleJan 27 2016 - 2:46pm
Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

Read entire articleJan 24 2016 - 4:26pm
Dr. Christensen on the Decision by the WAPA Board Not to Extend Hodge’s Contract

The vote to not extend Hugo Hodge's contract is not just a disappointment, it is a travesty.

Read entire articleJan 21 2016 - 9:29pm
Source Manager's Journal: Dignity and Hope

The coarsening of our public life and political discourse is a dangerous trend. 

Read entire articleJan 17 2016 - 7:43pm