November 17, 2017 12:59 pm Last modified: 12:16 pm

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St. Croix's first cruise ship post Hurricane Maria, Viking Sea, docks next to the Carnival Fascination that is housing relief workers until February. (Susan Ellis photo)

St. Croix’s first cruise ship post Hurricane Maria, Viking Sea, docks next to the Carnival Fascination that is housing relief workers until February. (Susan Ellis photo)

Local News

The GERS building on St. Croix.

Paying Out Twice What it Collects, GERS Heading Toward Cash-Crunch In 2019

The Government Employees Retirement System is currently paying out twice in annuity payments to retirees than what it collects between employer and employee retirement contributions, rents and loan repayments.
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Vessels are salvaged in Salt River Bay.

Salt River Bay Vessel Removal Underway

The U.S. Coast Guard has been working alongside Department of Planning and Natural Resources and other agencies to complete the safe removal of the sunken vessels in Salt River Bay.
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UVI employees browse supply tables set up Thursday at the Wellness Center on the university’s St. Thomas campus.

Hebrew Congregation, Volunteers Pay It Forward at UVI Distribution

Supply distributions coordinated by St. Thomas' Hebrew Congregation and a network of volunteers, like the one held Thursday on the UVI St. Thomas campus, have become a 'beacon' for people who want to help the hurricane recovery.
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Dead trees and brush along Centerline Road in the days after Hurricane Irma.

St. John Update: Army Corps Says No Debris-Burning on Island; Internet Arrives in Coral Bay

The decision has been made not to burn growing piles of tree and plant debris on St. John, and Coral Bay now has its own communications hotspot.
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Editorial / Blogs

Governor Mapp Is Wrong; A Waste To Energy System Can Be Implemented Here

Greg Miller responds to Gov. Mapp’s opposition to Waste To Energy systems being tried in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Virtue of the Week: Thankfulness

Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day. Think positively. Thankfulness brings contentment.
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Virtue of the Week: Unity

Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared. With unity we accomplish more together than any one o
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Confronting the Challenges Ahead Requires Coming Together

Justin Moorhead explains his two ideas on how to repair the U.S. Virgin Islands post-hurricanes: kick-start the economy; evaluate the recovery effort.
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