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V.I. members of the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps lead St. John's centennial parade in Cruz Bay. David Knight photo)

V.I. members of the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps lead St. John’s centennial parade in Cruz Bay. David Knight photo)

Local News

Island Expressions: Open Mic Nights Draw Crowds Across St. John

It may cost a lot to buy food or rent a house on St. John, but there's a lot of low-cost fun to be had. By day, you can go to a world-class beach. By evening, you can attend one of four weekly open mic events held around the island.
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Jury Convicts Saldana of Wife’s Murder

Former police captain Enrique Saldana was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Friday night, minutes after a jury found him guilty of killing his wife almost three years ago, according to the V.I. Department of Justice.
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Schneider Performs Territory’s First Cleft Palate Repair

A team of clinicians at Schneider Regional Medical Center, led by Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki, has performed the first ever cleft palate repair in the Virgin Islands, the hospital announced Friday.
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Lawrence Griffith

Former Police Chief and Deputy Police Commissioner Lawrence Griffith remembered as ‘Cop’s Cop’

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for former Police Chief Lawrence A. Griffith, Sr. The services will be preceded by a public viewing at the VIPD Richard N. Callwood Command on Friday evening.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. Being honest means that you accept yourself as who you are. When you are open and trustworth
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Build to the Future, Not the Past

Filippo Cassinelli warns that if the Virgin Islands wants to save the most important part of its economy, it must change course and build a dock for mega cruise ships. (this is the 5th and last in a series)
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The Facts

Filippo Cassinelli believes that the reason St. Maarten is getting more cruise ship arrivals than St. Thomas is a lack of new berthing capacity, among other things. (This is Op-ed No. 3 in his series)
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VI Killing the Golden Goose

Filippo Cassinelli addresses the valid concerns that were raised by others to his first editorial about cruise ship tourism in the Virgin Islands. (This is Op-ed No. 2 in a series of five)
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Source reporter Kelsey Nowakowski explores this year's Cultural & Food Fair.