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​Cruz Bay, St. John. (Chuck Munson photo)

​Cruz Bay, St. John. (Chuck Munson photo)

Local News

Senators Seek Legal Counsel’s Opinion On Special Election

Three minority senators out of the St. Thomas-St John District on Thursday requested a legislative legal opinion to determine what action the Legislature should take if the Board of Elections does not certify the results of the 2017 Special Election.
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A St. Croix EMS crew practices with the new aambulance and patient cart. (Photos provided by the V.I. Department of Health)

Five New Ambulances Arrive in USVI

The Department of Health has five new ambulances going into service Friday, helping to fill a long-standing urgent shortage of emergency vehicles and bringing state-of-the-art equipment into use to respond quickly when Virgin Islanders need emergency
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An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen medivaced a patient from Celebrity Reflection to a hospital in San Juan. (Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Passenger to PR Hospital

The U.S. Coast Guard provided an emergency airlift Thursday morning to a 47-year-old man, a passenger on the cruise ship Celebrity Reflection, to a hospital in San Juan Puerto Rico.
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WAPA Board OKs Purchase of Smart Meters for St. Croix Water Distribution System

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Wednesday approved the purchase of 3,000 new ultrasonic Badger meters for the district of St. Croix.
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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. Don't listen to gossip or prejudice. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Some Rules for the Crisis

There is always the tendency to view big issues in the context of good and evil; inevitably followed by figuring out "who is to blame," rather than saying, 'Here is the problem we face, what are our choices, and what is the best choice?'
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A True Picture of Cruise Ship Industry in USVI: Data Is Imperative, But Context is Crucial

The Board of the West Indian Company Ltd. (WICO) gives its analysis of the cruise ship industry in the Virgin Islands and where it's headed.
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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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The Virgin Islands Police Department wants the 65th St. Thomas Carnival 2017 to be a safe one.