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Derelict Vessel Removal in Coral Bay Begins in January

The nine derelict vessels dotting Coral Bay Harbor will be removed starting in January, the Coral Bay Community Council announced in a Thursday press release.

Source Manager’s Journal: Hoaxes and Hoaxes

The Source has done excellent investigative work in covering the controversial story of the impending – just two weeks away – 15 days of darkness. Is this a hoax? If not, we offer a list of precautions.

The Bookworm: A Whodunit Lover’s Whodunit

The ghosties and seers aren’t the only thing that creates chills here; Staub also turns up the dial on psychological terror. What more could you want?

Virtue of the Week: Excellence

Excellence is doing your best, giving careful attention to every task and every relationship. Excellence is effort guided by a noble purpose. It is a desire for perfection.

Officer Ruled Not Guilty in Petersen Shooting Death

“I thought he was going to kill me and my partner,” Special Operations Officer David Stevens told a jury Thursday, defending himself on the stand against charges in the shooting death of Kendall Petersen Jr. in January 2012.

The Bookworm: Just Who Was Jeremiah G. Hamilton?

Though he showed up in New York City in the wake of scandal, nobody knew for sure where Jeremiah G. Hamilton had come from. Some sources said he was born in the Caribbean.

Sunscreen with Oxybenzone Dangerous to Corals

While V.I. National Park rangers ask visitors not to use sunscreen containing oxybenzone because it harms coral reefs, a study out this week makes clear the problems.

Walker Subpoenas Venezuelan Government in Hess Case

Acting V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker has served a subpoena on the government of Venezuela demanding that its government-owned oil company explain its role in the closing of the Hovensa refinery on St. Croix.

Mapp Establishes V.I. Climate Change Council

Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed an executive order Friday to prepare the territory for the impacts of climate change, providing for the creation of the U.S. Virgin Islands Climate Change Council.

Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsible. You don’t forget, and you don’t need to be reminded.

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