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Mysterious Ticket to 1956 Civil Rights Rally Should Return to St. Croix, Finder Says

Lou Zettler, who found a ticket to a major 1956 New York civil rights rally on St. Croix nearly forty years ago, thinks the ticket should be exhibited at Government House in Christiansted.

GERS Board Still Looking for Another Member from STX

Austin Nibbs, administrator of the Government Employees’ Retirement System, said Friday he has talked to several Crucians, professionally qualified to sit on the GERS board, but none of them want the job.

Researcher Presents History of STT Harbor to Genealogy Group

Charlotte Amalie harbor, now one of the most popular tourist stops in the Caribbean, was once considered too unhealthy for a stopover in the 19th century, according to researcher Elizabeth Rezende.

Man Hurriedly Executed After Supreme Court Ruling *UPDATED*

The U.S. Department of Justice executed Shakib Wali, formerly Orlando Cordia Hall, late Thursday night, shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled his killing could proceed.

Tug Abandoned Off STX in 2017 Now Leaking Oil

The U.S. Coast Guard reported on Tuesday it had begun responding a week earlier to oil spilling from the partially sunken and abandoned tugboat Cape Lookout in Krause Lagoon off St. Croix.

FCC Tentatively Awards Broadband VI Up To $84 Million for Faster Broadband

The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau announced on Monday that up to $84.5 million may be available to help bring the U.S. Virgin Islands super-fast, one-gigabit-per-second broadband throughout the territory.

Hermon Christopher: 20 Years of Gardening at Lucinda Millin Home

Hermon Christopher, a 95-year-old resident of the Lucinda Millin Home on St. Thomas, has been tending to a garden there for more than 20 years, making his corner of the island a little nicer for everyone.

Watch Out for Ospreys Arriving in the Virgin Islands

One day while I was swimming, I noticed a large bird sitting on a branch overlooking the water. I slowly swam over to get a better look, and when it ignored me, I eased a bit closer. 
St. Thomas GERS building (Source photo by Don Buchanan)

AARP and GERS Team up for Financial Literacy Workshops

AARP VI and the Government Employees' Retirement System joined forces to initiate a financial literacy workshop series on Wednesday.

Fire at Morris F. DeCastro Clinic Tuesday

At around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, a generator caught fire at the Morris F. DeCastro clinic on St. John. The fire only impacted the generator and was quickly contained.

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