August 19, 2017 6:21 pm Last modified: 5:14 am

Commentary

Save Hovensa!

Barry Guilbeau writes that if the Legislature does not accept the deal to sell Hovensa to Atlantic Basin Refining, gas prices will rise, hundreds of jobs will not be created and more than $1.6 billion will not go into the V.I. Government coffers.

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Why Are Gunshots Commonplace?

Lizzy Pietri moved to St. Thomas for the peace and relaxation, but she often hears gunshots and is asking why no one seems to be doing anything about it. People have told her, “That’s just the way it is.”

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Virtue of the Week: Understanding

An understanding mind gives you insights and wonderful ideas. An understanding heart gives you empathy and compassion for others. Understanding is the power to think and learn and also to care.

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Gratitude is a Game Changer

What if we all woke up every morning, looked out at the rising sun and expressed gratitude for another day of life? How many days would it take until we began to feel gratitude. How would that change us? What would that mean to our families, neighbors and community?    
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Hovensa Can be Reincarnated

Bob White wants the Senate to keep Hovensa a new kind of facility instead of abandoning “her” to become a “giant hunk of rusting steel.”

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Virtue of the Week: Respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to you in Virtue of the Week.

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Return Mandahl Salt Pond to the People

The Friends of Mandahl protests the development of Mandahl Salt Pond and Lagoon and asks people to contact the governor-elect Mapp and senators, and tell them not to ratify the lease for this land.

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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.

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A Better Harbor Means a Better Economy

Rob Osmun, the general manager at Underwater Safaris, agrees with WICO about the need for the upcoming port development project.

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Is He a Republican in Disguise?

Ivan Butcher II questions the party affiliation of one of the candidates.

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