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St. Thomas seen from the north side of the island by water. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

St. Thomas seen from the north side of the island by water. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Local News

Gov. Kenneth Mapp announces the appointment of Clifford Graham, right, as chairman of the V.I. Hurricane and Resiliency Advisory Group during a news conference Monday. (Photo provided by Government House)

Mapp Appoints Panel to Help Guide Hurricane Recovery

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Monday announced the creation of an expert advisory committee to help guide reconstruction and resiliency efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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This home lost a big portion of its roof in the storm. (Love City Strong)

FEMA Representatives on St. John Warn of Fraudulent Phone Calls, Texts

After three reported instances of potential fraud on St. John over the weekend, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reminding residents not to respond to phone calls or texts asking for personal information on behalf of the agency.
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An artist's conception from LIGO Caltech shows the moment two neutron stars collide, releasing gravitational waves and a massive gamma ray burst.

UVI’s Etelman Observatory Helped with Landmark Neutron Star Observations

For the first time, scientists have directly detected both gravitational waves – ripples in space and time – and also light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars, and UVI's Etelman Observatory played a role.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp speaks at Friday’s news conference. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Governor Expresses Condolences for Death of FEMA Worker

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp and L.t Gov. Osbert E. Potter expressed condolences Monday to the family and colleagues of Federal Emergency Management Agency outreach worker Rich Bradley, who died of natural causes on St. Croix.
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Editorial / Blogs

Addressing the Looming Cost of Rebuilding

Justin Moorhead advises how the U.S. Virgin Islands can go through the recovery period in the aftermath of two hurricanes. He points out the pitfalls that are coming and says residents must think “outside the box” to accomplish the huge task ahead.
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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 responsibly. You don't forget and you don't need to be reminded.
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Virtue of the Week: Self-Discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.
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U.S. Virgin Islands Will Recover After Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Sean Connor Jr. gives an overview of the last two weeks in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. He gives some opinions and advice on how to proceed with the recovery process.
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