Governor Bryan Proposes Bill Legalizing Recreational Use of Marijuana, Expunging Past Records

Ads In a historic moment, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. proposed legislation during a press conference on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019, to legalize the sale and use of recreational marijuana. Introducing the legislation to the 33rd Legislature, the governor highlighted the importance of the regulation of the marijuana industry, including applying health measures to ensure the … Read more

Plaskett: ‘I Encourage all Veterans in the Virgin Islands to Register for Healthcare’

Ads This op-ed is a submission from the Office of Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett in support of expanded healthcare services for Virgin Islands Veterans, access to home loan and rental programs and voting rights for residents from U.S. territories who’ve served at the command of the President of the United States. Despite the inability to vote … Read more

How the ‘Lil Ghetto Boy’ Who Grew up in Bovoni Learned to Write

Ads Classmate: “Where you live?” Me: “I live Bovoni.” Classmate: “In deh projects??’ Ads Me: “Yeah.” Classmate: “Dah mean you rough den but you don’t act like a Bovoni man at all, you different.” Me: “I don’t understand how I should act.” Exchanges like this happened often when I was growing up, and today, it’s … Read more

One St. Croix Teacher Created an Amazon Wishlist for Classroom Supplies

Ads St. Thomas ⎯ One St. Croix teacher is getting creative with gathering classroom supplies for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Joseph Bess, an 11th and 12th grade AP English teacher at Central High School launched a public wishlist on Amazon. While the practice may seem revolutionary, educators around the nation have been gaining public … Read more

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