Dear Editor, This is an open letter to Human Services Commissioner Kimberly Causey-Gomez and to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. I write this letter on behalf of my mother, Sheila Hodge, with great angst and utter disappointment. Sheila Hodge, who is now 75 years old, was raised on St. Thomas with her …

Halos to all the 2023 graduates for persevering to keep on learning despite the hardships and educational challenges imposed during the COVID pandemic. Your diplomas and certificates more than prove that you have attained knowledge, they are badges of honor.

Island Life

The Caribbean Music Festival U.S. Virgin Islands, curated by the United Jazz Foundation in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center and the V.I. Tourism Department, continues with the final festival of the series on St. Croix on the Frederiksted Promenade on Saturday from 5:30 to 11 p.m.


John Martin Pittman, 66, died at his St Thomas home May 24, 20…