Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Thursday said community spread of the novel coronavirus has been effectively “eliminated” in the territory — and sets the stage for tourists to return next week.
The V.I. National Guard recently assisted the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs with drive-thru COVID-19 screenings on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
ST. THOMAS — Ivanna Eudora Kean High School’s Class of 2020 celebrated their graduation Thursday via Facebook Live — its first-ever virtual commencement.
Commercial fishers affected by the 2017 hurricanes will finally be able to apply for federal disaster relief money starting Monday, according to a press release issued Thursday by the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources.
Leaders of the Virgin Islands Republican Party announced that they intend to hold a “presidential preference vote” on Saturday, only hours after testifying to a judge that they had not made the necessary arrangements for such an event.
ST. THOMAS — Long-awaited plans for a third cruise ship dock on St. Thomas are not only tangled up in litigation but now stifled by a global pandemic, one that has left its primary funders in limbo.
The arrest of a St. Thomas fugitive in connection with a cache of weapons found in Hospital Ground last month has shed light into ongoing investigations of homicides in the area, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.
The territory’s first-ever virtual graduation on Tuesday for the St. Croix Central High School Class of 2020 was a fitting tribute to a class not only accustomed to change but strengthened by the changing.
This November, Virgin Islanders will have an opportunity to plant the seeds for a long-sought-after goal in the territory: a constitution.
Former Internal Revenue Bureau Director Louis “Lolo” Willis, convicted of tax fraud, is among a slew of inmates being considered for release at upcoming parole board hearings.
ST. CROIX — While Memorial Day weekend has always been synonymous with beach days and barbecues, on St. Croix, it has also been the weekend slated for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
By law, local businesses are required to offer customers at least two forms of payment. But due to concerns over the COVID-19 virus and its possible transmission via cash, businesses choosing to accept only credit or debit cards will be allowed to do so — for now.
Efforts to rebuild the territory’s schools, hospitals and other storm-damaged infrastructure could be deprived of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding due to a complex and reportedly imprecise calculation.
The V.I. National Guard is hoping to make Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix a “dual-use” airfield for both civilian and military aircraft in the event of a disaster.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. this week placed his signature on a long-awaited bill to crack down on government-issued credit card abuse, one of 12 measures signed into law this week.
Olympic boxer John Jackson has asked a judge to release him from jail due to the threat of COVID-19, but prosecutors say he can’t be trusted to follow the court’s orders after he urged one of the victims in his pending rape case to drop charges against him, according to documents filed in U.…
The Rotary Club of St. Croix West has been distributing hand sanitizers throughout the community to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said restaurants and bars may serve customers inside again starting Tuesday, and the government will issue additional guidance on social distancing protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 before the territory begins welcoming travelers again on June 1.
TORTOLA — British Virgin Islanders who have been waiting to return home after the territory’s borders were closed in March to help stop the spread of COVID-19 will finally be able to do so.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said during a press conference Thursday that while much of civic life ceased in recent weeks in an effort to halt transmission of the novel coronavirus, “violent crime continued unabated” in the Virgin Islands.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. urged Virgin Islanders to enjoy the Memorial Day weekend and to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, while remembering those who fought and died serving in the armed forces.
The 177th Military Police Brigade board two C-17’s at Rohlsen Airport — flown by the 172nd Air Lift Wing of the Mississippi Air National Guard — to depart for Selfridge Air Force Base, Mich., on Dec. 16, 2018, after wrapping up Caribbean Thunder.
COVID-19 restrictions on the public have given road crews a golden opportunity to accelerate their schedules and avoid the stop-and-go adjustments typically made for traffic and tourists.
Accused child rapist Jimmy Davis was scheduled to return to court Wednesday, but his tendency to spit on guards prompted prosecutors to ask for a continuance, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s second attempt to expand the territory’s medical marijuana law includes a new sales tax for residents, an insertion the governor hopes will further curb the “hemorrhaging” of the V.I. government’s pension system.
Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas has lifted the temporary restrictions placed on elective surgeries and outpatient procedures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The leaders of the Virgin Islands Republicans are back in court, and long-simmering feuds are boiling over in the leadup to the Aug. 1 primary election for party chairman, national committeeman, and national committeewoman.
The V.I. Water and Power Authority is fighting to have its insurance company cover more than $2 million lost to an email scam in 2018, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.
The historic Fleming House in Frederiksted, St. Croix, which suffered severe damage after Hurricane Maria in 2017, will now get a federally-funded makeover.
If all goes according to plan, Social Security recipients in the territory will not have to fill out any paperwork to get their stimulus checks.
The U.S. Commerce Department awarded a $562,000 grant Monday to place moorings in Virgin Islands bays, an effort designed to create jobs and boost the tourism sector.
A woman and her two children were nearly killed Friday afternoon while looking for a home to rent on St. Croix, after at least one young gunman fired dozens of rounds at their vehicle, according to court records.
St. Lucia Tourism Authority has announced a phased approach to reopening the island’s tourism sector “in a responsible fashion,” beginning June 4.
A St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with domestic assault after a woman told police he’d been physically abusing her for years, according to court records.
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are making two key changes to their visual explanations of hurricane risk this year: a new map better outlining the threat of hurricane storm surges, and the addition of another time interval for basic hurricane forecast maps.