The V.I. Legislature on Thursday announced that a five-member ethics committee assigned to investigate a complaint that Sen. Marvin Blyden violated COVID-19 quarantine protocol — potentially exposing others to the deadly virus — met earlier this week.

A chance encounter more than 50 years ago has led to an opportunity for young students today to further their education. The story of the Noble Samuel scholarship, soon to be offered through the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park, began when a couple came to St. John for a stay at the C…

V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe reported that there have been delays on an authority construction project due to a stop work order after employees experienced symptoms related to a possible emission exposure from Limetree Bay refinery.

A St. Croix man was arrested Tuesday and charged with brutally beating and raping a woman who told police she was in fear for her life after his repeated assaults.

The Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Adrianne Todman, met with Governor Albert Bryan Jr. to discuss a variety of housing issues in the territory on Monday.

The V.I. Water and Power Authority said electrical service was restored to all customers in the St. Thomas-St. John district shortly after 4 a.m. Wednesday.

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Carol and Martin Tuohy were a couple who stood out in any crowd, easy to spot by their sparkly crowns and sashes.

A sacrifice not forgotten

Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory on Monday announced that the V.I. Legislature will establish a Committee on Ethical Conduct by week’s end to probe reports that Sen. Marvin Blyden, a frequent top vote-getter on St. Thomas, flouted protocol after twice testing positive for COVID-19.

A final report on environmental contamination at Caneel Bay, released by the National Park Service on Monday, reveals a variety of contaminants, including pesticides and metals, that pose long-term risks to human health and the environment.

A fourth St. Croix man is facing life in prison without parole if convicted in connection with the April 19 double homicide in Aureo Diaz Heights.

ST. THOMAS — A Virgin Islands man with a history of driving while impaired was arrested after police said he was under the influence of an unknown drug and crashed into another vehicle.

ST. THOMAS — A man was ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation after he was arrested on suspicion of severely wounding another man and threatening police with an ice pick.

ST. CROIX — This past weekend, before the swimming and boating or even sunbathing on the shores began, dozens of volunteers across the territory joined millions around the world in celebrating Coastweeks International Coastal Cleanup and did their part to clean up coastlines and waterways ar…

The V.I. Economic Development Authority announced Friday that Rosa Thomas, a JP Morgan-trained commercial loan officer, is now the agency’s assistant chief executive officer.

The V.I. Education Department announced Sunday evening that students in kindergarten through third grade will be returning to Joseph Gomez Elementary School on St. Thomas today.

Virgin Islanders can breath a sigh of relief for now as the National Weather Service office in San Juan is predicting Tropical Storm Peter will miss the territory.

Once the largest private employer in the territory, St. Croix’s Limetree Bay refinery laid off more than 200 employees Friday.

When the U.S. military vows to leave no one behind, no matter how long it takes, that vow is taken seriously. Sixty-nine years after the crash of a military transport flight into Mount Gannett, just north of Anchorage, Alaska, Air Force Master Sergeant E7 Wade McFarlande Jr. and his Crash Da…

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St. Thomian Bae Shantee’ Sewer is an author at the tender age of 7. Her book, “An Island Girl’s Life,” was published in July by Family Heritage Publishers, and she will have a book signing at the V.I. Children’s Museum on Sunday. Page 3

A Public Works Department worker clears vegetation at Frederiksted Cemetery on St. Croix in advance of a World Clean Up Day initiative planned for Saturday.

ST. THOMAS — Licensing and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Richard Evangelista spent a second day on Tuesday addressing the concerns of vendors ahead of the planned reopening of Vendors Plaza in downtown Charlotte Amalie.

The Senate Committee on Rules and Judiciary voted Wednesday to approve all of the bills related to the 2022 Executive Budget, which will be forwarded to the full Legislature for a final vote.

A shipwreck believed to date to the 1720s has been confirmed in Coral Bay off St. John, and the St. Thomas-St. John Historic Preservation Committee discussed possible preservation efforts during a meeting Tuesday.

When Virgin Islanders join the National Guard they know they will be asked to serve their community in many ways. On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, many served in a new way by getting vaccinated.