The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers.
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.
The V.I. Police Department’s Operations and Administrative Services building in Mars Hill, Frederiksted, is being shut down due to the presence of mold, the department said Thursday in a news release.
ST. THOMAS — Ivanna Eudora Kean High School students recently helped beautify the Crown Mountain bin site in conjunction with the V.I. Waste Management Authority.
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.
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.
A University of the Virgin Islands communications student was able to do something that members of the White House press corps don’t often get to do — engage a White House spokesperson.
A St. Thomas woman and a St. Croix man became the 68th and 69th victims of the COVID virus in the territory, according to the V.I. Health Department.
The V.I. Police Department has received nearly $900,000 seized from criminal enterprises, according to a Homeland Security Investigations official.
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.
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.
The Bureau of Corrections confirmed that a 55-year-old inmate was found dead at Golden Grove prison on St. Croix on Friday, but details remain unclear.
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…
Angelita Alvino grew up visiting National Parks in the Caribbean, and she will soon be returning to her roots as the St. Croix superintendent for national parks and historic sites.
As public schools reopen to in-person learning, more than half of Education Department employees are still not vaccinated, according to the V.I. Health Department.
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.
The territory welcomed 19 new members to the law enforcement family Friday as St. Croix recruits took the oath to protect and serve the Virgin Islands.
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…
ST. THOMAS — Sandy toes and a sun-kissed nose, an island girl’s life is full of adventure, so a young St. Thomian wanted to share her experience with other children by writing a book.
Members of the V.I. Water and Power Authority board met Wednesday in what was described as an emergency meeting to discuss moving forward with securing a fuel supplier after members failed to reach a decision on a proposed contract.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach met Wednesday night with Water Island residents at a virtual town hall meeting to hear their concerns and provide solutions to issues raised, Government House said in a statement released Thursday night.
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
Sometime in the early 2000s, St. John resident Colin Hanson was hired to dive Coral Bay in search of a solar panel that had blown off a boat moored in the harbor during a storm. What he found during that dive would lead to a major discovery whose significance was realized with the help of nu…
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.
Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin announced late Wednesday night that students in kindergarten through third-grade and staff at Joseph Gomez Elementary School will undergo testing today, following a COVID-19 exposure on the campus two days ago.
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.
Utility work has halted around the cemetery in Cruz Bay, St. John, after contractors uncovered human remains from at least four individuals whose bodies were desecrated by careless road work in the 1950s and 60s.
ST. THOMAS — V.I. government employees likely won’t have to pay more out of pocket for insurance premiums, according to testimony Tuesday during a meeting of the Senate Committee of the Whole.
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.