The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for St. Croix effective through 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Locations that will experience flooding include Grove Place, Frederiksted South, Christiansted and Frederiksted, according to the NWS.
Many St. Croix families spend months in advance planning Easter camping adventures, so when heavy downpours were forecast for this weekend and flash flood warnings issued, it didn’t faze them. They were staying.
A refrigerator called 'Grace,' standing on the front porch of the Frederiksted Health Care clinic, is the organization’s latest effort to serve St. Croix’s homeless community with meals, donated by area restaurants, accessible 24 hours a day and free of charge.
The National Park Service lecture room in the Danish Company Warehouse on Company Street, Christiansted, was filled Tuesday night with about 100 people who learned about where many slaves may have begun their journey.
The first meeting of a task force to improve the visitor experience within Charlotte Amalie started with announcements about new appointments, including the movement of former West Indian Company Ltd. chief Joseph Boschulte to Tourism.
In 2001 the Virgin Islands put a moratorium on issuing new commercial fishing licenses in order to protect the territory’s fisheries, but at least one has been issued in the last year, and that under murky circumstances.
WICO will see its payment in lieu of taxes go down from $700,000 per year to $250,000, all of which will be used to maintain and operate the Estate Catherineberg structure as a museum, if a measure OK'd in Committee is approved by the Senate.
A former government employee who pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to defraud the government through a property auction has been barred from engaging in any future public auctions for five years.