The V.I. Police Department on Thursday found a woman's body in a cistern on abandoned property behind the Mutual Housing Community and, while they have not yet confirmed an identity, have suggested it may be the body of 24-year-old Lyana Serieux.
The U.S. Virgin Islands became the first U.S. territory to opt in to FirstNet, a wireless broadband network for public safety, which will be built and operated by AT&T, Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced Tuesday in a news release.
The Department of Property and Procurement plans to lease out more government property to make up for a recommended 14 percent cut from the General Fund in FY 2018, the department’s commissioner Lloyd T. Bough, Jr told senators Wednesday.
St. Croix trash haulers stopped hauling for two days and held a public meeting Tuesday to protest trash tipping fees that went into effect that day, prompting the Waste Management Authority to put off the fees until September.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service recently recognized the Virgin Fresh Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program for having the highest average rate of redemption of vouchers in the nation in 2016.