Both the Estate Richmond Power Plant on St. Croix and the Randolph Harley Power Plant on St. Thomas experienced tripped generating units on Monday triggering electric service interruptions in both island districts.
Relentless rain Thursday forced a last-minute change of venue for the University of the Virgin Islands 53rd commencement ceremony, but it didn't hurt the enthusiasm of the students, faculty, family and friends who gathered to celebrate.
The move of the Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital emergency room to the adjacent V.I. Cardiac Center is being facilitated by the fact that business at the center has declined and Dr. Kendall Griffith, may soon leave.
JFL acting CEO Richard Evangelista described for senators the sewage problems that caused the hospital to declare a 'Code Yellow,' and move the ER. Repairs of the waste system, which has been called 'a ticking time bomb,' will cost around $3 million.
Mistakes have been made in recent renovations to Albert Edwards Fish Market in Frederiksted, and Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR), doesn’t want to repeat them.
In response to a “vicious sexual assault,” $40,000 has been donated for information leading to an arrest in Saturday’s rape and carjacking of two young St. Croix woman, Police Commissioner Delroy Richards, Sr. announced Wednesday.
Problems with the sewage drainage system at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital continue this week and Gov. Kenneth Mapp has called a special session of the V.I. Legislature Wednesday to provide funding to repair the 30-year-old pipes.