EDC Hearing, VIEDA, ECZC Governing Board Meeting to Be Held Oct. 15

The V.I. Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) has announced the following hearing and meeting.

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St. Croix National Parks Lecture Series Features the St. Croix Ground Lizard

About two dozen St. Croix residents learned at a presentation Tuesday, that the introduction of endangered St. Croix ground lizards on Buck Island has been successful.

2015-10-08 22:45:03
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Juliette Jarvis-Pennyman

Born and raised in the Queens Quarter neighborhood of St. Croix, Juliette Jarvis-Pennyman is making her mark on the lives of school children throughout the Reading, Penn., school district.

2015-10-08 21:57:02
Customs Arrests Fugitive at Airport

Officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office on Friday apprehended a man at Cyril E. King Airport wanted for alleged crimes on St. Croix.

2015-10-08 00:19:44
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Residents at Red Mud Remediation Meeting Want Answers about Health Problems

DPNR Commissioner Dawn L. Henry told residents at a public meeting Wednesday that the red mud remediation work at the St. Croix Renaissance site would be completed by December.

Read entire articleSep 25 2015 - 12:48am
WAPA Signs Agreement to Reduce Air Pollution at Two Power Plants

WAPA signed an agreement with the Justice Department and the EPA to come into compliance with the federal Clean Air Act at its Krum Bay facility on St. Thomas and Cruz Bay facility on St. John.

Read entire articleSep 25 2015 - 12:41am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Barbara Lewis

It is never too late to fulfill your dreams. Barbara Lewis, a St. Thomas native who is rewriting the second half of her life and living out her passion with a new career as a fashion designer, is living proof.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 9:22pm
Police Warn of Counterfeit Bills

The Economic Crime Unit of the V.I. Police Department issued a warning Thursday that counterfeit bills are circulating throughout the territory. Affected currencies include $10, $20, $50 and $100 bills.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 9:12pm
Senate Passes Hotel Tax Increase

Hotel room tax will increase from 10 percent to 12.5 percent, and the tax on timeshare estates will increase from 8 percent to 10.5 percent, due to one of the bills senators approved in session Wednesday.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 1:07am
Legislature Honors Tim Duncan Again

The Legislature approved a resolution honoring St. Croix native Tim Duncan, the highly accomplished San Antonio Spurs ball player, during the first half of a long second day of session Wednesday.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 1:02am
PFA to ‘Check with the Bank’ on Final 2015 Loan Terms

PFA board members voted to move ahead with an authorization for up to $50 million in revenue anticipation notes but said they also had to double check with the bank before they close the transaction.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 1:00am
Public School Campaign Takes on Bullying

All students attending St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center are pledging not to bully, not to stand back and laugh, not even to watch the act of bullying, and the anti-bullying movement is spreading.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 12:45am
Customs Discontinues Forms at V.I. Airports

Customs and Border Protection implemented a pilot program for passengers departing the territory’s airports for domestic U.S. destinations and Puerto Rico, and printed customs forms won't be required.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 12:33am
Housing Authority Tackles Unpaid Rents

A financial analysis of operations within the V.I. Housing Authority by the federal HUD Department revealed significant losses in rent collection, particularly on the island of St. Croix.

Read entire articleSep 24 2015 - 12:09am