Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message

Gov. Mapp’s Thanksgiving Day message is to focus on the blessings we all have even in the midst of so…

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V.I. Veterans of the Vietnam War Documentary to Be Shown Dec. 1-3

V.I. American Legion District 10 will present a locally-made documentary on Virgin Islanders who served in the Vietnam War. “Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the Vietnam War” is a compilation of 25 interviews conducted with the intention of preserving the history of the territory and honor the military service of those who served during the conflict.

2015-11-26 12:25:40
Mapp Approves One, Denies Two EDA Tax Benefit Applications

Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the application of Spectrum Engineering Inc., a St. Croix-based engineering and construction firm, for Economic Development Authority benefits this week.

2015-11-25 22:41:45
Christmas Carnival Starts Early at Grigg Home Saturday

St. Croix's month-long Christmas Carnival festivities start Saturday with a "mini-carnival" at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged with a parade, food, fashion, soca, steel-pan and more.

2015-11-25 22:37:09
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V.I. Looking at Raising Minimum Wage to $10.50

The V.I. minimum wage will increase by quick steps to $10.50 per hour by Jan. 1, 2017, and then be set by the currently defunct V.I. Wage Board, if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Read entire articleOct 29 2015 - 12:17am
Dine VI Starts Wednesday with Youth Event

St. Croix youth sampled the first course of Dine VI, a 10-day celebration of culinary diversity to nourish local restaurants and promote tourism, on Wednesday with lunch at the Lawaetz Family Museum.

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 11:06pm
New U.S. Citizens Take Oath

Fifty-five St. Croix residents took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America at a ceremony Wednesday morning at the Salt River National Park Visitor Center.

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 10:47pm
Lewis Pleads Guilty to Firearm Charge

Michael A. Lewis, 36, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 10:46pm
Customs IDs Florida Fugitive at St. Thomas Airport

On Monday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection field operations officers on St. Thomas identified a man with an active outstanding warrant from Palm Beach County, Fla.

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 10:41pm
Soccer Association Releases Men’s League Second Round Schedule

The USVI Soccer Association has announced this season’s second round fixtures for the St. Croix region.

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 3:05am
UVI Hackathon Gives Students a Chance to Develop New Phone Apps

The inaugural HackFest event on St. Croix gave UVI teams a little more than 24 hours to conceptualize and present their plans for a new phone app that focuses on “real” issues in the territory.

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 12:18am
Schneider Hospital Will Have Full-Time Cardiologist on Staff Soon, Officials Say

Comprehensive cardiology and intervention services will be available at Schneider Regional Medical Center by the end of November if recruitment goes as planned, SRMC officials said  Tuesday.

Read entire articleOct 27 2015 - 11:53pm
Main Street Enhancements to Start in November

Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed contracts this week with Tip Top Construction for almost $8.4 million in renovations and revitalization on Main Street in downtown Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

Read entire articleOct 27 2015 - 11:13pm
Man shot, killed in Frederiksted

A man identified as Elvis Davis of no fixed address was shot and killed in broad daylight Monday in the Market Place in Frederiksted, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Read entire articleOct 27 2015 - 2:39pm