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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Bryan Outlines Plans to Energize WAPA

Virgin Islanders frustrated with ongoing electric blackouts plaguing the territory in recent months heard Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Tuesday list reasons for the failure of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, including forces of nature, and outline how his energy task force hopefully will help the utility become a viable and financially stable power provider for the first time.

Aliyah Boston Company Asks for EDC Benefits

A company formed by Aliyah Boston and family asked the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission for tax incentives Tuesday, saying their sports management company would do more than bring in off-island money but also teach financial literacy and life skills to youth in the territory.

The Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Celebrates Park Resources and Families

Ranking as one of the most beautiful swims in the world, the Power Swim, taking place in national park waters on St. John, is number seven on the World's Top 100 Island Swims and this year the 21st Annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim on Sunday had more swimmers sign up than ever before.

Rainfall and Very Warm Temperatures Expected This Week Across USVI and Puerto Rico

The National Weather Service has forecast an unstable weather pattern with rain, thunderstorms and hot temperatures across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands this week.

Study Finds St. Croix Right for Shipyard

St. Croix’s south shore is a good location for a shipyard that could repair mega-yachts and mid-size commercial vessels, according to a new study.

Cancer Support Group Seeks Mutual Support

Memorial Day Weekend was a time for talk among cancer survivors on St. Thomas. The leader of a Saturday support group invited those who came to share their ideas about improving their quality of life and their chances of overcoming a deadly disease.

Op-Ed: You Need to Know: Positions for Elections in 2024

As the Virgin Islands of the United States enters the 2024 Election Cycle, one must question if progress has been made and how we will measure it.

Hot Ones: Caribbean Edition Brings the Heat and Showcases Regional Talent

The international sensation "Hot Ones," produced by Complex Media and owned by BuzzFeed, has taken the world by storm with its unique interview format. In a recent twist, the Caribbean has embraced this fiery format with "Hot Ones Caribbean Edition," now in its third season.

The Lounge | A Column for Men: Keep it 100

In his biweekly column, Langley Shazor speaks to issues important to men within the territory and this week takes a deeper look at accountability.

D’Amour Continues to Improve in Korea and Turkey in the Lead Up to Olympics

D’ Amour competed in the Conquest Cup in Istanbul, Turkey, a world ranking event.  Qualifying 12th, Nicholas went on to finish 8th overall. He is presently ranked 11th in the world.

Two Arrests Made in St. John Jewelry Store Robbery

Two men have been arrested and charged in the robbery that took place at St. John Bracelet in Cruz Bay in May 2023, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

DPNR to Hold Pre-Registration Meeting for All Commercial Fishers in June.

The Division of Fish and Wildlife requests that commercial fishers schedule their port samples and submit any missing commercial catch reports for a smooth license renewal process.

St. Croix Chamber of Commerce Name Winners at Business and Professional Excellence Awards Gala

These awards recognize outstanding businesses and individuals across various industries who exemplify excellence in leadership, innovation, customer service and community impact.

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DPNR to Hold Pre-Registration Meeting for All Commercial Fishers in June.

The Division of Fish and Wildlife requests that commercial fishers schedule their port samples and submit any missing commercial catch reports for a smooth license renewal process.

Two Arrests Made in St. John Jewelry Store Robbery

Two men have been arrested and charged in the robbery that took place at St. John Bracelet in Cruz Bay in May 2023, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

D’Amour Continues to Improve in Korea and Turkey in the Lead Up to Olympics

D’ Amour competed in the Conquest Cup in Istanbul, Turkey, a world ranking event.  Qualifying 12th, Nicholas went on to finish 8th overall. He is presently ranked 11th in the world.

Chef Sam Choy and Todd Manley to Hold St. Croix Parties to Celebrate Breadfruit Connection

In June 2024, Choy and Manley will celebrate the breadfruit connection with two events on St. Croix. On June 3, there will be a Breadfruit Pairing party and on June 4, a Poke + Pizza Party, with a nod to Sam Choy’s status as the Godfather of Poke.

VIEO Launches VI Battery Energy Storage Program (VIBES)

The Virgin Islands Energy Storage Rebate Program provides up to $4,000 in rebate incentives for the installation of new residential or commercial battery storage systems as long as they are accompanied by either an automatic transfer switch or a smart critical load panel.

Alston Rouse Dies

Alston Rouse, better known as “Pope” has died. (The location of the funeral has been changed.)

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