St. Croix’s We Deh Yah Quadrille Dancers have been invited to participate in the World Folkloric Festival in Europe.
The recent opening of Oceana Restaurant and Bistro reflects a sign of post-hurricane revitalization lighting up Frenchtown’s dining out skyline. At the end of November, the two-year project will culminate with the reopening of Oceana at its original seaside location.
The promise of federal help to replace St. Croix’s Anguilla Landfill offered a bit of hope during the most recent compliance hearing for the V.I. Waste Management Authority in District Court.
Tourism has been rebounding in the territory since the 2017 hurricanes. Air visitors are up by 43 percent in the past year, hotel tax revenue collections are up 40 percent and cruise ship arrivals are up only 3.8 percent, to just under a million passengers.
Paradise Jam will tip off on Friday when the men’s bracket begins play at 2 p.m. at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas. Hoop fans will see eight college squads with a combined record so far this season of 19-8.
In deference to National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, which is being observed Nov. 16-24, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Tuesday hosted a meeting to reestablish the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness.
Jenifer O’Neal, director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Clarina Elliott, executive assistant commissioner at the Department of Finance, had a long day at the Senate Committee on Finance Tuesday as senators debated bills.