Mangroves have served as nurseries for crucial marine life since the beginning of time. Sadly, huge swaths of the deep-rooted trees, which also prevent beach erosion, filter run off and non-point source pollution, have been lost to development.
The first section of the St. Croix Bike Path was formally opened Wednesday at the crest of the Christiansted Bypass by the AARP national president and others involved with the project.
Christmas is coming and the St. Croix Seashell Society is busy creating exotic designs for seashell ornaments to decorate a Christmas tree for the “Christmas Spoken Here” event.
A federal magistrate has ordered a January trial for a woman charged with transporting women from abroad to St. Thomas to employ as sex workers. The defendant, Yohanna Gonzalez-McFarlane, recently pleaded not guilty to charges in an indictment in late October.
Every dollar spent on mitigation pre-storm saves about $6 in post-recovery, University of the Virgin Islands’ researchers Greg Guannel and Kim Waddell said Tuesday, as they encouraged residents to give input on a draft Hazard Mitigation and Resiliency Plan.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has unveiled legislation broadening the territory's new medical cannabis law, with new taxes directed mostly to the failing Government Employees Retirement System, as well as new rights for Rastafarians and other changes.
The AARP of the Virgin Islands presented its top award for volunteers Tuesday, bestowing the Andrus Awards to Scott Bradley and Alma Winkfield. The awards were presented at the recently reopened Ritz-Carlton on St. Thomas.