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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, November 22, 2019
Fri November 22, 2019 6:26 PM

We Deh Yah Quadrille Dancers to Sashay Through Italy and France

St. Croix’s We Deh Yah Quadrille Dancers have been invited to participate in the World Folkloric Festival in Europe.
Proprietor Patricia LaCorte expresses delight with Oceana’s spacious open concept kitchen. (Photo provided by Oceana Restaurant and Bistro)

Double Dining Pleasures Coming Soon to Oceana Restaurant and Bistro

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.
Smoke billows on Sunday afternoon from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill, adjacent to the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Court’s Waste Management Hearing Focuses on EPA plans

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 Commissioner Joseph Boschulte presents to attendees of the semi-annual Revenue Estimating Conference. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Tourism Figures Rise, But V.I. Is ‘Under Siege’ on Cruise Ship Arrivals

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.
Tre Scott sweeps the glass clean for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, averaging 10.3 rebounds a game. (Photo from the University of Cincinnati Athletic Department)

Men’s Paradise Jam Tips Off Friday

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.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. discusses his administration's priorities toward reducing property and homelessness during a meeting with members of the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness Tuesday in Government House on St. Croix. (Government House photo)

Gov. Reestablishes V.I. Interagency Council on Homelessness

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 testifies Tuesday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Financial Heads Oppose Bill They Say Bypasses Procurement Rules

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.
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