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STT-STX Sea Flight Makes Emergency Ocean Landing *Update: Photos*

According to a release from the V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Authority, all seven passengers on board the vessel appear to be safe and are being taken to St. Thomas for evaluation.
A St. Croix ground lizard.

Apparel Brand Boosts Awareness of Caribbean Endangered Species

St. Croix is home to several threatened species, and the recent Lacoste Save Our Species polo shirt may give local conservation efforts a welcome international boost.
Houses climb the hill on Garden Street.

Tour Surveys Hurricane Damage in Historic Dronningens Quarter

The St. Thomas Historical Trust is sponsoring a series of educational meetings promoting the preservation of the island’s architectural heritage, assessing recent storm damage, and preparing for the upcoming hurricane season.
CHS sophomores Trey Francis and Amira Claxton are vice president and president, respectively, of their class.

Future V.I. History Makers: Amira Claxton and Trey Francis

Even at the age of 15, Amira Claxton and Trey Francis think about the future and envision changing the world for the better along with their outspoken and tech-savvy generation.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

Fire Closes Anguilla Landfill

The Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix was closed Wednesday when a fire broke out in the area.
UVI President David Hall (File photo)

UVI Board OKs Online Degree Program Launching March 15

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees on Saturday unanimously approved a bachelor of arts degree in strategic communications, which will be offered as part of the UVI Online program.
The Hotel 1829 looms down from Government Hill.

Hurricane Repairs Underway at Hotel 1829

One of Charlotte Amalie's oldest buildings sustained major damage in the hurricanes of 2017. But plans to restore the building are coming together, according to Norman Miller, construction manager for the Vernon A. Ball Irrevocable Trust.
Charlotte Amalie High School, St. Thomas

Asbestos Rears Its Ugly Head Again

The Department of Education may have left out a key player in its plan to address potentially hazardous asbestos in some public schools, the agency entrusted with monitoring and dealing with asbestos problems.

Petroleum Leak Causes Power Outage; Traffic Will be Re-Routed Monday

A leak of petroleum product near the V.I.'s Water and Power Authority's Randolph Harley Plant threatened WAPA's underground transmission cables, prompting an emergency electrical...
A cruise ship visits the Fredericksted pier on St. Croix. Under a bill signed by the governor, the Schooner Bay Channel would be dredged, allowing smaller cruise ships to visit Christiansted. (John Baur photo)

Mapp Meets with Cruise Ship Industry Leaders

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp left the territory Saturday to meet with cruise industry leaders ahead of the annual Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.





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