After several hours of discussion and testimony from stakeholders Thursday, the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee returned a multifaceted health bill to its sponsoring committee and quickly approved two other bills.
When Hurricane Irma blew most of the leaves off most of the trees on St. John in September, the hillsides instantly became brown and desolate. Within weeks, some vegetation started to grow back.
The hottest item on St. John these days is not a fancy car or even a house with a roof. The main object of desire is a NanoBeam, a device that was not part of anyone’s vocabulary before Hurricane Irma struck.
Citing uncertainty over revenues and expenses, the Senate has decided to punt on the FY 2018 budget, deferring to V.I. law that sets appropriations at the previous year's levels if no budget is approved.
Vacationers may be in for a shock when they see the beaches in the Virgin Islands National Park. Gone are most of the palm trees, sea grapes, and maho trees that have provided shade in the heat of the day.
Even without much official relief aid, farmers on St. Croix are coping with the aftermath of September's hurricanes with the help of volunteers, a few donations and through their own resiliency.
The V.I.. Police Department has named 34-year-old Ivan James as the primary suspect in Saturday's double homicide at the Coliseum Cockpit Saturday in Estate Glynn.
Many of the complaints received by the Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation since Hurricanes Irma and Maria relate to the issues of underinsurance and force-placed insurance.
Delegate Stacey Plaskett speaks on the impact of recent tax changes, federal assistance and hurricane recovery.
Through her collage and multimedia artwork, 81-year-old Elisa McKay embraces the spirits of her ancestors. She depicts the lives of Crucians from the days of enslavement forward. She tells their stories.