The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce lays out the history of WAPA mismanagement during 2019. It says it is opposed to the V.I. Water and Power Authority’s base rate increase and that the private sector is not capable of bailing out WAPA.
The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce gives the reasons it supports the cannabis bill currently in the Virgin Islands Legislature.
Mary L. Moorhead, activist, has written a letter to the Legislature about the usual district unfairness that allows St. Croix District to end up with many fewer cannabis dispensaries than the St. Thomas-St. John District.
Filippo Cassinelli writes about a group of inmates at the Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice complex who meet weekly with members of the St. Thomas Reformed Church to find some solace in their faith.
Sen. Kenneth Gittens has written the following letter to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. concerning the bill being proposed in the Senate to decriminalize cannabis in the Virgin Islands.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives: Price, Lowey, Luján, Clark, Castro, Plaskett, Soto, Torres and Sires spoke at a press conference marking 90 days after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) blew through a statutory deadline for aid notice, singling out Puerto Rico.
Queen Louise Home for Children was first opened in 1904 by Danish missionaries who wanted to respond to the terrible neglect and suffering of Crucian children. Thousands of community members have kept the doors open ever since.
Summary: Michael Bornn has a plan to draw more teachers to the Virgin Islands that includes tax exemptions.
As you may or may not be aware, Limetree Bay Terminals and Limetree Bay Refinery (collectively “Limetree”), the now-owners of the shuttered oil refinery formerly operated by Hovensa, intend to begin refining crude oil on the site as early as 2020.
Each year, as St. Croix Foundation approaches its anniversary in September, it tries to craft a message that outlines its progress over the past year and highlights its vision for the future.