The night-blooming cereus teases us as it opens in the darkened sky after nightfall – closing by dawn and wilting in the light of day. Many of these beauties grow in the wild, while other are planted in outdoor tropical gardens.
At their monthly meeting Friday, members of the Magens Bay Authority board fielded questions and suggestions ranging from why locals should have to pay to get into the beach to how to think out of the box.
After making do with several temporary locations over the last three years, St. Croix senators and their staff moved into their new gleaming white, three-story, 20,000-square-foot home on North Shore Road this week.
Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said he is confident that the Virgin Islands is properly prepared as it reopens its doors to leisure travel on Saturday after shutting down in August due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.
Confusion swept through the Legislature on Thursday during a special session at which senators were called to vote on changes to a debt refinancing bill that aims to rescue a fiscally crumbling pension system. By an 8-6 margin, the newly amended legislation narrowly passed.
The V.I. Department of Health confirmed the territory’s 17th death related to COVID-19. The death, a 93-year-old male on St. Thomas, was announced in a news release issued Saturday morning. #visource#usvi#news... See MoreSee Less
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