Ruba Atary heard the talk on St. Croix about people creating their own job by becoming entrepreneurs and starting a small business to help stimulate the economy. Atary, a cosmetologist, then noticed no nail salons in downtown Christiansted.
A UVI marine scientist has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a project that will map some 1,200 kilometers deepwater corals that surround the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Office of the Governor teamed with Junior Bowlers Saturday at Tropical Ten Pins Bowling Alley to help children with disabilities. Sunday a similar program is scheduled on St. Thomas at the Winston Raymo Recreation Center Basketball Court.
A man was killed Friday night in a shooting in the Hill Street area of Christiansted, the V.I. Police Department reported. Police identified the victim as 32-year-old Sean Javois.
Potable water service in areas of Frederiksted will be without service temporarily Monday evening, the V.I. Water and Power Authority announced.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday appointed Anita Roberts as commissioner of the Department of Human Services to replace Vivian Ebbese-Fludd, who he relieved of her duties.
Actions taken Thursday by WAPA’s governing board included approving the purchase of a new bucket truck for St. John and making changes to the authority's alcohol policy.
With the territory’s centennial and other milestones approaching, Reichhold Center for the Arts officials said Thursday that the upcoming season is meant to be a celebratory offering.
The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.
In a statement Tuesday, V.I. GOP Chairman John Canegata placed blame for the territory's recent credit downgrades squarely on Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett.