The Crucian Christmas Carnival crowned 24-year-old Elle Nielsen as Miss St. Croix Centennial Queen during its royalty show Sunday at the Island Center for the Performing Arts.
The Luis A. Alicea Sr. Field of Dreams Ball Park, mostly known as a facility for sports and fitness programs, also has dormitory accommodations used by visiting sports teams, leagues, bands and artists for stays as long as 10 days.
The Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count offers the volunteer participants visual treats and the chance to take part in citizen science.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp has called a special session of the Legislature for Tuesday to consider legislation increasing taxes on alcohol, tobacco and soda, which the administration is describing as part of a five-year deficit-reduction plan.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp asked senators to restore restrictions on horse "doping," new rules for how slot machine revenue is distributed and other provisions in newly signed horse racing legislation.
Both houses of Congress have passed a bill requiring the U.S. Secretary of State to formulate a plan for the Caribbean region concerning drug trafficking, energy and health care.
Legislation was sent on to the full Senate this week tightening rules on how much capital insurance companies have and requiring V.I. credit unions be federally accredited.
Legislation to reduce the territory's customs duties to zero was sent on to the Senate floor Thursday by the Rules and Judiciary Committee.
Despite meeting for hours Thursday, the most significant item Public Services Commission members approved was a motion for new officers, delaying a vote on LEAC rates until January.
For the first time in five years, the territory’s gross domestic product has increased, driven by growth in the tourism industry and consumer spending.