Legislation approved in committee Tuesday would set aside $1 million from any available funds to help sue Hovensa for the $40 million the refinery is not paying on a court settlement.
The final shutdown of the Hovensa facility will affect about 170 employees for the company and its contractors, and the Department of Labor is working to provide services to them.
If it seems like this year you were hauling out your umbrella more than usual in February, you were right. “It was the wettest February on record at St. Thomas airport.”
After closing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday due to weather-related mustiness, on Thursday St. Croix's Alexander Henderson Elementary School began sending students to other schools for 15 days as the school system works on the situation, according to the Education Department.
With the U.S. Department of Homeland Security facing immediate shutdown over Republican Party opposition to President Barack Obama relaxing deportation policies, what will happen to the U.S.V.I.?
The V.I. Police Department is investigating a case in which a man is suspected of shooting at a residence in the Harborview Apartments in Christiansted.
Police on St. Croix are investigating a report of a burglary that took place sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.
The time required to convert seven of WAPA's gas turbine controls from fuel oil to propane will take more than three times longer than originally estimated, according to Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr., but the delay will not affect ratepayers' relief.
The Source publisher recently traveled to Cuba with a delegation from The Nation magazine. This is the first in a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences.
The territory's parks and sports facilities need more funding for maintenance and the Frederiksted swimming pool has to be replaced, the acting Sports, Parks and Recreation commissioner said.