Older drivers could earn a discount on their auto insurance by attending approved driver safety courses under a bill considered Tuesday by the Government, Consumers and Veterans Affairs Committee.
Police are asking the public's assistance in locating Mariam Batista, a minor who lives on St. Thomas but is believed to be on St. Croix. She was last seen on May 8 at her residence in Estate Tutu.
Students at three St. Croix public schools will find themselves in temporary quarters during the 2015-16 school year as the V.I. Department of Education Elena Christian Jr. High School and Evelyn M. Williams Elementary School.
With the release of Gov. Kenneth Mapp's first annual budget, it appears most, but not all, government agencies will see a slight decrease in their funding in the upcoming year.
Plans to promote Dion Parson's new album, which pays homage to his island home, St. Thomas, have taken a back seat to the band’s continuing efforts to expose students throughout the territory to the world of jazz.
Gov. Ken Mapp has moved out of the St. Thomas villa he has used when on St. Thomas since taking office, and the government returned the property to the West Indian Company, which has been paying the $14,500 a month rent.
Oversight of any future non-federally chartered, V.I. licensed credit unions will fall under the Office of the Lieutenant Governor's Division of Banking and Insurance, if legislation heading for a final vote at the next session is approved.
On Saturday afternoon, Virgin Islanders will have one chance only to see the nationally acclaimed and powerful “Theater of War: Soldiers and Citizens Tour” performed by Emmy nominee (House of Cards) Reg E. Cathey, Linda Powell, daughter of retired Gen. Colin Powell, and Director Bryan Doerries. Powell and Cathey grew up in military families.
Louis Willis didn’t appear to cry, but many others in the courtroom wiped back tears Thursday morning as the former Bureau of Internal Revenue director was sentenced by V.I. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to five years in prison for extortion and bribery.
Sen. Sammuel Sanes pulled legislation to increase cigarette taxes from the Rules Committee agenda this week to do more analysis of its impact on V.I. businesses and government coffers, but it is still alive and will be considered further, according to Sanes.