Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, acting as governor, has signed into law a bill to allow the government to pay temporarily officials on loan from the federal government at higher than usual salaries.
Animosity between V.I. GOP Chairman John Canegata and Vice Chairman Herb Schoenbohm made national news Wednesday with Canegata referring to Schoenbohm as a "convict" and "Nazi sympathizer."
V.I. government employees and retirees started off the GERS board of trustees meeting Thursday with concerns about reports, a recent audit and untimely payment of annuities.
V.I. Waste Management Authority officials discussed the territory’s newly proposed fee structure for solid waste disposal and wastewater treatment in a town hall meeting on Wednesday.
St. Croix’s Maykala Todman took home the territorial spelling bee title for the second year in a row Wednesday, capping off a slate of St. Croix students that ended up taking the top three spots.
Delegate Stacey Plaskett is hosting members of Congress and executives from the tech business on Saturday at the Buccaneer Resort on St. Croix for discussions on jobs and other issues.
The U.S. Virgin Islands may create a registry of those with Taino and Native American ancestry and protect and promote pre-Columbian sites on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
After two hours of back and forth with VITELCO officials, Public Services Commission members voted to push back the vote on a proposed rate increase until its next meeting.
The Department of Health confirmed four more cases of Zika since last week and no new cases of dengue for the second week in a row. A total of 11 cases of Zika have been confirmed.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp and a majority of V.I. legislators are in Florida this week networking and attending seminars at the annual Seatrade Cruise Global Conference in Fort Lauderdale.