Teenaged members of the Virgin Island’s National Swim Team took first place in both the overall men’s and women’s categories at the 13th annual Beach to Beach Power Swim on Sunday.
Organizers and participants at a meeting of Republicans Saturday on St. Thomas disregarded charges leveled by Republican state chairman John Canegata that the meeting was 'illegal,' and declared the chairman's position vacant, electing a new chair.
Noel Boyd, a 25-year-old resident of Lorraine Village, was arrested early Saturday and charged with first degree murder in a March double homicide of brothers Kayan and Kanta Payne in Christiansted.
One of two quarreling groups of V.I. Republicans – both of whom claim to represent the territorial GOP committee – was issued a temporary restraining order Friday preventing the second from using the party’s official name and logo.
Former Minnesota Timberwolves general manager Milton “Milt” Newton was back in the territory this week giving inspirational workshops and speaking of opportunities for his basketball camp.
The American College of Radiology has certified the Mammography Imaging Service at Juan F. Luis Hospital, making it fully accredited for screening, diagnostic and interventional use through mid-2019.
The Rules and Judiciary Committee moved forward to the full Senate a Superior Court nominee, a board appointee and a bill reorganizing the Judiciary, but held back one nominee for a conflict.
A “tough medicine” motion considered by the GERS Board at its meeting Thursday served as a reminder that GERS’s practice of paying out pension benefits without adequate funding is a violation of V.I. law.
On Wednesday the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce condemned generic “dunning” letters sent to employers demanding unspecified payment to the Unemployment Insurance Fund.
Republican Party Chairman John Canegata on Thursday called an alternative GOP meeting set for Saturday an “illegal gathering” with "no basis under either territorial law or party rules."