I am not a big fan of raw mushrooms, but cooked, they are a hearty meal with a lovely wild taste that a vegetarian rarely finds. They are also high in niacin and potassium. The other attraction to this recipe are the potatoes.
The application deadline is Monday, May 18, and interested individuals can apply online at the VIPCA website. All applicants must be residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and have graduates from a public high school in the territory.
Good news for residents awaiting economic stimulus checks or credits: The first wave of approximately $10 million in checks will be mailed by Friday and credits on electricity bills have started to come through, according to Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.
There are numerous incumbents and former office holders on the list of Virgin Islanders who have filed nomination papers to run for office in the 2020 primary and general election.
Hospitals, clinics and government entities in the Virgin Islands received a donation of 70 noncontact infrared thermometers from Southland Gaming. The thermometers, which read temperatures from the forehead, are being used for screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 death announced Wednesday by the V.I. Department of Health was a 45-year-old male who was the son of victim 4, a woman who died two weeks ago, and victim 5, her husband, who died last week.
Jose Belcher, owner of Caribbean Surf Co., said he was “really stoked” after Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced that non-essential businesses could reopen.
St. Croix Cellars Inc. was ready to open its doors in March and show off its locally made wines as soon as the V.I. Fire Service made their final inspection, which was expected any day. Then the coronavirus interfered and slowed everything down.
The economic constriction caused by the global coronavirus pandemic has blown a $150 million hole in the U.S. Virgin Islands’ budget projections for the current year, and the government has to cut expenses and hope to borrow enough to plug the hole.
Cane Bay Partners and founding co-owners David Johnson and Kirk Chewning are facing a class-action lawsuit over an alleged nationwide payday lending program that imposed exorbitant annual interest rates while using Native American tribes as a front.