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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch to Begin June 1

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition of fishing for queen conch…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Alice Through the Looking Glass” and “Lord Put a Ring on It”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Senate Considering 20-Year Lease, Higher Profit Rates for St. John-St. Thomas Ferry Franchise

The Senate is considering a new, 20-year lease, with option for a five-year extension, for Varlack Ventures and Transportation Services to run ferries between St. John and St. Thomas.

Zika Update: No New Cases for Third Consecutive Week

Despite three weeks of good news, it’s still too soon to determine if the Zika virus outbreak is slowing and it’s important to remember that the spread of mosquito-borne diseases can linger.

USDA Official Meets with Agriculture Commissioner to Discuss Drought Assistance and Continuing Education

Financial assistance provided for the 2015 drought and continuing education for farmers were leading topics during Tuesday’s meeting between the USDA and the V.I. Department of Agriculture. 

St. Croix Chamber Reacts to Attorney General’s Letter, WAPA Rates Proposal

WAPA's proposed rate hike and a letter to businesses from the Attorney General's Office were hot topics on the streets this week and, on Wednesday, the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce responded.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.

SOURCE PICKS

JFL Hospital Bypassed Board for Questionable Bonuses

Recently ousted JFL Hospital CEO Ken Okolo and the current CFO received bonuses of $25,000 and $15,000 without approval by the…

The Bookworm: 'On the Origins of Sports'

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of…

Students Get ‘Hands On’ Learning; STEAM Winners Announced

Five students took their place in the ranks of computer program developers and another dozen took prizes in graphic publishing…

Customs Officers Make ID Fraud Arrest at St. Thomas Airport

Chintamkumar Patel, 23, made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Friday after being charged in a…

MLB Creative Is Awarded a Bronze Stevie®

MLB Creative, a U.S.V.I. advertising agency and collaborative studio specializing in advertising, branding and digital design, has been named the…

Undercurrents: Nassau Grouper, Please Come Home

People who have been watching and hoping for the return of the popular Nassau Grouper are seeing signs that the…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Central High Closed Thursday and Friday

St. Croix Central High School will be closed on Thursday and Friday due to an equipment failure that has affected electricity in major portions of the school, according to the Education Department.

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ON ST. JOHN

On Island Profile: David Moser Brings Sustainable Design Philosophy

Award-winning designer, builder and sculptor David Moser, resident of St. John since January, is no stranger to small island life. Moser and his wife Pamela and their daughter Sabina moved to the V.I. earlier this year from Dingley Island in…

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