Silt fencing on construction work on St. Thomas' Hull Bay Road was seen flapping in the breeze several inches off the ground Sunday, making it completely ineffective. Silt fencing is designed to reduce silt runoff, especially into sensitive areas like Magens Bay, which is downhill from the construction work.
With two property auctions scheduled that will give residents a chance to “own a piece of paradise,” the officials warned Friday that they will be cracking down on any bidders engaged in potential scams.
V.I. firefighters put out a structural fire in at nos.1-7 Estate Wintberg around 2:48 a.m. Friday morning. Firefighters from Lima Company responding to a 911 call arrived to find a one-story structure fully engulfed in flames and more units from Hotel Company and Echo Company were ordered on the scene.