With both St. Thomas-St. John district libraries currently closed, Planning and Natural Resources officials confirmed that the department is looking for 'new leadership' in its Libraries, Archives and Museums division.
Five defendants accused in connection with an April armed robbery at the McDonald’s in Lockhart Gardens pleaded not guilty Wednesday. U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller accepted the pleas and ordered a July 10 trial.
The University of the Virgin Islands received a pledge Wednesday of an average of $50,000 per year for the next 15 years, for an eventual $750,000, from Dale LeFebvre, founder of the investment and holding company 35711 and manager of Anvil 1.
Gerald Mercer, 42, Jamal Haynes, 39, Makimba Barry, 39, and Craig Richardson, 39, were indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday and charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.
Dean Thompson, 47, of St. Thomas, made his initial appearance Monday on an indictment charging him with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
The V.I. Education Department spent most of last week hosting students at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) fair.
Soraya Diase Coffelt, a former Superior Court judge, gubernatorial candidate and attorney general of the Virgin Islands, will announce her plans to run for governor again at a campaign kickoff Tuesday on St. Croix.