Earth Day activities were held on St. Croix and St. Thomas Saturday, commemorating the remembrance and advocating for action to counteract the damage being done to the planet and its vulnerable inhabitants.
One young man was killed and another injured when shooting broke out during a fight early Sunday in Sub Base, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as 18-year-old Akil Grieg Jr.
The V.I. Carnival Committee honored long time committee member and band conductor of the Calypso International Tent Juan Harrigan by naming the Carnival Village after him and at Friday night's opening every booth was decorated in his honor.
Three minority senators out of the St. Thomas-St John District on Thursday requested a legislative legal opinion to determine what action the Legislature should take if the Board of Elections does not certify the results of the 2017 Special Election.
The Department of Health has five new ambulances going into service Friday, helping to fill a long-standing urgent shortage of emergency vehicles and bringing state-of-the-art equipment into use to respond quickly when Virgin Islanders need emergency medical assistance.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Wednesday he is creating a task force to try to collect from delinquent taxpayers. Mapp has authorized the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Department of Justice to take “robust action” to collect at least 15 percent of what is due.
Innovative and Choice Wireless unveiled a new corporate branding image Wednesday, as the two companies came together as Viya, a newly merged communications and entertainment company committed to quality service, officials said at a press conference.
UPDATE: The V.I. Water and Power Authority was able to fully restore service to St. Thomas and St John after a series of challenges to its generating plant forced service interruptions to feeders across the islands.