The V.I. National Park is 'closed' because of hurricane damage, but Joe Kessler, president of the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park, reminded the park that by law the beaches are always open.
Museum historians normally research, document and catalog artifacts for their historical archives. But the job includes much more for a pair of citizen soldiers from the North Carolina National Guard Museum and Learning Center of Excellence.
Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Monday announced the creation of an expert advisory committee to help guide reconstruction and resiliency efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
After three reported instances of potential fraud on St. John over the weekend, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is reminding residents not to respond to phone calls or texts asking for personal information on behalf of the agency.
For the first time, scientists have directly detected both gravitational waves – ripples in space and time – and also light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars, and UVI's Etelman Observatory played a role.
Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp and L.t Gov. Osbert E. Potter expressed condolences Monday to the family and colleagues of Federal Emergency Management Agency outreach worker Rich Bradley, who died of natural causes on St. Croix.
Cruise ships return to St. Thomas Nov. 10, with a call from Royal Caribbean's Adventure of the Seas. The cruise company will be the first to return to St. Thomas following back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes that hit the territory.
The National Weather Service in San Juan has extended the flash flood warning for St. John and St. Thomas until 4:20 p.m. Up to three inches of rain had already fallen and flash flooding was already occurring.
Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused a temporary lull in child support payments, but Attorney General Claude Walker and his staff said over the weekend that checks have been going out for at least the past week.