The USVI Stars and Stripes Poker Run attracted more than 400 participants, but because the event was held on the waters surrounding St. Thomas, its inclusion in the St. John carnival lineup has been largely overlooked.
The delayed work to enhance Charlotte Amalie's Main Street should take about another year to complete and Public Works is "currently reassessing this project to determine the way forward," Public Works Commissioner Gustav James said.
The V.I. Water and Power Authority approved bond anticipation notes of up to $85 million for new generators Monday. The authority also approved its Fiscal Year 2016 Electric and Water Systems Audited Financial Statements.
Three months after the votes were counted, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections members on Monday certified the April 8 special election results, paving the way for Janelle Sarauw to join V.I. Senate.
Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.
Two troupes representing the largest resorts on St. John won top honors from judges of the St. John Fourth of July Parade. St. John Westin Resort and Caneel Bay Resort were among the host island entries that distinguished themselves.
Some folks with experience in running restaurants, construction and historical renovation plan to open a restaurant in Frederiksted's historic Oscar E. Henry Customs House, right across from the cruise ship pier.