Red Hook Commuter Parking Lot to Close; Temporary Lot Opens Nov. 14

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will temporarily close the commuter parking lot at the Urman V. Fredericks Marine Terminal…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

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Three Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine

Three St. Thomas men have been arrested in two separate cases and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe said in a Monday news release. 

2016-10-24 18:05:58
Beach Advisory for October 17-21

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

2016-10-22 03:11:15
CCC Extends Licenses, Grants Work Permits

The V.I. Casino Control Commission on Friday extended for one year the license of Divi Carina Bay Casino and extended for six months VIGL Operations’ temporary operating certificate.

2016-10-21 21:42:28
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St. Croix Artist Represents USVI at 205 Pan Am Games

The artwork of St. Croix artist Lucien Downes will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Textile Museum of Canada’s Watercolour cultural project presented in partnership with the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan American Games being held in Toronto, July 10-26.

Read entire articleJul 9 2015 - 4:39pm
V.I. Attorney Appointed Vice Chair of ABA International Committee

Virgin Islands lawyer Charles E. Engeman has been appointed vice chair of the American Bar Association Section on International Law’s International Employment Law Committee. He is the founder and managing shareholder of the St. Thomas office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C.

Read entire articleJun 28 2015 - 6:49am
Sydney Paul Picked to Train as Young Sports Journalist at XVII Pan American Games

St. Croix’s Sydney Paul has been chosen by the Pan Am and Parapan American Games Organizing Committee to represent the Virgin Islands in a program dedicated to training young journalists in sports media during the XVII Pan American Games this summer in Toronto, Canada.

Read entire articleMay 29 2015 - 11:40pm
St. Croix Student Accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

St. Croix student Kobe A. Sutton will be the latest in a distinguished group of Virgin Island students attending U.S. Service Academies after receiving news of his acceptance to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Read entire articleMay 18 2015 - 5:57pm
Boys and Girls Club Names USVIHTA’s Lisa Hamilton Champion of Youth

The Boys and Girls Club of America has awarded Lisa Hamilton, president of U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association (USVIHTA) the Champion of Youth Award for her diligent work with the organization.

Read entire articleMar 21 2015 - 8:27pm
V.I. Supreme Court Names Regina deChabert Petersen Administrative Director

Honorable Rhys S. Hodge, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, has announced that Regina deChabert Petersen has been appointed the administrative director of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleFeb 19 2015 - 7:23pm
UVI Hires New Executive Director for RTPark

After an extensive national search, the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (RTPark) Board of Directors selected Dr. Gillian Marcelle as the new executive director. She also holds a faculty appointment in the UVI School of Business. Marcelle’s contract began Jan. 5.

Read entire articleFeb 10 2015 - 3:50am
USDA Chooses Kimme Bryce to Lead V.I. Rural Development Office

Kimme Bryce was recently appointed as the area director for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The St. Croix office provides loans and grants to individuals, businesses and governmental agencies located on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 5:18pm
Plaskett Honored at Alma Mater: American University College of Law

Days after being sworn in as one of a record number of women who will serve in the 114th Congress, Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), was honored by American University’s Washington College of Law (AUWCL) for being one of two alumnae elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Read entire articleJan 10 2015 - 11:52pm
VING Promotes Deborah V. Lobbenmeier to Colonel

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) promoted Lt. Col. Deborah V. Lobbenmeier at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 29, at the Brigadier General Gerard A. James Sr. Joint Force Headquarters on the Estate Bethlehem Military Compound on St. Croix.

Read entire articleDec 30 2014 - 1:27am