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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Senate Looking at New Mandate for Vets as Election Looms

The USVI will have a minor new mandate to give burial benefits to V.I. veterans who pass away outside the territory if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 11:11pm
Zika Update: 52 New Cases Reported; Health Says Outbreak Peaked Five Weeks Ago

This week the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 52 new cases of Zika virus in the territory, bringing the total number of cases to 462.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 10:49pm
American Airlines Cancels Miami Flights Due to Hurricane

American Airlines has canceled six flights to and from Miami on Thursday due to Hurricane Matthew, V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe announced.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 10:47pm
Sprauve Students, Staff Thank Donors for New A.C. Units

Students and teachers at Julius E. Sprauve School gathered in the cafeteria Wednesday morning to thank Mitsubishi Electric and Dr. Cool for four new energy-efficient air conditioning units.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 10:42pm
Law Library to Close Temporarily at Amphlett Leader Justice Complex

The Superior Court of the Virgin Islands advises the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar of the temporary closure of the Law Library at the R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, effective Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 10:02pm
GERS Member Services Division to Close on Fridays

Effective Oct. 7, the Member Services Division of the Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) will be closed to the public every Friday.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 5:47pm
DHS Hosts Pre-Employment Transition Services Conference

The Department of Human Services (DHS), in collaboration with the State Office of Special Education in the Department of Education, recently hosted a three-day training conference at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort, Sept. 28-30. The conference was for counselors, social workers, special education teachers, administrators and students.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 5:21pm
VIPD Officers Return Home After Successfully Completing NYPD Academy Training

Eight Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers have successfully completed a rigorous six-month training program at the NYPD Academy in New York City. Graduation ceremonies were held on Thursday Sept. 29.

Read entire articleOct 5 2016 - 6:56am
VIPA Receives $10.7 M in Federal Funds for Airport Projects

A $10.5 million grant will help the V.I. Port Authority move forward with several aviation initiatives, including terminal improvements at both the Henry E. Rohlsen and Cyril E. King airports.

Read entire articleOct 4 2016 - 11:39pm
Five More Units Down in Bournefield; VIPA Moves Ahead with Plans for Alternate Site

The demolition of another set of units in Estate Bournefield on St. Thomas is bringing to fruition plans by the V.I. Port Authority to relocate its maintenance division to the area.

Read entire articleOct 4 2016 - 11:37pm