Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
In an audio file released Oct. 31, 2013, by Government House, Gov. John deJongh Jr. said he is eager for the upcoming Senate hearing on the proposed Hovensa deal, which he said could speed sale of the shuttered refinery and lead to renewed economic acivity.
John Jackson and Julius Jackson won their fights in Argentina, and Julius earned the vacant WBA Fedebol Super Middleweight title. Samuel Rogers lost a split decision in his match. The boxers will return to St. Thomas Monday night.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
Construction began last month on the St. Thomas Dialysis Center, V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe announced Friday. The center will serve residents as well as tourists.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
The new boats are designated to operate between Red Hook and Cruz Bay, the governor said, but added that "ferry service between St. Thomas and St. Croix will be right behind this."READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
At 9 a.m. April 22, Coral World Ocean Park, Coki Beach Dive Club, The Young Professional Network and community volunteers will join in the Reef Alliance for Earth Day events and clean up Water Bay and Coki Beach. Volunteer divers and snorkelers will meet at Coki Beach Dive Club. Available equipment will be provided free of charge as well as bottles of water. Land volunteers will meet in the Coral World parking area. A barbecue lunch will be provided for the volunteers as well as free admission to Coral World Ocean Park for the remainder of the day. Anyone send an e-mail to Erica Palmer at email@example.com.