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Fahie Claims Minor Role In Cocaine Scheme, Seeks Lessened Sentence

Andrew Fahie, the former British Virgin Islands leader who used the code name Head Coach in a plot to smuggle huge quantities of cocaine through Tortola to the mainland United States then hide the proceeds, has asked a federal judge in Miami to lessen his potential penalty when sentenced.

FEMS Budget Impact on Employees Questioned

Antonio Stevens, the new director of the Fire and Emergency Medical Services, presented his first budget to the Committee on Budget, Appropriations, and Finance on Friday.

Crucians Sue Over Blocked Beach Access

When the owners of property just north of Frederiksted moved large boulders into the common beach-access walkway, they violated not only the law but a tradition enjoyed by generations of Virgin Islanders, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.

VIDE Maintenance Director on Leave Without Pay

Following the arrest of Education’s Director of Maintenance, Davidson Charlemagne, 50, and his wife, Sasha Charlemagne, 44, department officials said Sunday that he has currently been placed on leave without pay.

Medical Center Hiring Fair Draws Hopeful Applicants

Schneider Regional Medical Center invited applicants into its lobby in hopes of finding personnel to fill its ranks in four operational positions. With the chief executive officer and the head of personnel looking on, Thursday’s hiring fair was declared a success.

Virgin Islander Honored with Prestigious Boston-New England Emmy Award

Cyana Francis-Berkitt, an alumna of Emerson College, graduated from the institution in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and a minor in political communications. In 2021, she began working with WCVB as a weekend evening producer and later expanded her skill set to produce for the weekday morning show EyeOpener in 2023.

Training Sessions Scheduled for STJ Sea Turtle Program Volunteers on June 18 and 22

Are you a morning person? A nature lover? And a resident of St. John? If so, you may be a perfect candidate to join the Virgin Islands National Park Sea Turtle Program sponsored by the Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park.

St. George Village Botanical Garden Seeks Volunteers to Get Ready for Mango Melee

Mango Melee is scheduled for Sunday, July 7. This is the major yearly fundraising event for the St. George Village Botanical Garden. Recent heavy rains have caused overgrowth of vegetation throughout the garden. Volunteers are badly needed to get the grounds ready.

USVI Receives Climate Change Assessment by US Global Change Research Project

Gov. Bryan said the session, which was attended by Cabinet members and representatives of key government agencies, was an “effort to move forward in a cohesive manner” to address the effects of climate change in the territory.

Absentee Ballot Applications for the 2024 Primary Election Now Available

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes advises the public that the first day of receipt of Absentee Ballot applications for the 2024 Primary Election is June 4.

V.I. Government Officials Charged in $4M HUD Fraud Scheme

The Education Department Director of Maintenance, Davidson Charlemagne, 50, and his wife, Sasha Charlemagne, 44, both of St. Croix, were arrested after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging the pair with government program fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday. 

USVI Receives Climate Change Assessment by US Global Change Research Project

Gov. Bryan said the session, which was attended by Cabinet members and representatives of key government agencies, was an “effort to move forward in a cohesive manner” to address the effects of climate change in the territory.

VIWMA Gives Update on St. Thomas Frenchtown Community Sewer Line

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority is currently working in the St. Thomas Frenchtown Community/Joseph Aubain Ball Park area clearing sewage lines. During this time, the VIWMA is asking the public to please traverse the area with caution and avoid parking over manholes and grated areas.

Absentee Ballot Applications for the 2024 Primary Election Now Available

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes advises the public that the first day of receipt of Absentee Ballot applications for the 2024 Primary Election is June 4.

Biden Wins U.S. Virgin Islands Democratic Caucus

At the USVI Democratic Party Caucus on Saturday, President Joe Biden defeated Marianne Williamson by a margin of 99.006 percent to .004 percent, the U.S. Virgin Islands Democratic Party reported.

Op-Ed: Breaking the Silence through Kindness and Connection: Supporting Mental Health in the USVI

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, influencing how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices from day to day. Good mental health is essential for a fulfilling and balanced life.

USVI Receives Climate Change Assessment by US Global Change Research Project

Gov. Bryan said the session, which was attended by Cabinet members and representatives of key government agencies, was an “effort to move forward in a cohesive manner” to address the effects of climate change in the territory.

V.I. Government Officials Charged in $4M HUD Fraud Scheme

The Education Department Director of Maintenance, Davidson Charlemagne, 50, and his wife, Sasha Charlemagne, 44, both of St. Croix, were arrested after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging the pair with government program fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday. 

Op-Ed: Breaking the Silence through Kindness and Connection: Supporting Mental Health in the USVI

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, influencing how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices from day to day. Good mental health is essential for a fulfilling and balanced life.

Team PUR 1 Wins TOTE Team Racing Championship; 104 Junior Sailors Ready for International Optimist Regatta

Good starts, covering competitors and scoring a first-second-third combo finish proved a successful strategy for PUR 1, representing the Sailing Academy at Puerto Rico's Club Nautico de San Juan, to win Thursday's TOTE Team Racing Championship.

81C Exhibits Impressionist Oil Paintings by Max Kovalsky

“Maxim Kovalsky’s recent collection of oil paintings portrays a remarkable presence of color and light amongst an environment portrayed from dawn to dusk in the Virgin Islands."

USVI Receives Climate Change Assessment by US Global Change Research Project

Gov. Bryan said the session, which was attended by Cabinet members and representatives of key government agencies, was an “effort to move forward in a cohesive manner” to address the effects of climate change in the territory.

Clarence Henry Dies at 59

Clarence Henry, also known as “AyAy,” of Carib Villas died on May 6.

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