Have you ever wondered why the roads in the Virgin Islands are riddled with potholes and who is responsible for maintaining the streets that residents must precariously navigate each day? Why do some streets seem to get maintained before others?
“Everyone has a green thumb,” according to Eldridge Thomas, “they just might not know it.” Thomas is the president of We Grow Food Inc., which sponsored the 23rd annual Bordeaux Rastafari Farmers Vegan Food Fair on St. Thomas.
St. John residents and visitors flocked to Susannaberg to celebrate the work done by the St. John Cancer Fund. Cruz Bay Music hosted a free concert as part of a series of events leading up to Light Up the Night, St. John Cancer Fund’s major fundraiser.
A bill to raise the fines for serving alcohol to minors was amended twice before leaving the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning on Friday and forwarded to the Rules and Judiciary Committee.
It is enticing as residents of Paradise to see ourselves as separate from the travails of the nation we are citizens of, or from the suffering of the rest of the world.
The Rotary West of St. Croix’s annual fundraiser was a special one for Edgar Iles. He celebrated 50 years of being a Rotarian and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the club.
As Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. addressed the people of the Virgin Islands last week with his annual State of the Territory speech, two stakeholders in the audience listened with particular care. For Senate President Novelle Francis Jr. and Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, the governor’s status report offered a moment to reflect on how to help the chief executive make progress.