Before she passed away in August at the age of 90, Violette Hilty imprinted her love of style and fragrance in downtown Christiansted for almost 60 years.
The Legislature will again create a new board, this one to replace the existing Water and Power Authority Governing Board, if legislation approved unanimously in the Rules and Judiciary Committee on Tuesday becomes law.
The evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic has required a nimble response from government health agencies, including in the Virgin Islands, where officials have relied on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how best to combat the virus.
The Bureau of Motor Vehicles stands to receive additional funding after the Senate Finance Committee voted on Wednesday to appropriate money for a rebuild of the St. Thomas facility that hurricanes Irma and Maria decimated.
The Senate Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation unanimously advanced legislation on Monday that, if enacted, would add two more members to the Virgin Islands Sports Commission – something not all testifiers were in favor of.
Officials at the University of the Virgin Islands have confirmed that two staff members on St. Thomas contracted the novel coronavirus in August.
DPNR has launched an application that will let citizens in the USVI report to the department anonymously if they see something they think is suspicious or illegal that could harm the environment.