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Viya CEO Geraldine Pitt, left, shakes hands with Sen. Novelle Francis (D-STX) at Thurday’s hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Viya Asks Senate to Revisit Vetoed ‘Dig Once Bill’

Viya Chief Executive Officer Geraldine Pitt called on lawmakers Thursday to revisit former Sen. Nellie O’Reilly’s “Dig Once” legislation, calling it a critical component in ensuring the resilience of essential infrastructures, including Viya’s network.
VIPA acting Assistant Director Angelo Raimondi speaks to shippers about proposed amendments to the existing marine tariff.

VIPA Rolls Out Two Changes to Marine Tariff, Tables Two Others

At a public hearing on St. Thomas, V.I. Port Authority officials proposed four amendments to its existing marine tariff: two will go into effect, while the remaining two were tabled after local shipping companies expressed concerns about everything from billing to Customs delays.
Cruz Bay Creek. (File photo by Amy Hope Roberts)

Identity of Body Found in Cruz Bay Creek Still Unknown

Police officials are still seeking the identity of a body found floating in the Creek in Cruz Bay Thursday morning. “We couldn’t tell from the...

Lawmakers Consider Bills Aimed at NAIC Accreditation at St. John Hearing

How to raise the national profile of the Virgin Islands insurance industry was the topic of discussion Wednesday for the 33rd Legislature's Committee of the Whole. Under consideration were two bills sponsored by Senate President Kenneth Gittens.

St. Croix’s Michael Atwell Wins 46th Annual Territorial Spelling Bee

Good Hope Country Day School’s Michael Atwell, 2019 St. Croix District Intermediate Spelling Bee champ, proved he’s the best speller in the territory, winning the 46th Annual Virgin Islands Territorial Intermediate Spelling Bee.

Man Killed in Christiansted Shooting

One man was killed Wednesday evening in a shooting that followed an argument in Christiansted, the V.I. Police Department reported.
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