The V.I. Lottery is saying goodbye to an outdated and time-consuming ball pick drawing system and ushering in a “wave of opportunity” with its new digital draw system, which will make its debut in the territory on March 19.
So far there is no sign that the quickly spreading Coronavirus, COVID-19, has reached the Virgin Islands, but Department of Health and other government officials are keeping an eye out for it, and preparing for the worst.
Now celebrating its centennial, the League of Women Voters was gearing up to mark its 50th anniversary in the late 1960s when word came that women from the USVI, a place many Americans had never even heard of, wanted to join the party.
The Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument will hold the 29th annual St. John Folklife Festival Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The festival is free to attend, and all ages are welcome.
After two weeks of long lines at Cyril E. King Airport and Edward W. Blyden IV Marine Terminal on St. Thomas, repairs to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection screening areas have been completed and normal operations will resume Friday.
There are 19 fewer cats and dogs that will multiply on St. Croix, thanks to the Sunshine Foundation’s World Spay Day free clinic on Tuesday.
The U.S. Virgin Islands could begin hosting an annual Caribbean Agricultural Symposium, exploring such topics as agritourism, imports and exports and the latest agricultural information, if a bill approved Tuesday in committee is enacted by the full Senate.