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Muriel Hodge Dies

We are saddened to announce the passing of Muriel “Brandy” Hodge of Tamarind Estate, St. Croix, on Wednesday, May 22. 

Madonia Howard Blake Dies at 89

We announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend Madonia Howard Blake. Madonia transitioned into eternal peace on Tuesday, June 4.

Rawleigh Alford Forbes Dies at 85

Rawleigh Alford Forbes died on Thursday, June 6, at age 85. 

Virginia T. Liburd Dies at 97

Virginia T.  Liburd, also known as “Ma,” of Peter’s Rest died on May 29. She was 97 years old.

NOAA Predicts Very Active Hurricane Season; USDA Urges Preparing for 2024 Storms

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages producers to prepare and protect their family and agricultural operations.

Lillian Mercer Dies

Lillian Mercer has died.

UVI Board of Trustees to Meet June 22

The meeting will begin with regular session agenda items and will continue with the election of officers.

Esmeralda Cornelius Dies at 90

Esmeralda Cornelius, also known as “Esme,” of Estate Lavallee died on June 2. She was 90 years old.

Peggy Marie Franco Dies at 54

Peggy Marie Franco of Larraine Village transitioned into eternal peace on June 10. She was 54 years old.

Esmie Idona Maynard Dies

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Esmie Idona Maynard of Croddock Road, Charlestown, Nevis. Esmie passed away on May 7, at her home on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Island

Delroy C. Christian Dies

Delroy Charles Christian, better known as “Kimini,” died on May 12 in Florida.

Forestry Inventory of the U.S. Virgin Islands Begins on St. John

The inventory is part of a federal effort to collect, analyze and report information on the status and trends of America’s forests.

UVI Free Tuition Scholarships Now Available for Part-Time, Online Students

UVI policies have been implemented to help students maximize financial aid through the scholarship program and other supplemental sources, including federal, private and local awards. New students are encouraged to apply to UVI now for the 2024 fall semester.

NRCS Caribbean Area Accepting Applications for Joint Chief’s Landscape Restoration Partnership

The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service in the Caribbean Area is now accepting applications for forest management activities on private lands. The activities aim to reduce wildfire risk in municipal watersheds, implement carbon defense initiatives, and enhance habitat for threatened and endangered species through the Caribbean Joint Chiefs' Landscape Restoration Partnership.

People Across Caribbean Nations Join Events to Call for Urgent Climate Action

During June 14-16, hundreds of passionate individuals from eight Caribbean countries came together for an initiative called "I Love the Caribbean," creating a unified call for urgent climate action.

Norbert M. Altius Dies at 71

Norbert M. Altius, also known as “Norbie” or “Dadaps,” of Estate Cane, St. Croix, U.S. Virgins Islands, died peacefully at his home on May 30.

Sylvan Benjamin Dies at 57

The family of Sylvan Benjamin, also known as “Boom,” announces his death on May 24 at the age 57.

Marion Dorothy Hatchett Dies at 95

Marion Dorothy Hatchett was born on March 2, 1929, to the late Constancia Miriam Rhymes and Conrad Hatchett.

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.

Beach Advisory for June 10-14

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 17 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 10 – June 14, 2024. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing:

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