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Governor Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Additional Federal COVID-19 Relief

In his letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Gov. Bryan issued an urgent request for further COVID-19 Relief Fund Aid

Local Clothing Line Kasavah Set to Launch on Black Friday

Free-spirited, modern, bohemian and cozy are some of the words used to describe Kasavah, a new St. Croix-based clothing line catering to small children and women.

VIWMA Addresses Distribution of Waste Haulers’ Vendor Payments

VIWMA has been in constant communication with OMB to ensure that approved invoices for all vendors will be finalized and submitted for payment within the timeframe outlined in Act 8381.
The Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (Source file photo)

VIWMA Releases Thanksgiving Day Schedule for Landfills, Transfer Station

As people attend holiday gatherings with family and friends, they should be mindful to properly dispose of their trash.

Governor Bryan Urges Virgin Islanders to Go ‘Meatless’ on November 25

The governor pledged to go meatless on that day in solidarity with the territory’s East Indian community, and he is urging all his fellow Virgin Islanders to join him

Callers Weigh in on Government’s ‘Vision 2040’ Plan

“Thanks for calling Vision 2040,” was a familiar refrain as Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. fielded phone calls and online comments Monday evening during a virtual town hall.

Bryan Asks for Extra COVID Precautions, Calls Special Session

As the territory’s COVID numbers creep up, Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. said extra precautions are necessary to avoid a shutdown, particularly as holiday travel and visitors arriving on the islands increase the threat of infection.

EDA Approves Room Tax Use for Upgrading Frenchman’s Reef

A unanimous vote of approval from the Economic Development Authority board put the owners of the Frenchman’s Reef Resort one step closer to being able to use room taxes to reimburse a portion of reconstruction and upgrades to Noni Beach.

Clema Lewis: V.I. Should Discuss Racism Now

Clema Lewis, executive director of the Women's Coalition of St. Croix, encouraged residents to take part in the remaining three installments of the group's virtual seminars on racism scheduled for December, January and February.

V. I. Basketball Federation Gets Ready for AmeriCup Qualifiers

The Window 2 games of the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup Qualifiers, which will be played in a BUBBLE format in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic..

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