Though five failed attempts precede it, the Government Operations and Consumer Affairs Committee forwarded legislation Wednesday in hopes of establishing a Sixth Constitutional Convention of the Virgin Islands for the purpose of drafting a U.S. Virgin Islands Constitution.
With the opening of Love City Ice at the former site of the Old Lumberyard Complex in Cruz Bay, St. John residents once again have a storefront to refill their water jugs and buy ice made with highly filtered water.
This weekend, The Forum will return with its annual classical music concert, with serenades from pianist Julian Gargiulo and the Virgin Islands' own Grammy Award-winning percussionist, Dion Parson.
Governor Bryan Signs a Dozen Bills Into Law; Vetoes Revised “Special Interest” Bill Regarding Casino Licensing
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has signed into law a dozen measures sent up by the 34th Legislature and has vetoed a revised version of a "special interest" bill previously vetoed that seeks to reduce a requirement on a Casino's existing license that it must have a banquet space for at least 400 persons.
The National Park Service is seeking public comment on an initial set of concepts for the redevelopment of Caneel Bay, the iconic resort at Virgin Islands National Park on St. John’s renowned north shore that has been closed since the hurricanes of 2017.
Schneider Regional Medical Center will relaunch its drive-up COVID-19 testing site on Wednesday.
Three more Virgin Islanders died of COVID-19 in the last seven days, bringing the territory's loss to 94, government officials said Tuesday. The news comes as students and school employees prepare to return to in-person learning on Monday, Jan. 24.
All students and school-based employees will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing in advance of the return to in-person learning at the territory's public schools on Jan. 24, the V.I. Education Department announced Monday.
The attorney general of the Virgin Islands says in spite of a recent verdict against an associate of Jeffrey Epstein, it is still up to the territory's Justice Department to win their civil case in court. Attorney General Denise George recently issued a statement about the conviction of Ghislaine Maxwell in federal court on Dec. 29.
Kristen Carmichael-Bowers, the director of the St. John Recovery Choir, has a plan to "blow out the pandemic cobwebs during the next three months."
Friends of Virgin Islands National Park have published "Here, St. John," an oral history about Virgin Islands National Park and St. John that serves to give voice to the heritage, culture and natural history as told by born St. Johnians and resident scientists.
Students Stress Inclusion, Social Justice and Tolerance as Hebrew Congregation Honors Eight at MLK Awards Ceremony
The universality of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s work was not lost on the eight students who spoke to the Hebrew Congregation of St. Thomas virtually on Friday night about their hopes for steering our community toward a path of tolerance, equitable communication, acceptance, and change.
Staffing shortages were responsible for the temporary closure of the air traffic control tower at Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas, which reopened Saturday and reported one cancellation, though the airport itself is open and operating as normal.
Among the many operational challenges occurring at the medical facilities in the territory, it appears that little progress has been made addressing the operations, infrastructure, and disaster recovery projects, as revealed during Friday's senate hearing for the members of the Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services.