In very good news for the territory, President Donald Trump has extended the period in which the federal government will pay 100 percent of the cost of hurricane debris removal and for emergency protective measures.
Nathaniel Thomas, who also goes by Jahreek, J, Ringo and R, escaped from Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility Thursday night and is still loose.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is granting another $182 million to the Water and Power Authority and the Waste Management Authority to pay for restoration of electric power and debris removal.
Members of the 32nd Legislature’s Committee on Rules and Judiciary, and testifiers on the issue of property tax assessments on St. John, appeared to have differing ideas about what bill was up for discussion at a committee hearing.
WMA staff were put in the hot seat Thursday by board members pressuring them to complete the paperwork required by FEMA to cover the payment of contracts for debris removal after September’s storms.
A new study finds close genetic links between ancient Taino and modern Puerto Ricans, calling into question old assumptions that Taino people – who once populated what is now the U.S. Virgin Islands – ever really went away.
Waving signs, students at many V.I. public and private schools joined in the National Walkout day, a peaceful, student-led, protest against gun violence Wednesday...
The heads of VIPA and the West Indian Company Ltd. each said Wednesday that a proposed bill to shift management of Frederiksted’s Ann E. Abramson Pier to WICO is unlikely to increase St. Croix’s cruise ship visits.
The V.I. Government Hospital and Health Facilities Corporation Board approved a procurement procedure Wednesday, but not a contract to order dialysis chairs to replace hurricane-damaged equipment at the JFL Hospital.
The St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, the annual benefit of the St. Croix Foundation, is back on the books for April despite the ongoing recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.