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Quadrille dancers from Alfredo Andrews Elementary School were on hand to perform for Martin Luther King Day in Frederiksted. (Melody Rames photo)

Frederiksted Remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

The mood was joyous and celebratory, the weather warm and sunny, and Frederiksted's King Street was lined Monday morning with marchers celebrating the memory...
Gov. Albert Bryan chats with We Grow Food, Inc. President Eldritch Thomas on Sunday at the 22nd Rastafari Cultural and Agricultural Fair.

Bordeaux Farmers Building Back Minus Disaster Relief

Fifteen months after the devastation wrought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria the farmers of western St. Thomas are taking up an old, familiar cry; there's not enough water to sustain their crops.
Delegate Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Plaskett Discusses What the New Democratic Majority Means for the USVI

As Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) begins her third term in Congress representing the U.S. Virgin Islands, she and the Democratic Party are in the majority. But the Senate and presidency are controlled by the GOP. What are the prospects for legislation impacting the territory during this time of divided government?
Irvin 'Brownie' Brown appears before the V.I. Legislature at a hearing earlier this year. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Community Honors the Legacy of Irvin ‘Brownie’ Brown

A cross-section of the Virgin Islands community came together Saturday to pay final respects to community stalwart, radio broadcaster and family man, Irvin Delano “Brownie” Brown Sr.
Screenshot of a video that purports to show Dalton Powell stealing from dinghies on St. John.

Slew of St. John Dinghy Thefts Highlights Broken Mental Health System

A recent string of dinghy thefts on St. John quickly has unfolded into a larger story involving threats, public disturbances and animal cruelty, prompting outcry from affected St. John residents, new responses from the V.I. Police Department, and the mother of a mentally ill man to come forward in his defense.
Solar panels soak up the last of the day's sunlight on St. John.

Solarize St. John Plans to Lower Cost of Solar Energy on Island

A new public-private initiative seeks to match home and business owners with local solar installation companies, giving St. John residents a chance to purchase solar energy systems for their homes and businesses.
From left, Michael DelGiacco, owner of Beeston Hill Health and Wellness, Wendy Adams, co-manager and Dr. Micah McIntosh at A Better Day Café, part of the DelGiaccos investment in St. Croix.

Bringing New Life to Beeston Hill Gym and Business World

After just four years on St. Croix, Michael DelGiacco and his wife, Dr. Elizabeth “Ellie” DelGiacco, knew the island was “a special place” and decided to add their experience and expertise to making it a little better.
Monika Aranha takes part in Saturday's St. John Women's March.

St. John Residents March in Favor of Women’s Rights

More than 100 St. John residents turned out for the Women’s March in Cruz Bay on Saturday, and if the crowd wasn’t as large as at the one held two years ago, it was no less enthusiastic.
Kathlyn Reynold, chef and owner of Hot on the Spot, serves food to the hungry crowd at Taste of Two Islands.

Hundreds Gather for WTJX’s Taste of Two Islands

With 26 participating restaurants serving everything from saltfish cakes to caramel-crusted pork belly, the theme of WTJX’s 14th Annual Taste of Two Islands, “Savor the Flavor,” was aptly named. The event, held Thursday night at Antilles School’s Mark C. Marin Center on St. Thomas, also featured wine, spirits and music.

Bryan Signs Medical Cannabis Law

After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Saturday signed into law several bills, including one that making medicinal cannabis accessible to qualified patients in the Virgin Islands.

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