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Marcia Jameson: Remembering an Artist

Marcia Jameson, who died on Aug. 15, was captivated and inspired by color and beauty, which she embodied on a myriad of canvases with oils and watercolors and pastels throughout her creative and prolific life as a visual artist.
Thursday morning satellite photo shows Hurricane Jerry, far right, approaching the Caribbean. (NOAA photo)

Jerry Is Now a Cat 1 Hurricane

Jerry, the storm system approaching the Caribbean, has grown into a Category 1 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center. On its projected path, Hurricane...

Coast Guard Sets Port Condition X-Ray

The U.S. Coast Guard set port condition X-Ray at 8 p.m. Wednesday based on the projected arrival of gale-force winds associated with Tropical Storm Jerry, which is expected to grow to a Category 1 hurricane by the time it makes its closest pass to the USVI.
U.S. Capitol

Entire Louisiana Congressional Delegation Pleads for USVI to Pay Contractors

Eight lawmakers from Louisiana – all six members of Congress and both senators – signed a letter to Gov. Albert Bryan pleading for action...
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

Panel Holds Beach Access, Coastal Development Bills

Beach access and beach development were the subjects of two bills tabled at the committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning on Wednesday.
A Nissan Leaf at a charging station enjoys free power beachfront at Margaritaville. (Photo provided by St. Thomas Drive Electric day organizers)

Q&A: USVI Advocates Answer Questions About Electric Vehicles

St. Thomas electric vehicle owners and advocates are taking part in National Drive Electric Week events in an effort to encourage more Virgin Islanders to make the switch to electric.
VIHFA Executive Director Daryl Griffith, flanked by EnVision Tomorrow contractors, explains how the new roofing program works. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Roofing Program Designed to Make Homeowners ‘Whole’ Again

A repair program launched by the V.I. Housing Finance Authority is meant to help the more than 1,400 residents who have been living under blue roofs since 2017's twin hurricanes.
Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix. (File photo)

Estate Pearl Site Considered for New STX Landfill

Several days after it was revealed in a federal courtroom, a local government official acknowledged that steps were underway to establish a new landfill site on St. Croix.
The abandoned STX Legislature building in Frederiksted. (File photo) Bldg March 2018

Editorial: Bill Would Make Some Property Owners More Sacred Than Others

Several senators are pushing a new law that would, on its face, force people who own shoreline property not just to allow access to the shore but to build public roads, public sidewalks and more, at their own expense. The proposal is unconstitutional, unfair and abusive.
Peter Muilenburg

Long-Time STJ Resident, Activist Peter Muilenburg Dies at 74

There are some people who, when they die, you think, “If only they had had a chance to ...” That cannot be said of Peter Muilenburg, a long-time resident of St. John who died in August after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

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