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Ocean Thermal Energy Company Study Finds: OTEC Feasible

A company trying to persuade the territory to contract it to build a commercial-scale ocean thermal electricity production plant told the V.I. Legislature it concluded it was feasible.

Government Energy Efficiency Efforts Paying Off

Investments in energy efficiency in the territory's schools and hospitals are saving the government and taxpayers more than $3.2 million in utility bills every year, according to Energy Systems Group.

New Story by jb

A 30-year-old Michigan woman made her initial appearance Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged with possession with intent to distribute...

viNGN Terminates Five to “Re-Align” with Middle Mile “Primary Mission”

In the wake of the V.I. Next Generation Network's president Tonjia Coverdale's resignation over the fiber-optic network's direction, management of that government-owned internet system...

New Story by Chip Livingston

The V.I. Legislature approved increasing the local minimum wage to $10.50 per hour in 2017, Thursday in session. With amendments during Thursday's session, the bill...

My Brother’s Workshop Opens House to the Public and St. Croix Chamber

With pride in their voices, wide smiles and a spring in their step, young men who are part of My Brother's Workshop gave tours Wednesday of the facility they are rehabilitating on St. Croix.

Man Shot to Death in Bovoni

A 35-year-old man, Calvin Garvey, was shot and killed Monday night in the vicinity of Sanchez Town in Bovoni, according to the V.I. Police Department. It was the 10th homicide on St. Thomas since the beginning of the year.

GERS Wants to Set the Record Straight About Investments

GERS Administrator Austin L. Nibbs said Tuesday that misinformation about the failing pension system’s investment portfolio may be obscuring the larger issue of its huge unfunded liability.

EDA Kicks Off Public Education Campaign at Local Schools

The Economic Development Authority kicked off a public education campaign Tuesday, addressing “myths” about the organization and speaking to students about job and scholarship opportunities.

Weekly Update: One New Zika Case Confirmed on St. Croix

On Tuesday the V.I. Department of Health reported one new case of Zika in a woman on St. Croix. To date, 12 of the 13 Zika cases have occurred on St. Croix, but there are pending cases from all three islands.

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