A breaker failure on Unit 15 at WAPA's St. Thomas generating plant Monday evening caused a new round of blackouts, just as the authority was preparing to publish a tentative rotating outage schedule.
More than two weeks after a Delaware family got sick after exposure to a pesticide containing methyl bromide at Sirenusa condominiums on St. John, the story is now in the international news.
For more than 25 years, Alvin Turnbull has been designing, creating and selling locally made handicrafts to an ever-widening fan base of residents and tourists.
Some St. Croix campers see more in the annual Easter camp foray to the beaches than a good time weekend. They see opportunities to educate youngsters, strengthen family ties and bring religious practices to the forefront.
After working all night to correct an outage that blacked out portions of the St. Thomas-St. John District, the Water and Power Authority experienced a fault in an auxiliary transformer at the Randolph Harley Power Plant at about 7:45 a.m. Sunday, causing a power outage across both islands.
Parts of St. Thomas and St. John were plunged into darkness Saturday night when the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority lost Unit 23, its workhorse generating unit. The utility restored power to some areas by late in the evening.
V.I. Police officers arrested Lawrence King, 58, of Savan, Wednesday on a charge of attempted burglary.
Adani Queeley, 23, of Grand View, was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated assault and battery/ domestic violence in connection with an incident that occurred March 26, the V.I. Police Department reported.
*Warning: Graphic Photo* Detectives were summoned Wednesday to Estate Anna’s Hope by veterinarians with the V.I. Department of Agriculture to investigate a badly beaten horse found near the Youth Rehabilitation Center, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday.
V.I. law forbids bars and restaurants from selling distilled liquor or mixed drinks from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Good Friday, but wine and beer are not mentioned in the law and are not affected.