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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Moody’s Upgrades WAPA Financial Rating

Moody’s Investors Service revised the V.I. Water and Power Authority's financial rating outlook from “negative” to “stable" this week, according to WAPA

Plans in Works to Study Health Impacts of Methyl Bromide Use

The Health Department has plans in progress to do an epidemiologic investigation on the March incident at St. John’s Sirenusa condominiums, where a pesticide containing methyl bromide used.

WICO Board Elects New Officers

The West Indian Company Lt., operator of the territory's largest cruise ship port, the WICO dock, elected new officers at its first meeting of...

Art Brightens Frenchtown Wall

A Frenchtown neighborhood looks a little brighter this week thanks to the work of 15 art students from Addelita Cancryn Junior High School and a handful of volunteers led by volunteer teacher’s assistant Cecille Arbour.

Gaming Conference Looks at New Options, Building ‘Trust’ in V.I. System

The International Masters of Gaming Law organization returned to the territory this week for a spring conference that brought representatives from more than 40 different countries to St. Thomas.

Rotary II Names Bishop Bevard its ‘Person of the Year’

Bishop Herbert Bevard was named 2015 'Person of the Year' by Rotary of St. Thomas II during a luncheon at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef.

Crime Stoppers: Virginia Homicide, Local Burglary, Shots Fired

J’Wa “Bala” Charlery, who is wanted for a homicide in Richmond, Va., in November 2014. Charlery is a 20-year-old black male, six feet tall, weighs 160 pounds and is believed to be on St. Croix.

All Eyes on 2017 Centennial at 98th Anniversary of Transfer Day

On the 98th anniversary of Transfer Day celebration on St. Thomas on Tuesday, the focus was decidedly on the Virgin Islands' future, as dignitaries spoke of plans for the 2017 Transfer Day centennial.

Lockhart Elementary Wins National Honor for its Nonviolence Program

Lockhart Elementary School on St. Thomas was honored by Students Against Violence Everywhere, sharing the organization's chapter of the year title with Cuthbertson High School in North Carolina.

Feds Yank DPNR’s Boating Infrastructure Grant for Summers End Marina

A Monday letter from DPNR to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stated the decision to yank the bulk of $1.3 million grant to the planned Summers End Marina in Coral Bay was “within its discretion."

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