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V.I. Chief Negotiator Natalie Nelson Tang How discusses government raises and the budgets for her department, the Office of Collective Bargaining.

Lawmakers Grill V.I. Negotiator Over Mapp’s Wage Hikes

Lawmakers on Tuesday grilled Virgin Islands Chief Negotiator Natalie Nelson Tang How, asking her to reconcile what they consider conflicts between Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s recent actions raising wages for executive branch employees and the mandates of both the Office of Collective Bargaining and the Senate.
The deck of Grand Vic, undergoing trials in Alabama. (Photo from Love City Car Ferries)

Love City Car Ferries Announces New Barge

On Aug. 9, Love City Car Ferries Inc. posted a photo on Facebook of the deck of a barge being built for the company at a boatyard in Alabama, and the “likes” and heart icons started piling up on social media.

ALERT: Main Street Enhancement Project Advances to New Phase; Guttets Gade Intersection Closure Set

To accommodate the steady progress that contractors continue to make on the Main Street Enhancement Project, the intersection at Guttets Gade will be closed starting Friday, Aug. 17.

General II Scheduled for Dry Dock Starting Aug. 16

While the General II is out of service, there will only be one car ferry servicing the Cruz Bay/Red Hook route.
Sen. Wayne James chairing a 2010 hearing on St. Croix (File photo)

Wayne James Trial: Witness Claims No Knowledge of Invoice Submitted in His Name

A witness from Denmark called to the stand on the first day of former Sen. Wayne James’ federal corruption trial testified he had no knowledge of an invoice James submitted to the Legislature under his name for services never offered or completed.

JetBlue Restoring Boston-to-St. Thomas Seasonal Service

New York-based airline JetBlue announced Monday it will relaunch its popular Boston to St. Thomas route this winter. The airline also said it will be a sponsor of Sunday's Chili Cook-Off.
Brian Smith (File photo)

Elections Board Denies Smith’s Recount Petition

In a 6-4 vote Monday, the V.I. Board of Elections denied Sen. Brian Smith’s petition for a manual recount of primary election votes cast in the senator-at-large race.
NYC Councilman Andy King helps My Brother’s Workshop build tables for schools.

New York City Council Members Lend a Hand to Local Non-Profits

More than 25 people from New York, including members of the New York City council, labor union leaders and their families recently wrapped up their Annual Black, Latino and Asian Legislative Labor Retreat on St. Thomas, following a week of humanitarian work in some areas of the community that need it the most.
Attorney General Claude Walker in an April photo, testifying at a V.I. Senate hearing.. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Walker Calls Waterfront Gunshot Justified

The head of the V.I. Justice Department announced Monday the end of an investigation into a July shooting incident involving an off duty peace officer.
John Petersen

Man Charged with Assault for Allegedly Beating Female

John Petersen, a 63-year-old St. Thomas man, was arrested at 9:45 a.m. Monday by the V.I. Police Department after he was identified as the suspect who struck a woman with a baseball bat.





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2018 Men’s Flag Football


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Where is everyone?????

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