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STJ Restaurants, Three: Thriving at Susannaberg

Before the pandemic, Susannaberg, the formerly quiet part of St. John, offered no more than one place to stop for food and drink. Now five thriving outdoor venues are within a quarter-mile of each other.

Spring Break Parties Attract Crowds of Wild Birds

When island ponds dry up, trapped fish provide a short-lived bonanza for egrets, herons and other wading birds.

Do Any U.S. Virgin Islanders Have Info on BVI Corruption?

In January, outgoing British Virgin Islands Gov. Augustus Jaspert announced a commission of inquiry into public corruption and the commission is asking anyone with any information that to call or email them.
The Roy Lester Schneider Regional hospital. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Congressional Action on USVI Medicaid Key to Fixing Disparities, New Report Says *Update*

A new report by the Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands lays out in damning detail the crippling health care disparities suffered by the U.S. citizens of America’s overseas territories and offers recommendations to end the discrimination upheld for decades. Congressional reform of Medicaid funding is crucial, the report concludes.

Nonprofit Island Green Living to Raffle a ‘Dream Trip to Paradise’

In honor of Earth Day this month, some incredible St. John partners have teamed up to offer an amazing vacation raffle to benefit Island Green Living Association, a local non-profit.

The Tide is Turning on Marine Debris in the U.S. Virgin Islands

An island in the middle of the Caribbean Sea is an idyllic place to live and visit, but islands can be particularly vulnerable to marine debris.

Researcher Shares Family History that Began on Transfer Day

"Cher’rell, find my faddah for me" are the words that began Cheryl Holmes-Miller's search into a U.S. Virgin Islands family story that began in 1917.

You Can’t Spell Innovation Without a V and an I

The government agency that registers and protects inventions across the U.S. says dozens of patents have been awarded to Virgin Islanders over more than 50 years.

‘Vision 2040’ Outlines Path to ‘Recovery with Resiliency’

The Economic Development Authority revealed the U.S. Virgin Islands' 20-year economic strategy in a virtual presentation on Tuesday.

Danish King’s Bust Removed to Make Way for Emancipation History

Former Sen. Myron Jackson was on hand Monday as the large bust of King Christian IX was removed from Emancipation Garden to make way for the Conch Shell Blower – a statue that better reflects the name and history of the square.

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