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Ospreys, great blue herons and many ducks and warblers are all regular winter residents of the Virgin Islands, but many of them go to the northern United States to breed.
About 33,500 U.S. Virgin Islanders, or roughly one in three territory residents, gets health care thanks to Medicaid, Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez reported during Senate budget hearings Monday.
While a final decision has not been made, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said Monday he is re-evaluating the territory’s public school opening date of Aug. 9 in the face of growing number of COVId-19 cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The V.I. Health Department's Emergency Operations Center will be parked all week outside of the University of the Virgin Islands' Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas, ready to provide free COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the school's planned reopening to in-person classes on Aug. 16.
Police Lt. Clayton Brown has been appointed deputy chief of police for the island of St. John, and Vivianne P. Newton as director of the Internal Affairs and Applicant Screening Bureau
Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
Virgin Islanders have a choice: they can either social distance, mask up and sanitize their hands frequently, or face more stringent restrictions as the territory battles a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Bryan Jr. said in a short broadcast Friday night.
When Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and members of his cabinet showed up for a town hall meeting on St. John Wednesday night, residents were ready with a barrage of questions and comments about issues affecting the islands.
Solar CrowdSource has successfully brought the community-based solar photovoltaic group purchasing program to 14 communities across Georgia and North Carolina.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input about a plan to remove Agave eggersiana from its list of Endangered and Threatened Plants over the next 40 years. Work to increase the plant's abundance and security before the change are planned, at an estimated cost of more than $600,000.
The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the territory, the V.I. Health Department announced Wednesday as it urged residents to get vaccinated against the virus.
If you live in the Virgin Islands, chances are you depend on a cistern for supplying at least some of your household’s water needs.
Students and staff with opposing views on the University of the Virgin Islands’ recent COVID vaccine mandate agreed Friday night on one thing: they all want the university’s campuses, and the people on them, to be safe.
The Delta variant of COVID-19 – a mutation of SARS-CoV-2 virus that is considered by health officials to be both more contagious than the original coronavirus and more lethal – may have been identified in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Although “sea change” generally refers to a paradigm shift or dramatic transition, entrepreneurs Ginny and Grant Maxwell created a subtle spin to the term by giving their new furniture shop the singular name, Seachange.
Department of Tourism Announces Residents will be Able to Upload Vaccine Card in Place of Negative COVID-19 Test
Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte announced that residents who have been vaccinated in the U.S. Virgin Islands will soon be able to upload their vaccine cards to the travel portal in place of a negative COVID-19 test or positive antibody test when traveling.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has tightened entry requirements for anyone traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the British Virgin Islands as that territory battles a devastating COVID-19 outbreak that has seen five deaths in less than a week and an explosion of active cases that now number more than 1,550.
St. John has always attracted artists to its shores, and not all of them choose to show their work in a gallery. Some prefer a bigger “canvas,” like a concrete wall or the side of a building.
Limetree Bay Refining LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
On Earth Day 2020, Elena Magnie, who was 10 years old at the time, felt a call to take action. “Grownups make most of our decisions, and sometimes they don’t see kids as responsible or able to make a difference,” she said. “I wanted to tell kids they can.”