Senatorial aspirant Kevin Rodriquez has taken his fight to hold off the April 8 special election to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The appeal was filed after U.S. District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez declined to stay the election.
The St. Thomas International Regatta got underway Thursday with the Round the Rocks Race, as 23 boats took their start on a 21-nautical mile course that circumnavigated the U.S. Virgin Island of St. John counter clockwise.
The V.I. Supreme Court has ruled the Superior Court was right to deny V.I. Taxi Associations' request for an injunction stopping the West Indian Company from giving BEST Taxi the contract for rides at the WICO pier.
The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority took delivery of a new, leased 22-megawatt generator Sunday to add generating capacity to the Randolph Harley Power Plant on St. Thomas, the utility reported.
Asked by reporters at a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he’s not willing to take a pay cut to help bridge the budget deficit, said he anticipates generating enough new revenues to take the government through September.
The Virgin Islands Port Authority's Board of Governors acted Wednesday on tearing down and replacing the port’s Gallows Bay arrival building, dredging again the Crown Bay channel, and repairing the runway at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport.
Sears Holdings, the parent company that owns both Kmart and Sears, on Tuesday announced a bleak outlook, but at least for the present it doesn't appear that the four Kmart stores in the U.S. Virgin Islands are facing imminent closure.