V.I. residents continue to see improvements throughout the territory as part of the government’s efforts to address both hurricane recovery issues and additional long standing infrastructure challenges like the Turpentine Run Project and improvements to Main Street on St Thomas.
Friends and clients of St. John businessman Jason Monigold were relieved to hear that charges of sex crimes made against him in February were dismissed following a plea agreement in Benton County, Oregon, on Sept. 11.
The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Wednesday it will be signing over $251 million dollars to the U.S. Virgin Islands in rum tax cover-over payments for the estimated FY 2019 rum tax collections in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This is the largest amounts since 2013.
A survey of restaurants throughout St. John shows that some have shut down permanently while others have chosen to open in spite of the decline of hungry tourists.
Senators were frustrated that VIPA Executive Director David Mapp did not appear for the Port Authority's budget hearing Tuesday and voted to subpoena him to testify.
The V.I. Casino Control Commission's revenues slowed a lot after last year's hurricanes and it is behind on its bills, Vice Chair Usie Richards and Executive Director Barbara James-Petersen told senators during budget hearings Tuesday.