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Friday, June 14, 2024

V.I. Government Officials Charged in $4M HUD Fraud Scheme

The Education Department Director of Maintenance, Davidson Charlemagne, 50, and his wife, Sasha Charlemagne, 44, both of St. Croix, were arrested after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging the pair with government program fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday. 

Waste Management Board Nominees Ponder Waste-To-Energy

Two men nominated to join the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority’s Governing Board said they’d seek to modernize services, engage in environmentally sensitive practices, innovate revenue collection, and create a workplace that would attract eager experts. They told a Senate committee Thursday morning that they also had experience in potential of waste-to-energy programs in the territory.

VINP Superintendent Updates Community about Caneel Bay and Park Improvements

A portion of the shuttered property that was formerly the Caneel Bay Resort on St. John will be open to the public within a matter of weeks, according to Penny Del Bene, the superintendent of the Virgin Islands National Park.

Winning Ferry Name to Be Revealed Monday

After reviewing more than 305 suggested names for the new ferry soon to be traversing Pillsbury Sound, the Public Works Department plans to reveal the winning entry Monday, officials said Tuesday afternoon.

Op-Ed: Breaking the Silence through Kindness and Connection: Supporting Mental Health in the USVI

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, influencing how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices from day to day. Good mental health is essential for a fulfilling and balanced life.

Photo Focus: 35th Legislature Displays Support for LGBTQ+ Community

The Virgin Islands Legislature will display the Progress Pride flag* at all Senate buildings across the territory during June in recognition of Pride Month, Senate President Novelle E. Francis, Jr. announced Wednesday. 

Police Respond to Shooting at Bovoni Housing Community; Resident Arrested, Charged

A resident of a public housing community on St. Thomas was accused of causing injury to a number of minors gathered near her home. Police were called to the scene after the parents of one of the alleged victims came home with blood running down their leg.

No LEAC Increase as WAPA’s Deferred Costs Skyrocket

At a Public Services Commission meeting where its rates were under discussion, V.I. Water and Power Authority officials failed to show up Tuesday, forcing the PSC to issue a subpoena.

“No Weapons Allowed” on St. John; Department Officials Give 2024 Celebration Updates

On Tuesday, representatives from the Division of Festivals, V.I. Police Department, Health Department, Waste Management Authority, Licensing and Consumer Affairs Department, and the Public Works Department appeared before the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, and Public Safety to provide safety and permitting updates for the upcoming celebration on St. John.

Team PUR 1 Wins TOTE Team Racing Championship; 104 Junior Sailors Ready for International Optimist Regatta

Good starts, covering competitors and scoring a first-second-third combo finish proved a successful strategy for PUR 1, representing the Sailing Academy at Puerto Rico's Club Nautico de San Juan, to win Thursday's TOTE Team Racing Championship.

Absentee Ballot Applications for the 2024 Primary Election Now Available

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes advises the public that the first day of receipt of Absentee Ballot applications for the 2024 Primary Election is June 4.

V.I. Government Officials Charged in $4M HUD Fraud Scheme

The Education Department Director of Maintenance, Davidson Charlemagne, 50, and his wife, Sasha Charlemagne, 44, both of St. Croix, were arrested after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging the pair with government program fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday. 

Waste Management Board Nominees Ponder Waste-To-Energy

Two men nominated to join the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority’s Governing Board said they’d seek to modernize services, engage in environmentally sensitive practices, innovate revenue collection, and create a workplace that would attract eager experts. They told a Senate committee Thursday morning that they also had experience in potential of waste-to-energy programs in the territory.

Viya Shares Hurricane Preparedness Reminders

In the face of impending severe weather, hurricanes and disasters, Viya emphasizes the importance of staying informed through local radio, television and social media channels to receive updates from the U.S. Virgin Islands premier telecommunications provider.

Absentee Ballot Applications for the 2024 Primary Election Now Available

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes advises the public that the first day of receipt of Absentee Ballot applications for the 2024 Primary Election is June 4.

Biden Wins U.S. Virgin Islands Democratic Caucus

At the USVI Democratic Party Caucus on Saturday, President Joe Biden defeated Marianne Williamson by a margin of 99.006 percent to .004 percent, the U.S. Virgin Islands Democratic Party reported.

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Op-Ed: Breaking the Silence through Kindness and Connection: Supporting Mental Health in the USVI

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, influencing how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices from day to day. Good mental health is essential for a fulfilling and balanced life.

Waste Management Board Nominees Ponder Waste-To-Energy

Two men nominated to join the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority’s Governing Board said they’d seek to modernize services, engage in environmentally sensitive practices, innovate revenue collection, and create a workplace that would attract eager experts. They told a Senate committee Thursday morning that they also had experience in potential of waste-to-energy programs in the territory.

V.I. Government Officials Charged in $4M HUD Fraud Scheme

The Education Department Director of Maintenance, Davidson Charlemagne, 50, and his wife, Sasha Charlemagne, 44, both of St. Croix, were arrested after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging the pair with government program fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Thursday. 

Op-Ed: Breaking the Silence through Kindness and Connection: Supporting Mental Health in the USVI

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act, influencing how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices from day to day. Good mental health is essential for a fulfilling and balanced life.

Team PUR 1 Wins TOTE Team Racing Championship; 104 Junior Sailors Ready for International Optimist Regatta

Good starts, covering competitors and scoring a first-second-third combo finish proved a successful strategy for PUR 1, representing the Sailing Academy at Puerto Rico's Club Nautico de San Juan, to win Thursday's TOTE Team Racing Championship.

The Virgin Islands Salsa Festival Returns to St. Croix Saturday

In the heart of St. Croix, the eagerness for the Virgin Islands Salsa Festival is intense. At the pre-kickoff last Sunday, the Palms at Pelican Cove hosted a vibrant meet-and-greet event where judges mingled with pageant contestants and sponsors, setting the stage for a week of rhythm, culture, and celebration.

VIDE State Office of Special Education Conducts Annual Parental Satisfaction Survey

Acting State Director Kathleen Merchant invites all parents and guardians of children and youth with disabilities, ages 3 to 21, to participate in this important survey.

Steve Jack Dies at 55

Steve Jack was born on Jan. 26, 1969, on St. Croix and passed away on May 24, 2024, at the age of 55 in Tampa, Fla.

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