At an energy roundtable held this week to discuss recovery, rebuilding and sustainability, much of the focus was on what the V.I. Water and Power Authority has done in the wake of September’s hurricanes and how officials propose to strengthen the system before the next storm season begins in June.
St. Croix is home to several threatened species, and the recent Lacoste Save Our Species polo shirt may give local conservation efforts a welcome international boost.
Damian Cartwright, assistant executive director of the VIPA told the board that work is progressing on the taxiways, generators, lighting and the baggage claim at the Cyril King Airport, and that roof repairs to the Henry Rohlsen Airport should be completed by the end of April.
Dexter Harley, a 32-year-old resident of Tortola in the BVI, and Jose Squiabro, 44 of St. Thomas, were detained Wednesday on charges of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
V.I. Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay on Tuesday sentenced Emanuel Greer to 10 years in prison for an ear-biting incident that occurred in June 2016.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and its partners have provided more than $1 billion to households, businesses, territorial agencies and flood insurance policyholders in the U.S. Virgin Islands.