The Coral Bay Community Council wants to know why Summer’s End Group has failed to clear hurricane wreckage from their leased properties on St. John. The group is hitting a brick wall.
Preening about, pretending to be a hero of the people by starving WAPA of funds, thus ensuring the people will pay more in the long run, has long been a favorite pastime of senators. It should end.
Charlene Kehoe, director of Cancer Support VI, recently had a mastectomy at Schneider Regional Medical Center. Her experience was all good.
Ivan Butcher II says he supports the Reapportionment Initiative, but he believes it needs some altercations and more clarity.
There are three separate bodies regulating gambling in the U.S. Virgin Islands with nonsensical jurisdictions. One of them is completely opaque about its operations. The other two cover nearly identical subjects. This is ridiculous, wasteful, duplicative, inefficient and an invitation to corruption.
Susan Lloyd had breakfast with the man, Oriel Smith, who has been taking care of the grounds of Caneel. He has also been protecting St. John’s donkeys for over 20 years. She and others have started a fund to preserve the island’s natural beauty and wildlife.
The Legislature should dissolve the West Indian Company and merge it into the V.I. Port Authority, because it makes no sense for a tiny territory with the population of Peoria, Illinois, to have two distinct local government bodies overseeing different ports and cruise ship piers.
D. Orlando Smith OBE, the premier of the British Virgin Islands, gives his final address to his fellow citizens.
There is reason to think a hotel would be good for the Yacht Haven Grande area. And if it really is a viable project, lenders should be up for lending $10 million secured by the hotel's future tax revenues. Plus, changes made to the Tax Increment Financing law last year make it easier for a developer to use the program.
In September, the nation was rocked with allegations that Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee at the time, had sexually assaulted a high school classmate at a house party in 1982. Following the hundreds of video snippets, articles and commentary, I was triggered in an unimaginable way by Dr. Ford's testimony and even cried watching at home.