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Press Box Questions Reveal the Broad Mission of Territory’s Island Administrators

Potholes, litter, derelict cars, clogged guts, traffic lights – these are just a few of the things the territory’s island administrators deal with daily as the de facto mayors of the Virgin Islands.

Commissioner Boschulte Urges Strict Compliance With COVID-19 Protocols

Seeking to avoid the uptick in positive cases that forced the territory’s Aug. 17 return to the “stay-at-home” phase of its COVID-19 response, Tourism Commissioner Boschulte and his colleagues are reminding their tourism partners of that unwelcome possibility should complacency set in.

Police Tells Court They’ve Recovered Files Lost in 2019 Cyber Attack

V.I. Department of Justice officials recently told a federal judge they have recovered from a 2019 ransomware attack and a computer virus infection that wiped out its electronic records system.

STJ Coastal Zone Management Rejects Application for Cowgirl Bebop

In a unanimous decision, the St. John Committee of Coastal Zone Management voted to disapprove an application by Cowgirl Bebop LLLP to permit a 120-foot floating lounge and restaurant off Mingo Cay in Pillsbury Sound between St. Thomas and St. John.

Waste Haulers May Get Paid; Senators Want Public’s Help in Keeping V.I. Clean

Although Senators' main action at Thursday’s Finance Committee hearing was to advance a bill appropriating $15 million to the Waste Management Authority for outstanding debts to waste haulers, lawmakers also took the time to address the public about keeping the U.S. Virgin Islands clean.

Bryan Removes Head of Save Coral Bay from Coastal Zone Management Committee

The battle surrounding a proposal to build a controversial marina in Coral Bay became even more complicated this week with the removal of one of St. John's Coastal Zone Management Committee members.

STT Residents Offer Vision for Tourism at Virtual Town Hall

Virgin Islanders weighed in on the future of tourism and economic development Wednesday night in the last of three virtual town halls hosted by the UVI Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning.

V.I. Parole Board Schedules Parole Hearings

The Virgin Islands Parole Board advises the public that it will convene on Oct. 14 to hear testimony from victims, family members of victims, or other interested persons for and against the application for parole.
Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (File photo)

Plaskett and Joyce Introduce HR. 8345 Legislation to Extend Relief to U.S. Air Transportation...

However, because this program is set to expire on Oct. 1st and air travel demand remains at historic lows, tens of thousands of job losses are possible within a matter of days,” said Congresswoman Plaskett.

VIEO Reminds Distributed Energy Stakeholders to Register for Net Energy Billing Program

The Virgin Islands Energy Office in partnership with VI Water and Power Authority and the Department of Planning and Natural Resources has worked diligently in alignment with the Bryan/Roach Administration’s vision to create a sustainable renewable energy industry within the territory.





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