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A group of cruise ship visitors surround chef/owner Christopher 'Naddy' Samuel at his Tail End Bar, Restaurant and Courtyard.

Tail End Bar, Restaurant and Courtyard Offers Crucian Cuisine in Frederiksted

At the far edge of downtown Frederiksted, at the very end of King Street, lies the Tail End Bar, Restaurant, and Courtyard, where owner Christopher Samuel opened it three years ago in the former Harbor Lights.
Council of Elders members, from left, Shalima Edwards, Sara Hayes, Qiyahmah Rahman, Tahirah Abu Bakr, Etherero Akinshegun and Frandelle Gerard are presented to the community at an event in 2016. (Submitted photos)

St. Croix Council of Elders Seek to Reclaim Values, Tradition

In 2014 a group of local women and men came together to establish the St. Croix Council of Elders in response to what they perceive to be the breakdown of traditional family values, the deterioration of the family unit and the mounting violence among today’s youth.

This Week’s Senate Calendar May 27 – 31

Senate Calendar 33rd Legislature of The Virgin Islands Monday, May 27 MEMORIAL DAY Tuesday, May 28 No committee meetings will be held today. Wednesday, May 29 No committee meetings will...

Two Victims of Fatal Accident ID’d

Two 28-year-old St. Croix men were killed Friday evening in a fatal traffic accident near the Lime Tree Refinery on St. Croix, the V.I. Police reported. Next of kin identified the driver of the vehicle as Bernard Matthew and the passenger as Derrick Liburd, both 28.
Elizabeth Armstrong at an April WAPA board meeting.

WAPA Board Approves Funding for Air Quality Testing, Security Services, Liability Insurance

On Thursday, the Governing Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority approved a $250,000 contract to ensure the utility remains in compliance with testing mandates set forth by the EPA as part of existing consent decrees at the WAPA power plants.
Truck hauls trash at St. Croix's Anguilla landfill recently (Susan Ellis photo)

VIWMA Announces Memorial Day Operations

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of the hours of operation for VIWMA's Landfills, Transfer Stations (TS), Convenience Centers (CC) and administrative offices in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27.
Juan F. Luis Hospital in pre-hurricane file photo. JFL was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.

FEMA Approves Funds to Replace JFL Hospital

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will cover the cost of replacing the Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital on St. Croix, which sustained severe damage the hurricanes of September 2017, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced in a statement released Friday by Government House.

STX Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy

Don-Luke George, 24, of St. Croix, pled guilty Thursday in District Court to one count of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Former FEMA Employee Charged with Stealing Government Property

Duane Woods Jr., a former employee of of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, was indicted in District Court on St. Thomas on charges of receiving stolen government property and grand larceny.

Water-Accessible Bars and Restaurants Are Trending in USVI

New on-water businesses have dropped anchor on St. Thomas and St. John in the last two years joining a handful of places that were...

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