The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring a strong weather system that has a chance of developing into a relatively rare December tropical or subtropical storm. The system has been designated as “Invest 99L,” and it is currently located in the central Atlantic.
Amy Gibbs is a classically trained artist and the owner of the Art Explorium at Tillett Gardens. Megan Lyn is entirely self-taught and the creative force behind numerous murals around the island. Together, they are working to bring art alive on St. Thomas.
Community First, a project of Liberty Place, Inc., is seeking logo entries that represent the charge of ending homelessness in the Virgin Islands. Entries must be submitted to a staff or board member of Liberty Place by January 16, 2023.
Since 2016, R.E.A.L. (Rescue Educate Adopt Love) Cruzan Cats has been rescuing and finding homes for feline cats and kittens, one at a time. This year, they launched a spay/neuter clinic and are in the process of creating a sanctuary east of Gallows Bay on St. Croix for homeless felines.
The territory has recorded its 126th death from COVID-19 — a 93-year-old man on St. Croix — the Health Department reported Wednesday afternoon while extending its condolences to his family and friends.
A man wanted for attempted murder in California is in custody after his arrest Tuesday on St. Croix on a warrant issued by the Sacramento Superior and Municipal Court, the V.I. Police Department reported.
More than a dozen people stood excitedly in the V.I. Children’s Museum surrounding a large check. The check was from the King of the Wing competition held this year in June at Magens Bay. It was a fundraiser for the V.I. Children’s Museum and raised $105,281.40.
The Water and Power Authority’s Richmond Estate generating plant on St. Croix is online to get $53 million in CDBG-DR funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve the plant’s efficiency and reliability.
The fourth annual Limpricht Park Tree Lighting hosted by the Crucian Cultural Group will take place on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. The virtual program will stream live on WTJX, PBS Channel 12, as well as on the CCG Facebook page.
Experts on cybersecurity often remind parents to monitor their children’s online activity. One St. Thomas mother recently did just that. As a result, a man described as a family friend is being held in jail on $100,000 bail.
Funding for an emergency service that provides care for the elderly and disabled recently sought approval from the 34th Legislature Finance Committee. Testifiers appearing at a hearing held Friday said the Emergency Mobile Integrated Health Care Program began on St. Croix after the passage of Hurricane Maria.
The Rotary Club of St. Thomas has planted its first peace pole at the Boys and Girls Club at the Oswald Harris Court housing community on St. Thomas. The pole was designed and painted by Boys and Girls Club members ages 4 to 10, according to member Kelecia Francis.
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