Update: heavy rain associated with Tropical Storm Philippe is forecast to continue through at least today and tomorrow as the system moves to the north of the USVI and Puerto Rico. Flooding is possible, and residents and visitors in both territories are advised to remain alert.
Outspoken former St. Croix lawmaker Alicia "Chucky" Hansen passed away Monday at the age of 70. As word of her passing spread across the Virgin Islands, it was met with praise for a woman considered a passionate advocate for underserved and underrepresented Virgin Islanders.
St. Croix Good Hope Country Day School (GHCDS) held its first volleyball tournament since 2020, welcoming four varsity girls teams, three varsity boys teams, and four junior varsity boys and girls teams.
The court community of the Virgin Islands formally welcomed a new Superior Court judge for the St. Thomas-St. John-Water Island district. An investiture ceremony took place Tuesday morning, honoring Carol Thomas-Jacobs.
On Tuesday, Roger Merritt, executive director of the Waste Management Authority, gave an extensive report on the authority’s effort to bring about recycling, prevent future landfill fires, pay past due bills, and comply with a federal consent decree.
After relocating endangered coral a safe distance, the Virgin Islands National Park continues to remove debris from the site of a sailboat grounding that occurred in July off St. John, officials announced Monday.
If West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice hopes to win a U.S. Senate seat in 2024, the coal-country Republican will likely need to dig out of more than $10 million he owes a British Virgin Islands-based company.
The Virgin Islands Basketball Federation in conjunction with the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee and the Department of Education-Sports will be hosting a basketball coaching certification in November 2023.
Asymo L. Prentice, 31, of St. Croix, was arraigned in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands for failure to comply with registration requirements. Prentice also has an outstanding warrant from Fulton County, Georgia, for violating probation based on his conviction of child molestation in 2008, Attorney General Ariel Smith announced Tuesday.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. talked about meetings in Washington D.C. last week to convince federal government officials to grant additional financial aid but didn’t learn if any of the requests were granted.
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