A 200-pound female endangered green sea turtle was struck by a speeding boat, causing four lacerations to her shell that would prove fatal.
The ash plume from the eruption Friday of the Caribbean volcano La Soufriere on the island of St. Vincent poses no immediate danger to the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico, according to NOAA.
Newly-elected U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock (D–Georgia) will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands' online commencement May 14, the university announced.
A long and twisting path led a boy from Cameroon to the U.S. Virgin Islands, but once he arrived, he spent the next 30 years serving its people as a Catholic priest. Now he is about to become the leader of the Catholic Diocese of St. Thomas.
Legislation to provide the Public Service Commission with regulatory powers over the Water and Power Authority has long been discussed by the Legislature. Friday the measure was approved by the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Affairs.
The National Park Service wants to hear from you. What do you think should happen with Caneel Bay Resort? The discussion on Caneel’s future will continue at 2 p.m. Saturday during a forum that will air on WTJX Channel 12.
A project studying three watersheds of critical concern on St. Thomas and five on St. Croix is seeking community input to help mitigate future damage from runoff and flooding during intense rains.
Roads in the U.S. Virgin Islands are deplorable, Sen. Janelle Sarauw told Derek Gabriel the acting commissioner of the Department of Public Works, and several members of the Committee on Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure agreed.
Legislation to establish an Invasive Species Eradication Community Program – which would incentivize businesses and residents to euthanize invasive species by offering a bounty for wanted pests – was advanced by the Rules and Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture unveiled two new sorrel varieties developed right on U.S. Virgin Islands soil on Thursday at the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.