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RealID: BIZVI Contract Under Scrutiny

The Bureau of Motor Vehicle's new driver's licenses, mandated by the federal Real ID Act, which were scheduled to be complete next month, are...

Former Government House Spokesman Now at WAPA

Jean Greaux, Jr., who served as Government House communications director through both terms of the deJongh administration, was recently appointed director of corporate communications for WAPA.

UVI Awarded Five-Year $1.3M Cybersecurity Grant

The University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant as part of a White House initiative to strengthen cybersecurity expertise, according to the university.

Project Homeless Connect Serves Up Hot Meals, New Clothes

Through Project Homeless Connect, people living on the streets or in shelters can tap into goods and services and walk away with a new set of clothes, hot food and a haircut during the annual event.

Mandahl Bay Preservationists Partner-Up

The Friends of Mandahl — a group of V.I. residents protesting a proposed development in Mandahl Bay, St. Thomas — is joining forces with...

Poetry Out Loud at Antilles School

The national Poetry Out Loud Competition started in 2006 as a small scale pilot project on the mainland; but in the years since, it...

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Mark Lindesay

There is an old saying that the apple does not fall far from the tree, and for Mark Lindesay that statement is absolutely true. He grew up on St. Thomas around WSTA radio and the former WBNB TV Channel 10, watching his father Milton Lindesay do his job as a master control engineer and radio personality.

Government Has 16 Days of Cash, Says Finance Nominee

The V.I. Government only has about 16 days of cash on hand – less than a tenth what it should, Acting Finance Commissioner Valdamier...

Mapp Announces Crime Initiatives

Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter talked about plans to ramp up the police force and deal with other problems while announcing...

Officials Suspect Poaching at Turtle Site

Researchers conducting a tag-and-track study at a newly discovered turtle habitat were shocked Tuesday to learn of suspected poaching near the site. Snorkelers found the...

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