The University of the Virgin Islands Music Department, in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, will hold a panel discussion on world conflict and peace.
As the Light up the Night fundraiser for the St. John Cancer Fund began Saturday, several people said they joined the activities at the Winston Wells Ballfield because the money raised went to help St. John residents, not those who live on other islands or in other places.
Getting more local food growing, in the markets and on V.I. tables, will be his prime goal, Acting Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles told the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing Friday.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett spoke about her first six weeks in office during a news conference Friday in Frederiksted.
The final thumbs up hasn’t yet been given, but V.I. Port Authority officials were more optimistic than earlier about getting the long talked about Crown Bay dredging project off the ground.
A 71-year-old man who was visiting St. John’s Honeymoon Beach on a cruise ship excursion drowned Friday, according to Greg Podany, acting chief ranger at the V.I. National Park.
One man was killed and another seriously injured when their truck, which was carrying a boom crane, went off King Hill Road in the V.I. National Park on Friday.
A 54-second video capturing alleged corporal punishment at the Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School resulted in the vice principal being placed on temporary suspension as V.I. Department of Education officials rearrange the school’s administration.
A handful of retired government employees attending the GERS trustee meeting weren’t authorized to speak because they haven’t received annuity checks and therefore aren’t considered members.
In a letter released to the public Thursday, Senate President Neville James asked Gov. Kenneth Mapp to withdraw three nominees for the V.I. Port Authority Governing Board.