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VI National Park Modifies Operations to Implement Local Health Guidance

Because the previous restrictions due to the pandemic were lifted beginning Sept. 19, Virgin Islands National Park is resuming services on Sept. 27. The park will be using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.

Letter to the Editor: Uniquely Crucian: Gay, Male and Gray

Rodney W. Santiago Kidd writes about the history and language of LGBTQ people.

Commissioner Boschulte Urges Strict Compliance With COVID-19 Protocols

Seeking to avoid the uptick in positive cases that forced the territory’s Aug. 17 return to the “stay-at-home” phase of its COVID-19 response, Tourism Commissioner Boschulte and his colleagues are reminding their tourism partners of that unwelcome possibility should complacency set in.

St. George Village Botanical Garden to Hold Virtual Arbor Day Celebration

On Friday, Sept.25, St. George Village Botanical Garden will be celebrating Arbor Day. Because of COVID-19, this event will be on its Facebook Page LIVE, and it will be added to The SGVBG You.
Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin explains changes in school organizations. (Photo submitted by V.I. Department of Education)

Department of Education: Grading Not Suspended for 2020-2021 School Year

Students with devices will be graded on completed class assignments and tests, while students without devices will receive oral assessments via telephone contact from their teachers.

Driver Injured in Collision on Bolongo Bay Road

A man was injured and power was knocked out to an area Tuesday morning when he attempted to overtake another vehicle on Bolongo Bay Road, lost control and crashed into a utility pole, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Department of Health Releases Immunization Outreach Calendar for 2020-2021 Flu Season

Over the next few months, the Department of Health will be offering Influenza vaccines to all adult residents throughout the territory.
A replica of an ancient Taino artifact found on St. John. (Source photo by Amy Roberts)

Op-Ed: Who Is a Native Virgin Islander?

Paul Leary parses the meanings of native, aboriginal, native and indigenous in search of a definition of who is a native Virgin Islander. Does it even matter who is a “native”?
Pedestrian-driver accidents across the Virgin Islands prompts action. (Shutterstock Image)

STT Man Faces Charge of Aggravated Rape of a Minor

The V.I. Police Department on Tuesday arrested 28-year-old Matthew Fontaine of St. Thomas and charged him in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old female. According...
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

Contempt of Court Added to Charges Facing Yamini Potter

A federal complaint has been filed charging Yamini Potter with one count of contempt of court/witness tampering and obstruction of justice, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced Tuesday.





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