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Friday, February 26, 2021

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STJ’s Marketplace Converts Office Space to Overnight Guest Rentals

The Marketplace on St. John has been the central shopping destination for island residents for the last 20 years, offering the kinds of basic services that locals and visitors need, including a supermarket, hardware store, bank and drug store.

St. John Community Foundation Releases Book on 2017 Storms

The St. John Community Foundation has released “The St. John Recovery Book: A Community Perspective on Hurricanes Irma and Maria,” a 112-page, locally produced full-color book.

Boynes Dock and Henry Rohlsen Airport Could Gain Improvement Funds

The Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix and St. John's Lorendon Lorence Boynes Sr. Ferry Terminal may see major renovations under a measure approved Friday by the Senate Finance Committee.
Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory speaks in favor of her tax amnesty bill during Friday's meeting of the Senate Finance Committee. (Photo provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Finance Committee OKs Tax Amnesty to Provide COVID Relief

The Senate Finance Committee on Friday passed a tax amnesty bill to help Virgin Islander face difficult financial times brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Watch Out for Ospreys Arriving in the Virgin Islands

One day while I was swimming, I noticed a large bird sitting on a branch overlooking the water. I slowly swam over to get a better look, and when it ignored me, I eased a bit closer. 

Cid Hamling of Connections Passes Torch to Trista Sigler

November 4 marked the end of an era on St. John and the beginning of a new one. It’s the day that Cid Hamling, the owner of Connections, officially signed the papers transferring ownership of the Cruz Bay business to Trista Sigler, a long-term part-time employee.

Plaskett Meets with Interior, National Park Officials, St. Johnians

Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett met Tuesday with officials from the Department of the Interior, the National Park Service and other community players on St. John.

Fire at Morris F. DeCastro Clinic Tuesday

At around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, a generator caught fire at the Morris F. DeCastro clinic on St. John. The fire only impacted the generator and was quickly contained.

Interior Officials Meet on STJ: Will Caneel Bay Be on the Agenda?

High-level officials for the U.S. Department of the Interior are scheduled to be on St. John on Tuesday to discuss issues related to the Virgin Islands National Park, according to Todd Sampsell, president of Friends of the Virgin Islands National Park.

Street Addressing Initiative Gears Up On St. John

If you’re like most people in the Virgin Islands, describing to someone where you live is not simply a matter of giving a number on a street that can easily be found on a map. All this is about to change on St. John.





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