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The Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation Committee advanced legislation on Tuesday that would, if signed into law, allocate $375,000 toward the construction of Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant ramps or walkways on at least two beaches in each island district.
The V.I. Sports Commission, which is primarily mandated to market the territory as a destination for amateur and professional sporting events, is beginning to develop a handbook that will contain official information on sports officers and administration.
While it is not uncommon to complain that there's nothing for kids to do in the territory, Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Calvert White told a group of V.I. lawmakers that's simply not true, and brought a list of programs his department sponsors as proof.
With a total positive COVID-19 count of 98 as of Thursday evening, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced new restrictions on beaches starting Friday and at bars effective immediately.
Without data, meaningful legislation can’t be backed by science, and in the USVI this scenario is all too common.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced that all public beaches in the territory were closed effective immediately in an effort to keep gatherings down and residents off the streets.
Coki Beach is seeing more trash pickup service, has more police patrols, is getting better road access, sidewalks and better management, agency officials told senators Monday at a hearing of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth and Recreation.