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Jennie Ogden, left, editor of GoToStCroix.com, and Wendy Solomon, owner of the website, in their downtown Christiansted office. (Source photo by Elisa McKay)

GoToStCroix Celebrates 20 Years as a Window to the Big Island

GoToStCroix has been promoting the destination of the big island since 1999. This business continues moving folks in the right direction via its website, blog, pocket map and web cam – even in times of social distancing and COVID-19.

All Cruise Lines Hit Pause, Inflicting Blow to USVI Economy

Days after the new coronavirus epidemic led both Princess Cruises and Viking Cruises to halt all cruise operations until May, all other cruise lines have followed suit.
At a news conference where the territory street naming project was discussed, Shayla Solomon introduces Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach, SIA Director Chris George and director of Corporations and Trademarks Denise Johannes. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Street Naming Moving Forward; Street Signs Coming

Streets in Frederiksted and Charlotte Amalie have been named or renamed, and within the next year and a half it is possible that street signs will pop up throughout the territory, the director of Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach’s Street Addressing Initiative said.
Frandelle Gerard, executive director of CHANT. (Photo by Juliana Berry)

‘Voices of the Streets’ Highlights CHANT’s February Activities

Iyaba Ibo Mandingo will present his dramatized monologue, “Voices of the Streets,” this weekend at the Dorsch Center in downtown Frederiksted, a highlight of February activities for Crucian Heritage and Nature Tourism.

Clean Sweep to Plant Seeds for More Local Produce in Frederiksted

On Jan. 21, Clean Sweep Frederiksted will launch the Urban Garden Workforce Development program, a free program that promises to teach participants the fundamentals of urban gardening and farming.
Senators and members of the Cabinet congratulate Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. after his second State of the Territory Address Monday night. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Senators: State of Territory ‘Upbeat,’ but Lacks Details

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s second State of the Territory address was met with mixed reviews from senators, who described it as “enthusiastic” and “upbeat,” but lacking details on education and crime fighting initiatives, among other things.
A map shows the plan for work on the Frederiksted project.

Frederiksted Celebrates the Coming of Clean Water

Speakers at the ground-breaking ceremony for the second phase of the Frederiksted Waterline Rehabilitation project called it “a good day for Frederiksted.” The residents of the town will agree with them this fall when the project is done.
A feathered parade troupe member seems to create an odd creature as it marches through Frederiksted. (Source photo by Don BUchanan)

Adult’s Parade Featured Culture Bearers and Newcomers

The Adult's Parade of the Crucian Christmas Festival was not only a way for islanders to reconnect to their culture, but it was also a way to introduce newcomers to the ways of island life.
Little sailors were part of Friday's Children's Parade in Frederiksted. (Source photo by Melody Rames)

Children’s Parade: Spectacular Display of Youth Talent

Rain showers came and went, and came again, but the wet weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds of children participating in the Crucian Christmas Festival Children’s Parade on Friday in Frederiksted.

Homicide in the Virgin Islands – Young Men Dead On the Street

The average murder victim in the USVI is a 27-year-old man found dead in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. A Source study shows revenge killings drive the territory's troubling murder count.

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