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Phalaennopis or “Moth Orchids” are found in a wide variety of sizes and colors. Popular for decorating, these grow well on St. Croix. This close up shows the wonderful colors and delicacy of a single bloom. (Source photo by Linda Morland)

Annual Orchid Society Show Dazzles STX with Vibrant Colors

The St. Croix Orchid Society held its annual show over the weekend, filling the Great Hall at St. George Village Botanical Garden with vibrant colors and exquisitely shaped blossoms.

Local Sailor at Top of Racing Profession

Today, top sailors are full-time professional athletes, and Virgin Islander Taylor Canfield, 31, is at the height of his profession. Canfield holds a reputation among sailors for winning multiple world championships in multiple boats since 2013.

Estate Princesse Dental Clinic Expands

Frederiksted Health Care hosted a soft opening this month for a dental expansion at the Northshore Health Center on St. Croix, thanks to the aid of a supplemental grant and extra effort on the part of Frederiksted Health Care officials.
Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport Thursday to get the first fights out. (V.I. Port Authority photo)

Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Opening Welcome Center at STT Airport

A welcome center in the Cyril E. King Airport will do just that in preparation for the anticipated grand opening of the U.S. Virgin Islands' largest resort, the Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort and Spa on St. Thomas.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg addresses hurricane recovery just days after the September hurricanes blasted the territory. With him are, from left, Gov. Kenneth Mapp, St Croix native and NBA star Tim Duncan, and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter.

Tim Duncan Endorses Mike Bloomberg

Retired San Antonio Spurs player, Wake Forest University alumni, and Virgin Islands native Tim Duncan recently announced his support for Democratic presidential candidate Mike...
Smoke billows on Sunday afternoon from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill, adjacent to the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

*Update – Reopened * Anguilla Landfill Closed Due to Fire for...

The Anguilla Landfill is on fire again, according to a release from the Waste Management Authority. The Waste Management Authority advises the public and all haulers that landfill operations have been temporarily suspended.
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.

U.S. Virgin Islands 2020 Elections Calendar

USVI 2020 Elections Calendar.
Blyden Terminal, St. Thomas (File photo)

Port Authority Working Out Delays at USVI Air, Sea Ports

Delays continue at the St. Thomas airport as Port Authority contractors are still fixing an unexplained environmental issue found during construction, according to a news release issued Wednesday.
Boats tangled in mangrove after Hurricane Maria, St. Thomas. (Source file photo)

Volunteers Needed for STX Mangrove Cleanup on Saturday

The hurricanes of 2017 put a lot of debris into the territory’s shoreline mangroves where it remains to this day and volunteers are needed to help clear it out. On Saturday the third annual “Great Mangrove Cleanup” will be held at Salt River Bay.

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