The Disaster Recovery Office, set up after the devastating twin hurricanes of 2017, has spent $1.94 billion and obligated $4.45 billion, or more than 56 percent of the anticipated $8 billion in federal disaster recovery funds appropriated for the territory.
About 15-20 ships, almost half of the Royal Caribbean Group’s fleet, will be deployed in the Eastern Caribbean this year, starting on July 6 with a stop on St. Thomas, according to cruise line officials.
There are 92 active COVID-19 cases as of June 15 and the numbers are rising, the Health Department said in a statement Wednesday. The territory marked its 30th death from the infectious disease on Monday.
The V.I. Port Authority Board voted Wednesday to have Executive Director Carlton Dowe proceed into contract negotiations with The Benoit Group, LLC to develop affordable housing at Thatch Farm in Estate Lindbergh Bay, St. Thomas.
St. John residents got their first opportunity to meet face-to-face with one partner in the group hoping to take over the Caneel Bay Resort lease and accelerate the process of rebuilding the iconic hotel that was destroyed by Hurricane Irma in 2017.
Senators raised objections to a two-year budget, and to how personnel funding for the Office of Management and Budget's personnel was presented, Tuesday as agency hearings for the 2022-2023 budget got underway.
WAPA electric system personnel are reviewing data logs of the utility’s generating units to determine the root cause of a 12-hour outage Friday that affected all customers of the St. Thomas-St. John District, said interim Executive Director Noel Hodge. #visource#usvi#news... See MoreSee Less
WAPA said electric system personnel are reviewing data logs of the utility's generating units to determine the root cause of a 12-hour outage Friday that affected all customers of the St. Thomas-St. J...
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