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The Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging honored the lifelong contributions of two men to the territory, voting to forward resolutions commemorating their accomplishments.
The equal preservation of the heritage of all the territory’s people was a topic of discussion at Thursday’s Senate Rules and Judiciary hearing, during which senators challenged the testimony of nominees for the V.I. Historic Preservation Commission they felt focused too much on the islands’ Danish colonial legacy.
The Department of Human Services plans to open two CMS-certified nursing facilities to take the place of the Sea View Nursing and Rehabilitation facility, which stopped providing residential nursing home services on Jan. 30.
Deplorable, unacceptable, embarrassing and disgraceful were just some of the words used Friday to describe the condition of the territory’s cemeteries during a meeting of the Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging.
A Senate committee voted Friday to name the children’s room at Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Library in memory of Beulah Smith Harrigan, a longtime educator and librarian in the territory who died in 2011.
Things haven't improved much for St. John's senior population since the passing of hurricanes Irma and Maria two years ago. They still need a rebuilt senior center, a bus for transportation and help with disaster relief, officials told a Senate panel meeting Friday.
May 17 will become Virgin Islands Flag Day if a bill approved Tuesday by members of the Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging becomes law.
The Friends of Round Bay, a Citizens' Action Group comprised of individuals concerned with the preservation and conservation of Round Bay, St. John, has concerns about the floating taco bar the Lime Out.