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The GERS building on St. Croix.

GERS Ups Government Contributions But Still on the Road to Collapse

After members of the Government Employees' Retirement System Board of Trustees heard their treasurer's report Thursday, board member Carol Callwood said, “we are quickly getting to a place we don’t want to be.”
Aerial view of the Sugar Apple Bed and Breakfast. (Photo by Blake Gardner)

Pink Fancy Hotel Reopens as Sugar Apple Bed and Breakfast

The Pink Fancy Hotel, located a few blocks from downtown Christiansted, first opened its doors in 1948 but has been closed for about a decade. But recently the property has been given a facelift and new life – reopening as the Sugar Apple Bed and Breakfast.
Dale Brown of Sejah Farms sells locally grown produce to a customer.

Sejah Farms – Over 20 Years of Fresh, Local Produce on...

Dale and Yvette Browne have been providing local produce, eggs and meat from Sejah Farms to St. Croix for more than 20 years.

USVI Mourns Cultural Icon Lena Schulterbrandt

The U.S. Virgin Islands is mourning the loss of Lena Schulterbrandt, one of its cultural icons, who has been long recognized as a champion of the tradition and heritage on her home island of St. Croix.
Albert Bryan

Bryan Signs Budget and Bills, with Some Reservations

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signed a slew of bills into law Tuesday, including the Fiscal Year 2020 V.I. Government budget bills.
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)

Fire Burning at Anguilla Landfill

Firefighters continued to battle a blaze at the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix Tuesday night, according to a news release issued at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

St. Croix Remembers: The Fireburn Rebellion of 1878

The United Caribbean Association hosted its annual commemoration of the “1878 Fyah Bun” rebellion Tuesday evening at its headquarters in downtown Frederiksted.
Adrian Taylor, acting executive director V.I. Waste Management Authority, told senators why garbage has piled up at bin sites. (File photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Senators Grill WMA Director About Why Garbage Hangs Around

V.I. Senators presented Waste Management Authority acting Executive Director Adrian Taylor with photographs of garbage and sitting water, insisting that something be done about illegal dumping.

Senators Pounce on WAPA Credit Card Use, Contract Overruns

WAPA Executive Director Lawrence J. Kupfer came to the Senate Committee of the Whole Tuesday to share a plan to transform the authority. But senators were concerned the plan was nothing but promises.
In 2013, the V.I.-Puerto Rico Friendship parade swirls colorfully down the streets of CHristiansted on the way to the Canegata Ballpark. (File photo)

V.I. and Puerto Rico to Celebrate 55 Years of Unity, Culture,...

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Friendship Committee 2019 has scheduled activities in the spirit of unity, culture and friendship at venues across St. Croix.





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