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Have you ever wondered why the roads in the Virgin Islands are riddled with potholes and who is responsible for maintaining the streets that residents must precariously navigate each day? Why do some streets seem to get maintained before others?
A bill to raise the fines for serving alcohol to minors was amended twice before leaving the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning on Friday and forwarded to the Rules and Judiciary Committee.
The Rotary West of St. Croix’s annual fundraiser was a special one for Edgar Iles. He celebrated 50 years of being a Rotarian and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the club.
Members of the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning voted Friday in favor of amending the V.I. Code to make the collection of taxes more efficient.
A bill addressing the issues of maternity leave, postpartum care, early childhood screening, banishment of corporal punishment and health care for incarcerated men and women was held in committee on Friday.
Sea View, the only skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility on St. Thomas, is shutting its residential services to severely disabled adults and senior citizens on Jan. 30, after several troubled years.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. submitted legislation Thursday aiming to largely reorganize how mental and behavioral health, including alcohol and substance addiction, are treated in V.I. law. The bill, which he mentioned in Monday’s State of the Territory address, does not come with a lot of new money for treatment and care.
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.
An old tradition found its old home as about 200 people gathered on the south end of Frederiksted to raise money to help the recovery of Kemit-Amon Lewis.
A website specializing in serving the charter fishing industry has picked St. Thomas as one of 12 best fishing spots in the Caribbean for 2020.