After V.I. Police Department Commissioner Trevor Velinor testified during Thursday’s budget hearing, it was clear the struggle with employee overtime costs plaquing the department has persisted despite the prior fiscal year’s radical 42 percent drop in overtime.
Witnesses testifying at a hearing Friday touted the success of the “Student-Athlete Combine in a Bubble” program before the a Senate panel, but the lawmakers expressed concern about several aspects of the project.
During Thursday’s virtual town hall farmers came to share their experience of growing food alongside a refinery that, without warning, can spew oil onto their crops, leach oil into their soil, and contaminate residents' water supplies.
By the end of 2024, the V.I. Department of Human Services hopes to have completed the reconstruction of Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged and built an entire new facility replacing the Queen Louise Home for the Aged.
The beginning of June marked the start of LGBTQ+ Pride Month in the nation, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, and though local government has not planned ony public observances, that hasn’t stopped resident activists from celebrating.
Budget Director Jenifer O’Neal said the new biennial budget is vastly different from fiscal year 2021 and proposes an increase of roughly $100 million for each year creating a total proposed budget of nearly $1 billion.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s financial team met with the Finance Committee on Thursday for the first budget hearing regarding the government's Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Executive Budget, unveiling a biennial budget format that’s been used by many stateside jurisdictions but never before in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
How V.I. schools are still dilapidated when the federal government has granted the Education Department more than half a billion dollars perplexed senators at an Education and Workforce Development Committee hearing Wednesday.
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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