VIPA Looking to Address Delta Passenger Problems, Staff Shortages
According to VIPA Executive Director Carlton Dowe, Delta planes are entering the territory “heavy” as a result of making outside pit stops. With the excess fuel weight, the airline is forced to leave bags and passengers behind. At a board meeting Wednesday, Dowe said this has been causing passenger problems on the ground.
CFVI Seeks Public Input for “Great Read’ Selections From USVI for National Book Festival
The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is seeking public input to help select the USVI Center for the Book's Great Read submissions to represent the territory at the 2023 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Aug. 12.
GOVERNMENT AND POLICE NEWS
Motorcyclist Dies After Collision with Jeep on St. Croix
A motorcycle rider is dead following a collision with an SUV on Tuesday evening on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported.