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Research Team Studies St. John Coral for Secrets of Success

Special feature for St. John Tradewinds and St. John Source. “Today, corals are in crisis,” according to the Coral Reef Alliance’s summer newsletter. The worldwide...

Island Center – St. Croix’s Iconic Amphitheater Getting a Face-Lift

Island Center seating. In the rear, from left are the food concession, drink concession and ticket office, and the gazebo entry way. (Eliza McKay...
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

A New Push to Resolve Gaming Dispute Starts Monday

The contract dispute involving electronic gaming machines in the U.S. Virgin Islands enters a new phase on Monday. That’s when a federal judge has ordered the parties involved in a civil lawsuit to submit new written arguments supporting their breach of contract claims.

St. Thomas Fire Official Says End of BVI Blaze Days Away

One of the 10 responders who traveled from the U.S. to the British Virgin Islands to help battle a Tortola landfill fire said it...

Governor Bryan Approves Veteran Qualifier on Taxi Speculators

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. Gov. Albert Bryan signed 10 new pieces of legislation Wednesday, limiting the resale of taxi medallions to veterans, devoting a little...

Public Works Engaging in Rebranding Initiative

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works Over the last few months, the Department of Public Works (DPW) has been engaged in a rebranding initiative...
OMB Director Jenifer O’Neal testifies before the Senate earlier this year. (File photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

OMB Director Jenifer O’Neal Elected to NASBO Executive Committee

Director O’Neal is the first Virgin Islands representative to serve on the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) Executive Committee.

Chromebooks Arrive – and Survive

A recent burglary at the Juanita Gardine K-8 School did not result in the loss of any of the 1,000 new Chromebooks delivered on Oct. 1 for students’ use this school year.

Tuesday Hearing Gives Voting Rights Advocates Hope for Change

Advocates for territorial voting rights are inching closer to achieving their goal as a House subcommittee meets Tuesday for a hearing on the disenfranchisement of U.S. territories – “a historic first,” according to Neil Weare, founder of Equally American.

VITFF Holds First Development Meet, Focus Is on Skill Building

Dominic Pugliese and Michelle Smith at VITFF’s first Development Meet of the 2019 season The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) held the first...