With new variants of the COVID-19 virus now beginning to appear on the mainland, local Health officials said Thursday they will continue to monitor reported impacts while sending samples to the CDC to see if new strains begin to appear in the territory.
The Board of Elections came close to electing a slate of officers when they met on Thursday, but one member – selected for two positions – was involved in an automobile accident and didn’t make it to the meeting.
In a Government House press release issued on Thursday, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. welcomed The Moorings, an international luxury yacht charter company, to its new location at Yacht Haven Grande on St. Thomas.
The V.I. Hospital & Health Facilities Corporation Territorial Board approved a number of expenses and contracts for Schneider Regional Medical Center and Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital at their virtual monthly meeting on Wednesday.
Two officers with the Virgin Islands Police Department were arrested in a developing drug-related incident on Tuesday, VIPD officials said at a press conference held Wednesday afternoon.
“Sunday Funday” was not so fun after all for beachgoers visiting the Buck Island Reef National Monument Sunday afternoon. The Virgin Islands National Park said that on Sunday afternoon over 20 people were involved in a chaotic scuffle that led to a shooting, high-speed boat chase and an arrest.
V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett will play a direct role in the historic second impeachment of President Donald Trump. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi named Plaskett as one of nine members who will manage the impeachment.
Personnel at a local store this week did not object when a man and woman wore what appeared to be upside-down plastic face shields without a mask covering their nose and mouth.
The V.I. Department of Health will conduct free COVID-19 tests for St. John residents on Wednesday afternoons starting Jan. 13.
For artists in the Virgin Islands and around the world, The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed artists and performers of their audiences and the chance to earn a livelihood. The St. John School of the Arts is finding ways to adapt to the limitations.