It was a tough day on the soccer pitch for the U.S. Virgin Islands U-17 Women’s Team as they lost 4-1 against St. Kitts and Nevis in the opening game of the Concacaf Women’s Under 17 Championship Qualifier.
The Finance Committee advanced legislation Tuesday to require “sharing economy” companies like Vrbo to establish an agreement with the U.S. Virgin Islands to remit collected hotel occupancy taxes.
The Finance Committee is seeking to bring a permanent solution to a retirement problem afflicting U.S. Virgin Islands police officers, firefighters, prison guards, and correction officers with legislation that raises the mandatory retirement age by 10 years for those professions.
The U.S. Virgin Islands will be holding a major earthquake preparedness drill at 10:21 a.m. Thursday. While the effort is part of a nationwide exercise called the Great ShakeOut, serious, sometimes deadly earthquakes do hit the area and someday a big one will inevitably strike here.
V.I. Police detectives have recovered a car belonging to a St. Croix man who was reported missing on Monday, and a body nearby that has yet to be identified, the department announced Wednesday.
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith of St. Thomas has added another achievement to her long list of accomplishments, having been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, the Yale School of Medicine announced.
With a special focus on organizations that support youth development and tackle issues of domestic violence, Liberty Mobile USVI awarded Tuesday $100,000 to six local non-profits through its philanthropic arm, the Liberty Foundation.
Virgin Islanders got a chilling demonstration Tuesday of just how easy it is to build a “ghost gun” from parts procured online and shipped in the mail. St. Croix Deputy Police Chief Uston Cornelius assembled just such a gun in less than one minute during a V.I. Police Department briefing on Tuesday.
It was all smiles Tuesday at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Vincent F. Mason Sr. Coral Resort in Frederiksted, as work gets underway to rebuild the pool and facilities destroyed four years ago by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday advanced legislation that would appropriate funds to build an “aesthetically pleasing” fish market at the Little Cruz Bay Dock and a new boat dock and slipway at Enighed Pond.