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VIHFA: Rental Assistance Program Coming Soon

The U.S. Virgin Islands has an unmet housing need, and with unemployment hitting record highs over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. tasked the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority to implement the Emergency Rental Assistance Program on Feb. 1.

Division of Corporations and Trademarks to Conduct Virtual Information Series

"These sessions are open to current and prospective business owners, service providers, resident agents, [as well as] the public and private and non-profit sectors,” said Lieutenant Governor Tregenza A. Roach.
Attorney Tom Bolt (Photo from the BoltNagi PC website.)

American Bar Delegates Call For End to Border Exception in V.I. Search and Seizure...

A push for legal protection under the Constitution for the U.S. Virgin Islands recently won support from a national organization representing lawyers.
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Shots Reportedly Fired on Veteran’s Drive

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a report of shots being fired Tuesday at a vehicle on Veterans Drive near the pedestrian bridge in the vicinity of the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School.

Coast Guard Seizes Cocaine, Three Suspected Smugglers, Off STX

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday transferred $5.6 million in seized cocaine and three suspected smugglers to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan, after the interdiction of a drug smuggling vessel off St. Croix.

Gray Kingbirds Emerge as Leaders in the Annual St. John Bird Count

There’s been no shortage of bugs, so it’s not surprising that local insect-eaters are thriving.

Governor Tours STX Schools on First Day Back

Declaring that “school is in,” Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin and St. Croix District Superintendent Carlos McGregor hosted Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. for a tour of the Alfredo Andrews Elementary School to celebrate the return of students and staff.

Restoration of Government House on St. Thomas is Well Underway

A good facelift is one that doesn’t look like a facelift, and that seems to be the aim for the restoration of Government House on St. Thomas. Upgrade the structure but preserve the character.

V.I. Pilots Helped Make Aviation History During World War II

Virgin Islanders Herbert H. Heywood and Henry E. Rohlsen risked their lives serving their country as World War II fighter pilots, members of the unit known as the Tuskegee Airmen. But their unit didn't receive the respect or acclaim they earned.

Division of Personnel Explains myCigna Change to Begin Online on March 17

Starting March 17, Cigna will require the use of two-step authentication for my Cigna online account access.