Showers and thunderstorms associated with a low pressure area a few hundred miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands continued to show signs of organization Tuesday and are given a high chance of tropical formation through the next week.
Previously unvaccinated members of the V.I. National Guard have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at U.S. Virgin Islands Community Vaccination Centers last week, a dose mandated by the Department of Defense.
The Senate Committee of the Whole on Tuesday reviewed the government’s group insurance agreement renewals during a hearing at which the lawmakers learned of an option for offsetting a portion of the $5.6 million increase.
Local artist and educator Niarus Walker yielded to her creative and impulsive nature because, “I thought it would be fun.” Walker entered the open, independently organized international art competition.
As Virgin Islanders mobilize to demand and act to increase their food security, the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Green Technology Center and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands teamed up to aid farmers and families by donating more than 850 fruit trees on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix.
Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands.
Army and Air National Guard officers from all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia gather to network, set their legislative agenda and hear from America’s civilian and military leaders.
VIHFA has scheduled a series of public hearings to present projects selected for funding under the Fiscal Year 2021 CDBG grant allocation.
The U.S. Virgin Islands is in the bottom five of U.S. states and territories in the rate of residents who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 – 52.4 percent – and recorded its first death of a fully vaccinated patient last week.
There may be some hope for the Government Employees' Retirement System, Sen. Kurt Vialet said Monday during a meeting of the Senate Finance Committee at which dozens of budget bills were advanced to the Rules and Judiciary Committee.