The high cost of pensions and other benefits at Schneider Regional Medical Center is making it difficult to attract the medical professionals the St. Thomas hospital needs, Schneider Regional CEO Dr. Luis Amaro testified Friday.
The Romeo Malone Community Center overflowed with frustration and optimism in equal measure Thursday night as several dozen Savaneros gathered to address a number of unresolved challenges in their neighborhood.
The V.I. Department of Labor’s goal is to administer a system of effective programs and services designed to develop, protect and maintain a viable workforce.
(VINGA) presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins on July 15, at a ceremony held in a conference room named after the late David C. Canegata III.
The V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency, V.I. Fire Services and V.I. Department of Public Works will begin the distribution of sandbags to homebound senior and physically challenged residents throughout the territory.
BIR reminds taxpayers about the requirements to receive the advance child tax credit payment offered through the American Rescue Plan of 2021.
The virtual series will take place on the second Wednesday of every month beginning at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Dany Perez-Brito, a 45-year-old Dominican Republic national, was sentenced Friday in federal court on St. Thomas to 135 months (11 years and three months) in prison for trafficking more than 1,000 kilograms of cocaine.
Lequan Jaheem Pemberton, 26, a resident of Austin, Texas, was sentenced to two years’ probation for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.
Residents incensed by continual Water and Power Authority rate increases met on Facebook Thursday with the Virgin Islands Alliance for Consumer Justice to get the latest one – a 2.3 cent LEAC hike that went into effect July 1 – reconsidered, or, they hope, reversed.