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Protectors of St. Thomas Dogs and Cats Appeal for Help with Generator

After 12 years of powering the Humane Society of St. Thomas in times of electrical outages, the generator has stopped running, leaving the facility vulnerable in the middle of hurricane season and to failures of WAPA.

Two More COVID-19 Fatalities in V.I. Raise Territory Death Toll to 39

The V.I. Department of Health on Monday confirmed two more deaths in the U.S. Virgin Islands due to COVID-19, marking the territory's 38th and 39th deaths due to the disease.

VI Athletes Competing at AAU Junior Olympics in Texas, July 31-Aug. 7

There will be just over 10,000 athletes competing this year in various sports and events at the AAU Junior Olympics in Humble, Texas.

‘Dorsch After Dark’ Postponed Due to Concern About COVID Surge

The Virgin Islands Council on the Arts monthly performance series, "Dorsch After Dark," which had been scheduled to take place Tuesday at the Dorsch Theater in Frederiksted, has been postponed due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

Limetree Bay Terminals Announces Financing Deal Up to $100M

Limetree Bay Terminals LLC announced on Monday that it has entered into a financing agreement that will see the St. Croix fuel storage facility receive up to $100 million in new capital.

Districts Announce Laptop Distribution, Virtual Orientation Schedules

Public schools in the St. Croix and St.  Thomas-St. John districts will distribute laptops, MiFi devices, schedules, and other student resources this week.

Caneel Purpose Group Calls Town Meeting for Monday Night

The Caneel Purpose Group will hold a virtual community meeting at 5 p.m. Monday to inform the public about its plans for the Caneel Bay Resort property and answer questions.

VIEDA Makes Posts Permanent for Kelly Thompson-Webbe and Monique Samuel

Both women served previously in interim capacities for their respective positions and began serving in their top spots effective July 16.

Community Closures, Hospital Crowding Underscore Severity of Delta Surge

Social media posts Sunday about the closure of businesses across the territory for contact tracing, coupled with a plea from St. Croix’s Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital about a record number of hospitalizations, highlighted the impact of the Delta variant.

STX 18-year-old Selected Out of Thousands to Attend Flight Academy

Anthony Gilbert will attend the inaugural class of the RedTail Flight Academy this fall. After the submission of an intense scholarship application and an interview, Gilbert was one of six selected out of thousands of applications.