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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, May 10, 2021

St. John business

FirstBank Reopens Waterfront Branch

On Thursday, Aug. 13, FirstBank announced the reopening of its Waterfront branch on St. Thomas.

Secret Harbour Resort Wins Tripadvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award

The coveted Tripadvisor Travelers Choice award celebrates travelers’ favorite hotels, restaurants and airlines around the world.
Property and Procurement Commissioner Anthony Thomas is peppered by questions from the Senate Finance Committee Friday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

WAPA Board Okays Expansion of East End Electrical Substation; Thomas Re-elected Chairman

When completed, the substation will function at full capacity providing more stable and reliable electrical service to the east end of St. Thomas and on St. John.

DLCA Notifies Public of Methanol Hand Sanitizer Recall

NEXT Hand Sanitizer is one of the products that is being recalled and is currently sold in the Virgin Islands.

VIEDC Launches Online Tax Incentive Program Application for Prospective Global Investors

Applicants will be required to file their VIEDC application online commencing with the public hearing in October 2020.

Board Meetings Scheduled for VIEDA, VIEDC, EDB on August 11

The board of directors will decide on compliance matters regarding the VIEDC Tax Incentive Program and EDB loan programs for small to medium-sized businesses and VIEDA administrative matters.

Viya Launches New Enhanced Services: WiFi+ and TV+

Viya is also introducing a new, 4K, fully digital TV platform for a greatly enhanced TV streaming experience called Viya TV+bImproved.

VI Board of Barbers, Beauticians and Manicurists Prohibits Using Razor-Edged Tools

The prohibition is due to recent complaints by consumers who were injured by cuts on their feet from the use of a “foot razor.”

USVI Returns to Business Following Tropical Storm Isaias

The storm brought heavy rainfall but with little to no impact to the territory’s tourism infrastructure, the V.I. Department of Tourism has reported.
WAPA Chief Operating Officer Clinton Hedrington. (File photo by Barry Leerdman, V.I. Legislature)

WAPA Fares Well During Tropical Storm; Line Department Crews Address Service Interruptions

Customers who are experiencing either an electrical or potable water outage and have not already reported the service interruption to WAPA are asked to do so. Customers can call either 774-3552 or 773-2250, select option 4.