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Horace Clarke, Fifth Virgin Islander in Major League Baseball, Passes Away...

Horace Clarke, a former professional baseball player for the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres who was born on St. Croix, passed away Wednesday at the age of 81. 

Save Coral Bay Sues to Shut Down Marina Development

Save Coral Bay, a nonprofit environmental organization has filed a lawsuit against the governor of the Virgin Islands and the Summer’s End Group LLC to block the construction of a marina in Coral Bay.

St. Thomas Swim Association Adjusts to New Normal

The St. Thomas Swim Assocation is finding creative ways to accomplish their mission of teaching members of the St. Thomas community how to swim while keeping their competitive team afloat in the trying times of a global pandemic. 

Petite Pump Room to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Saturday

In 1970 Melvin H. Evans was sworn into office as the first elected governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. That same year, Anna and Douglas Watson acquired the Petite Pump Room.

V.I. Professional Charter Association Apprentices Graduate

The V.I. Professional Charter Association celebrated the graduation of the 2020 edition of its Marine Apprentice Program Tuesday afternoon in American Yacht Harbor.

Accelerate VI’s Virtual Demo Day Highlights Tech Firms

The Accelerate VI program held a virtual demo day showcasing the seven tech businesses that participated in its 2020 cohort. The program is an initiative of the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park.
Senate President Novelle Francis presides over the Legislature Wednesday. (V.I. Legislature photo)

Legislature Extends State of Emergency

Senate President Novelle E. Francis Jr. announced Saturday that the 33rd Legislature has opted to allow the automatic extension of the state of emergency that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. requested on July 5.

V.I. Takes Precautions Against Coronavirus COVID-19

Epidemiologist Esther Ellis (File photo) So far there is no sign that the quickly spreading Coronavirus COVID-19 has reached the Virgin Islands, but Health and...

Some Cheeky Women Stirred the Pot, and It Still Simmers

LWV president Gwen Moolenaar, left, conducts televised candidate interviews with Tregenza Roach, Wilma Marsh Monsanto and Albert Richardson. (Photo provided) Now celebrating its centennial, the...

St. John Folklife Festival Starts Thursday

Sprauve School kindergarten teacher Lucille Parsons leads the littlest students back to school after a busy morning at the 2019 Folklife Festival. (Source file...