Posts In Category

Technology News

At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is watching two areas of the Atlantic Ocean, including one that is a tropical depression. There is no indication either one will form into a hurricane, much less one that will strike the Virgin Islands, according to the hurricane center. A tropical depression is a

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsSt. Croix NewsTechnology News

CHRISTIANSTED — Owners of an idled oil refinery in St. Croix, that was once among the world’s largest, plan to invest $1.4 billion to refurbish and restart a portion of the plant, they said. ArcLight Capital Partners, a private equity firm expects the former HOVENSA refinery on St. Croix to

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsGovernment House NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp announced Monday an agreement which would reopen one of the world’s largest refineries, create hundreds of jobs in the territory and shore up the solvency of the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS). Governor Mapp said the $1.4 billion agreement was between the Government of the

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsSt. Croix NewsTechnology News

FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said at least 1,620 people on St. Croix are without power tonight. Approximately 1,620 customers on a portion of St. Croix Feeder 8B are experiencing an electrical service interruption while crews replace a broken pole in the vicinity of the Industrial

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEnvironmental NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsTechnology News

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community of a collapsed eight-inch sewer line, which has led to a manhole overflow in the #2 Old Hospital Grounds (American Legion Hall) area. VIWMA staff and contractors will begin work to repair the collapsed section

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEnvironmental NewsHealth NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — About 10,000 people on St. Thomas were without power today after one of the units at the Harley power plant tripped this morning. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said at least 9,900 customers on three St. Thomas electrical feeders (7C, 8B, 9C) are experiencing

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsTechnology News

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said today it will cut water service to customers in Questa Verde condominiums on Monday, July 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. During this time, service will be interrupted to allow WAPA’s contractor to interconnect a booster station to the

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsGovernment House NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp addressed an audience of community members, business owners, hurricane experts and policy makers at the final meeting of the USVI Hurricane Recovery and Resiliency Task Force on Tuesday. Governor Mapp thanked the members of the Task Force who presented impressive information about the territory’s

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBritish Virgin Islands NewsBusiness NewsNational NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

SAN DIEGO — East County Magazine said it is powerless to stop a smut attack that has linked its urls to a porn site and is asking for help from anyone who can halt this pornography attack. The online magazine serving Southern California said it has won “105 major journalism

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it will cut power to portions of Bolongo Bay on St. Thomas “to upgrade the transmission and distribution system” beginning tomorrow morning. On Friday, June 22, and again on Monday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each

Read More