St. John News
CRUZ BAY — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the public library on St. John will only be open three days a week. The change first went into effect this week. The Elaine Ione Sprauve Library and Museum of Cultural Arts located on St. John’s west end
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has been eyeing several pots of money — including Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico disaster funds, counter-narcotic accounts and military construction dollars — to fund the borderwall, according to congressional aides and White House officials. If Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with
CRUZ BAY — Police do not suspect foul play in connection with the body of a man found floating in the St. John harbor here early this morning. Deon “Physco” Stephens, 43, of Detroit, Michigan was identified by family members as the dead man, police and social media sources said.
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture is looking for 13 farmers, six in each district and one in St. John for the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program. The program will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training on best planting practices, crop variety selection, irrigation, and post-harvest-techniques,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man was given a half year in prison today by a federal judge for admitting to bringing four illegal migrants into the territory. Brice Todman, 36, of Cruz Bay, was sentenced in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas for bringing illegal aliens into the
CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that there will be a delay in the collection of solid waste at bin sites on St. John because barge services are currently not available. Regular collection will resume as soon as normal barge service begins again, according to VIWMA.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a special session on January 23, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies to help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. The Act requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for
CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Port Authority said today that it is hiring a dockmaster to oversee the seaport operations on St. John. Dockmasters enforce the rules and regulations for the use of VIPA’s ports, assign berths, collect fees and other related duties. If you are interested in joining
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is celebrating 50 years of connecting the territory to the world by air and sea today. To engage the community in the celebration of our golden anniversary, today’s mystery question on WSTA 1340-AM Radio was about VIPA and the history of our
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Joel Lee, director nominee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (the Bureau), reminds all bona fide residents of the territory that they are required to file their individual income tax returns in the Virgin Islands with the Bureau. “Bona fide residents of the Virgin Islands