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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two modular units have arrived on St. Thomas and two units will soon arrive on St. Croix as temporary office space for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). Offices in each district were significantly damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. On St. Thomas, one of the modular units

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FREDERIKSTED — People are boiling hot about the high price of eggs on St. Croix, according to social media. Some people said businesses were “price gouging” while others speculated that the eggs were made of gold! A person in the Facebook group “What’s Happening St. Croix” took a before-and-after picture of

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PHILIPSBURG — Three Caribbean airlines have formed an alliance which promises to make it easier and cheaper for travelers to move between 32 countries. Antigua-based LIAT, Air Antilles of Guadeloupe and Sint Maarten’s Winair have joined forces under the CaribSKY project which is co-funded by the European Union’s INTERREG Caribbean

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that “a wide variety of new career opportunities within the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands are now available to the public.” Job openings include positions in accounting, education, law enforcement and engineering. “Through the tireless and strategic efforts of Governor Kenneth Mapp and the assistance of our federal partners, we

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers that the section of the Scrap Metal yard that collects and stores vehicles will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays and closed at 4 p.m. daily. Vehicles will only be accepted

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ATLANTA –– U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty said that she continues to put the word out that the territory is open for business. Addressing a broad range of consumers and industry stakeholders over the past week in Atlanta, Chicago and New York, Commissioner Nicholson-Doty thanked partners for their support

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team said that they will be doing needed maintenance in Catherine’s Rest on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. Wastewater Division crews will be performing inspection of the manholes along the Catherine’s Rest road. During inspection, manholes in

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Root, root, root for the … international offshore holding corporation? The Miami Marlins are claiming corporate citizenship in the British Virgin Islands in an effort to have a federally appointed arbitrator take over the lawsuit by Miami and Miami-Dade County to recover a share of the profits from Jeffrey Loria’s $1.2

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it would shut off the power to three areas of St. Croix today. “On Friday, customers on two St. Croix feeders will experience electrical service interruption while upgrades are made to the transmission and distribution system,” WAPA said. “From 9

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PHILIPSBURG — Spirit Airlines announced today that it would be adding new routes and increasing service to some of the top destinations in the region. Starting on April 12, Spirit will connect Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Cap-Haitien International Airport in Haiti’s second largest city, marking the second destination for

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