CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The first ever same-sex couple has tied the knot in the Virgin Islands after spending over four decades together. Rick Weinstein, 68, and Tom Eggleston, 73, decided that they could not wait any longer to finally get married following the landmark Supreme Court ruling earlier this month.
Beverly Nicholson-Doty CRUZ BAY – The nearly one million readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have ranked St. John as one of the world’s best islands. St. John came in fourth with a rating of 83.37 in the category “Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas Islands” in the magazine’s World’s Best
FREDERIKSTED – A 41-year-old Estate Hermon Hill man was arrested on an illegal gun charge after the car he was driving matched the description of a vehicle involved in discharging a weapon , according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. John Clay was arrested about 9 p.m. Tuesday in Estate Anna’s Hope and charged
FREDERIKSTED – A 36-year-old Estate Whim man was arrested on domestic violence charges Tuesday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Clifton Donaldson was arrested at about 8 p.m. Tuesday July 28 on a charge of third-degree assault-domestic violence, the VIPD said. Police said that Donaldson was arrested for strangling
CRUZ BAY– A 32-year-old St. John man was arrested on domestic violence and property destruction charges Monday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Nevin Felix of Bellevue Village was arrested and charged with unlawful entry, destruction of property and disturbance of the peace-domestic violence, the VIPD said. Felix was
FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to step up its efforts to remove dangerous illegal guns from the territory, with its twenty-eighth arrest on St. Croix Monday. The VIPD arrested Luis Raul Carino, 31, at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 27, after a joint federal-territorial operation was executed.
FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department announced that five arrests had taken place between Saturday and Monday on St. Croix, according to VIPD spokesman Kevin Jackson. The following are those arrested, Jackson said: *On Saturday July 25, Raynard Taheem Knight, 27, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged
WASHINGTON — Businesses big and small would get to keep claiming dozens of tax breaks that expired at the start of the year under a bill that overwhelmingly passed the Senate Finance Committee recently. Struggling homeowners and people who live in states without a state income tax would get to
St. Thomas geologist Roy Watlington CHRISTIANSTED — Local geologist Roy Watlington says a tsunami from Kick ‘em Jenny could reach St. Croix in as little as 80 minutes. A tsunami caused by the volcano erupting would be in St. John first, then St. Thomas in 90 minutes, Watlington
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – When superstar comedian/actor Cedric The Entertainer took the stage recently with a big smile, it was clear to patrons attending the opening night at the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Music Festival in St. Thomas that the festival would deliver all that was advertised in the package.