St. Croix News
Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Venetia Natashia Fredericks on August 11, 2021, at the age of 45 on St. Croix. Venetia Natashia Fredericks is survived by her mother, J. Patricia Jackson; father, Atmore “Flakes” Fredericks Sr.; children, T’Keyah, T’Quan, and T’Quani Registe and T’Keyjah Austrie; grandchildren,
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The takeover of AT&T cellular assets in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by Liberty Communications was supposed to be seamless to customers. However, now some Virgin Islanders are finding out it was so seamless, they never made the switch. In recent days, AT&T has begun
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” Feeding Initiative will operate in both districts beginning September 7, following the suspension of the program in the St. Thomas-St. John District on August 23, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases among the district’s food
KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, is slated to resume school bus service on September13 for general education students in grades PreK-3rd and CTE students enrolled in specific career pathways. Parents of these students are asked to transport their children to and from campuses when
Bryan Nominates Assistant Labor Commissioner Cindy Richardson As Director of V.I. Personnel Division
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan has nominated Assistant Labor Commissioner Cindy Richardson as Director of the Virgin Islands Personnel Division. Richardson is a native St. Thomian who has served in the V.I. Department of Labor for 14 years, including 11 years as the department’s Director of Grants/Federal Grants Manager and
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches on two islands failed water quality resting and should be avoided this weekend, Water Bay on St. Thomas and Cruz Bay on St. John exceeded “the established Enterococci Bacteria threshold and therefore are not considered to be safe for swimming or fishing,” DPNR said today.
MIES, Switzerland — The long-awaited draw for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers took place under high-luminosity television studio lights inside the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball this week. The qualifiers draw marks the tip-off for men’s national teams trying to successfully play their way to the FIBA Basketball World Cup
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism just put out an important COVID-19-related message for visitors to the territory on Twitter minutes ago. “As of August 13, results from COVID-19 antibody tests are no longer acceptable for entry or submission to the USVITravel Screening Portal,” Tourism said
FREDERIKSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces that the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) has been obligated $7,613,710 to complete repairs to Marley Homes and Additions in Frederiksted. The funds obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program have been allocated to refurbish nineteen residential
NORTH SHORE — Police need your help to identify additional suspects involved in the carjacking of a pickup truck Salt River beach last week, authorities said. Keishawn D. Monsanto, 19. of White Lady, was arrested at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday and charged with first=degree robbery, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.