St. Croix News
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Official portraits of former Gov. Roy Schneider and former Gov. Charles Turnbull, the fifth and sixth elected chief executives of the United States Virgin Islands, respectively, were unveiled to the public Monday during a ceremony at Government House, St. Croix. The portraits painted by local artist Shansi
BIG FAT LIAR! McCollum Says She Moved School’s Generator To Keep It From Being Stolen … Senator Says: Resign!
FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix Senator is calling for the immediate resignation of Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum over her alleged “misuse of government equipment.” Sen. Novelle Francis Jr. (D-St. Croix) said that he wrote to Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Monday asking him to urge McCollum to resign over her “abuse
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he expressed his deep gratitude to nearly 80 government employees at the Division of Personnel’s 29th Annual Employee Recognition Week ceremonies at Government House on St. Thomas and St. Croix. Mapp said that the accomplishments were even more impressive given
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department Grove Place Weed and Seed Program will be hosting a panel seminar for the candidates in quest to serve in the Senate today June 5, 2018 at the UVI Great Hall, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Questions will be
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Aurio Correa entered the St. Thomas hospital last August to prepare for knee surgery. The 89-year-old St. Thomian had Alzheimer’s disease and dementia but was otherwise in good health for his age, according to his daughter, Luz Correa Chesterfield. Before he could have the surgery at Schneider
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix resident apparently drowned in a hotel pool on Protestant Cay late Saturday afternoon. Carlos Wesley, 71, was pulled from the pool “unresponsive” at Hotel on the Cay about 5:01 p.m. on Saturday, police said. Police described Wesley as “an elderly
ARRESTED FOR AN ALLEGED RAPE ON ST. CROIX: ALVIN CLEMENTS JR. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man is being detained this weekend after a woman told police on Friday he raped her. Alvin Clements Jr., 27, was arrested and charged with first-degree rape-domestic violence, the
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said this week that he was taking steps in his proposed budget to prop up the faltering Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS). Mapp presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 budget to Virgin Islands Senate President Myron Jackson on Wednesday.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — In an interview on WTJX-Channel 12 with the ICM, Democratic and Republican chairs, V.I. GOP Chairman John Canegata defended his party for not running a candidate against Democrat Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett or Republican-turned-Independent Gov. Kenneth Mapp. Canegata was specifically asked why the GOP wasn’t running
ELECTRICITY REPORT: Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority CEO Lawrence Kupfer [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season (yesterday), I take this opportunity to inform you that the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority continues fine-tuning its disaster preparedness plan