St. Croix News
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands will receive $242.7 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist in its recovery efforts. The HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program award was announced by HUD’s Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude, who joined Gov.
Republican National Committee Adopts Virgin Islands Resolution On Trump’s U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Policy
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON – The Republican National Committee adopted a resolution from Virgin Islands GOP National Committeeman Jevon Williams that called upon Congress to cease foreign aid to countries that voted against U.S.-recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on the floor of the United Nations
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Community members are about to embark on a journey to prevent type 2 diabetes together with the National Diabetes Prevention Program lifestyle change intervention, offered by the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH). If you have diabetes then you may want to
SENATE COMMITTEE HEARS: With Humans In Dire Peril Living Here, Animal Abuse Is A ‘Low Priority’ In Virgin Islands
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senators met in the Health, Hospitals and Human Services Committee to update and improve the current Virgin Islands Veterinary Practice Act. Committee chair Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera-O’Reilly took testimony from people working in veterinary services, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and
FREDERIKSTED — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring the final two household hazardous waste drop off events on St. Croix this Friday and Saturday at the Home Depot from 8 a.m. to – 4 p.m. A free drop off site is also available at the Evelyn Williams Elementary School
St. Croix Couple Arrested After Court-Ordered Search of Their Property Allegedly Reveals Illegal Live Ammunition
FREDERIKSTED — While executing a judicial search warrant at the home of a St. Croix couple, police allegedly found illegal live ammunition on the property, authorities said. Members of the Virgin Islands Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) in coordination with the Special Operations Bureau (SOB) began the search about
ON THE SPOT: Government House Media Spokesperson Sandra Goomansingh, right, interviews WICO CEO Clifford Graham at Monday’s hurricane resiliency workshop on St. Thomas. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s Hurricane Recovery Advisory Committee held its first resiliency and sustainability workshop on Monday as part of the Governor’s mission to build
CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The commissioner of the Labor testified before the Senate Committee dealing with her department and said that unemployment and disaster assistance checks totaled $12,157,398 up until mid January 2018. The majority of the unemployment checks went to St. Thomas, with $7,150,271 worth for 6,682 applicants as of
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — In coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard and local officials, Limetree Bay Terminals said it had resumed commercial operations about two weeks after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Truck rack loading operations serving local and area fuel suppliers resumed within 24 hours of the hurricane,
Consider Yourself Lucky More People Didn’t Die During the 2017 Hurricane Season … Is There A Reason Why?
[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — The 2017 storm season tormented the U.S. with four hurricane landfalls and scores of deaths, but a preliminary review shows no one succumbed to the most lethal force in a tropical cyclone’s arsenal — storm surge. In a National Hurricane Center report released last week