Posts In Category

St. John News

At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsSt. John News

CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department needs your help to find a man who lives on St. John. Ashley Lord, 43, of Willemstad, Curacao is wanted in connection to a third-degree assault that occurred on July 24 in Estate Rendezvous, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Police described

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reminded territorial residents of the availability of the federal stimulus payment of $1,200 for individual or head of household filers, and $2,400 for married residents who file joint returns. In accordance with the IRS regulations, the deadline to file

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — VITRAN’s ADA paratransit clients on St. Thomas and St. John can now join those on St. Croix, in using Routematch, the department’s new trip management technology platform. Routematch launched in the St. Thomas/St. John district earlier this month and on St. Croix in June of this year. As usual,

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsGovernment House NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHRISTIANSTED — During the weekly press briefing to update residents about the status of the COVID-19 virus in the territory, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta, Jr. was joined by Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez, who announced a second round of P-EBT benefits, and Division of Personnel Director Dayna Clendinen, who announced

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsGovernment House NewsNational NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHRISTIANTED —  Government House in St. Croix released the following statement from Albert A. Bryan, Jr. today: “As Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, I want to advise our citizens and our investors that the anticipated transaction set forth in Act No. 8329 and Act No. 8330 related to the Matching Fund Securitization Corporation (Special Purpose

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) said today a second round of P-EBT food assistance for August and September of the 2020/2021 school year has been approved by the federal government. The total amount of this issuance benefit to territory is an additional $1,513,308.96. The benefit is

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Virgin Islands family has been grieving the loss of a loved one after the 20th death from COVID-19 was confirmed this weekend. A 57-year-old man on St. Thomas was the victim, the Virgin Islands Department of Health said Sunday. VIDOH provided no other details and none

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEducation NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE— In recognition of the challenges faced by many families with children enrolled in schools with distance learning requirements, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is pleased to offer grants to support virtual learning for school-based academic programs. The purpose of the CFVI’s Virtual Learning Support Grants

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsHealth NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTourism News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is urging compliance with the protocols and guidelines that have been established to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. The statement comes after the first week of the return of leisure travel to St. Thomas, St. John and

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCommunity AffairsHealth NewsHumanitarian NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsV.I. Legislature

CHRISTIANSTED — AARP in The Virgin Islands said it has been “advocating for revision and re-establishment of the Commission on Aging.” AARP in The Virgin Islands provided testimony in support of Bill No. 33-0367, an act amending the Virgin Islands Code to change the composition of the Commission on Aging, during a 33rd Legislature

Read More