CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked motorists to avoid the overflowing manhole in the downtown Christiansted area around the Boardwalk and government parking lot. Residents with compromised immune systems should avoid standing water in this area near King Cross Street by Holgar Danske Hotel. Motorists are
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is asking St. Thomas residents to refrain from using Mafolie Road tomorrow and Monday. “The road will be closed for 30-minute intervals throughout the workday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow the contractor to install 24-inch storm drain pipes,” DPW
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ROAD TOWN. Tortola — For the first time in 10 months, LIAT was flying again to the British Virgin Islands and other Caribbean destinations. The beleaguered regional airline, which was threatened with liquidation earlier this year, has resumed service to Beef Island in Tortola. LIAT is also flying from Grantly
CHRISTIANSTED — On Tuesday, the Department of Public Works said its VITRAN St. Croix office will be closed until further notice. Today, DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said “the entire Annas Hope Compound” would be closed “throughout the rest of the week.” “The Annas Hope Main Office is expected to reopen
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Gordon “Butch” Stewart, a Jamaican hotelier who founded Sandals Resorts International, has died. He was 79. The Kingston-born businessman who enjoyed playing dominoes and began selling freshly caught fish at age 12 owned at least two dozen companies and was Jamaica’s largest non-government employer, according to a
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An Arizona woman has been arrested on St. Thomas for allegedly stealing valuable property after police found a stolen item in her possession. Michelyn Lespron, 35, of Phoenix was arrested Tuesday and charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan took action on 29 bills from the December 11, 2020, session of the 33rd Legislature, signing 23 of the measures into law and vetoing six of them. Among the bills Bryan approved are a bill providing amnesty for property owners who have enclosed portions of their homes
DALLAS — American Airlines is banning emotional-support animals in a move that will force most owners to pay extra if they want their pets to travel with them. The airline said Tuesday that it will allow animals in the cabin free of charge only if they are trained service dogs.