Tag: Water Island

Queen Conch Fishing Season Ends Today In The U.S. Virgin Islands: DPNR

CHRISTIANSTED — The annual queen conch season officially ends today, according to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. DPNR said that harvesting queen conch and the possession of queen conch during the closed season is prohibited on St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island as of June 1. Ending the conch fishing […]

Police Need Your Help To Locate Missing Teen Beronica Cepeda Rosa of the Dominican Republic: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find a missing teenager in the St. Thomas-St. John-Water Island district tonight. Beronica Cepeda Rosa, 16, of the Dominican Republic has been declared a “missing-runaway minor” by the Virgin Islands Police Department. The VIPD is asking you to call the Youth Investigation Bureau at (340) 715-5540, or […]

St. Thomas Administrator Avery Lewis Thanks Carnival Organizers For Success of Cultural Events

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator Avery Lewis said he would like to acknowledge and commend all the people and agencies that worked tirelessly to make Carnival 2019 a resounding success. Administrator Lewis recognizes that success is the result of a community of persons working together to achieve a common purpose. A heartfelt thank […]

Bryan Honors Linemen in the U.S. Virgin Islands on National Lineman Appreciation Day

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. celebrated the profession of electrical linemen this week for “National Lineman Appreciation Day” today. Bryan said that he wishes to honor all Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) line personnel, and linemen who remain in the territory following the post-hurricane restoration for their exemplary service to the territory […]

MOTHER’S DAY SURPRISE! WAPA Keeps Power Off All Night On St. Thomas … St. Croix Two Hours

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) tried its best to keep a running count of where the power was on and off for Mother’s Day on St. Croix and St. Thomas. At first, WAPA only had the power off on St. Croix when a car […]

Water Island Starts A Go Fund Me Page To Try To Bring Needed Help To The Territory’s Most Neglected Island

  DESERT ISLAND: On Water Island’s Honeymoon Beach, hurricanes Irma and Maria tossed boats on shore, leveled buildings, wiped away the greenery and shuttered the only two food and drinks stands on island. [ad name=”HTML-68″] WATER ISLAND — Before her husband latched the door to the concrete bunker beneath their house, Linda Gidley looked around at […]