A to Z Paint Supply, Open For 33 Years on St. Croix, is Destroyed by Fire. 'I Lost Everything.'

Ernice Gilbert | August 11, 2022 7

A to Z Paint Supply, a three-decades old business located in La Grande Princesse on St. Croix, was d...

VIPD Facing Acute Employee Shortage With 43 Personnel on Extended Leave, Leading to Higher Overtime Payouts and Burnout; Senators Question Budget Decrease

Elesha George | August 11, 2022 25

When the Committee on Finance met Wednesday, they questioned whether the V.I. Police Department had ...

Watch: Gov. Charles W. Turnbull Lies in State on St. Croix

Staff Consortium | August 10, 2022

Former Gov. Charles W. Turnbull on Wednesday lay in state at Government House on St. Croix. Watch it here.Selfsame events will take place on Aug. 11 a...

Facing its Lowest Enrollment Levels in Over 40 Years and Resulting Drop in Revenues, UVI Calls on Senate to Fund Larger Budget

Elesha George | August 10, 2022 24

The University of the Virgin Islands has asked senators in the Committee on Finance to consider granting it a total budget funding of $39.1 million fo...

Island Global Yachting to be Acquired for $480 Million in Cash by MarineMax; Deal Expected to Close First Half of 2023

Staff Consortium | August 10, 2022 3

MarineMax, Inc., the world’s largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ...

Dept. of Public Works Secures $25 Million to Fund Phase 2 of Veterans Drive Project

Staff Consortium | August 09, 2022 5

The V.I. Department of Public Works announced Tuesday that it successfully secured a competitive $25 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of...

UVI Offered to Employ Man Accused of Inappropriate Behavior Towards High School Students Before Rescinding Offer

Janeka Simon | August 09, 2022 8

Last Tuesday, just before 1:00 pm, Consortium journalists received a press release from the University of the Virgin Islands. “UVI Welcomes New Men...

Vialet Assailed at Boisterous Town Hall to Address Zoning Changes For Rum Distillery Made Without Community Notice

Ernice Gilbert | August 09, 2022 75

Senator Kurt Vialet should be gearing up for a general election battle with Governor Albert Bryan, who just won the democratic primary on Saturday. In...

Community Center

A to Z Paint Supply, Open For 33 Years on St. Croix, is Destroyed by Fire. 'I Lost Everything.'

Ernice Gilbert | August 11, 2022 7

A to Z Paint Supply, a three-decades old business ...

Virgin Islander Keo Brown Excels in U.S. Coast Guard

Staff Consortium | August 10, 2022 4

Virgin Islander Keo L. Brown, a Coast Guard operat...

Watch: Gov. Charles W. Turnbull Lies in State on St. Croix

Staff Consortium | August 10, 2022

Former Gov. Charles W. Turnbull on Wednesday lay i...

Experience the USVI

USVI Delegation is First to Woo Danish Travelers Back to United States Since Covid…

Staff Consortium | October 25, 2021 12

The U.S. Virgin Islands had the first delegation to personally welcome Danish travelers back to the ...

As America Reopens to Tourists, USVI Takes Marketing Push to Italy

Staff Consortium | October 12, 2021 27

As the United States prepares to welcome European ...

Territory's Tourism Success in Covid Era Credited to Public-Private Partnerships,…

Staff Consortium | September 19, 2021 5

The U.S. Virgin Islands credits its ability to survive and thrive during the worldwide Covid-19 cris...

Big Moves: Dept. of Tourism Brings a Taste of Carnival to One of America's Largest Festivals in Well-Executed Marketing Strategy

Ernice Gilbert | September 07, 2021 12

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — The V.i. Department Of…

USVI Ports HUB

Dowe at it Again: VIPA Cuts Ribbon on Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier, Freeing Up…

Elesha George | June 26, 2022 38

The Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier Cargo Facility had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony a...

The Queen Mary II Makes Unscheduled Voyage to St. Thomas at Crown Bay

Staff Consortium | April 02, 2022 14

The Queen Mary II will make an unscheduled visit t...

Virgin Islands Welcomes Wonder of the Seas, World's Largest Cruise Ship to Territory…

Kyle Murphy | March 23, 2022 15

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world, docked for the first tim...

One of Royal Caribbean's Largest Cruise Ships Makes Maiden Voyage to St. Thomas

Kyle Murphy | January 06, 2022 9

St. Thomas — Royal Caribbean’s 1,138-foot Long, 135-foot…

Business

Dept. of Health Says It's Working to Provide Back-to-School Immunizations and Pediatric Covid-19 Vaccines in Timely Manner

Staff Consortium | August 12, 2022

The V.i. Department Of Health Informs The Public Of The Scheduling Changes For Obtaining Routine Childhood Vaccinations And Covid-19 Pediatric Vaccinations As Students Return To School. Regular Childhood Vaccination Services Are As Follows: On St. Croix – Tuesday And Thursday From 9:00 A.m. To 1:00 P.m. At The Mch Clinic In The Tent At The Charles Harwood Memorial Complex. Please Call 340-718-1311 Ext. 3895 Or 3822 For Information Or To Make An Appointment. On St. Thomas – Mch Clinic In The Elanco Building. Please Telephone 340-777-8804 Ext. 2600 For Appointments And Information. Monday And Friday From 1:30 P.m. To 3:00 P.m. For Transfer Of Records,…

DLCA Subpoenas Documents From Gas Stations, Citing Dissatisfaction With Pace of Fuel Decrease

Staff Consortium | August 12, 2022 16

Amid Declining Global Demand For Oil, The Price For A Gallon Of Gas Has Seen Dramatic Drops In Recent Weeks, But The Pace In Which The Drops Are Occurring In The Territory Has Been Unsatisfactory To The V.i. Dept. Of Licensing And Consumer Affairs. Dlca On July 8 Called On Usvi Gas Stations To Pass On Savings To Consumers Or Face The Territory's Price Control Law, And Commissioner Richard Evangelista Has Revealed That The Department On August 8 Started Subpoenaing Fuel Retailers Across The Territory To Ascertain Compliance.  On Friday, Mr. Evangelista Said While Price Drops Were Occurring Reasonably Well On St. Croix, There Was Room For Further…

Port Authority Board Authorizes Exploration of Deal to Expand and Mordernize Territory's Airports

Kayra Williams | August 12, 2022 5

The V.i. Port Authority Board Met Tuesday In St. Thomas For Their Monthly Board Meeting Where Several Actions Were Taken. During The Executive Session Of The In-person Meeting, The Board Authorized Vipa Executive Director Carlton Dowe To Explore The Possibility Of A Public/private Partnership To Expand And Modernize Both Of The Territory's Main Airports. A Change Order For A Contract Between Vipa And At Construction Was Also Approved. The Projects Committee Had Several Matters Before Them. During Tuesday’s Meeting The Committee Accepted A $29.4 Million Dollar Bid Proposed By Grace Civil Llc For Reconstructing Part Of The Taxiway At The Cyril…

St. John Brewers Details Plans to Expand Operations in St. Thomas During EDA Meeting

Kayra Williams | August 10, 2022

The Board Of The V.i. Economic Development Authority Met On Tuesday For A V.i. Economic Development Commission Public Hearing To Consider Several Applications. A Governing Board Decision Meeting For The Edc And The Economic Development Bank Was Also Part Of The Meeting Agenda. The First Item Of Business Was A New Application To Expand The Operations Of St. John Brewers, A Pub And Small Craft Brewery Located On St. John. Co-owners Kevin Chipman And Chirag Vyas Presented The Board, Via Video Conference, With Their Plans For Expansion And Provided Insight Into The Operations Of The Company, Including Discussions On Staff Relations, Education And…