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RT Park Unveils Vision for the 'Virgin Islands Tech Village' in Estate Lower Love

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020

The Research and Technology Park (RTPark) on Thursday announced its proposed construction of the Virgin Islands Tech Village in Estate Lower Love, in accordance with the legislative mandate of promoting sustainable economic development that created the RTPark back in 2002.  The Virgin Islands Tech Village will consist of 60 units of residential housing, 10,500 square feet of commercial space, a 120 room teaching hotel, a 300-person capacity conference center, and a solar microgrid, said the RT Park. It will also include significant agricultural investment, with 60 percent of the land dedicated to agricultural use, ranging from farming to innovative programs and agribusiness development.  The project, estimated to cost around $40 Million, will serve as another step in the economic revitalization of St. Croix. RTPark Executive Director, Peter…

Bryan Seeks 60-Day Extension to State of Emergency…

Staff Consortium | August 06, 2020

Governor Albert Bryan on Tuesday sent a request to the 33rd Legislature asking for an extension to the…

9th Covid-19 Death Reported in USVI, With Latest Fatality…

Ernice Gilbert | August 05, 2020

The V.I. Department of Health reported its 9th Covid-19 related death this evening. The department did…

Judge Says it is ‘Discriminatory’ to Deny…

Staff Consortium | August 05, 2020

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto…

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Dept. of Health Reports 8th Coronavirus Death

Staff Consortium | July 29, 2020

The V.I. Dept. of Health has reported the 8th Covid-19 death in the territory, with the latest fatality occurring in St. Thomas. The number of deaths are now split equally per district: 4 in St. Thoma...

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