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January 18, 2018

U.S. Virgin Islands

The Bank of Nova Scotia, Plaintiff, vs. Matthew A. Nelthropp and Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (“VIBIR”), Defendants

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA,                                                                                                     Plaintiff,          v. MATTHEW A. NELTHROPP and VIRGIN ISLANDS BUREAU…

A Reporter’s Story: Rendezvous with Rendezvous Bay

Source: St. John Source A pair of eagle rays. (Photo by Caroline Rogers) On Christmas Day, I got the best gift I could imagine: the sight of two spotted eagle rays swimming along a ledge in Leinster Bay in the Virgin Islands National Park. It was the first time I’d seen these majestic creatures…

Ivanna Eudora Kean H.S. Schedules Report Card Distribution

Source: St. John Source Ivanna Eudora Kean High School has announced its report card distribution schedule. Wednesday, January 17 Financial Aid Workshop with Gannon University and Report Card Distribution Grade 12 | 4:30 p.m. Friday, January 19 Grades 9 – 12 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All 10th and 11th grade students’ report…

WAPA Announces Priority Work Areas for Week of January 15

Source: St. John Source WAPA workers repairing electrical lines Crews will be assigned to the following priority work areas this week, Jan. 15-19 and into the weekend, finalizing reconstruction and restoration of customers: St. Croix: Blue Mountain, Brooks Hill, Bugby Hole, Cane Bay, Glynn, Grapetree Bay, Great Pond, Hannah’s Rest, Herbert Grigg, Hibiscus Point,…

V.I. Reminds Film Industry the Territory Is Open for Business

Source: St. John Source The compound from the 1977 movie ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau,” filmed on St. Croix. Photo from the V.I. Department of Tourism) With the rebirth of Virgin Islands flora and fauna and repairs to damaged infrastructure underway after hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, the Department of Tourism is actively…

St. John Celebrates MLK Day in Spirit and Song

Source: St. John Source The All Island Children’s Choir performs Monday at the Cruz Bay celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. In the fiftieth anniversary year of his death, Martin Luther King’s message of peace through activism echoed throughout Frank Powell Park in Cruz Bay, St. John, Monday morning. St. John residents of all…

DPNR to Inspect Abandoned and Uninhabitable Structures

Source: St. John Source One of many homes in St. John that lost a roof. (Photo by Love City Strong) The Department of Planning and Natural Resources will inspect buildings throughout the territory to determine if the fall’s storms left them unsafe and in need of being closed or or torn down, the agency…

Coast Guard Says St. Croix Vessel Salvage Complete

Source: St. John Source A sunken boat lies in the water off St. Thomas after two Category 5 hurricanes blew through the Virgin Islands in September. Salvage operations for ships damaged, sunk or driven ashore by September’s hurricane onslaught have been completed on St. Croix, the U.S. Coast Guard reported Monday. In a news…

Department of Labor Announces Dislocated Workers Program Job Openings

Source: St. John Source United States Virgin Islands Department of Labor Several territory-wide jobs are available for individuals who are dislocated from work as a result of the recent storms. These work opportunities are made possible through the USDOL-funded “Dislocated Workers Program Grant,” according to a press release issued Friday by the Virgin Islands…

Request for Applications Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office Sub-Grants

Source: St. John Source GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES ————0———— DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES Office of the Commissioner No. 45 Estate Mars Hill, Frederiksted St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00840 Telephone: (340) 773-1082 FAX: (340) 773-1716 PUBLIC NOTICE Announcement of Availability of Historic Preservation Fund Sub-Grants Request for Applications…

Pickles in Paradise to Reopen Under New Management

Source: St. John Source Kim Edwards, left, is taking over Pickles in Paradise from Beverly Melius, seen in a photo from Dec. 9 at the Bizarre Bazaar at Pickles. Beverly Melius, the owner of Pickles in Paradise, is hanging up her apron and handing over the keys to the popular restaurant and bar in…

Virtue of the Week: Diligence

Source: St. John Source Diligence is working hard and doing your absolute best. You take special care by doing things step by step. Diligence helps you to get things done with excellence and enthusiasm. Diligence leads to success. You are practicing diligence when you: – Pay careful attention to what you are doing, –…

VIEDA Public Hearing and Governing Board Meetings

Source: St. John Source U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING All interested persons are hereby notified that in accordance with Section 717 Chapter 12 of Title 29, Virgin Islands Code, as amended, a public hearing for the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission (“VIEDC”), a subsidiary entity of the U.S. Virgin…

FEMA Programs Continue to Address Housing Needs

Source: St. John Source FEMA public information officers, from left, Manuel Broussard, Eric Adams and Bruce Bouch with Rachel Rochfal of the St. John Community Foundation. The deadline may have passed for individuals filing for personal disaster assistance, but FEMA programs are continuing in the territory, according to Eric Adams, a FEMA public information…

Update on Location of St. John Department of Labor Office

Source: St. John Source Commissioner Catherine A. Hendry of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL) informs St. John residents that effective Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on every Monday and Wednesday, services will be provided at The Battery in Cruz Bay. The services will include Unemployment Insurance and Workforce…

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Celebrates 110th Anniversary

Source: St. John Source Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority on St. Croix Jan. 15 will mark the 110th Anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA). Recognized as Founders’ Day, over 290,000 members around the world, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, will come together for the highly anticipated celebration. “On January 15, 1908, a group…

Beach Advisory for January 8-12

Source: St. John Source Dorsch Beach, St. Croix The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of…

Potter Vetoes Public Financing Bill for Private Projects

Source: St. John Source Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, acting as governor while Gov. Kenneth Mapp is traveling, on Thursday vetoed two bills. The bills would have broadened the ways tax revenues can be used to finance hotel construction and renovation and put statutory liens on V.I. government revenues to secure…

Where’s Territory’s Debris Plan? WMA Mum on Details

Source: St. John Source The territory’s plan for post-storm debris management will help deal with mountains of material blown down by the two storms. The furor over the prospect of burning hurricane debris has left some environmentalists wondering what happened to the rest of the territory’s management plan. According to a spokesperson at the…

V.I. Airports Need Jet Bridges

Source: St. John Source Dear Source: Air travel is a process that can become incredibly stressful. In one instance a traveler while arriving at his destination was confronted by a team of federal agents accompanied by detection dogs. The traveler was not notified as to why he and everyone else on his flight were…

SBA Approves Over $300 Million in Disaster Loans

Source: St. John Source U.S. Small Business Administration The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has announced the Business Recovery Centers (BRCs) on St. Croix and St. Thomas will close for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 15 and reopen Tuesday, Jan. 16. The SBA has now approved over $300 million in low-interest disaster…

Defendant’s No-Show Draws Magistrate’s Ire

Source: St. John Source Federal authorities tasked with making sure defendants get their day in court drew the ire of a U.S. Magistrate Ruth Miller Wednesday in St. Thomas District Court. Miller expressed her displeasure after finding out the defendant accused of arson attacks against federal buildings last year would not appear before her,…

Kmart Pays V.I. $600,000 for Overbilling Allegations

Source: St. John Source Attorney General Claude Walker and Human Services Commissioner Felicia Blylden discuss the Kmart settlement. Kmart has agreed to pay the V.I. Government over half a million dollars for allegedly overbilling Medicaid for pharmaceuti cals for more than a decade, Attorney General Claude Walker announced at a news conference Wednesday at…

VITEMA’s Tsunami Advisory Came a Little Late

Source: St. John Source VITEMA Director Mona Barnes and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter discuss tsunami danger and a delayed warning at a Wednesday news conference. V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency’s Director Mona Barnes received a tsunami advisory at 10:59 Tuesday night, but due to “connectivity” Virgin Islanders were not alerted until after midnight. The…

VIBE Announces Financial Aid Application Availability, New Deadline

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Board of Education The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) advises the public that the financial aid season for 2018 has commenced. The board offers territorial awards, scholarships, grants and assistance for government employees such as the Morris F. de Castro Fellowship. New and returning applicants are encouraged…

VIPA Gives Hurricane Recovery Plans for Airports and Ports

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Port Authority The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s (VIPA) goal for the New Year is to restore and rebuild its facilities damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria last September. VIPA’s construction manager, Lemartec Inc., was competitively selected by the VIPA Board of Directors to oversee the restoration of all…

Josephine’s Greens Return to Market

Source: St. John Source Starfish Market produce clerk Leslie Lambertis and Josephine Roller put a fresh bag of St. John-grown greens on the shelf. Discerning shoppers at Starfish Market on St. John were thrilled this week to see the first delivery of Josephine’s Greens since Hurricane Irma. “I’m so excited. I bought four bags…

Cancryn Jr. H.S. and CAHS to Distribute Report Cards Jan. 12

Source: St. John Source The Addelita Cancryn Junior High School has announced its report card distribution will be held from 8:30 – 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 12, in the Charlotte Amalie High School library. Parents or guardians are asked to pick up their students’ first marking period report cards and are welcome to dialogue…

In the Matter of the Estate of Leroy Livingstone Dubique a/k/a Leroy Livingstone Gubique, Deceased

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN *********************************** IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LEROY LIVINGSTONE DUBIQUE a/k/a LEROY LIVINGSTONE GUBIQUE                                                                                Deceased.                   PROBATE NO. ST-17-PB-42 ACTION FOR ANCILLARY PROBATE and RECOGNITION OF FOREIGN WILL NOTICE TO CREDITORS             It…

RFP 201801 (UVI)

Source: St. John Source UNIVERSITY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS RFP 201801 Evaluation of UVI Title III Part B Grant Program   The Title III Project Administration office at the University of the Virgin Islands seeks a qualified consultant to conduct a formative evaluation of the structure and function of the institution’s Title III Part…

NPS Announces Limited Access in Lameshur Area

Source: St. John Source   Virgin Islands National Park on St. John Lineman will be installing power poles and line in the Lameshur area over the next two weeks. In the park, the Lameshur Road will be inaccessible from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. during this time, according to a press release issued by…

BIR Informs Taxpayers W-2VI Forms Are Now Available

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue logo W-2VI Forms are now available for pick up in the lobby areas at all Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) offices on all three islands, according to a press release issued Monday by the BIR. Employers are encouraged to order Form W-2VI…

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office to Reopen January 10

Source: St. John Source The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office located at 8000 Nisky Center, Suite 1A, Charlotte, Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, will reopen on Wednesday, Jan. 10, for limited services including: biometrics appointments at the Application Support Center, information appointments and some emergency cases. Applicants who missed naturalization and…

DHS Receives New Vehicles for Its Meals on Wheels Program

Source: St. John Source V.I. Department of Human Services V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner Felecia L. Blyden was very happy upon receiving information that vehicles purchased last year for the Meals on Wheels Program began arriving in the territory. Blyden said, “These vehicles enable our outreach and delivery of hot meals to…

IFB006BITT18(S)

Source: St. John Source DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY AND PROCUREMENT Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31, Virgin Islands Code, request sealed bids in QUINTUPLICATE (1 original and 4 copies) for the following: IFB006BITT18(S) –Janitorial Service to the Bureau of Information Technology in the District of St. Thomas/St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands Bids will be received…

Community Development Block Grant 2018 Applications (VIHFA)

Source: St. John Source COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT 2018 APPLICATIONS  The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA), announces the availability of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2018 grant year applications. CDBG is a HUD formula-allocation grant, which has as its primary objective the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing, suitable…

Sterisil International, LLC

Source: St. John Source NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES Sterisil International, LLC, a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable and regularly purchases the following types of…

Three Parades in One Salutes Relief Workers

Source: St. John Source A parade participant is resplendent in tie dye as she cruises down the parade route Sturday. (Anne Salafia photo) In a normal year there would be three parades – the Crucian Christmas Festival’s Adult and Children’s parades, and the smaller Three Kings Day Parade. But not much has been normal…

Monday is Deadline for FEMA Disaster Assistance

Source: St. John Source Flamboyant Gardens shows damage from Hurricane Maria. Monday is the last chance for residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands to register for disaster assistance from FEMA, the federal agency warned in a news release. FEMA’s release rounded up all phases of the effort to recover from the twin hits of…

Virtue of the Week: Determination

Source: St. John Source You focus your energy and efforts on a task and stick with it until it is finished. Determination is using your willpower to do something when it isn’t easy. You are determined to meet your goals even when it is hard or you are being tested. With determination we make…

Man Shot to Death at Festival Village, Suspect Arrested

Source: St. John Source Angel Parrilla Jr. (VIPD photo) A man was killed Saturday evening in a shooting at the Festival Village in Frederiksted, and a suspect was arrested, according to the V.I. Police Department. It was the first homicide of the territory for 2018. The victim was identified as 31-year-old Curtis Phipps, also…

Federal Government Spends More than $456 Million in Disaster Assistance in USVI

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency Since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the territory in September, federal assistance has been consistently flowing to survivors and communities to repair, recover and rebuild. So far, more than $456 million in federal funding has been provided. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to coordinate…

Beach Advisory for January 1-4

Source: St. John Source The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: DPNR performed…

Impact Technologies VI, Inc.

Source: St. John Source   NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES Impact Technologies VI, Inc., a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable and regularly purchases the following…

J’ouvert Revelers Throng Through Frederiksted

Source: St. John Source Members of the Splash J’ouvert troupe dance through the streets Wednesday morning. J’ouvert is one of the most anticipated events of the Crucian Christmas Festival. Despite the ripple effects still being felt from two category 5 hurricanes that blasted through the Virgin Islands in September, wreaking havoc with everything Festival…

Feds Appoint Gretchen Shappert Interim U.S. Attorney For USVI

Source: St. John Source U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert testifies to Congress. (Image courtesy of C-SPAN) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Gretchen Shappert to be interim U.S. attorney for the territory, Thursday, with Shappert taking up the post Friday. “Gretchen Shappert has served this department well for more than 25 years,” Sessions said in…

Sunshine Shopping Center, Inc.

Source: St. John Source NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES SUNSHINE SHOPPING CENTER, INC. , a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a  procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable  and  regularly  purchases  the  following …

Public Works: A Look Ahead to Upcoming Projects in 2018

Source: St. John Source With the New Year, the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works is informing residents of new and pending road projects slated for the first quarter of 2018. St. Croix Container Port Road (Route 75) – crews will reconstruct all the washed-out areas of the roadway Scenic Road Phase II (Route…

CFVI Announces Availability of Educational Enrichment Grants

Source: St. John Source Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has announced the availability of educational enrichment grants for the 2017-2018 school year. Recognizing great need across educational settings, eligibility is open to professionals at public and private/parochial institutions serving children of all ages (preschool through…

Government Insurance Fund Tells Employers to File Their Workers Compensation Insurance Reports

Source: St. John Source Commissioner Valdamier O. Collens, custodian of the V.I. Department of Finance’s Government Insurance Fund (GIF), informs the public that effective immediately all employers filing their Employers’ Report for Workers Compensation Insurance with the GIF Office shall submit their reports via email at governmentinsurance@dof.vi.gov, by mail or at the drop box…

Are Irma, Maria, Harvey and Ophelia Telling Us Something?

Source: St. John Source Hurricane Maria draws near the north shore of St. Thomas on Sept, 19. Just as the Arctic air blasting across the mainland in recent days does not disprove the scientific evidence that the world’s climate is warming, so the hurricanes that ripped up the Caribbean and other areas in 2017…

January 8 Is Deadline for Survivors to Register for FEMA and SBA

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages survivors affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria to register before the Jan. 8 deadline with for disaster assistance. FEMA assistance may include grants to help homeowners pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs and serious disaster-related needs not covered…

Beach Advisory for December 25-29

Source: St. John Source Chenay Bay beach on St. Croix The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the…

Update: WAPA Restores Approximately 1,150 Customers Over the Weekend

Source: St. John Source V.I. Water and Power Authority HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRIC SYSTEM     The restoration effort continued across the territory throughout the weekend with approximately 1,150 customers being restored. The additional customers were re-energized in the following areas:         St. Croix: Cane Bay, Clairmont, Carlton, Cane Carlton, Concordia, La Vallee, Mon Bijou,…

Idle Thoughts for 2018: A Lens, Not a Line

Source: St. John Source It was another New Year’s Day, and we were heading out to search for Idle the Iguana, the Source mascot and all-around prognosticator. At the start of every new year we meet up with him to get his take on the island’s outlook as we begin another trip around the…

Tecoma Asset Management, LLC

Source: St. John Source NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES Tecoma Asset Management, LLC, a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable and regularly purchases the following types…

Yacht Haven Grande

Source: St. John Source NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES Yacht Haven Grande, a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable and regularly purchases the following types of…

Territory East Asset Management, LLC

Source: St. John Source NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES Territory East Asset Management, LLC, a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable and regularly purchases the following…

Tramway Properties, Inc.

Source: St. John Source NOTICE TO ESTABLISHED VIRGIN ISLANDS BUSINESSES Tramway Properties, Inc. a participant in the Virgin Islands Economic Development Incentive Program of the US Virgin Islands, has a procurement requirement to purchase goods and services locally in the Virgin Islands to the maximum extent practicable and regularly purchases the following types of…

WAPA Board Authorizes Extension of Lines of Credit

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority voted Friday to authorize Acting Executive Director Clinton T. Hedrington Jr. to extend various lines of credits that will fund operating and maintenance expenditures as well as secure working capital. The lines of…

Oscar-Nominated Director to Show Latest Work on STT

Source: St. John Source Josh Fox Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox will show his latest movie Tuesday on St. Thomas, with a community forum afterwards. Fox is an American film director, playwright and environmental activist. His 2010 film, “Gasland,” was nominated for an Academy Award for best feature documentary. At 7 p.m. he will present…

V.I. Budget Crisis, Part 18: Honesty Makes the Best Policy

Source: St. John Source (Image from Alabama Public Radio) Early in 2017, the U.S. Virgin Islands was facing massive structural deficits, fast-rising debt, multiple ratings downgrades, an inability to borrow and no clear path to solvency. Hurricanes Irma and Maria have made the situation dramatically worse, with the V.I. government projecting a loss of…

Two Charged with Assault in Separate Incidents

Source: St. John Source In separate incidents that occurred Wednesday, a man and a woman were arrested and charged with assault. The V.I. Police Department reported the two incidents: Dekumar Rogers At roughly 9:21 a.n. Wednesday, police units received a transmission that shots were being fired in the area of First Stop Gas Station…

DPNR Confirms Permits Issued to Allow Debris Burning

Source: St. John Source An air curtain incinerator in use at Floyd Bennet Field, Brooklyn, New York, after Hurricane Sandy. (Image from “Notice of Intent to File Suit” from the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School.) The Department of Planning and Natural Resource on Friday confirmed that a series of…

Don’t Forget the Capital

Source: St. John Source Charlotte Amalie from the air as Seaplane descends to the harbor (photo by Carol Buchanan 031317) Dear Source:           Charlotte Amalie is the capital and the largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is known for its Danish colonial architecture and is home to many stores with duty…

‘Board Games 4 Bored Kids’ Aims to Engage Crucian Youths

Source: St. John Source Jessica Parker, somewhere int he middle, stacks her living room with games. Visiting linemen don’t just fall for the beauty of our islands; they fall for the people, especially the kids. Daniel Phillips from Connecticut and William Strickland of North Carolina work with Haugland Energy Group and have met scores…

Update: WAPA Restores 261 More Customers on Thursday, Dec. 28

Source: St. John Source WAPA workers repairing electrical lines HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     The restoration effort continued across the territory on Thursday with 261 customers restored. The additional customers were re-energized in the following areas:         St. Croix: (127 customers) Whim, Carlton, Carlton Garden, St. Georges Hill, Two Brothers, Upper Love, Plessen…

One Killed, Two In Custody in Oswald Harris Shooting

Source: St. John Source One man was killed and two “persons of interest” were taken into custody in an incident Wednesday afternoon at the Oswald Harris Housing Community, the V.I. Police Department reported. Police identified the victim as 22-year-old Jahbari Joseph. According to the VIPD, at 3:15 p.m. units from the Richard N. Callwood…

Former V.I. Bishop Reflects on Boston Church Sex Scandal

Source: St. John Source Boston’s Cardinal Sean O’Malley, formerly the Bishop of St. Thomas, had words of compassion on the death of former Cardinal Bernard Law. When a former Catholic archbishop of Boston died Dec. 20 in Italy, the cleric who played a role in his downfall had words of compassion for him. The…

$1.2 Million in Grants Awarded from Stephenson Family Fund

Source: St. John Source More than half of the initial $2 million pledged by the Stephenson family for hurricane relief and recovery efforts is being allocated in an initial series of grants to entities serving the Virgin Islands community in the areas of healthcare, education, and social services, according to the Community Foundation of…

HIDTA Selected for National Award for St. Thomas Initiative

Source: St. John Source Acting U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands Joycelyn Hewlett. (U.S. Department of Justice photo) An HIDTA initiative of the United States Attorney’s Office has been selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Investigative Effort Award by the National High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program. “Winning a National HIDTA Award…

Corrections Officer Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash

Source: St. John Source An officer for the Bureau of Corrections died Christmas morning in a single-vehicle collision on the Melvin H. Evans Highway, according to the V.I. Police Department. The VIPD identified the victim as 32-year-old Corrections Officer Vivian Ford. At 6:58 a.m. Monday, officers from the Traffic Division responded to a call…

STAR Readies for Kwanzaa Run on Saturday, Dec. 30

Source: St. John Source Kwanzaa candles The St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) will conduct its 2017 Kwanzaa Run. There will be two races — two-miles and 7 kilometers — starting simultaneously. Start and finish will be at the UVI baseball field.  Joggers, walkers and runners are all welcome.It will take place at 4…

Junior Calypso Gives Young Singers a Chance to Shine

Source: St. John Source The Crucian Christmas Festival Village, named the Irmaria Stress Free Zone, came alive with the sounds of children pursuing their passion of song Saturday night as the Junior Calypso Review took to the stage. Under the tutelage of King Derby, also known as Camille Macedon, 10 youngsters entertained the crowd…

Miracle Vendors Talk About Renewal, Restoration

Source: St. John Source United Way and East India Association Cultural Center volunteers were on hand to supply packages to the crowd attending the Miracle on Main Street into Emancipation Garden Friday. The boxes were sent in by Adopt a Family volunteers and picked up from Floriday by United Way St. Thomas, according to…

Children Flock to Governor’s Holiday Parties

Source: St. John Source Patsy the Clown paints children’s faces for Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s Christmas party Wednesday on St. Croix. Dozens of children between the ages of two and 10 years old and their parents accepted Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s invitation to a holiday party Wednesday at the D.C. Canegata recreation center with food cooked…

Sunny Isle Shopping Center Bounces Back

Source: St. John Source Clara Santos picked through a plastic bin of greeting cards and sorted them into racks Saturday, hoping for a few Christmas sales in the dark, half empty store, adjacent to the waterlogged, battered remains of her decades-old corner shop in Sunny Isle Shopping Center. Clara’s Special Occasions, the place to…

Senate Wraps up Year With Variety

Source: St. John Source Janelle Sarauw has joined the Legislature’s majority caucus. (V.I. Legilsature photo) After overriding the governor’s attempt to allow burning of hurricane debris, the V.I. Senate in its Thursday session took up a diverse slate of bills and reorganized the majority caucus. (See Related Links, below.) Sen. Janelle Sarauw joined the…

Virtue of the Week: Honor

Source: St. John Source Honor is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honorable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing. Honor is a path of integrity. You are practicing honor when you:…

Beach Advisory for December 18-22

Source: St. John Source   Sapphire Beach, St. Thomas The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public…

Deadline Approaching to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Source: St. John Source United States Department of Labor Survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria who lost their jobs as a result of the storms have until Dec. 29 to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). The DUA program provides unemployment benefits and re-employment services to individuals to assist them in their recovery. The…

Sponsors Come Together to Bring Back Miracle

Source: St. John Source Scene from the 2016 Miracle on Main Street. The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce’s Miracle on Main Street is one of the most popular events of the holiday season and when it was decided this year that the event would not happen because of hurricane recovery, more than a…

IFB005BIRT18(S)

Source: St. John Source DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY AND PROCUREMENT Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31, Virgin Islands Code, request sealed bids in QUINTUPLICATE (1 original and 4 copies) for the following: IFB005BIRT18(S) – Janitorial Service to the Bureau of Internal Revenue at three (3) office locations in the District of St. Thomas/St. John, U.S.…

IFB003DOET18(S)

Source: St. John Source DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY AND PROCUREMENT Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31, Virgin Islands Code, request sealed bids in QUINTUPLICATE (1 original and 4 copies) for the following: IFB003DOET18(S) – Janitorial Service to the Department of Education at the J. Antonio Jarvis Annex, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Bids will be received…

UVI Physics Department to Develop Satellite UVI-BurstCube

Source: St. John Source Satellite orbiting earth The University of the Virgin Islands will soon have its own satellite. Its physics program is developing the UVI-BurstCube satellite. This project is supported by the UVI NASA-EPSCoR collaboration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NASA-EPSCoR) is the program that first funded…

Update: 570 More WAPA Customers Have Their Power Restored; Work to Continue Through Weekend

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     Approximately 570 customers were re-energized in both districts Thursday as reconstruction and restoration work continued.         On St. Croix, additional customers were restored in areas including: St. John, Grove Place, Calquahoun, Plessen, Upper Love, Anna’s Hope, Judith’s Fancy, Mon Bijou,…

Tempers Flare as Senate Overturns Burn Ban Veto

Source: St. John Source Alicia “Chucky” Hansen supported governor’s veto. (File photo) The first act of business for the V. I. Senate Thursday was a vote to override Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s veto of the ban on burning hurricane debris. It was also the only action sparking heated comments. Sen. Alicia “Chucky” Hansen, who supported…

All of Virgin Islands National Park Is Now Open

Source: St. John Source Honeymoon and Hawksnest beaches at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. (National Park Service photo) Virgin Islands National Park declared on Dec. 20 that all roads, trails and beaches are now open at the park, 105 days after Hurricane Irma ravaged the island of St. John. “Virgin…

VITRAN Update for St. John: Temporary Shuttles to Coral Bay

Source: St. John Source Looking Down At Cruz Bay (Photo Chuck Munson) The Department of Public Works (DPW) – Division of Transportation continues to conduct weekly assessments of highways and road conditions on St. John to determine when normal bus services will be able to resume. VITRAN enacted an abbreviated bus route on Monday,…

Ina Victoria Lee Dies

Source: St. John Source Ina Victoria Lee died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Saturday, Dec. 9. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Everett A. Lee. Mrs. Ina V. Lee is survived by her son, Ronald A. Lee Sr.; stepson, Everett “Bobby” Lee Jr.; stepdaughter, Lorna Penn;…

VIPA Approves Airport Repairs

Source: St. John Source The V.I. Port Authority governing board meet Wednesday on St. Croix. The V.I. Port Authority governing board learned about hurricane damage and destruction at both airports and their leased properties at its meeting Wednesday and voted funds and vendors to begin repairs. The board approved a large general service contract…

On STJ, Viya Connects Cruz Bay Marketplace

Source: St. John Source Antonio “Pumpkin” Lewis of Viya Businesses at the Marketplace in Cruz Bay got full phone, internet and cable service on Tuesday, one of the few areas on the island of St. John to be fully “lit” by Viya. Antonio “Pumpkin” Lewis, Viya’s manager of outside plants, said this week crews…

Update: Over 1,100 More WAPA Customers in Territory Have Their Power Restored

Source: St. John Source A WAPA crew repairs damaged utility poles. (Photo provided by WAPA) HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     Reconstruction and restoration work continued Tuesday, Dec. 19, with over 1,100 more customers being restored across the territory. Crews worked in areas including:         St. Croix: Plessen, Grove Place, Upper Love, Coble, Jealousy,…

VIWMA Releases Holiday Hours of Operation

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority   The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents territory-wide of facility operation hours on Christmas, New Year’s Day and January 6, as follows: St. Thomas: Bovoni Landfill and Mandahl Convenience Center will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1; it will be…

Disaster Recovery Centers to Be Closed for Christmas, New Year’s Day

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency All eight Disaster Recovery Centers will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day across the territory. Recovery specialists from FEMA and Small Business Administration are at the centers helping hurricane survivors register for assistance. The specialists can answer questions on federal disaster assistance available…

GRUFF Withdraws Initiative Petition

Source: St. John Source The members of Government Retirees United for Fairness (GRUFF) have decided to withdraw from consideration its initiative petition. This decision is a result of the very serious challenges the people of the Virgin Islands face. The two devastating hurricanes completely stymied efforts to secure the needed signatures by the Dec.…

VIPA Making Progress Repairing Seaports and Airports

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Port Authority The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has been working diligently to repair its air and seaport facilities that were damaged during hurricanes Irma and Maria.  VIPA has made temporary repairs that have allowed it to reopen and operate its facilities. Airport operations on both St. Thomas…

Accused Arsonist Declared Competent to Stand Trial

Source: St. John Source A Texas man arrested and charged with a string of attacks on federal facilities on St. Thomas has been cleared for prosecution by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Defendant Spencer Wayne Allen was arrested Feb. 28 on St. Thomas by an off-duty Port Authority enforcement officer. (See ‘Related Link’ below.)…

PSC Hears About Recovery Efforts

Source: St. John Source The territory’s utility agencies and companies received kudos and criticism Tuesday after updating the Public Services Commission on hurricane recovery efforts. The V.I. Water and Power Authority presented a detailed background of the damages caused by two category-five hurricanes in September and the work being done to re-energize the islands…

UVI Approves Online Programs, Targets a National Student Body

Source: St. John Source The University of the Virgin Islands will begin marketing specific online degree programs nationally under a program announced Tuesday at a meeting of the school’s board of trustees, although some members worried about UVI’s ability to provide courses for those local students who do not yet have power or consistent…

UVI Bulletin Board for December/January

Source: St. John Source University of the Virgin Islands – St. Croix Campus UVI Student Shanisa Emmanuel Crowned Miss St. Croix Festival Queen 2017-2018 UVI Accounting major Shanisa Emmanuel will reign over the St. Croix Festival after being crowned on Sunday, Dec. 17. She is studying to be an accountant. Besides being named St.…

WAPA Billing Operations Resume Monday, Dec. 18

Source: St. John Source V.I. Water and Power Authority As the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) continues its restoration of service across the territory, it is working toward increased levels of normalcy. WAPA is sympathetic to the hardships faced by the residents of the Virgin Islands as a result of hurricanes Irma…

Annual Boat Parade Lights Up St. Thomas Harbor

Source: St. John Source Painless motors to third place in the annual Lighted Boat Parade. For the first time, the annual Lighted Boat Parade on St. Thomas was held separately from Miracle on Main Street, but residents gathered for the event Friday night were just as excited as in years past, watching and cheering…

Virtue of the Week: Joyfulness

Source: St. John Source Joyfulness is an inner sense of peace and happiness. You appreciate the gifts each day brings. Without joyfulness, when the fun stops, our happiness stops. Joy can carry us through the hard times even when we are feeling sad. Joy gives us wings. You are practicing joyfulness when you: –…

Armed Men Rob Home Depot, Exchange Gunfire with Police

Source: St. John Source A group of armed suspects robbed Home Depot Saturday evening and exchanged gunfire with police as they made their escape, the V.I. Police Department reported. According to police, just after 7 p.m. Saturday an unknown number of suspects entered the Hone Depot in Market Square East and held the suspects…

Two Arrested in Robbery/Shooting Case

Source: St. John Source Hansel Castillo (VIPD photo) Two men, 27-year-old Hansel Castillo and 21-year-old Luis Angel Fraticelli, were arrested Friday and charged with first-degree robbery in an incident that led to the non-fatal shooting of an off-duty V.I. Police officer and a woman Friday morning. According to the VIPD, at approximately 10:32 a.m.,…

Some Bus Services to Resume on Monday, Dec. 18

Source: St. John Source According to a press release from the V.I. Department of Public Works – Division of Transportati Government of the United States Virgin Islands on, St. John bus services will resume on Monday, Dec. 18. The abbreviated bus route, which will run between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., will start at…

FEMA Offers Techniques on Building Stronger Homes on St. John

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on the 2nd floor of the Starfish Market Complex in Cruz Bay from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 through Saturday, Dec. 23. Do-it-yourself tips will be offered to homeowners and general contractors…

Beach Advisory for December 11-15

Source: St. John Source Magens Bay beach (photo by Greg Fields) The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises…

Update: WAPA Crews to Work in Dozens of Areas Over Weekend

Source: St. John Source WAPA crews installing new utility poles. (Anne Salafia photo) HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE Across the Virgin Islands Thursday, crews restored service to more than 550 customers. The restoration stands at approximately 59 percent territory-wide. Crews will continue to restore customers in the following areas through the weekend: St. Croix: All for…

BMV to Close for One Day

Source: St. John Source The Bureau of Motor Vehicles of St. Thomas and St. John will be closed on Monday, Dec. 18. It will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Dec. 19, according to Director Lawrene A. Olive. for more information, contact Saitah N. Aubain, executive assistant to the director, at 774-4268, ext. 1262.

In the Matter of the Estate of Stephen Jonathan Hood, Deceased

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: STEPHEN JONATHAN HOOD,                                                             Deceased. PROBATE NO. ST-17-PB-61 NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, if you have any cause to show…

American Cancer Society Closes V.I. Operations

Source: St. John Source Men, women and children participate in 2016 Relay for Life on St. Croix. Despite restructuring last August, the American Cancer Society was rendered “operationally unstable” by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September and the national non-profit announced this week it is suspending operations in the Virgin Islands. “After careful consideration,…

V.I. Guardsman Receives 4-year Minuteman Scholarship to UVI-ROTC

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands National Guard The Adjutant General for the Virgin Islands (VING), Brigadier General Deborah Y. Howell, announced her selection for the Army National Guard (ARNG) Minuteman Scholarship. General Howell nominated Private (PV2) Resean Donastorg for the scholarship on Aug. 15. The scholarship benefits include full tuition and fees (uncapped)…

St. John Continues on the Road Back

Source: St. John Source Patrick Cornbill of FEMA, left, listens as Steve DeBlasio speaks to crowd at a November VITEMA briefing. last month. As FEMA Division Supervisor Patrick Cornbill prepares to leave St. John after a three-month stint on the island, he says that things continue to get a little better every day. “Our…

45th St. Thomas International Regatta Set for March 23-25, 2018

Source: St. John Source Pictured: IC24s sailing in the 2017 STIR (Credit: Dean Barnes/STIR) Anyone who enjoyed Caribbean racing in the 1970s and 1980s – or heard the stories and wished you were there – this year’s St. Thomas International Regatta (STIR), set for March 23-25, 2018, is the place to be. After some…

UVI Board to Meet in Special Session on December 19

Source: St. John Source   University of the Virgin Islands – St. Thomas Campus A special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Room 303 in the Administration and Conference Center, St. Thomas Campus, and in the Provost Conference…

Hurricanes Exacerbate Territory Housing Problems

Source: St. John Source Sen. Marvin Blyden. (File photo) Senators and testifiers at a Wednesday Senate committee hearing agreed that the housing situation in the U.S. Virgin Islands was not good before the back to back hurricanes in September – and now it is worse. “Before the storm we had a mental health crisis,…

St. John Celebrates Restoration of Power

Source: St. John Source Sharon Coldren of Coral Bay Community Council and Linda Titre, a Hard Labor resident, enjoy the Bizarre Bazaar. The restoration of power to much of Coral Bay and eastern portions of St. John has provided a surge of optimism among community members, who had been without electricity since Hurricane Irma…

An Expansion Plan Is Given for Cyril E. King Airport

Source: St. John Source Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport (V.I. Port Authority photo) Dear Source:       In the month of September, the territory was hit by two catastrophic hurricanes that caused destruction on the islands of St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands. During…

New Venue Announced for Water Island Music Festival

Source: St. John Source Julian Gargiulo and Joe Burgstaller perform at the Water Island Music Festival in 2012. (Photo from the Water Island Music Festival Facebook page) In spite of the storms that raked the islands, there will be a Water Island Music Festival in January, but in a new location and for a…

USVIEDA Office to Be Closed for Dec. 15

Source: St. John Source Economic Development Authority The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) advises the general public that the USVIEDA Offices in the districts of St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix will be closed on Friday, Dec. 15, to allow the staff to participate in a professional development workshop and other USVIEDA…

GERS Offices to Close for Employee Recognition Ceremony

Source: St. John Source Government Employees’ Retirement System The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) offices on St. Thomas and St. Croix will be closed on Friday, Dec. 15, to allow employees to participate in the Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and Social. Regular business hours will resume at 8 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 18.

UVI Bulletin Board for December II

Source: St. John Source University of the Virgin Islands – St. Thomas Campus VIMAS and VI-EPSCoR Hosting Plastic Bottle Collection Drive VIMAS and VI-EPSCoR are collecting 16 oz. plastic bottles for a myriad of upcycling arts & crafts projects that will occur in 2017 and 2018. Bottles can be brought between 9 a.m. to…

Sen. O’Reilly Calls for Halt to Plans for Debris Burning

Source: St. John Source Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly during an August Senate hearing. (Legislature photo by Onaje Simmonds) In a letter to federal partners dated Tuesday, Sen. Nereida Rivera-O’Reilly expressed opposition to the proposed burning of wood debris and waste on St. Croix and St. Thomas, and demanded that any burning be halted until the…

BIR Office on St. John to Close for One Day

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) informs the public that its St. John tax office located at the Government Complex at Cruz Bay will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 12, for repairs. The office will re-open at 8 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13,…

AARP Asks Public to Support New Bill on Digital Assets

Source: St. John Source Troy deChabert-Schuster Have you ever wondered what happens to online accounts once someone passes away? Not so long ago, we kept our important documents in file cabinets, our photos in photo albums, and a human being delivered most of our mail. Today, many Virgin Islanders use the Internet instead, and…

Giving Thanks Is Essential

Source: St. John Source Dear Source: Two category five storms, Irma and Maria, have indeed tested the core of the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands, and have taught us that in all things we must give thanks.  Today, I join the many in giving thanks as a people for life; thanks for the…

SBA Loans to Virgin Islanders Top $108 Million

Source: St. John Source The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $108 million in low-interest disaster loans for businesses and residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the SBA announced recently. “Currently, 1,450 disaster loans have been approved in the amount of $108,570,500 for affected survivors. The…

Amali Krigger Crowned Mr. Incredible at UVI Contest

Source: St. John Source Amali Krigger Crowned Mr. Incredible Amali Krigger, a senior computer science major, was crowned Mr. Incredible on Friday, Dec. 1, at the third Mr. Incredible contest on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix. Krigger also won Best Professional Wear, Best Talent and Mr. Popularity. The contest was sponsored by…

4-H Christmas Ornament Festival Draws Children, Adults and Even Santa

Source: St. John Source D’enoia Webbe, 7 works on a penguin ornament with her mother Carmen. The arrival of Santa added to the already excitement-charged 4-H Christmas Ornament Festival at the University of the Virgin Islands Sunday afternoon. Scores of small children bounced from station to station and created ornaments from bright shiny beads,…

Virtue of the Week: Patience

Source: St. John Source Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes. You picture the end in the beginning and persevere to meet your goals. Patience is a commitment to the future. You are practicing patience when…

Registration for Disaster Assistance Extended Through Jan. 8

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency U.S. Virgin Islanders affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria now have until Jan. 8, 2018, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The registration deadline has been extended for individuals and families affected by the hurricanes to apply for grants for rental assistance, essential…

Update: WAPA Says Over 25,000 Customers Now Energized; Efforts Continue

Source: St. John Source WAPA workers repairing electrical lines HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     With more than 25,000 customers re-energized territory-wide, restoration and reconstruction efforts continued in both districts on Thursday.         On St. Thomas, some customers were restored in the following areas: Lindbergh Bay, Solberg, Altona, Caret Bay, Dorothea, Frenchman’s Bay, Bolongo,…

Beach Advisory for December 5-8

Source: St. John Source Maho Beach The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:…

In the Matter of the Estate of Walter Zirpolo a.k.a W. Zirpolo, Deceased

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN ********************************* IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF WALTER ZIRPOLO a.k.a W. ZIRPOLO, _______________________Deceased.____ PROBATE NO. ST-17-PB-20 ACTION FOR ANCILLARY PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS               It is hereby brought to public notice that a…

IFB004DPWC18(C)

Source: St. John Source DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY AND PROCUREMENT Invitation for Bid No:  IFB004DPWC18(C) Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31 of the Virgin Islands Code, the Government of the Virgin Islands is requesting Bids from qualified firm(s) for the Demolition of Stadium Stand Located at Dr. Randall James Race Track, St. Croix. Bids will…

Five Killed in STX Plane Crash

Source: St. John Source Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (Susan Ellis photo) Four passengers and the pilot on board a twin engine plane died Thursday night after a crash landing at St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen airport. According to the V.I. Port Authority, the small plane crashed at 8:54 p.m. Thursday. The aircraft was a…

Senators Like Plans for Halfway House

Source: St. John Source Sen. Novelle Francis chairs a Rules Committee hearing in May. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) Virgin Island senators Thursday warmly received a request for a zoning use variance by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to allow a halfway house at 45-A Estate Glynn on St. Croix, but a request…

Community Activist Alphonso Franklin Leaves a Legacy of Advocacy

Source: St. John Source Alphonso Franklin, right, hosts an Our Town Frederiksted town hall in 2015 with, from left, Franz Christian of the Law Enforcement Planning Commission, VIPD Commissioner Delroy Richards, St. Croix Administrator Stephanie Williams and Senate President Neville James. Frederiksted lost one of its staunchest advocates when Alphonso Franklin died Sept. 23.…

In the Matter of the Estate of Stephanie Rogers a/k/a Stephanie M. Rogers a/k/a Stephanie Mildred Rogers, Deceased

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:                STEPHANIE ROGERS A/K/A STEPHANIE M. ROGERS           A/K/A STEPHANIE MILDRED ROGERS,                                                                                                 Deceased.        PROBATE NO. ST-17-PB-74 NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND DEBTORS                       NOTICE,…

In the Matter of the Estate of Gloria Leonard a/k/a Gloria P. Leonard a/k/a Gloria Patricia Leonard a/k/a Gloria P. (Rogers) Leonard, Deceased

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:                                  GLORIA LEONARD A/K/A GLORIA P. LEONARD      A/K/A GLORIA PATRICIA LEONARD A/K/A                GLORIA P. (ROGERS) LEONARD,                                                                                                          Deceased.      PROBATE NO. ST-17-PB-75 NOTICE TO…

USVI Gets Another Extension on REAL ID

Source: St. John Source Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke (U.S. Department of Homeland Security photo) Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke has granted the territory yet another extension to comply with the REAL ID Act of 2005, a federal law put in place to make official government identification more secure, in the wake…

Viya Updates Free Hotspots on Dec. 6

Source: St. John Source Viya releases an updated List, as of Dec. 6, of all current free hotspots across the territory. St. Thomas Tutu Park Mall (Vitamin world, Viya Kiosk and Champs) – Tutu Park Tap & Still – Red Hook Cyril E. King Airport – Airport Road, Charlotte Amalie West GERS Building –…

Senators Seem Satisfied With Health Insurance Deal

Source: St. John Source GESC Chair Beverly Joseph testifies at a 2015 senate hearing. (V.I. Legislature photo by Barry Leerdam) Most Virgin Islands senators at the Committee on Finance hearing Wednesday were satisfied with the deal being struck between the government and Cigna for health insurance for government employees. Beverly Joseph, chairperson of the…

CEO Alvaro Pilar Writes a Letter to Viya Customers

Source: St. John Source Viya executive Alvaro Pilar addresses the company’s first ‘Tech Talk.’ (Marina Ricci photo) Dear Virgin Islands Customers: As we prepare the expanded launch of the Viya-Connect Mobile Data Hotspot Devices (MiFi), Viya wants you to know that we hear you. We are a company comprised of employees from, living in,…

Just an Observation

Source: St. John Source Dear Source: On the way to work this morning I felt the sudden urge to write about some of the different types of drivers I see daily. I am by no means a perfect driver and probably fit into some of these categories at times; either way here is my…

December 18 Is Deadline to Register for FEMA Assistance

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency Survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria on the U.S. Virgin Islands have until Dec. 18 to register with FEMA for assistance: More than $230 million in total federal recovery dollars has been approved for the U.S.V.I., including more than $33 million in grants for individuals and…

Pistarckle Theater to Stage ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!’

Source: St. John Source Cast of the ‘Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ rehearsing Each year, Pistarckle Theater, located in picturesque Tillett Gardens, presents a special holiday-themed play. This year, it will delight audiences with a popular comedy about Christmas, chaos and kids. The central theme revolves around the trial and tribulations of a couple producing…

Eduardo Garcia Does Well at NACAC Half-Marathon Championships in Cuba

Source: St. John Source Eduardo Garcia (#1112) 1st NACAC Half-Marathon Championships 2017 The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that V.I. National Track and Field Team long-distance runner Eduardo Garcia made history running in the first NACAC Half-Marathon Championships. He had a strong performance in the race held in Havana, Cuba,…

V.I. Is Buffeted by Hurricanes, Flattened by Debt

Source: St. John Source The federal government is requiring we descend the proverbial rabbit hole and go further into debt to defray the cost associated with hurricanes Irma and Maria recovery. Government leadership should have rejected this offer.  To do so would have required unity of purpose. It would not have been an easy…

VIEDA Notice of Public Hearing

Source: St. John Source U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING All interested persons are hereby notified that in accordance with Section 717 Chapter 12 of Title 29, Virgin Islands Code, as amended, a public hearing for the Economic Development Commission (VIEDC), a subsidiary entity of the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic…

Congressional Group Tours St. Croix

Source: St. John Source Eight members of Congress and other officials joined Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Delegate Stacey Plaskett for a listening session at Juan F. Luis Hospital following a brief tour to assess hurricane damage and the ongoing recovery effort. (Government House photo) Eight members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce…

Mapp: Virgin Islanders Deserve Same Aid as Other Americans

Source: St. John Source Gov. Kenneth Mapp speaks Monday at Government House. (Jamie Leonard photo) Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Monday that he urged visiting members of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce to treat residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories the same as all other American citizens. The…

Symposium Explores Converting Old School into Museum, Learning Center

Source: St. John Source Senate President Myron Jackson (File photo) More than 20 government, non-profit, and community stakeholders talked about the scope, sustainability, and organizational structure to revitalize the Jose Antonio Jarvis Elementary School as a museum, cultural and learning center, during a three-day symposium that wrapped up Monday on St. Thomas. According to…

Chamber of Commerce Cancels Miracle on Main Street 2017

Source: St. John Source a past Miracle On Main Street As the holidays are approaching, the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce has given a serious look at hosting Miracle on Main Street 2017.  The partners for this event are very stretched in their own recovery, and as much as all desire to do…

There is No Free Lunch

Source: St. John Source The decision to accept disaster recovery funding from FEMA in the form of senior lien pari passu debt is the tip of the iceberg of problems to come.  Over the past weeks and months, we willingly deluded ourselves that the federal government will see the Territory through to full recovery,…

Ocean and Coastal Observing VI to Hold First Meeting Dec. 16

Source: St. John Source Map of the Caribbean Regional Association Ocean and Coastal Observing — Virgin Islands (OCOVI) invites friends, associates and the public to participate in its first meeting from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, at E’s Teagarden & Things, 12 Commandant Gade, St. Thomas (two doors from the traffic…

IFB003DPWC18(C)

Source: St. John Source DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY AND PROCUREMENT Invitation for Bid No:  IFB003DPWC18(C) Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31 of the Virgin Islands Code, the Government of the Virgin Islands is requesting Bids from qualified firm(s) for the Construction of a new VITRAN Maintenance & Operations Facility, St. Croix. Bids will be received…

Trunk Bay Cleaned Up and Winning Recognition

Source: St. John Source Trunk Bay, which was recently reopened, has been recognized as one of the world’s 10 best beaches. (V.I. National Park photo) Trunk Bay Beach is not only cleared and open for visitors; it is receiving international recognition again. FlightNetwork, which bills itself as is one of the largest Canadian-owned online…

Inspector General Says Audits Back on Track

Source: St. John Source Steven van Beverhoudt testifies before the Senate in June. (File photo) Virgin Islands Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt said Friday that his office was getting close to normal operations after almost three months after a pair of hurricanes threw “normal” out the window. One difficulty holding back his staff of…

Legislature Looks for New Building on St. Croix

Source: St. John Source The Legislature building on St. Croix (Susan Ellis photo) The Legislature approved a bill Friday intended to appropriate about $4 million to rent a temporary office for the Legislature on St. Croix and to build a new complex in Estate Golden Rock, near Christiansted. The bill, sponsored by Sens. Myron…

Senate OKs Burning Ban, Horse Racing Laws

Source: St. John Source A big debris piles near Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on St. Thomas. The V.I. Legislature approved a bill Friday to ban the large-scale burning of wood and vegetative debris from the recent storms. Environmental groups and others raised concerns about the health impacts of large-scale incineration after Gov. Kenneth…

Update: WAPA Continues Restoring Electrical Service to All Three Islands

Source: St. John Source WAPA workers repairing electrical lines HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     On St. Thomas, Friday, some customers were restored in Frenchtown, the Demarara community, Old Tutu, Estate Mafolie, Altona and Welgunst, Mahogany Estate, Mariendahl and Nadir. The Arturo Watlington Sr. Post Office in Frenchtown was also energized. Over the weekend,…

Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Source: St. John Source Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don’t expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. Tolerance is also accepting things you wish were different with patience and flexibility. You are practicing tolerance…

Restoration Progress of viNGN All-Fiber Broadband Continues to Move Quickly

Source: St. John Source The U.S.V.I. is now seeing tremendous benefits of design and construction of   the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) through quick restorations and more high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the Islands. The viNGN has announced that progress around the recovery and restoration efforts throughout the territory continues to move quickly. Credit…

VIWMA Resumes House-to-House Collection on St. Thomas

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises the public that house-to-house collection on St. Thomas will resume on Dec. 4. The schedule for pickups is as follows: Monday (Dec. 4) Old Tutu (McBean), Estate Bovoni, Estate Nadir, Nadir Circle, Nadir Hill Tuesday Anna’s Retreat…

SFG FSC INC.

Source: St. John Source GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, VI 00802 ______________________________________ CD-0001-2018 CERTIFICATE OF DISSOLUTION It being within the province of my office, I, the undersigned Osbert E. Potter, Lieutenant Governor of the Virgin Islands, being satisfied by due proof, hereby certify that consent by…

Update: Additional Manpower, Materials Arrive to Augment WAPA Recovery Restoration

Source: St. John Source WAPA workers repairing electrical lines HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     Additional manpower and shipments of materials and supplies are on island to augment Water and Power Authority’s (WAPA’s) restoration efforts in both districts.        On St. Thomas, Thursday, additional customers in Frenchtown and Hull Bay were energized while other…

Breach Advisory for Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

Source: St. John Source The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: DPNR performed…

2015 MMES Cohort Publishes Study in Major Scientific Journal

Source: St. John Source John Cassell examines a squirrel fish. Each fish caught is photographed, identified by species or family, its length recorded, and is then identified as herbivores, diurnal carnivores or nocturnal carnivores. The University of the Virgin Islands’ Masters of Marine and Environmental Studies (MMES) 2015 cohort has had its capstone manuscript…

Hurricane Season Ends: CSU Says Season Was Worse than Forecast

Source: St. John Source In the weeks after Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit, the Slim Mans parking lot in Cruz Bay shows the damage. (Amy Roberts photo) With the disastrous 2017 hurricane season finally officially over, the Colorado State University team that monitors and predicts hurricane activity said Thursday that the season was extremely…

PFA Ramps Up Budget To Deal with Disaster Loans

Source: St. John Source The PFA board discusses hurricane relief aid from the federal government Thursday. The V.I. Public Finance Authority added $4 million to its $7.1 million annual budget Thursday at the recommendation of Gov. Kenneth Mapp, chairman of the authority, and approved extending $20 million in annual contracts to process expected disaster…

Instead of Building Rooms, VIGL Buys Two Hotels

Source: St. John Source A view of Christiansted shows the Caravelle, King Christian and Company House hotels marked. (Image provided by VIGL) VIGL Operations, owners of Christiansted’s 44-room Caravelle Hotel and Casino, has purchased the nearby 44-room King Christian Hotel and the 36-room Company House Hotel and plans to use those pre-existing hotel rooms…

Senate OKs Nominees for PSC, PERB

Source: St. John Source Kent Bernier Sr. is sworn in for testimony at his nomination hearing in August. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) The Senate approved the nominations of Annie Day Henry to the Public Employee Relations Board, and Kent Bernier Sr. to the Public Services Commission, and rezoned a property in…

Power Restored to More Than 100 Customers in Williams Delight

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM The number of restored customers across the territory continues to increase as significant work is being carried out on all three islands by WAPA Line Department personnel as well as by on and off-island contractors. On St. Thomas, Wednesday,…

IFB002GVIC18(S)

Source: St. John Source DEPARTMENT OF PROPERTY AND PROCUREMENT Invitation for Bid No:  IFB002GVIC18(S) Pursuant to Chapter 23, Title 31 of the Virgin Islands Code, the Government of the Virgin Islands is requesting Bids from qualified firm(s) for Purchase & Delivery of Household & Cleaning Supplies, St. Croix. Bids will be received by the…

Parents of IEP Students Reminded of Program’s Status

Source: St. John Source Government of the United States Virgin Islands The Office of the Governor’s Americans with Disabilities Act reminds parents of students enrolled in IEPs (Individualized Education Programs) that their child’s IEP continues to remain valid. Services identified on the student’s IEP must be provided to each child. The child’s IEP is…

VITEMA and FEMA Advise Hurricane Survivors to Hire Legitimate Contractors

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency With millions of dollars in recovery funds flowing to Virgin Islanders whose homes were damaged or destroyed during the hurricanes, territorial and federal emergency management officials are offering some sound advice: hire legitimate contractors for your repair or reconstruction jobs. The Virgin Islands Territorial…

Hurricanes May Have Cost V.I. Government $1.5 Billion Over Three Years

Source: St. John Source Valdamier Collens testifyies at an earlier hearing. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) Along with billions in property damage, Hurricanes Irma and Maria have wiped out a peak tourism season, shrunk economic activity and greatly reduced tax collections to run the territory’s schools and agencies, V.I. officials told senators…

Education Department to Launch Second Storytelling Academy in January

Source: St. John Source The Virgin Islands Department of Education – Division of Cultural Education (VIDCE) will be launching its second annual Storytelling Academy in January 2018. The academy teaches the art of cultural storytelling in the Virgin Islands’ local oral tradition and will be facilitated by master storyteller Yohance Henley. The program is…

WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Nov. 28

Source: St. John Source V.I. Water and Power Authority HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     WAPA’s restoration efforts continued in both districts on Tuesday, Nov. 28. Additional customers were restored in some areas while crews performed reconstruction work such as planting poles and stringing lines.         On St. Thomas, areas from the bottom of…

Health Commissioner Seeking V.I. Medevacs in Puerto Rico

Source: St. John Source Health Commissioner Michelle Davis (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) More than two months after two catastrophic hurricanes left the Virgin Islands unable to serve its sickest patients, a top health official set out to see where they went and how they’re doing. A spokeswoman for the Department of…

Three Groups Say They’ll Sue Over Plans to Burn Debris

Source: St. John Source Senate President Myron Jackson chairs legislative session. (Barry Leerdam photo for the V.I. Legislature) The Sierra Club, Island Green Living Association and the Virgin Island Conservation Society have notified FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they will sue to prevent large-scale burning of debris from Hurricanes Irma…

USVIEDA and Subsidiaries to Hold Governing Board Meetings on Nov. 30

Source: St. John Source The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority The U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) and its subsidiary entities (the Economic Development Commission, Economic Development Bank for the United States Virgin Islands, and the Enterprise Zone Commission) will convene board meetings beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30.  These…

WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Nov. 27

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     As restoration work continued in both districts over the weekend and on Monday, Nov. 27, more than 20,500 customers in the territory have been restored. The total represents restoration of 36 percent of St. Croix, 47 percent of…

UVI Bulletin Board for December

Source: St. John Source University of the Virgin Islands — St. Croix Campus UVI Today Blog; VI Caribbean Cultural Center at UVI Celebrates 5th Anniversary Despite the damage caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria to the Albert A. Sheen Campus and in proactive recovery mode throughout the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), the…

The Bookworm: ‘The Trick’ is Enchanting

Source: St. John Source Emanuel Bergmann “The Trick,” by Emanuel Bergmann; © 2017, Atria; $26.00; 378 pages Now you see it, now you don’t. You know it’s all an illusion, but the hand really is quicker than the eye. It’s just that sometimes, like in the new novel “The Trick” by Emanuel Bergmann, the…

WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for November 24

Source: St. John Source Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE Speaking at a news conference hosted by Acting Governor Osbert Potter on Wednesday, Executive Director Julio Rhymer Sr. thanked WAPA’s employees, along with the on and off-island contractors, and the public, who continue to support the ongoing restoration of electrical service…

GERS Wants Federal Disaster Funds

Source: St. John Source Austin Nibbs (Source file photo) Austin L. Nibbs, chief administrator of the Government Employees Retirement System, has urged the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands to consider requesting funds for the system from the federal government. In a letter dated Nov. 20, Nibbs urged the senators to discuss the plight…

Ineligibility Letter from FEMA May Not Be the Last Word

Source: St. John Source Federal Emergency Management Agency Some Virgin Islanders who have sustained damages as a result of hurricanes Irma or Maria may receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stating they are ineligible for disaster assistance. Any hurricane survivor who has received an ineligibility letter, should not give up.…

Beach Advisory for November 20-24

Source: St. John Source Maho Beach  The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:…

VIEDA Notice of Governing Board Meetings

Source: St. John Source U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY NOTICE OF GOVERNING BOARD MEETINGS All interested persons are hereby notified that in accordance with V.I. CODE ANN. tit. 1, § 254, as amended, the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (“USVIEDA”), and its subsidiary entities, the Economic Development Commission (“VIEDC”), Economic Development Bank…

St. Croix Ex-Pat’s Novel Tells the Story of Fireburn

Source: St. John Source Apple Gidley’s novel, “Fireburn,” hit bookstores on Oct. 1, and that was no accident. Amazon released its copies that same day, also intentional. Oct. 1 marked the anniversary of St. Croix’s 1878 worker rebellion known as Fireburn. Undercover Books & Gifts will host a book signing with Gidley from 4:30…

New, Stronger Utility Poles

Source: St. John Source A new WAPA utility poles dwarfs the original pole it replaces on St. Croix. (Anne Salafia photo) Many Virgin Islanders have noticed that as the Water and Power Authority puts up new utility poles to replace the many, many poles that were knocked down and snapped in half in the…

In the Matter of the Estate of Martin Peck Merrick, Deceased

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. CROIX **************  IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF, MARTIN PECK MERRICK,                                                                                             Deceased.       CASE NO. SX-16-PB-030 ACTION FOR PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS               It is hereby brought to public notice that a Petition for Probate…

WAPA Releases Restoration Update for November 21

Source: St. John Source V.I. Water and Power Authority HURRICANE RESTORATION UPDATE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     At the end of the work day, Tuesday, Nov. 21, V.I. Water and Power Authority (WAPA) reported significant progress on its restoration effort in both districts. With the primary circuits on most feeders significantly reconstructed, the restoration of service…

Hastily Removed, Medical Evacuees Now Feel Adrift

Source: St. John Source Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas ties up at Charlotte Amalie, where it took on about 560 passengers, part of a contingent of 1,400 evacuated Saturday from the territory. (SAP photo) Wind howling, roofs flying and flood waters rising – all combined to leave thousands of Virgin Islanders feeling vulnerable…

Potter: Friday is Not a Holiday for Government Workers

Source: St. John Source At a Wednesday news conference, Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter announces that Friday will not be a holiday for government workers. (Jamie Leonard photo) Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, acting as governor while Gov. Kenneth Mapp is out of the territory, announced Wednesday that “Friday is not going to be a holiday”…

Temporary Relocation of TSA Causes Heavy Delays at King Airport

Source: St. John Source Cyril E. King Airport (File photo) Outgoing passengers at Cyril E. King Airport waited for several hours for flights Wednesday due to delays in passenger screening by the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration. The delays were due to temporarily relocating the passenger screening area to make room for repairs to that…

Bay Vista Owners’ Association, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. John G. Pruitt, Chad D. Pruitt, and Charles G. Pruitt, Defendants

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN BAY VISTA OWNERS’ ASSOCIATION,                    INC.                                                                                                  Plaintiff,                                               vs. JOHN G. PRUITT, CHAD D. PRUITT and                  CHARLES G. PRUITT,                                                   …

Bluebeard’s Castle Pirates’ Pension, Bluebeard’s Castle Villas I, Bluebeard’s Castle Hilltop Villas III and Bluebeard’s Castle Hilltop Villas, A Condominium, Plaintiffs, vs. Callahan and Zalinsky Associates, LLC, Defendant

Source: St. John Source IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DIVISION OF ST. THOMAS AND ST. JOHN Bluebeard’s Castle Pirates’ Pension          Bluebeard’s Castle Villas I               Bluebeard’s Castle Hilltop Villas III       and Bluebeard’s Castle Hilltop                       Villas, A CONDOMINIUM,                                             …

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