The sixth annual Slider Showdown is back for another bite this weekend in St. Thomas. The All Saints Cathedral School fundraiser is this Saturday at Magens Bay. Last year over 2,000 people attended the event. While local restaurants and chefs tried to create the best burgers, veggie burgers and seafood sliders in the VI. USVI […]
Erasing the stigma around mental health, that’s the goal of a local mental health facility as they recognize Mental Health Awareness Month. USVI Correspondent Kellie Meyer stopped by their open house Tuesday to hear how they’re spreading the word.
Police accountability in question as a community waits weeks to hear the name of a unidentified body in St. John. USVI Correspondent Kellie Meyer sat down with the Police Chief in St. John for more answers.
Talks of a massive infrastructure project continue between Congressional leaders and the White House, and Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.) is getting a firsthand look at potential projects. During the recent two-week Congressional recess period, Plaskett and members of the New Democrats Infrastructure Task Force embarked on a cross-country infrastructure listening tour. Plaskett is a co-chair […]
Participants hopped in colorful rides for an afternoon of fun. But there is more to the ride than that. The event was conceived after the 2017 hurricanes to reengage the boating community. The first one was such a success they brought it back again this year. A portion of the proceeds go to The Boys […]
It all started before the sun came up on Thursday morning. “It’s J’ouvert morning!” Senator Janelle Sarauw said. J’ouvert morning took over the streets of St. Thomas. With truck after truck of music and dancing. “I hadn’t been in two years this is an awesome experience. I love it!” Bonita Bradley from Savanah, Georgia said. People […]
The Virgin Islands Government and other local entities are monitoring a developing public health issue in St. Lucia, where a cruise liner has been quarantined due to a reported measles infection onboard. According to a release from Government House, the vessel, named “Freewinds,” is still moored there, and no one has been allowed to disembark […]
We’re learning the name of the man found in St. John over 5 weeks ago. His parents flew down to identify his body and are leaving with a sad realization. Parents told USVI NEWS his name was Andrew James Dott, but his friends and family called him “Jamie.” He had just moved to St. John […]
In St. Thomas where we’re seeing this kick-off so to speak of the Carnival week. Kids came out to dance from all different schools, all over the area to get involved in the cultural traditions of the Virgin Islands. S’Ence Watley, The Virgin Islands Carnival Queen 2019 shared her thoughts on the cultural traditions. “It […]
“I moved down here almost 4 and a half years ago and I started as an intern and I fell in love with this park,” Emma Landvatter, Marine Mammal Trainer at Coral World Ocean Park said. Landvatter has dreamed of working with dolphins since she was a little girl. She’s been working with sea lions […]