Rotaract hosts career expo for students

On Saturday morning, a group of 7-to-11-year-olds donned yellow plastic hardhats to learn about the territory’s electrical grid right from the source: BVI Electricity Corporation employees.

Tsunami drill set for March 15

In the wake of a late-night tsunami scare earlier this month, the territory will take part in the Caribe Wave 18 tsunami drill on March 15, government announced last week.

CGB beach opened, then closed again

Cane Garden Bay beach remained closed for swimming yesterday despite an earlier press release declaring it open, Information Officer Nekita Turnbull confirmed.

Catamaran is upside-down no longer

The iconic upside-down catamaran at the entrance to Nanny Cay is no longer as iconic, but a lot more comfortable.

Health meeting addresses clinics, financing

Hurricane Irma showed the territory’s health sector to be “largely resilient,” according to Petrona Davies, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

Numbers down at bird count

For many birds in the Virgin Islands, surviving the winds of Hurricane Irma was just the beginning.

RFA ship back to help clean up

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay returned to the territory this week to assist the Department of Disaster Management with cleanup projects. 

Audit to probe aid distribution

After Hurricane Irma, many residents complained that they struggled to obtain aid such as food, water and building supplies.

No sirens sounded for tsunami advisory

Shortly before midnight on Tuesday, a tsunami advisory was issued for the territory, signifying the second highest level of emergency alert and potential danger of tsunami-generated waves in the area.

Dengue numbers fewer than usual

Four cases of dengue fever have been reported in the territory since the passage of Hurricane Irma, according to Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ronald Georges.

Who’s open for business?

An online map created by the Town and Country Planning Department tracks businesses and government agencies that are open post-Hurricane Irma.