Programme to aid homeowners

Homeowners whose dwellings were damaged in Hurricane Irma can now apply to the Ministry of Health and Social Development for building materials and labour, according to government.

Irma followed by several deaths

As the death toll rises in the wake of Hurricane Irma, so does concern for the physical and mental wellbeing of vulnerable populations across the territory, including senior citizens.

Curfew cut back again

The government trimmed curfew by one hour on Saturday, allowing residents to stay out one hour later.

Rotary clubs to rebuild roofs

A Rotarian positioned a police officer between a large stack of blue tarps and a growing line of people on Friday, hoping to maintain order.

‘We were on our own’

Lilli Charles was sitting behind a folding table in an empty room above Scotiabank on Tuesday, an audio mixer and laptop at the ready, a mic in his hand.

DDM: Showers could continue Monday

After a Sunday of rain that brought flooding to some areas of Tortola, showers are expected to continue Monday, according to the Department of Disaster Management.

Do I have a job?

Before Hurricane Irma obliterated his Cane Garden Bay workplace, Augustine Fontaine spent most afternoons flipping burgers, cooking fish and frying chicken for beachgoing tourists and residents alike.

Premier estimates damage at $3.3b

In recent weeks, estimates of Hurricane Irma’s cost to the Virgin Islands have ranged from $500 million to $4.5 billion.

BVIEC: 20% of grid restored, 60% in January

The BVI Electricity Corporation estimates that it has restored at least 20 percent of the electrical grid, according to BVIEC Chairman Ron Potter.

Fourth Irma victim was St. John charter captain

Several weeks after a man’s body washed up on the rocks of The Moorings in Road Town, police have officially identified him as 66-year-old Richard Alan Benson.