Student raises $1.2k for Humane Society

Twelve-year-old Cedar International School student Aiden Brydon traded visiting his grandparents in Canada this spring for selling raffle tickets at Rite Way Supermarket in Pasea.

Man gets 9 years for attempted murder

Matthew Hazel, who was found guilty of attempting to kill an off-duty police officer during a botched robbery in Road Town, was sentenced by Justice Nicola Byer on Monday to serve nine years for attempted murder, six years for unlawful possession of a firearm, and four years for attempted robbery, confirmed defence attorney Valerie Stephens-Gordon.

Premier details large no-bid contracts

During last week’s House of Assembly meeting, Premier Dr. Orlando Smith discussed nearly $8 million worth of government contracts that went untendered.

Business Briefs (April 13, 2017)

TRC tests Flow The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission is conducting a survey to assist its regulation of Flow’s fixed broadband service.

What do you want?

“What do you want?” Mitch Turnbull (R-D2) asked a participant at HireBVI’s Friday workshop on applying for employment.

BVI Badge of Honour bestowed on three

Most everyone’s heard that no good deed goes unpunished, but last week three good Samaritans actually received a reward for their contributions to the community.

No answers yet on Road Town fire

Six months have passed since a fire destroyed a Road Town shoe store on Sept. 6, but officials have not disclosed the cause of the blaze.

Carvin Malone retiring as VIP prez

On Sunday, Virgin Islands Party President Carvin Malone announced he would not run for re-election at the VIP’s upcoming internal vote on Nov. 30.

HOA passes new alcohol and tobacco tax

Drinkers, smokers and overnight tourists will all soon be subject to higher taxes, thanks to a pair of bills passed in the House of Assembly last Thursday.

Former DPP responds to critics (FULL STATEMENT)

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Wayne Rajbansie rarely spoke to media during his four-year tenure as the territory’s top prosecutor, and remained tight-lipped after leaving his post in August.

YEP Tech members record tomorrow’s history

The next time you see adolescents holding up cell phones around Road Town, don’t automatically assume that they’re just looking for Pokémon.

Body identified as Devern ‘Snoopy’ Stanley

Police have identified a body discovered on July 28 at Rogues Bay as Devern “Snoopy” Stanley, who went missing in June, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.

HLSCC gets new president

After serving at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College for 24 years, Dr. Karl Dawson stepped down as of July 31, the college announced Thursday.

Comments invited on climate trustee hopefuls

Until Sept. 16, Virgin Islands residents are invited to submit comments on the suitability of applicants for the Climate Change Trust Fund Board of Trustees.