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.

Cabinet appoints BVITB members

Cabinet has approved the reappointment of Russell Harrigan as chairman of the BVI Tourist Board until 2020, government announced Monday.

Incinerator back on stream

The waste incinerator at Pockwood Pond, which had been shut down since mid-April, is once again burning trash.

EE/LL Festival marches through its 61st year

Movine Fahie has marched in the East End/ Long Look Emancipation Festival parade since 1965, each year dressing in different costumes designed to highlight special aspects of the territory.

Hundreds attend August Monday Parade

Reginald Andrew left the Virgin Islands with his parents when he was just 3 years old, but he has returned each summer specifically for the August Monday Parade.

Fun in the sun

The sun was searing on Saturday, but children attending the 2016 Kiddies Fiesta at H. Lavity Stoutt Community College didn’t seem to mind.

Cops up numbers for Festival season

To help ensure safety, several police officers have been assigned to the streets during the August Emancipation Festival season, according to the Police Information Office.

Sex offenders get treatment in prison

The Virgin Islands now has its first accredited sex offender treatment programme, according to Government Information Services.