Timeline uncertain for police station repairs

After police stations across the territory sustained major structural blows during Hurricane Irma, the force has been operating in unconventional ways.

Open or closed?

Despite tests showing improved water quality, the fate of Cane Garden Bay beach remains unclear. During a community meeting last week concerning the new sewerage plant in CGB, Second District …

BVIEC: 80% of power restored

The BVI Electricity Corporation has restored 80 percent of the territory’s electrical grid and hopes to have 95 percent back by the end of March, according BVIEC officials.

Man dies in Anegada scooter crash

A man died after a scooter accident in Anegada on Saturday evening, according to police, who did not identify him but said investigations are ongoing.

Work under way on 911 call centre

Software installation started last week for the territory’s new 911 call centre, government announced Friday.

The BVI Beacon (October 12, 2017)

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Post-Irma seafloor mapping under way

Work is ongoing to survey the seafloor in order to update the territory’s navigational charts following Hurricane Irma, according to government.

Marine police find stolen dinghies

Marine police officers located three stolen dinghies and one newly purchased engine on the early morning of Jan. 9 after they were taken from The Moorings, police said.

Cargo discharge halted, then resumed

The Customs Department halted cargo discharge at Port Purcell for part of Tuesday in order to ensure safety after carriers broke rules there, according to government.

Leak sheds light on UK’s aid conditions

The United Kingdom government’s aid to the Virgin Islands will not come without conditions, according to paperwork obtained by the Beacon.