Graduation numbers released

Eighty-seven percent of the students in the territory’s inaugural Grade 12 class met their graduation requirements, according to Education and Culture Minister Myron Walwyn.

Opposition quizzes gov’t on financial reports

During Tuesday’s House of Assembly sitting, opposition members questioned government ministers on topics ranging from audited reports to cattle roaming the streets of the territory.

HOA passes increased charter cruising tax

Despite worried remarks from yachting industry stakeholders, House of Assembly lawmakers passed a bill on Tuesday afternoon that will dramatically raise cruising permit fees for charter boats.

HLSCC graduates 190 students

Weslene Walters, 51, has always dreamed of going as far as possible in her academic pursuits, but finances and a full-time job delayed that dream.

Race connects participants to nature

Teams dressed in green could be seen dashing around Road Town on Friday morning as part of a new Environment Week activity.

No charges laid in pet poisoning probe

Police are continuing to investigate a two-week string of animal poisonings in Luck Hill that began on March 29, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.

VI artist heads to Kazakhstan

Virgin Islands sculptor Aragorn Dick-Read is scheduled to arrive today in Kazakhstan, where he will represent the territory during the central Asian country’s Nomad Energy Festival.

Entering the ‘Man Cave’

Starting Monday, government’s Office of Gender Affairs will be offering several “Man Cave” sessions as part of Men’s Health Week.

Classroom docs stay secret

Three weeks after it was supposed to be publicised, certain information described in a May 11 House of Assembly sitting remains hidden from public eyes.

New code to govern nurses’ conduct

Nurses and midwives practising in the territory must now follow a new Code of Conduct and Ethics when serving the public, according to government.

Work concludes on VG ferry dock

Ferries will resume dropping off passengers at the St. Thomas Bay Jetty in Virgin Gorda today, according to Government Information Services.

SCB man found dead at home

Maximo Smith, 55, was found unresponsive at his home in Sea Cows Bay on Friday, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.

Police probe nightclub injury

A man received a non-life-threatening head injury at the Edge Nightclub in Baughers Bay on Friday, according to Police Information Officer Diane Drayton.