Gov’t delays work-permit fee changes

One month after announcing that a more expensive work permit fee structure would take effect May 15, Deputy Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering announced that any changes will be delayed indefinitely.

Six to compete for Miss BVI title

Attired in floral fishtail gowns, five of the six contenders for this year’s Miss BVI pageant were introduced on Sunday during a ceremony at the Tortola Pier Park.

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.

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.

ESHS, Agape win spelling bees

“Apocalypse” was the first word up at the secondary school finals in the National Spelling Bee Competition on May 10 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall.

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.

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.

Safe Haven hosts open house

Years ago, Gloria Fahie’s cousin suffered from mental illness, she said during an open house held at Safe Haven Transitional Centre as part of activities for Mental Health Awareness Month.