Rumour has it that 30 vehicles were ticketed $100 each for being parked in non-specified parking zones on April 21 near U.P.’s Cineplex. Never mind that they were not disturbing …
Editor’s note: Mr. Walker died on April 15, but a few of his previously submitted commentaries were as yet unpublished. This is the first part of one of them. Part …
Disabled get short shrift in VI Comprehensive reform is urgently needed in order to protect the rights of the disabled in the Virgin Islands.
Man survives day without Facebook When Billy Waverly woke up at his East End home last Thursday, he was expecting a normal day.
Ballin’ A Beaconite was impressed by the new “multi-sport” court at the Youth Empowerment Project centre in East End.
I was disappointed but not altogether surprised by your April 11 article on the financial services leak.
As a 64-year-old Virgin Islander who lived for 30 years in the United States, I am saddened by the increase of crime in my once very safe island.
So it’s farewell to the National Health Insurance scheme, eh? For now anyway, and possibly forever. I was not really against it: I just could not see how it would …
Ferries hope to lower expectations After decades of failed attempts to improve the territory’s ferry service, government officials have decided to try a different approach.
Comment cards One Beaconite thinks the comment cards distributed to residents who attended government’s community
Public meetings most welcome The “On the Road” meeting series is a positive step for a government whose record on transparency has been mixed since it took office in November …
During the observance of Black History Month, African Diasporal Month or African History Month, it is rather appropriate to apply some perspectives on the recent re-election of United States President …
I hope that many Virgin Islanders, belongers and other residents have taken the opportunity to access the government’s recently released and much improved Budget Report.
So, once again, the East End/Long Look sewerage project is to be restarted.
Complaints are often voiced about how terrible and uncaring a teacher may be,
On the afternoon of April 3 at the Road Town Public Library,
In the Virgin Islands, you can drive a 50-foot go-fast motorboat
It has taken me four months to wrap my head around an issue that plagues our territory: safety. Residents will continue to debate opinions and facts until we agree on …
Progress is inevitable, I suppose.
Survival kits for cruise ship tourists Government has acknowledged that Road Town needs a lot of work if it is to remain
1929 Legitimacy Act a dinosaur The Law Reform Commission is to be commended for reviewing status-of-children legislation, and we urge legislators to review and pass the new law as soon …
New face The Beacon welcomes a new addition to its editorial staff.
Is the proposed improvement to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport a “done deal” or a “work in progress”? You decide.
On March 29, I attended the second of two public meetings held
Surfing Cane (sort of) Two weeks ago in this column, I vowed to do my best to surf at Cane Garden Bay