New species of baleen whale discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 In 2019, a deceased 38-foot baleen whale washed ashore near the Florida everglades. Now, researchers believe the individual may be a member of a previously unidentified species of large whale. The brand new species, known as Rice’s whale (Balaenoptera ricei), adds another element of mystery to Earth’s oceans, which covers more … Read more

Capturing the Beauty of the Virgin Islands Through Nature with Kayden Richards

Ads Kayden Richards is a nature photographer who loves to capture unique and beautiful images of nature in the Caribbean and the world. He uses his website to bring this imagery in unique variants. This includes screensavers, metal prints, landscape imagery, etc.  A St. Johnian native with an eye for the unique. He is passionate … Read more

Gas Station Moratorium Signed Into Law After Public Support

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 Senator Janelle K. Sarauw thanked “stakeholders for their valuable input on Bill No. 33-0300,” in a Friday statement. The bill, introduced by Sarauw and signed into law by Governor Albert Bryan Jr. placed limits on approving new licenses for gas stations throughout the territory for five years. The new legislation amends … Read more

The Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery To Create Silver Jacket Team

Ads The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery held the first meeting of the year for their newly created Silver Jackets team at the Virgin Islands Cardiac Center in Christiansted on Monday. Silver Jackets is an interagency flood risk management team with federal, state, tribal, … Read more

‘Cruz Bay Town Historic District’ 𑁋 Some Things Every Virgin Islander Should Know

Ads The “Cruz Bay Town Historic District” is unique among the four historic districts in the Virgin Islands. Unlike the other three National Register districts in the territory (the towns of Christiansted, Frederiksted, and Charlotte Amalie). The National Register of Historic Places is the United States federal government’s official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures … Read more

Enable Notifications    Sure No thanks