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With three decades of planning and more than two years of construction, Enighed Pond Marine Freight Facility remains unopened and V.I. Port Authority officials are now planning for a mid-December opening. “We are now planning for the opening to be mid-December,” said VIPA Executive Director Darlan Brin. The opening is still contingent upon two permit modification...
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St. Crox native Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs towers over the chef hats on staff members at Caneel Bay Resort during a private function for the team at the end of the their week-long U.S. Virgin Islands pre-season training. Duncan said it was his first visit to St. John.After a jam-packed week in the Virgin Islands...
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The sterrn of Champange Lady rested on the bottom of the harbor off the Battery before it was refloated.The 28-foot Carver cabin cruiser Champagne Lady sank in Cruz Bay harbor in the early morning hours of Monday, October 10, and although the cause is unknown, witnesses don’t suspect foul play. “I may have been the first one to...
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The new Lind Point overlook will provide a prime view of Cruz Bay.The rehabilitation of North Shore Road is underway, with the first three sites in the 14 part project planned to be complete by the end of November, according to Lucious Sims, V.I. National Park chief of maintenance. The $2.8 million North Shore Road Rehabilita-tion Project,...
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Site of proposed parking garage at Cruz Bay tennis courts.A $200,000 appropriation from the St. John Capital Improvement Fund for a parking garage with tennis courts on the top level at the present site of the public tennis courts and Inspection Lane in Cruz Bay was approved by the V.I. Legislature October 5. St. John Senator...
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A window at St. John Tradewinds office on South Shore Road was smashed on Friday morning, October 14. A decades-long business dispute erupted in violence when barge company owner Llewellyn T. Sewer punched out a front window of the St. John Tradewinds Newspaper business office at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning, October 14. Sewer, an owner...
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Veronica poses outside their family landscaping business with sons Luca and Tomas, not pictured is daughter Malena.When husband and wife co-owners of Alfredo’s Landscaping, Alfredo and Veronica del Olmo, relocated to St. John from Argentina more than a decade ago, both were native Spanish speakers who did not speak any English but strived to overcome the language barriers in...
The Coastal Zone Management committee’s public meeting for Reliance Housing Foundation’s Calabash Boom 72-unit affordable housing development will be Wednesday, October 26, at the Legislature Building in Cruz Bay at 6 p.m. Reliance plans to construct two distinct communities in the area with shared infrastructure which will include 24 for-sale townhomes in 12 two-story buildings and 48...
Local developer Eric Tillett and his partners in West Indies Investment Partners have been busy making real estate deals across St. John. In addition to buying the old Oscar’s Tropical Bar building, Tillett and his partners are also purchasing Voyages de St. Jan in Coral Bay as well as a lot behind the restaurant and 18 acres of land...
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Buckets and cardboard were placed on Guy Benjamin Elementary School cafeteria floors where rainwater drenched the area.The heavy downpours which lashed the territory on October 9, 10 and 11 highlighted serious on-going maintenance problems plaguing St. John public schools and resulted in cancelled classes. A bucket collects rain water leaking into a Julius E. Sprauve School classroom.As V.I....
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