Archive for February, 2014

Juveniles allegedly burglarize store, remove over $4K

Juveniles allegedly burglarize store, remove over $4K

Investigations into a burglary at the “Best Sport Shop” in Road Town, Tortola, have resulted in the arrested and charge of two juveniles from Sea Cow’s Bay. Reports indicate that the youngsters, 16 and 17 years old, allegedly entered the […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 1:47 PM /
Drop the ‘island mentality’ – Mathavious claims blogs, news reports may bring down financial industry

Drop the ‘island mentality’ – Mathavious claims blogs, news reports may bring down financial industry

Claiming that the territory’s financial services industry is under intense international scrutiny, head of the BVI Financial Services Commission (BVIFSC) Robert Mathavious has warned persons locally not to fall prey to what he described as the “island mentality”. While not […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 1:24 PM /

Virgin Gorda Island-Wide Cleanup

The public is invited to participate in the Virgin Gorda Island-Wide Cleanup spearheaded by the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board. The initiative is aimed to address the amount of litter that is strewn throughout the island. The community-wide effort is […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 11:28 AM /

Entries invited for Easter festival theme and slogan competition

PRESS RELEASE:  The Virgin Islands Festivals and Fairs Committee and the Virgin Gorda Festivals Sub-Committee invite the public to submit entries for the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival 2014 theme and slogan competition. The theme must focus on the historical and/or […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 11:09 AM /

VG Festival Committee notices

1. Calling all troupes, dance groups, schools, and organizations. The Virgin Gorda Festival Committee is now accepting applications for the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Parade slated for Monday, April 20th. Contact Tamra Caul at 543-2323 for more information. Deadline for […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 11:05 AM /
Six years of struggle – Huntum’s Ghut water problems run far beyond failed fire hydrant

Six years of struggle – Huntum’s Ghut water problems run far beyond failed fire hydrant

Many persons may have been surprised when Fire Chief Zebalon McLean on Thursday declared that his officers were significantly affected by a water shortage at a fire hydrant during an attempt to extinguish the blaze that destroyed Kiddie’s Restaurant and […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 9:43 AM /
Bloody classroom fight lands student in trouble

Bloody classroom fight lands student in trouble

BVI News Online has confirmed that one male student has been charged and another treated at Peebles Hospital following a bloody classroom fight at the Tortola-based Elmore Stoutt High School this month. The student, who has been charged with assault […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 9:40 AM /
McLean wants better trucks, more firefighters

McLean wants better trucks, more firefighters

The territory’s Chief Fire Officer Zebalon McLean has disclosed that a number of fire trucks are still not functioning properly, and there is also need for the recruitment of at least six more staff members. He told the Standing Finance […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 8:49 AM /
Flax appeals for support, denies being part of alleged conspiracy to oust Vanterpool

Flax appeals for support, denies being part of alleged conspiracy to oust Vanterpool

Newly appointed Chairperson of the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee Sasha Flax has appealed for the community to throw its support behind her team, adding that she was never part of any alleged conspiracy to oust her predecessor Rupert Vanterpool. Vanterpool […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 8:47 AM /
CCT ADVISORY: Service interruptions in select areas this weekend

CCT ADVISORY: Service interruptions in select areas this weekend

PRESS RELEASE (Thursday, February 27) – CCT continues to upgrade its network to bring you faster mobile communications with the launch of 4GLTE. As a result, customers are being advised that CCT Engineers will be performing a network capacity upgrade. […]

by / on February 28, 2014 at 7:51 AM /