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Archive for February, 2018

Form mentoring groups to stop crime on infamous basketball court

Form mentoring groups to stop crime on infamous basketball court

Minister responsible for youth affairs Myron Walwyn has called on residents to form mentoring groups for youngsters who are engaging in illegal activities at the community level. Walwyn made the call following fresh reports that persons are using the basketball […]

by / on February 6, 2018 at 7:10 AM /
Global ministry donates 10 generators to First District

Global ministry donates 10 generators to First District

Internationally-based Rivers of Life Global Ministry has donated 10 generators to local residents who are still without power. Persons living in the First Electoral District are among the residents who will benefit from the donation. “The residents of the First […]

by / on February 6, 2018 at 6:07 AM /
Public Notice from National Bank

Public Notice from National Bank

The National Bank of the Virgin Islands (formerly known as the Development Bank of the Virgin Islands), hereby notifies the public of the following, which takes effect April 1, 2018: Minimum Balance Requirements: The minimum balance required for all passbook […]

by / on February 6, 2018 at 5:01 AM /
Pregnant woman, minors injured in hit-and-run

Pregnant woman, minors injured in hit-and-run

Three persons comprising a pregnant woman and two minors were injured during a traffic accident on Monday evening, February 5. The crashed happened on the James Walter Francis Dual Highway in Road Town and appears to be a hit-and-run. Reports […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 8:29 PM /
Bitter End raises $800K to support laid-off staff, VG

Bitter End raises $800K to support laid-off staff, VG

Owners and operators of Bitter End Yacht Club on North Sound, Virgin Gorda have raised nearly one million dollars to support recovery and assist its staff who lost their jobs after the hurricanes. Majority of Bitter End’s 178-member staff were […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 4:37 PM /
Clean them! Debris in buildings habouring rats, insects

Clean them! Debris in buildings habouring rats, insects

Commercial and domestic property owners are being warned that they could be penalized if they fail to clean up their debris-littered buildings in and around the territory’s capital in a timely manner. Thousands of buildings were damaged following last September’s […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 1:39 PM /
Cashiers accused of stealing nearly $60K from store

Cashiers accused of stealing nearly $60K from store

  A man and a woman who were cashiers at Road Town Wholesale’s Cash and Carry in Pasea Estate are being accused of stealing nearly $60,000 from the store. Charged with theft and false accounting are Fort Hill resident George […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 8:11 AM /
Scar sentenced to 7 years for illegal gun

Scar sentenced to 7 years for illegal gun

Vicardo ‘Scar’ Farrell has been sentenced to seven-and-a-half years at Her Majesty’s Prison for gun and ammunition offences. Farrell, who is also accused of murder, was sentenced to seven years for carrying an unlicensed firearm, and another six months for […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 7:34 AM /
Premier wants churches to be more vocal

Premier wants churches to be more vocal

Premier Dr D Orlando Smith wants churches in the British Virgin Islands to be more vocal, particularly during the territory’s recovery phase. The Premier gave the remarks yesterday at the third annual Territorial Interdenominational Service of Thanksgiving and Intercession at […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 7:17 AM /
Local hotspots light up with Super Bowl fans

Local hotspots light up with Super Bowl fans

The British Virgin Islands was not left out of the action when the Philadelphia Eagles took home their first Super Bowl title, defeating the New England Patriots in a 41-33 win last night. Fans of all ages turned out in […]

by / on February 5, 2018 at 7:16 AM /