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Articles By: Julia Donavan

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The Rotary Club of Road Town is once again helping to lift the spirits of persons during the yuletide season by upholding one of its most popular yearly traditions. Last evening members of the club officially lit up the roundabout […]

by / on December 12, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
BVI entertainment fraternity mourns death of Stylee Band member

BVI entertainment fraternity mourns death of Stylee Band member

Members of the local entertainment fraternity have expressed shock and sadness over the passing of a US Virgin Islands (USVI) band member who met his demise in a plane crash recently. Kylo Sylvester, a lead singer of the well-known Stylee […]

by / on December 11, 2017 at 7:10 AM /
Hundreds turn out for annual Speedy’s Feel Good Holiday Concert

Hundreds turn out for annual Speedy’s Feel Good Holiday Concert

Christmas songs permeated the slightly chilled air in the Valley, Virgin Gorda as hundreds of persons from the territory gathered at Speedy’s headquarters’ parking lot for the annual Speedy’s Feel Good Holiday Concert. This is the first time the event […]

by / on December 11, 2017 at 7:05 AM /
Thad Lettsome to represent BVI in Youth Sailing World Champs in China

Thad Lettsome to represent BVI in Youth Sailing World Champs in China

Fifteen-year-old Thad Lettsome will be representing the British Virgin Islands next week in the 47th Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China. The Youth Sailing World Championship is said to be the pinnacle event in the youth racing calendar and, […]

by / on December 11, 2017 at 5:00 AM /
Two caught on camera allegedly stealing electronics

Two caught on camera allegedly stealing electronics

Two men who were allegedly caught on CCTV camera carting off several electronic appliances from a warehouse at Port Purcell have been arrested and charged by police, according to reports reaching BVI New Online. It is understood that sometime this week, […]

by / on December 8, 2017 at 4:06 PM /
EXCITING: Taxi operators react to cruise passengers arrival

EXCITING: Taxi operators react to cruise passengers arrival

It was a mixture of pleasure and cautious optimism as the territory welcomed two cruise vessels this week following a three-month lull as a result of the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. A pleasure for many taxi operators who stopped […]

by / on December 8, 2017 at 12:30 PM /
Trellis Bay Market and Grill goes modern; explores floating dock

Trellis Bay Market and Grill goes modern; explores floating dock

Three months after Hurricane Irma destroyed a wooden dock belonging to Trellis Bay Market and Grill, the culinary establishment has kicked tradition to the curb and gone modern with a brand new 80-foot versadock. The dock which took a “few […]

by / on December 8, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
 Faster internet with full restoration, Digicel promises

 Faster internet with full restoration, Digicel promises

Digicel BVI has announced that not only is it moving ahead with plans to fully restore its infrastructure that was hit hard by Hurricane Irma, but that faster internet speed is in the pipeline for its customers. The promise of […]

by / on December 7, 2017 at 7:50 AM /
‘The Irma Diaries’ book launch set for this month

‘The Irma Diaries’ book launch set for this month

Three months after Hurricane Irma devastated the British Virgin Islands, one local author has documented the catastrophe in a book called The Irma Diaries. The Irma Diaries which was written by Angela Burnett, to stir global attention and action on […]

by / on December 7, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
Insurance companies chastised for issuing deadlines

Insurance companies chastised for issuing deadlines

A leading player in the insurance industry has taken issue with companies issuing cut-off dates to persons claiming on their policy, noting that claimants are under no obligation to fulfill such requests. Michael Fusco, who is the Chief Executive Officer […]

by / on December 6, 2017 at 6:21 AM /