An Energy Boost for St. John Island

According Kenneth Mapp, the US Virgin Islands Governor, St. John will soon be able to generate its own electricity. Generators are on their way to the island, which is still recovering from the [...]

November 13, 2017

National Park Update After Hurricane Irma, Reef Bay offers hikers more view, less shade – for now. Experience new views of the water all the way down Reef Bay trail on St. John. Visitors can [...]

November 10, 2017

More than 2 months later, the vast majority of St. John is still without electricity. Hopes are high, but progress continues to be slow. An injured BTE employee set back the schedule, but [...]

Chateau Bordeaux – Then, Now, and Soon To Come

Nearly two full days after Hurricane Irma passed through St. John, Jerry was still hacking his way through the fallen debris around his home atop Bordeaux Mountain. He walked west from his home [...]

October 27, 2017

On the evening of Friday, October 27th, 50 long days after Hurricane Irma devastated St. John, a small section of Cruz Bay finally saw the light. Residents and businesses in Cruz Bay, in the [...]

Fundraiser Success

Fundraiser held at Silver Oak Mystic exceeds expectations, with 250 people attending and raising $30,000! All proceeds go to Kenny Chesney’s Love for Love City Foundation and St. John [...]

Fundraiser for St. John Island, October 21st

A fundraiser to benefit the victims of Hurricane Irma on St. John will be held Saturday, Oct. 21st from 6 to 10 p.m. at Silver Oak Mystic Indoor Sports, 90 Welles Road in Conneticut.   Enjoy [...]

What Really Happens After a Hurricane

Island residents don’t evacuate before or after a hurricane because there’s nowhere to evacuate to. The local advice is to hunker down with plenty of canned food and water in the most [...]

Pulau Zombie game has been cancelled on St. John Island

The highly anticipated zombie role-playing event schedule for September has been cancelled because its organizer, Void Deck Games, have not received the permits needed to launch the adventure. [...]

Praise for the Impressive Parrotfish

Scientists believe that the healthiest coral reefs in the world are the ones with active and happy parrotfish. Protecting parrotfish, and their equally important sea urchin neighbors, can help [...]