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September 5th, 2017
Gov’t blamed for flood damages in Josiah’s Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A disgruntled caller to the 3D Show on Friday September 1, 2017 expressed frustration with government for not correcting the long standing issue in Josiah’s Bay where the bay was damaged a few years back by flooding.

October 31st, 2016
I have been accused of taking land & giving to white people- Hon Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) sought to remove himself from land issues that have been rife in the Virgin Islands, including in the Josiah’s Bay community on the island of Tortola.

September 15th, 2016
Josiah’s Bay residents accuse Gov’t of not protecting their interests

JOSIAH’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Some residents of Josiah’s Bay on the Eastern side of Tortola are complaining bitterly of what they call unfair business competition for locals and the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government’s failure to look out for them.

August 17th, 2016
JVD man Isaiah Frett reported missing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Isaiah Frett, originally from Great Harbour, Jost Van Dyke, who resides presently in Josiahs Bay.

August 5th, 2015
Man found dead in Josiah’s Bay apartment

JOSIAH’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that a man was found dead in an apartment in Josiah’s Bay, Tortola today August 5, 2015.

May 6th, 2015
Politicians only care about $$$ - Josiah’s Bay resident

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “We can’t let the politicians come and do as they like at Josiah’s Bay. We have to tell them what we want. They don’t care about us all, what they care about is the $$$,” said a resident of Josiah’s Bay during a meeting held at the East End/Long Look Community Centre to discuss a development plan for Josiah’s Bay yesterday, May 5, 2015.

February 17th, 2014
Leave Josiah's Bay beach alone - Naomi Frett-Patterson

JOSIAH’S BAY, Tortola, VI – At a time when tourists and locals alike have resumed maximizing the use of the Josiah’s Bay beach persons are appealing to the Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering not to trouble the structure of the beach.

December 28th, 2013
UPDATE: Water restored to Josiah’s Bay area

JOSIAH'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Potable water has now been restored to several residents of Josiah's Bay after an absence of some two weeks following a publication of the resident's plight by Virgin Islands News Online.

December 16th, 2013
J. R. O’Neal Botanic Garden expansion must go forward– Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has insisted that the expansion of the J. R. O’Neal Botanic Garden must go forward despite the fact that sources of funding and a definite plan of action has not yet taken shape.

December 13th, 2013
This Week We Feature Young Professional Coleen L. Simmons

By Ron M. Henry

Moving back to the Virgin Islands five years ago after spending over a decade in New York, our Young Professional of the week, Coleen L. Simmons had one goal at the top of her list - opening an ice-cream parlour.

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