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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Audio Galleries

Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Black or White” and “Focus”

¬The following movies are playing at Market Square East Theaters on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

'CRU' Pleasing Crowds in Encore Showings

"CRU," a film directed by Alton Glass and co-written by Oliver W. Ottley III, drew crowds at its three encore screenings on Saturday at Prior-Jollek Hall at Antilles School, with three more showings…

Rice Repeats as Women's Winner in 8 Tuff Miles

For the second year in a row, Jessica Rice, 39, of Needham, Mass., was the first woman across the finish at Saturday’s 8 Tuff Miles race. A total of 1,046 people ran the…

Hassel Island Lime Kiln Restored

In little more than 12 weeks, the 19th century lime kiln on Hassel Island has been restored from an abandoned, crumbling structure to the island’s newest cultural treasure. The restoration was carried out…

What A Homeland Security Shutdown Means To The U.S.V.I.

With the U.S. Department of Homeland Security facing immediate shutdown over Republican Party opposition to President Barack Obama relaxing deportation policies, what will happen to the U.S.V.I.?

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Bearing One with Another in the New Year

I was trying to think of something hopeful or profound to say to welcome in the New Year when I came upon a quote from…

SOURCE PICKS

St. John Historical Society Fundraiser to Display Historic Paintings

The St. John Historical Society will hold an art show and fundraiser on the evening of Tuesday, March 10, at…

UVI Play Portrays St. Croix Native and Activist Hubert Harrison

St. Croix native Hubert Harrison is widely considered a leader in the movement for equality and justice for African Americans…

Cuba Diary: Country of Contrasts, Complications and Contradictions

The Source publisher recently traveled to Cuba with a delegation from The Nation magazine. This is the first in a…

Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National…

St. Thomas Man Injured in Shooting

A man driving west on Brookman Road on Thursday afternoon was shot multiple times by unknown assailants, the V.I.…

Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

On Island Profile: Natalie Ballantine Keeps Crucian Cuisine Alive

Crucian Natalie Ballantine, concerned that the art of 'turning fungi' will be lost, shares her technique to make the dumpling from cornmeal for kallaloo.

She recently demonstrated making fungi and gave samples of her tasty kallaloo at the Agriculture Fair.

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ON ST. JOHN

Park Opens Cinnamon Bay Archeological Center

With a snip of the green ribbon, V.I. National Park Wednesday opened its Education Center and Archaeology Laboratory located adjacent to the beach at Cinnamon Bay.

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