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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Winner of $2 Million Lottery Yet to Come Forward

The Virgin Islands Lottery is elated that the territory sold a winning Powerball ticket valued at $2 million and that…

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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

Coming Thursday: “Unfinished Business” and “The Lazarus Effect”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Legislature Considering Retro Pay for Landowners

Landowning government employees and retirees may be first to get decades-old retroactive pay if legislation before the Senate is enacted into law.

Government Setting Aside $1 Million to Fight Hovensa

Legislation approved in committee Tuesday would set aside $1 million from any available funds to help sue Hovensa for the $40 million the refinery is not paying on a court settlement.

DLCA: Gratuities Are Voluntary

Gratuities are voluntary tips and cannot be mandatory, according to acting DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington. Carrington discussed the potential illegality of "automatic gratuities."

Labor Department Offers Services for Hovensa Layoffs

The final shutdown of the Hovensa facility will affect about 170 employees for the company and its contractors, and the Department of Labor is working to provide services to them.

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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…

Labor Department Offers Services for Hovensa Layoffs

The final shutdown of the Hovensa facility will affect about 170 employees for the company and its contractors, and…

'Restaurant Fairy' Endows Taste of St. Croix Participants

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the prestigious St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, organizers have enhanced events and found…

Source Manager’s Journal: Failures of Imagination

In this world, the rules that have governed others don’t apply and the “lessons of history” are not …

Virtue of the Week: Courtesy

Courtesy is being polite and having good manners. When you speak and act courteously, you give others a feeling…

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…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Dominicans Celebrate Culture with Annual Parade, Festival

Visitors and locals were treated to traditional music and dance and free Presidente beer Sunday afternoon as Virgin Islanders with roots in the Dominican Republic held their sixth annual parade celebrating that country’s 172th anniversary of its…

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ON ST. JOHN

@ School: Sprauve 3rd Graders Publish Their News in Their Own Paper

When Julius E. Sprauve School’s third graders saw the Source news story about the territory’s teacher of the year, Jeune Provost, they were inspired to publish their own newspaper, the 3rd Grade Student News.

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