Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:56 pm Last modified: 9:57 am

News

Kym Rapier Donates $60,000 Gift to St. Thomas Swimming Association

When Kym Rapier moved to St. Thomas 18 months ago, she knew she wanted to make a difference here as she has in each of the communities in which she’s lived.
Read More
Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Human Services Commissioner Felecia Blyden at Friday's press conference

Feds Approve V.I. Medicaid Expansion

Nineteen thousand more Virgin Islanders are now eligible for healthcare and prescription drug coverage under the federal Medicaid program under expanded funding in the federal Affordable Care Act.
Read More
A cruise ship visits the Fredericksted pier on St. Croix. (John Baur photo)

Tourism Addresses Steep Decline in St. Croix Cruise Ship Visits

Steps are being taken to counter an almost 75 percent decrease in cruise ship passengers to St. Croix this year, the Virgin Islands Tourism commissioner told the Source.
Read More
GERS Complex on St. Croix. (Source file photo)

Government Still Behind Paying GERS

The V.I. government is now making payments to GERS, but it is way behind. GERS Administrator Austin Nibbs said the central government had not made payments for the April 13; April 27 and May 11 pay days.
Read More

Veterans Affairs, American Legion Schedule V.I. Memorial Day Activities

Following custom, the VA will have activities on all three islands. The following is a list of the dates, times and locations of this year’s events.
Read More

GVI and Airbnb Sign Groundbreaking Tax Agreement in Caribbean

The V.I. Government and Airbnb have signed an agreement in the Caribbean that will allow the platform to collect the 12.5 percent Hotel Room Occupancy Tax on behalf of hosts and remit the funds to the BIR.
Read More

Fifth Suspect Arrested in McDonald’s Robbery

Troy Titley, 36 of St. Thomas, made his initial appearance Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged by indictment in the March 25 robbery and police standoff at the Lockhart Shopping Center McDonald's.
Read More

Coast Guard Offloads 573 Pounds of Marijuana in St. Croix

The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 573 pounds of marijuana, valued at about $1.2 million, Thursday in St. Croix. The offload followed a sea interdiction in international waters off Martinique.
Read More

DOH Offers Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy for Addiction

Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy is for those who need assistance with personal recovery from alcohol, or illegal or prescribed drugs.
Read More

GERS to Hold Produce Giveaway for Government Retirees

To be eligible to receive a bag of produce, a person must be a Virgin Islands government retiree, age 65 years or older.
Read More