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Locals paddleboard past a line of visiting yachts. (Source photo by S. Pennington)
Blyden Terminal, St. Thomas (File photo)
Blyden Terminal, St. Thomas (File photo)

WAPA Continues Working on STX Feeders

A team from the 'No V.I. Child Goes Hungry Program' sets up to distribute meals Thursday at Smith Bay Ballpark. (Photo provided by VIDE)

Education Consolidating Breakfast, Lunch Distribution

Starting Monday, the V.I. Department of Education will consolidate breakfast and lunch distributions in its “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” feeding initiative to a once-daily distribution from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Remote Learning Comes With New Challenges and Concerns: Part Two

Now at the end of the second week of online education, teachers and students in 14 public, 10 religious, and four private on St. Croix are adjusting to their new way of life. Some are going with the flow, while others are feeling thrust against the current.
Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. updated the public Friday on the territory’s COVID-19 response efforts.

V.I. Planning Ahead for a COVID-19 ‘Surge’ as Hospitalization Begins

As of Friday evening the USVI had 266 tested with 40 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 – 26 on St. Thomas, 12 on St. Croix, and two on St. John – along with 184 negative tests, 42 pending. 34 recovered, and no deaths.

Remote Learning Comes With New Challenges and Concerns: Part One

With 22 active K-12 public schools and a dozen or so private schools in the Virgin Islands attempting to do a complete revamp of how students are taught, there are as many experiences as there are students, teachers and administrators.
The R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, home of the Superior Court on St. Croix. (File photo)

Judge Says Wrongful Death Claim Can Proceed in UVI Post-Fete Shooting

The 2013 shooting death of a man who showed up for a tramp and dance party can be heard by a jury as a matter of wrongful death. This after a judge in the St. Croix Superior Court rejected a motion by the University of the Virgin Islands to have a civil claim of negligence resolved by a judge.
U.S. Capitol (Shutterstock image)

Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for USVI

President Donald Trump granted a major disaster declaration for the territory on Tuesday, triggering the release of federal funds to mitigate the health and economic devastation brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, Government House reported Thursday.
Hurricane Isabel in 2003, as seen from the International Space Station. (Image by Mike Trenchard, Earth Sciences and Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center)

CSU Team Predicts Active 2020 Hurricane Season

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above average Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, according to a report issued Thursday.

The Forum ‘Presents’ The Vega String Quartet Online

Until The Forum and its audiences can all meet again in person, it will be sharing updates and listening tips of artists who have performed live at the Forum over the years.

Farmers Markets Relocating But Open Saturday

40 USVI COVID-19 Cases as of Friday

Governor Urges Businesses to Take Advantage of SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program

Under the program, employers of businesses of 500 or fewer employees can get a low-interest loan, and the SBA will forgive the loan if all employees are kept on the job for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest or utilities.

VI Economic Development Authority CEO Sends Message to Business Owners

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Governor Urges Businesses to Take Advantage of SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program

Under the program, employers of businesses of 500 or fewer employees can get a low-interest loan, and the SBA will forgive the loan if all employees are kept on the job for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest or utilities.

VI Economic Development Authority CEO Sends Message to Business Owners

John Challenger (VIPD photo)

Police Charge STX Man with Forgery, Filing Forged Instrument

At approximately 8:32 a.m. Saturday, detectives from the VIPD's Economic Crime Unit arrested 35-year-old John Challenger of Estate Cane Carlton on an arrest warrant charging him with forgery and filing or recording forged instruments.

Census 2020 Offices to Close Through April 30

Retiree Makes Multipurpose Stimulus Business Proposal

Ivan Butcher II has a plan to use stimulus money to grow small businesses in the Virgin Islands.

How to Respond to the Coronavirus in the Virgin Islands

Op Ed: A Prayer for Our Community

Virgin Islands Athletes Shift Focus to 2021 After 2020 Olympic Games Postponed

While the decision to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo until next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to save lives, the decision made an impact on athletes who planned on representing the U.S. Virgin Islands on the big stage.

V.I. Source At Home Reading Series: ‘14 Cows for America’

The Source staff is presenting readings of children’s books in the spirit of offsetting the confusion and upheaval in their lives. Produced by James Gardner for the Source and narrated by Shaun A. Pennington.

Government House Schedules Radio Interviews

John Challenger (VIPD photo)

Police Charge STX Man with Forgery, Filing Forged Instrument

At approximately 8:32 a.m. Saturday, detectives from the VIPD's Economic Crime Unit arrested 35-year-old John Challenger of Estate Cane Carlton on an arrest warrant charging him with forgery and filing or recording forged instruments.

Census Count Takes Back Seat to Health Concerns

Melvina Marjorie Gore Dies

Melvina Marjorie Gore, fondly known to those who love her as “Molly,’ “Momma” or “Momsie,” passed away on March 26 at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital.

Lauren Charles Gifft Dies at 59

Angelique Hughes Dies

Hugh E. Manning Sr. Dies in Florida

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