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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Senate Panel OKs Bill Authorizing Digitizing USVI’s Legal Documents

A law to establish a system allowing citizens to electronically access legal documents was approved Monday by the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Consumer Protection.

WAPA: Electrical Fault Caused Sunday’s Widespread Outage

A major electrical fault Sunday night knocked out power to most of the St. Thomas/St. John District for five hours, according to the V.I. Water and Power Authority.

Virtue of the Week: Unity

The Source this week resumes the Virtues Project, a weekly feature focused on building peaceful and caring communities through understanding and fostering the practice of virtues.

‘Island Matriarch’ of St. Croix’s Domino Club Passes

After almost 30 years as the matriarch of the Mt. Pellier Hut Domino Club, Norma George’s smile and vibrant personality is noticeably missing since her death last week.
Artist's conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)

105-Year-Old Woman is Territory’s 29th COVID-Related Death

The USVI Department of Health on Saturday confirmed that a 105-year-old woman from St. Thomas was the territory's 29th death related to COVID-19. The woman's name was not released.

Editorial: The Source Grips Journalistic Principles in Defense of Democracy and Order

That the “announcement” of the “retirement” of Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor at the end of his contract on June 30 did not come from Government House speaks to the complete lack of leadership at the top.

Local Photographer and Model Duo Highlight New USVI Madras Fabric in Latest Photoshoot

Brian Everett Francis, along with his project partner, Camelia Febres, included the new USVI Madras in their latest photoshoot hoping to bring more exposure and attention to the fabric

Senators Express Concerns with ‘Combine In A Bubble’ Sport Initiative

Witnesses testifying at a hearing Friday touted the success of the “Student-Athlete Combine in a Bubble” program before the a Senate panel, but the lawmakers expressed concern about several aspects of the project.
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Report Confirms Caneel Bay Contamination, Calls for Additional Study

A National Park Service report presented during an online public meeting Thursday night has revealed the presence of hazardous contaminants in several locations at Caneel Bay Resort.

Bryan Proposes Using Federal Excise Tax to Pay Back Salaries

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. sent down legislation this week to earmark some of the federal excise tax dollars Congress gives to the territory each year to repay government workers who had temporary 8 percent pay cuts for two years.

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