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About 15 members of the St. Thomas community attended the DPW town hall on Monday evening.

STT Residents Raise Questions about Road Repairs During DPW Town Hall

Officials from the Department of Public works fielded questions Monday evening from the St. Thomas community about road reconstruction and safety in light of the approaching hurricane season and influx of federal funding earmarked for road repairs.
Airbnb's lead regional policy manager Carlos Munoz, who spoke on St. Thomas Thursday. (Facebook photo)

Airbnb Data Sharing Can Streamline Tourism Marketing, Officials Say

Data collected by online home-sharing giant Airbnb can provide a clear picture of who is coming to the territory for a visit, where they're coming from and often what they like to do, helping local hosts better market their properties, according to an official of the company.
Chicken on the table, and in the fighting ring, could be affected if Congress eventually enacts an agriculture bill.

Cockfighting Safe For Now, SNAP Food Assistance Hangs in the Balance

A proposal to extend the national ban on cockfighting to the insular territories, impacting Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, failed in the U.S. House of Representatives as lawmakers defeated the massive agricultural bill it was attached to, at least for now.
Young dancers perform at Sunday's recital.

S.J. School of Arts Wraps Up Tough Year with Joyful Recital

Students who have been enrolled in 22 different arts programs tumbled, danced, sang, and strummed their way across the stage at the St. John School of the Arts last Saturday and Sunday evenings.
From left, Jon Griswold, Michele Lassel, and Isabelle Morneau of All Hands and Hearts have been volunteering to clean storm damaged properties.

St. John Residents Flock to Hurricane Preparedness Fair

Linda Williams, VITEMA’s Emergency Operations Center supervisor for St. John, had words of advice for those who stopped by her booth at the Hurricane Preparedness Fair Saturday afternoon in Cruz Bay. 'Be prepared.'

Kupfer Says WAPA is Fine Tuning Its Hurricane Preparedness Plans

As the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season looms on the horizon, the V.I. Water and Power Authority said Friday it is fine tuning its disaster preparedness plan.
Melia Cook of the St. Thomas Historical Trust poses with Marsha Stein’s painting of mocko jumbies at the exhibition in Yacht Haven Grand. It will be open through Saturday.

STT Historical Trust Art Show Supports Group’s Mission

The St. Thomas Historical Trust opened an event Friday giving residents a chance to view rarely seen local art while supporting its mission to protect and preserve the history, culture and sites of St. Thomas.

28-Year-Old Shot to Death Saturday in Estate Castle Coakley

A 28-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death and a woman injured by a gunshot early Saturday in Estate Castle Coakley, the V.I. Police Department reported.
In 2011, Kinia Blyden was St. John Festival queen. (File photo)

Former St. John Beauty Queen Sentenced in Cocaine Case

In early June 2011, Kinia Blyden was getting ready to compete for the title of St. John Festival Queen, a contest that she ended...

Wagapalooza Returns to St. John on Saturday

The 16th annual Wagapalooza will take place on Saturday, May 19 at the Winston Wells Ball Field from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drinks will be on sale, and activities include games for kids, a raffle, and the widely anticipated dog show.

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WATCH: Come on board the tall ship Eagle that's docked in St. Thomas near WICO this weekend. The ship is used as an on-the-water classroom for many Coast Guard cadets and is the only active-duty sailing vessel in the U.S. military. The ship is open for tours until 7 p.m. this evening.The Source had the chance this week to tour the Coast Guard's Eagle, a cutter that has hosted several of the territory's Coast Guard trainees. The ship is op... ... See MoreSee Less

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