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Man Found on Roadway in Lindbergh Bay Dies

A man who was found lying on the road in Lindbergh Bay Friday morning died at Schneider Regional Medical Center, the V.I. Police Department reported. The cause of death is unknown at this time, pending an autopsy, the police said.

Former Source Reporter Writes With Authority About Attacks on Journalists

It is with great pride in her many achievements that the Source republishes Knight’s first article accepted and published by the American Criminal Law Review in May. 

Bryan: Mask Up, Distance or Face New Restrictions as Virus Surges

Virgin Islanders have a choice: they can either social distance, mask up and sanitize their hands frequently, or face more stringent restrictions as the territory battles a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Bryan Jr. said in a short broadcast Friday night.

Schneider Officials: Cost of Pension, Benefits Hamper Recruitment

The high cost of pensions and other benefits at Schneider Regional Medical Center are making it difficult to attract the medical professionals the St. Thomas hospital need, Schneider Regional CEO Dr. Luis Amaro testified Friday.

Saveneros Turn Out in Numbers for Town Hall

The Romeo Malone Community Center overflowed with frustration and optimism in equal measure Thursday night as several dozen Savaneros gathered to address a number of unresolved challenges in their neighborhood.

Consumer Advocates Push Back on WAPA’s Latest Rate Hike

Residents incensed by continual Water and Power Authority rate increases met on Facebook Thursday with the Virgin Islands Alliance for Consumer Justice to get the latest one – a 2.3 cent LEAC hike that went into effect July 1 – reconsidered, or, they hope, reversed.

USVI Flag Flies High at Olympics Opening Ceremony *Update*

Swimmers Adriel Sanes and Natalia Kuipers carried the flag for the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

Port Authority Director Reports Progress

V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe pointed to what he characterized as several positive developments, during his monthly executive director’s report, including the return of Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and the arrival of funding for Ann E. Abramson Marine Terminal projects.

Residents Speak Out at Bryan’s First STJ Town Hall Meeting

When Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and members of his cabinet showed up for a town hall meeting on St. John Wednesday night, residents were ready with a barrage of questions and comments about issues affecting the islands.

Senate Committee Forwards Child Protection Bills

Three separate bills offering protections for children, like the requirement of counseling for anyone convicted of child neglect or abuse, were forwarded by the Rules and Judiciary Committee during Thursday’s hearing.

Health Dept. Fields Questions About Mental Health Crisis

Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion gave the Finance Committee a detailed report Wednesday on the accomplishments she saw in her department last year. Several senators, however, were concerned they were not seeing progress on what they called “a mental health crisis” in the territory.

EPA Orders Fix to STX Sewer Line Leaking Hydrogen Sulfide

The V.I. Waste Management Authority has entered a consent agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to address hydrogen sulfide odors in a sewer line at the Anguilla Wastewater Treatment Plant on St. Croix

Two More COVID Deaths Bring Territory’s Total to 35

The V.I. Department of Health on Thursday reported two additional residents of the USVI have died of COVID-19, bringing the territory's death toll from the disease to 35.

Judge Grants Jackson’s Request to Change Lawyers; Extends Start of Trial

A federal judge has granted a pre-trial request from St. Thomas boxer John Jackson to get a new defense attorney.

Lt. Gov. Going After Delinquent Property Taxes

Monica Williams Carbon, chief of staff at the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, emphasized to members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday that her department generated a great deal of revenue for the government. Senators emphasized they wanted the department to generate more revenue.

Solarizing St. Thomas Forging Ahead

Solar CrowdSource has successfully brought the community-based solar photovoltaic group purchasing program to 14 communities across Georgia and North Carolina.

Fish and Wildlife Getting Public Input Before Removing Local Agave from Endangered List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking public input about a plan to remove Agave eggersiana from its list of Endangered and Threatened Plants over the next 40 years. Work to increase the plant's abundance and security before the change are planned, at an estimated cost of more than $600,000.

Record Company Re-Releases Hugo Moolenaar’s “Mocko Jumbie” After 35 Years

After 35 years, Frederiksberg Records has re-released “The Mocko Jumbie EP" which features original music by the late U.S. Virgin Islands musician and moko jumbie Hugo Leanzo Moolenaar.

Delta Variant of COVID-19 Confirmed in the USVI, Health Department Says

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the territory, the V.I. Health Department announced Wednesday as it urged residents to get vaccinated against the virus.

Man Found Shot to Death in Estate Carlton

A man was shot and killed Tuesday evening in Estate Carlton on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as 37-year-old Travis Blair of Estate Carlton.





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Juju & Cece’s Lemonades and Treats is hosting a Freco and Lemonade event today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cultured Naturals Body Care  located on Company Street in Christiansted, St. Croix. 

The business, Juju & Cece’s Lemonades, evolved from a summer project put together by 4-year-old Juliett Reid-Ventura and 3-year-old Gracie Reid-Ventura. #visource #usvi #supportlocalbusiness

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