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Coral Bay Community Council Seeks Stories About St. John Schools

The Coral Bay Community Council is collecting the stories of two schoolhouses: the East End School and the original schoolhouse at the Guy Benjamin School and documenting their important roles in the culture and education from 1870 to about 1970. 

Coral Bay Community Council to Hold ‘Stuff Depot’ Fundraiser

The Coral Bay Community Council will host a “Stuff Depot” on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. outdoors at Caribbean Oasis on St. John.

Climate Assessment Workshop Set for Jan. 19

The Caribbean chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment will host a virtual workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to gather participants’ thoughts on the climate change issues that are most important to the U.S. Caribbean region.

This Week’s Senate Calendar: January 17 – 21

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

The Virtue of the Week: Excellence

Virtue of the Week focuses on building peaceful and caring communities through understanding and fostering the practice of virtues. The Source supports the Virtues Project and will publish one virtue developed by the project each week.

Beach Advisory for January 10-14

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 32 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of January 10 – 14, 2022. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.

Governor Issues Proclamation Honoring Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has issued a proclamation in honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who is honored around the country with a national holiday that also is a National Day of Service and is celebrated this year on Jan. 17, 2022.

Op-Ed: All of Us Can Use a Healthy Dose of Good Vibrations

Moleto A. Smith Jr. shares the positive principles he tries to live by.

USVI Employers Reminded to Submit 2021 Injury and Illness Data by March 2

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) collects this information annually and began collecting the data for the 2021 calendar year on Jan. 2.

‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative to Resume on Thursday, January 13

The Virgin Islands Department of Education will operate its “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” Feeding Initiative from Jan.13-21, as it continues to provide nutritious meals to students during virtual learning.

DOH Reminds Public of Testing, Isolation, Quarantine Procedures

Individuals who are sick or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 should call the epidemiology hotline to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 test.

VITFF Ends Year With Coach Nathan Taylor Teaching Track and Field Throwing Camp

After 29 years as a Division I head coach, 17 of which were at Cornell University, Taylor enters his fourth year as the head of XL Performance.

The Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Virtue of the Week focuses on building peaceful and caring communities through understanding and fostering the practice of virtues. The Source supports the Virtues Project and will publish one virtue developed by the project each week.

Judiciary Extends Limitations on Virtual Operations/ Remote Work During Omicron Surge

The judiciary branch has extended the limitations placed on in-person operations of the judicial branch through 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 30, as follows.

Op-Ed: We the People, January 6th Day of Remembrance and Action – A Day of Healing

Supervisor Caroline F. Fawkes writes that “The promise of democracy is not a partisan issue but a calling that unites us as Americans.”

Congressman Rodney Davis Visits USVI Elections System

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes announces the Elections System of the Virgin Islands hosted Congressman Davis, the ranking member of the Committee on House Administration.

CHTA Asks Governments to Align Isolation Periods for Travelers With New U.S., U.K. Criteria

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association President Nicola Madden-Greig cautioned that “overreaction over the coming critical weeks can reverse the progress we’ve made towards recovery.”

81C Town Tour of Charlotte Amalie and the Gallery Scheduled for Wednesdays

81C in historic Charlotte Amalie has announced the launch of the 81C Town Tour, a walking-tour-social celebrating present, past and future reflections on the town.

Office of Lieutenant Governor Reminds Public of Modified Operating Hours for All Divisions

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. reminds the public that modified customer service hours are in effect until further notice for all divisions of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Customers in need of assistance can utilize any of the following options available to them for services and information.

The Virtue of the Week: Endurance

Virtue of the Week focuses on building peaceful and caring communities through understanding and fostering the practice of virtues. The Source supports the Virtues Project and will publish one virtue developed by the project each week.

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