St. Thomas Source The trusted independent voice of the Virgin Islands community Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:11:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 EPA Orders Refinery Cleanup Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:11:48 +0000 Owners of the St. Croix oil refinery must hire experts to safely remove dangerous chemicals stored at the plant and remedy systemic shortfalls that made keeping the materials unsafe, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday.]]> 0 Sargassum Seaweed Arrives on St. Thomas Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:10:00 +0000 Beachgoers at Magens Bay on the northside of St. Thomas are being greeted this week by sunshine, powdery beaches, warm water, and, unfortunately, a large amount of sargassum seaweed.  ]]> 0 Man on St. Thomas Turns Himself in After Altercation with Girlfriend Tue, 06 Dec 2022 01:08:59 +0000 A man on St. Thomas turned himself into police Monday on charges of assault and domestic violence, the V.I. Police Department reported.]]> 0 VI Good Food Coalition Launches New Program to Help V.I. Farmers Apply for USDA NRCS Funding Tue, 06 Dec 2022 00:58:41 +0000 “Resources for Resilient Farms,” a new farmer-support program, will aim to assist farmers with applying for USDA NRCS funding, the Virgin Islands Good Food Coalition and national partner, Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI-USA), announced Monday.]]> 0 V.I. National Guard Alerts Public to Controlled Burning of Documents, Dec. 5-9 Mon, 05 Dec 2022 18:41:29 +0000 The V.I. National Guard is notifying the public that if anyone happens to see or smell smoke at any of those locations, there is no need for concern. ]]> 0 Banco Popular Celebrates Seniors, Dedicates Holiday Season to Community Service Mon, 05 Dec 2022 18:29:57 +0000 Employees of Popular in the Virgin Islands Region banded together to celebrate and honor seniors through a variety of community service projects, including fun activities, gardening and providing supplies. ]]> 0 Annmarie Todman Dies at 62 Mon, 05 Dec 2022 18:10:32 +0000 Annmarie Todman, also known as “Destiny,” died on Nov. 18, at the age of 62. ]]> 0 Mary Rodriguez: Stylized and Abstract Art Show to Open December 10 Mon, 05 Dec 2022 17:22:58 +0000 Mango Tango Art Gallery opens the exhibit of works by Mary Rodriguez with a reception from 5:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10. Her 14 mixed-media paintings range in size from 4-inch squares to 36 by 48 inches.]]> 0 Rescue Organizations Ask for Gift Donations for Three Kings Toy Drive Mon, 05 Dec 2022 16:45:03 +0000 Community members are asked, where possible, to donate a new, unwrapped gift to a child who is noted as coming from a family in need.]]> 0 In the Matter of the Estate of Ruth E. Dalmida a/k/a Ruth E. Dalmeyda, Deceased Mon, 05 Dec 2022 12:34:30 +0000 0