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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

DOH Urges Business Owners to Renew Health Permits

Effective Feb, 23, 2015, the Department of Health (VIDOH) health permits that allow individuals to serve the general public are…

Audio Galleries

Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Black or White,” “The Duff” and “Focus”

The following movies will be playing at Sunny Isle Theater on St. Croix.

LOCAL NEWS

Rice Repeats as Women's Winner in 8 Tuff Miles

For the second year in a row, Jessica Rice, 39, of Needham, Mass., was the first woman across the finish at Saturday’s 8 Tuff Miles race. A total of 1,046 people ran the…

Henderson Closed for 15 Days Due To Musty Smell

After closing Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday due to weather-related mustiness, on Thursday St. Croix's Alexander Henderson Elementary School began sending students to other schools for 15 days as the school system works…

What A Homeland Security Shutdown Means To The U.S.V.I.

With the U.S. Department of Homeland Security facing immediate shutdown over Republican Party opposition to President Barack Obama relaxing deportation policies, what will happen to the U.S.V.I.?

Global Conflict Survivors Share Stories, Talk Forgiveness

Two of the most notorious acts of violence of the last quarter century, the Bosnian genocide of the 1990s and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were given human faces at a…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Bearing One with Another in the New Year

I was trying to think of something hopeful or profound to say to welcome in the New Year when I came upon a quote from…

SOURCE PICKS

UVI Play Portrays St. Croix Native and Activist Hubert Harrison

St. Croix native Hubert Harrison is widely considered a leader in the movement for equality and justice for African Americans…

Cuba Diary: Country of Contrasts, Complications and Contradictions

The Source publisher recently traveled to Cuba with a delegation from The Nation magazine. This is the first in a…

Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National…

Claude O. Markoe Students Learn About the Queen Conch

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School third-graders had the opportunity Thursday to blow the conch horn and learn local laws…

Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Amaraé Blyden-Richards

Amaraé Blyden-Richards will be the first to say that she is living the life of her dreams though the story…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Park Opens Cinnamon Bay Archeological Center

With a snip of the green ribbon, V.I. National Park Wednesday opened its Education Center and Archaeology Laboratory located adjacent to the beach at Cinnamon Bay.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Hassel Island Lime Kiln Restored

In little more than 12 weeks, the 19th century lime kiln on Hassel Island has been restored from an abandoned, crumbling structure to the island’s newest cultural treasure. The restoration was carried out through the St. Thomas Historical…

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