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VIWMA Experiences Mechanical Failure at LBJ Pump Station

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises St. Croix residents that the LBJ Pump Station experienced a mechanical failure on…

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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.

 
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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 series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences.

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2015-02-26 23:42:32
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 Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

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2015-02-26 23:07:34
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 on how to protect and harvest queen conch, a beautiful pink-shelled mollusk.

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2015-02-26 22:56:39
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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 massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:41pm
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 is still unfolding.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:37pm
NOAA Advises Mutton Snapper Seasonal Spawning Area to Close March 1

NOAA Fisheries reminds the public that commercial and recreational fishing is prohibited in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning aggregation area in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, from 12:01 a.m., local time, March 1 through June 30.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 10:54am
Man Charged with Passing Counterfeit Bill

Angel Navarro was arrested Monday in an incident involving the passing of a counterfeit bill to a minor, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:55am
Hotel Intrusion Under Investigation

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a break-in at a Christiansted hotel. At 2:56 a.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a call of a burglary at the King Christian Hotel, where a told them he had awoken in the night and found an intruder in his room.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:46am
Two Men Arrested, Firearms Seized after Funeral

Police on St. Croix arrested two men and confiscated two unlicensed firearms following a funeral service Wednesday.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:37am
DLCA To Publish Gas Station Price Markups

Acting DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington and acting Internal Revenue Bureau Director Marvin Pickering were before the Rules and Judiciary Committee for their nomination hearings. Both were sent on for final votes without opposition.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 12:55am
VIEDA Postpones Economic Development Commission, Will Hold EDB Meeting

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) announces that the Governing Board Decision Meeting for the VIEDA’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) that was scheduled for Friday, Feb. 27, has been postponed.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2015 - 5:30pm
Sports, Parks and Recreation Gives Elementary Basketball Results

The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation released the results of the games played by Elementary School teams as of Feb. 20. The current standings for Sports, Parks and Recreation/Education Elementary Basketball League are also given as of February 18.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2015 - 4:33pm
Higher Income Ceiling Allows for Increase in Medicaid Recipients

For the first time, the United States Virgin Islands has established a local poverty level that will be used in determining income eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program (MAP).

Read entire articleFeb 25 2015 - 3:52pm