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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Census Adjusts for Coronavirus Concerns

The 2020 Census count will resume in the Virgin Islands when it reopens June 1, but with a few changes to accommodate health protections against the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Haley Jennings’ first-place artwork is titled “So is this what the world has come to?” (Image from the Virgin Islands Council of the Arts)

Winner of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition Announced

Haley Jennings, a student artist at Antilles School, won two top prizes in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The competition honors more than 400 students from every U.S. Congressional District.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. (Source photo by Shaun A. Pennington)

Bryan Signs Bills on Tax-Break Hiring Rules, Credit Cards

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. signed an array of bills recently, including one attempting to place more oversight and limits on the use of government credit cards.
Konner and Karson Kendall hold up the Virgin Islands Flag at a recent CONCACAF Nations League game. (Photo provided by Konner Kendall)

Sports in Pandemic: V.I. Soccer-Playing Brothers Share Their Experience

Konner and Karson Kendall grew up on St. Thomas and have represented the U.S. Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Team. They were playing soccer in the U.S. when COVID-19 shut down sports.
Nicole Canegata and her father Lt. Col. David C. Canegata III. (Photo submitted by Nicole Canegata)

Honoring the Fallen – Lt. Col. David C. Canegata III

One of the V.I.'s fallen heroes is Lt. Col. David C. Canegata III, who served in the V.I. National Guard till his death in 2007. A born Crucian, Lt. Col. Canegata volunteered to serve in the Second Persian Gulf War in Afghanistan in December 2006.

Remembering U.S. Naval Musician Ogese T. McKay on Memorial Day

U.S. Navy musician Ogese Theophilus McKay always swore that if he ever had children, he would be the best father he could be. His daughter says that’s exactly what he was.

STJ’s Allegra Miles Moves on After Her Ride on ‘The Voice’

Allegra Miles, who has roots on St. John, said that she was disappointed she didn’t make it to the finals on NBC’s Season 18 of “The Voice,” but ultimately, she wasn’t that upset and said she’s happy for the opportunity she had.
Gordon Ackley ran as a Republican for the position of delegate to Congress in 2016.

Challenger’s Lawsuit Question’s Republican Party Chair’s Legitimacy

Gordon Ackley, a candidate for chairman of the V.I. Republican Party, has filed a lawsuit to stop the Board of Elections from taking action that might benefit his opponent, John Canegata.

Government House on the Air During May

A list of upcoming radio appearances by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach and Bryan/Roach administration Cabinet members.

This Week’s Senate Calendar May 25-29

Houses climb the hill on Garden Street.

Envision Tomorrow Landlord Rental Repair Program Opens Round 2

The program seeks to assist landlords whose residential rental properties were damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria, enabling them to offer rental housing at affordable rates to households with low-to-moderate incomes.

Government House on the Air During May

A list of upcoming radio appearances by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach and Bryan/Roach administration Cabinet members.
Houses climb the hill on Garden Street.

Envision Tomorrow Landlord Rental Repair Program Opens Round 2

The program seeks to assist landlords whose residential rental properties were damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria, enabling them to offer rental housing at affordable rates to households with low-to-moderate incomes.

Government House on the Air During May

A list of upcoming radio appearances by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach and Bryan/Roach administration Cabinet members.

It is Necessary to Educate the Public on Adopting a V.I. Constitution

The League of Women Voters USVI writes an open letter to VI SOURCE journalist Don Buchanan about a recent article concerning a bill passed by the Legislature for a referendum question on the Revised Organic Act of 1954 to be placed on the ballot in November.

Op-ed: Lieutenant Governor Shares Memorial Day Message

Konner and Karson Kendall hold up the Virgin Islands Flag at a recent CONCACAF Nations League game. (Photo provided by Konner Kendall)

Sports in Pandemic: V.I. Soccer-Playing Brothers Share Their Experience

Konner and Karson Kendall grew up on St. Thomas and have represented the U.S. Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Team. They were playing soccer in the U.S. when COVID-19 shut down sports.

WAPA SERIES

Melee and Missed Opportunities: A Short History of WAPA Part I

As a bevy of Monday morning quarterbacks continue to amuse themselves on social media, radio talk shows and with letters to the editor bashing our Water and Power Authority, the Source would like to add a history lesson to the mix.

The Power Players: A Short History of WAPA Part II

Fact and Reality Check: A Short History of WAPA Part III

After Alpine: A Short History of WAPA Part IV

WAPA Fixes Problem at Francois Electrical Substation; More Connected Outages Are Possible

Electric service has been restored to all customers. Feeders 6B, 7B, 8B, 9B and 10B fell offline at approximately 4:55 a.m. when an apparent...

2020 USVI Democratic Party to Caucus June 4-6

Government House on the Air During May

Pastor Eric Jean Massicott Dies at 86

Pastor Eric Jean Massicott, also known as “Memrol” and “OK,” of Strawberry Hill transitioned to glory on Friday, May 15, at his residence.

Patrick Reginald Richards Sr. Dies at 72

Patrick Reginald Richards Jr. Dies at 45

Bernadette Richards Dies at 67

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