78.5 F
Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Pilot Maria Rodriquez is Memorialized with a Plaque on the Charaf Family Heliport

Schneider Regional Medical Center, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands, community members, family, and friends honored Maria Isabel Rodriquez with a plaque ceremony.

Fahie Gets New Bail Conditions; BVI Premier Wheatley Dismantles Key Boards

Former British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie may be released on bond while he faces drug and money laundering charges in Florida, a Miami judge has ruled.

Cocoplum Luxe Clothier Mixes Elegant Brands with Caribbean Fashion

At its core, Cocoplum Luxe Clothier is for women in the territory who love fashion, says owner Ruthie Thomas, whose shop in Charlotte Amalie is celebrating four months in business – and anticipates greater growth in the months ahead.

Bryan Meets with Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team About Luis Hospital North

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. met with the Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team for a status on the completion of the temporary hospital, Juan F. Luis North, on St. Croix.

Updated: Cuthbert Dabrio, Wanted for Attempted Murder, Apprehended

According to CIB Supervisor Sgt Dwight Griffith, 21-year-old Cuthbert Dabrio was apprehended. 

Health Department Alerts the Public about Jif Peanut Butter Recall

The V.I. Health Department is alerting the public and businesses to check the lot numbers of the J.M. Smucker Co. voluntary recall of select Jif products for potential salmonella contamination, distributed nationwide to retail stores and other outlets.

CIB Investigating Sub Base Shooting, Two Injured

Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives were dispatched to Schneider Regional Medical Center on Saturday at 3:30 a.m. to investigate an incident involving two men who were shot near Nisky Center on St. Thomas.

Paws From Paradise Fly to New Homes

Over the last five days, three planeloads of Crucian puppies were airlifted to the mainland, most adopted in a matter of hours, through the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center's Paws from Paradise program.

Abortion Issue Coming Home

The highly anticipated action by the U.S. Supreme Court to remove federal guarantees for abortion rights likely will have little immediate impact on Virgin Islands residents, but it may spur them to grapple with an issue that it has been easy to avoid for the last 50 years.

Fallen Veteran/Farmer to Be Honored Posthumously During Agriculture Fair

Well known St. Croix veteran and livestock farmer John W. “Johnny” Tranberg will be posthumously recognized at the opening ceremonies of Agrifest 2022

Police Make Arrest in Subbase Shooting

The man accused of shooting down two teens after a graduation party in Subbase Saturday night has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

VIEDA, VIUCEDD to Host Webinar on Accessible Web Design for Businesses

Web accessible sites are developed so that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate and interact with the web page. This webinar will air on Wednesday, March 25.

VIEDA, VIUCEDD to Host Webinar on Accessible Web Design for Businesses

Web accessible sites are developed so that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate and interact with the web page. This webinar will air on Wednesday, March 25.

Health Department Alerts the Public about Jif Peanut Butter Recall

The V.I. Health Department is alerting the public and businesses to check the lot numbers of the J.M. Smucker Co. voluntary recall of select Jif products for potential salmonella contamination, distributed nationwide to retail stores and other outlets.

VIEDA, VIUCEDD to Host Webinar on Accessible Web Design for Businesses

Web accessible sites are developed so that people with disabilities can perceive, understand, navigate and interact with the web page. This webinar will air on Wednesday, March 25.

Police Make Arrest in Subbase Shooting

The man accused of shooting down two teens after a graduation party in Subbase Saturday night has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

Legislature Corner: Children Deserve to Be Safe in Well-Equipped Schools

Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory says Bill No. 34-0079 could be a blueprint for modernizing and maintaining the territory’s schools and would address the decades of educational issues.

D’Amour Has Strong Performance at Stage 2 of World Cup 2022

D’Amour competed in the World Cup Stage 2 in Gwangju, South Korea.  Fifteen of the top 20 ranked archers in the world competed in Gwangju this week. D’Amour is presently ranked number 10 in the world.

CMCArts to Exhibit ‘In Our Queer Skin, Cuba & Puerto Rico’

The fight for equality and respect under the law and within society is in constant turmoil around the world, and Cuba and Puerto Rico are certainly not excluded.

Fallen Veteran/Farmer to Be Honored Posthumously During Agriculture Fair

Well known St. Croix veteran and livestock farmer John W. “Johnny” Tranberg will be posthumously recognized at the opening ceremonies of Agrifest 2022

Samuel Emanuel Spencer Dies at 86

Samuel “Sam” Emanuel Spencer transitioned peacefully at the age of 86 at home in Georgia with his daughters by his side.

STAY CONNECTED

20,771FansLike
4,722FollowersFollow

FROM FACEBOOK

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons
This message is only visible to admins.
Problem displaying Facebook posts.
Error: Server configuration issue

Bryan Meets with Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team About Luis Hospital North

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. met with the Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team for a status on the completion of the temporary hospital, Juan F. Luis North, on St. Croix.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stcroixsource.com/2022/05/23/governor-bryan-meets-with-territorial-hospital-redevelopment-team-about-path-forward-for-completion-of-juan-f-luis-hospital-north/

📸: Darryl A. Smalls, executive director of the Territorial Hospital Redevelopment Team, updates Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Office of Disaster Recovery Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien on the status of the Juan F. Luis Hospital restoration. (Submitted photo)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #LocalNews #LinkInBio #SaintCroix #StCroix #STX
...

Cocoplum Luxe Clothier Mixes Elegant Brands with Caribbean Fashion

At its core, Cocoplum Luxe Clothier is for women in the territory who love fashion, says owner Ruthie Thomas, whose shop in Charlotte Amalie is celebrating four months in business – and anticipates greater growth in the months ahead.

Read Full Story by Ananta Pancham (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/23/cocoplum-luxe-clothier-mixes-elegant-brands-with-caribbean-fashion/

📸: At its core, Cocoplum Luxe Clothier is for women in the territory who love fashion, says owner Ruthie Thomas, whose shop in Charlotte Amalie is celebrating four months in business. (Photo courtesy of Cocoplum Luxe Clothier)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #LocalNews #LinkInBio #StThomas #STT #SaintThomas
...

University of the Virgin Islands Hosts USVI-BVI Mangrove Restoration Learning Exchange

The UVI Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) hosted a mangrove restoration learning exchange with individuals from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI).

📰 Read Press Release (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/23/uvi-hosts-usvi-bvi-mangrove-restoration-learning-exchange/

📸 (Image): Both nursery groups examine red mangroves in the water tables. (Photo: Allison Holevoet)
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...

All Saints Cathedral School Annual Slider Showdown was Nothing Short of Impressive

The 7th annual Slider Showdown hosted by All Saints Cathedral School and held at Magens Bay Beach is the talk of the town. Everyone, from tourists to locals, had the opportunity to sample a variety of sliders before voting for the one they thought deserved the title of “people’s choice” champion. The other three categories were judged by a team of undercover individuals.

Read Full Story by Knema Willett (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/22/all-saints-school-annual-slider-showdown-was-nothing-short-of-impressive/

📸: Winner for overall best burger, Dog House Pub. (Photo by Knema Willett)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #Weekend #Monday #Sunday #LinkInBio
...

Abortion Issue Coming Home

The highly anticipated action by the U.S. Supreme Court to remove federal guarantees for abortion rights likely will have little immediate impact on Virgin Islands residents, but it may spur them to grapple with an issue that it has been easy to avoid for the last 50 years.

Read Full Story by Bernetia Akin (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/22/abortion-issue-coming-home/
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio #Monday
...

VIDOH Announces Availability of Pediatric COVID-19 Boosters

The Virgin Islands Department of Health announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has expanded the eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine boosters to everyone age five and older. The pediatric boosters are recommended for children ages 5 through 11 five months after their Pfizer vaccination series.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/22/vidoh-announces-availability-of-pediatric-covid-19-boosters/

📸 (Image): COVID vaccine and syringe
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio #Monday #COVID19 #COVID
...

Paws From Paradise Fly to New Homes

Over the last five days, three planeloads of Crucian puppies were airlifted to the mainland, most adopted in a matter of hours, through the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center’s Paws from Paradise program. That brings the total to 178 dogs from the Virgin Islands now living in permanent homes in America this year alone.

Read Full Story by Susan Ellis (Link In Bio): https://stcroixsource.com/2022/05/22/paws-from-paradise-fly-to-new-homes/

📸 (Image): Last checklist before the puppies are loaded on the plane for the flight to San Juan. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...

CIB Investigating Sub Base Shooting, Two Injured

Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives were dispatched to Schneider Regional Medical Center on Saturday at 3:30 a.m. to investigate an incident involving two men who were shot near the Nisky Center on St. Thomas.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/22/cib-investigating-subbase-shooting-two-injured/
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.

.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StThomas #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintThomas #STT #LocalNews #Monday #Weekend #LinkInBio
...

This Week’s Senate Calendar: May 23 – 27

34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands

Senate Calendar

Monday, May 23
Reserved for Constituent Meetings and Office Work

Tuesday, May 24 - 10 a.m.
Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation
Location: Frits E Lawaetz Conference Room, St. Croix

📰 See Full Senate Calendar (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/21/this-weeks-senate-calendar-may-23-27/

📸 (Image): Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Building on St. Croix (Source file photo)
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #Senate #LinkInBio
...

AgriFest’s Golden Opportunity to Grow for 50 years

After two years of Ag Fair famine, the 50th Agriculture and Food Fair, the largest agriculture exposition in the territory, kicks off Saturday at 9 a.m. and runs through Monday at the mid-island Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex.

Read Full Story by Susan Ellis (Link In Bio): https://stcroixsource.com/2022/05/21/agrifests-golden-opportunity-to-grow-for-50-years/

📸 (Image): Examples of produce from local farmers and those throughout the region for sale at the 2020 AgriFest. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #AgriFest #LinkInBio
...

STT Pride Committee Gearing Up for June Events

Community support has continued to evolve for LGBTQIA+ Pride events across the territory, and organizers on St. Thomas anticipate that this year’s celebrations on St. Thomas, which include paint and sips, art shows, and even a beach party, will be the biggest yet.

Read Full Story by Ananta Pancham (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/21/stt-pride-committee-gearing-up-for-june-events/

📸 (Image): The first Pride event on St. Thomas was in 2014, starting with a demonstration advocating for same-sex marriage. (Photo Courtesy of Gay Pride VI)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...

Editorial: Promote Paradise or Pave It Over, ask “Local Tourists”

He was more than a decade younger than me but had been born here, where I was borne here. He had local knowledge beyond mine. We sat on a Northside bluff, and he stretched his hand out, saying, “I remember when there were no houses here at all.”

Read Full Story Mat Probasco (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/21/editorial-promote-paradise-or-pave-it-over-ask-local-tourists/

📸 (Image): Development in Coral Bay is a point of contention. (Photo: Mat Probasco)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio #LocalTourists
...

34th U.S. Virgin Islands Legislature to Celebrate African Liberation Day May 25

The 34th Legislature of the Virgin Islands will celebrate African Liberation Day 2022 with a celebratory art exhibit, entitled “Art at the Capitol.” The Virgin Islands Code requires the Legislature to host an appropriate ceremony in observance of African Liberation Day that will reflect the rich African culture that has contributed to much of Virgin Islands History.

📰 Read Press Release (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/20/34th-legislature-of-the-virgin-islands-to-celebrate-african-liberation-day-may-25/

📸 (Image): African Liberation Day will be celebrated at the V.I. Capitol on May 25. (Submitted art)
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #AfricanLiberation #Diaspora #AfricanLiberationDay #LinkInBio
...

D’Amour Has Strong Performance at Stage 2 of World Cup 2022

After winning a silver medal at the Kahraman Bagatir Spring Arrows Archery Tournament in Antalya, Turkey; finishing fourth in the European Grand Prix in Polvdiv, Bulgaria; and beating Jack Williams, the 2021 World Cup Finals Champion, in Stage I of the World Cup, Nicholas D’Amour competed in the World Cup Stage 2 in Gwangju, South Korea. Fifteen of the top 20 ranked archers in the world competed in Gwangju this week. D’Amour is presently ranked number 10 in the world.

📰 Read Press Release (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/21/damour-has-strong-performance-at-stage-2-of-world-cup-2022/

📸 (Image): Nicholas D’Amour is ranked 10th in the world in archery. (Submitted photo)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews #Archery #WorldCup #LinkInBio
...

Lieutenant Governor Extends Amnesty Period for Property Taxes Until May 31

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. reminds the public that the amnesty period, during which interest and penalties assessed against all outstanding real property taxes in the territory are waived, has been extended until May 31.

📰 Read Press Release (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/21/lieutenant-governor-extends-amnesty-period-for-property-taxes-until-may-31/

📸 (Image): Lieutenant Gov. Tregenza Roach (Screenshot)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #STX #LocalNews
...

Brothers Sought in STX Shooting That Left Victim Paralyzed

Two brothers are sought in a shooting Thursday afternoon at the Tide Village service station on St. Croix that left the victim paralyzed, the V.I. Police Department said.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stcroixsource.com/2022/05/20/brothers-sought-in-stx-shooting-that-has-left-victim-paralyzed/
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...

Federal Grand Jury Returns Five-Count Indictment on Three Virgin Islands Corrections Officers

On May 20, 2022, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced two former Virgin Islands Corrections Officers and one current Officer from the John A. Bell Correctional Facility on St. Croix appeared before United States Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after a federal grand jury returned a five-count indictment.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stcroixsource.com/2022/05/20/federal-gran-jury-returns-five-count-indictment-on-three-virgin-islands-corrections-officers/
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StCroix #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintCroix #STX #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...

SRMC to Host Plaque Dedication Ceremony for Fallen Pilot Maria Rodriquez

Schneider Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that along with the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and the family and friends of the late Maria Isabel Rodriguez, a plaque dedication ceremony will be hosted at the Charaf Family Heliport at SRMC on Tuesday, May 24 at 10:30 am.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/20/srmc-to-host-plaque-dedication-ceremony-for-fallen-pilot-maria-rodriquez/

📸 (Image): Maria Isabel Rodriguez to be honored at the Charaf Family Heliport at SRMC. (Submitted photo)
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #StThomas #StJohn #USVI #USVirginIslands #News #Caribbean #CaribbeanNews #SaintThomas #SaintJohn #STT #STJ #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...

Zone A Command Closure, Located at Alexander Farrelly Justice Center Due to a Controlled Power Outage Saturday

The Virgin Islands Police Department has scheduled a controlled power outage on Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. to transition over to its new transfer switch and bring a new generator online. The Water and Power Authority has been notified. It is required to disconnect the power from the main transformer and be inactive for the connection process.

Read Full Story by Source Staff (Link In Bio): https://stthomassource.com/content/2022/05/20/notice-of-closure-of-zone-a-command-located-at-alexander-farrelly-justice-center-due-to-a-controlled-power-outage-saturday/
.
.
.
#VISource #TheSource #USVI #SaintThomas #News #StThomas #LocalNews #LinkInBio
...