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Reporter’s Notebook: A Not-Very-Close Encounter with Joe Biden

It was either the last Sunday of 2008 or New Year's Day 2009. Either way, it was between the election of President Barak Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and their inauguration. It was also a holy day.

Sorority Members Participate in MLK Freedom Walk

The Iota Phi Lambda Sorority Epsilon Zeta Chapter and other members of the community gathered early Monday morning to participate in a Freedom Walk in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.
Taxis wait to take tourists around St. John.

Magens Bay Board Looks to Strengthen Taxi Rules

The Magens Bay Authority board of directors took another shot at resolving the problem of taxi drivers waiting until they arrive at the park’s gate to sort out fares from multiple passengers, but in the end, sent the proposed policy back for revision.

CDC and V.I. Health Distribute Health Care Packages For Homeless

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CDC Foundation recently worked with the V.I. Health Department to distribute 1,000 health care supply packages intended for the homeless population in the territory.
A Spirit Airlines jet flies over the tarmac. (Source file photo)

V.I. is Considered Part of United States for Purposes of New Travel Order

Effective Jan. 26, travelers entering the United States and its territories will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the aircraft at their foreign embarkation points.

Bead on a Wire Offers Private Classes with COVID Restrictions

Bead on a Wire on St. Croix gets folks started making bracelets, pendants, necklaces and other gems, and during the COVID-19 pandemic has adjusted its offerings with public health protocols in mind.
VIPD patrol car. (Linda Morland photo)

Man Treated for Gunshot Wound in Gallows Bay Incident

A man was treated on Sunday at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital for a gunshot wound he received in an incident involving four masked gunmen in Gallows Bay, the V.I. Police Department reported.

V.I. Medicaid Supervisor Charged With Embezzling Medicaid Funds

V.I. Department of Justice special agents arrested Kathleen Gussie, on Jan. 15, charging her with several counts of Medicaid Program fraud.

MLK: Where Do We Go from Here; Chaos or Community?

This year the Source cannot escape marking the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth with the farsightedness of his final book, finished on a four-week retreat to Jamaica in 1966 – 55 years ago – and published in June 1967.

Small Clinic Takes Lead in STJ’s COVID Vaccination Effort

Island Health & Wellness Center, which opened in 2017, has taken on the task of providing COVID-19 vaccinations to the estimated 5,000 residents of St. John.

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