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Health Commissioner Urges V.I. to Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion urged Virgin Islanders to avoid non-essential travel amid concerns of an increase in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. mainland.

VICA Hosts Events to Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts brings arts and humanities awareness to the territory throughout the month of October to enrich the cultural life of its citizens.

Senate Panel OKs Shoreline Access Bill Despite Constitutional Questions

A Senate committee on Friday approved by a 5-2 vote Bill No. 33-0108 which, if signed into law, would require owners of shoreline property to provide suitable public access.
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28-Year-Old Shot to Death in Williams Delight

A 28-year-old St. Croix man was found shot to death Friday night in Williams Delight, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as Olson Tyson of Mount Pleasant Apartments.

Limetree Might Lose BP Oil Supply If Not Running By December

The Reuters news service reported Friday that Limetree Bay might lose BP's crude oil supply if it does not start running by December.

Port Authority Opposes Free Parking Bill for STJ’s Gravel Lot

Legislation that would mandate the Enighed Pond Gravel Lot offer free parking was held in the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Consumer Affairs, Energy, Environment and Planning Friday after being contested by Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe.

Sorbetiere Homemade Sorbet and Ice Cream – A ‘Crucian Churned’ Treat

The first Sorbetiere ice cream was created using an old ice cream churn Albert A. Titus found while vacationing on St. Martin in 2015. 

Find Out Where the Senate Candidates Stand

The Source asked every senatorial candidate ten questions, to fairly give every candidate an opportunity to tell our readers about themselves and where they stand on some of the most important issues of the day.
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Health Confirms Territory’s 21st Death from COVID-19

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed in a press release on Thursday that the territory has seen its 21st death related to COVID-19.

St. Croix Native’s Artwork Chosen for Nationwide Billboard Project

Billboards went up on Indigenous Peoples’ Day along roadsides across the fifty United States as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, each with a message. A St. Croix-born artist represented the USVI. 

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