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Rotary West Honors Rotarian of the Year and Youth Essay Contest Winners

Rotary West celebrated both the accomplishments inspired by youth and those gained from good old experience at a recognition dinner Tuesday at the club’s community center in Frederiksted.

Cause of Fire Unknown Near WAPA Storage Terminal

An investigation is under way by both the V.I. Police Department and V.I. Fire Services into the cause of a fire near WAPA's LPG storage terminal on St. Croix.

St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center Holds Career Fair

This year students at the CTEC career fair all went directly in to the vocational classrooms and got an overview of the programs from instructors, students and guests in the perspective field.

Cuba Diary: Tourism: Culture, Whimsy and Complications

After a week of sampling Cuba's myriad cultural delights, Source publisher Shaun Pennington offers her observations and input from Cubans about what tourism is today and what increased tourism could look like.

Christiansted Dons the Green for 46th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade

Downtown Christiansted was bright green as the 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade rolled up Company Street to Sunday Market Square and back down King Street.Wearing green was not required, but just about everyone in the crowd of thousands, did.

Local Genealogist Compiling Book of Virgin Islands’ Centenarians

Genealogist, author and educator Leayle Robinson Saturday shared excerpts from his forthcoming book focusing on Virgin Islands centenarians, those individuals in the territory who have lived passed the age of 100.

St. Croix Man Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

V.I. Police Department officers Friday arrested a suspect in a domestic-violence assault.

New RTPark Director Charts Course

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park – known as the RTPark – is poised to spur economic development that, "creates wealth, generates knowledge, and inspires and draws on the innate creativity and talent recognizing that we are in the Caribbean," the park’s new executive director told an audience Thursday evening.

Senate Passes Unfunded Hospital Appropriations Package

The V.I. Legislature passed completely unfunded appropriations of $7 million to Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and $3 million for Schneider Regional Medical Center on Thursday.

St. Croix Elections Board to Close Two Polling Sites

The St. Croix Elections Board voted to close two decrepit polling sites at its monthly meeting Wednesday. However, the board did not certify the 2014 general election recount for three candidates.

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