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This Week’s Senate Calendar: June 27 – July 1

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Virtue of the Week – Independence

Virtue of the Week focuses on building peaceful and caring communities through understanding and fostering the practice of virtues. The Source supports the Virtues Project and will publish one virtue developed by the project each week.

Two Injured on St. Croix in Late Night Shooting

A male and female were shot on St. Croix while driving on Melvin H Evans Highway late last night, according to the VIPD.

Editorial: What next?

Are people truly good at heart? What does the word "good" mean in this sense, and if it's internalized, when does it show?

Proficiency Certificates Awarded to 24 Students from My Brother’s Workshop

Families and friends joined 24 vocational education students as they celebrated their progress through their chosen fields of study at My Brother's Workshop.

Vehicle Accident Involving a Pedestrian Under Investigation on St. Croix

A vehicle collided with a pedestrian last night at 8.15 p.m. on St. Croix, according to the Traffic Investigation Bureau.

Aliyah Boston Reflects on Upbringing in USVI and Encouraging Young Female Athletes

NCAAW superstar and St. Thomas native Aliyah Boston lives a very simple life. Her daily routine consists of waking up, lifting weights, going to practice, eating lunch, doing homework, and taking a nap.

Beach Advisory for June 20 – 24

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: DPNR performed...

WAPA to Shut Down Midland/Centerline Intersection to Install Electrical Manhole on June 25-26.

The installation is part of the ongoing work on the Midland Road being performed by VI Paving.

St. Croix Energy Statement Questions Integrity of Limetree Bankruptcy Auction

With the release of a statement earlier this week by West Indies Petroleum Limited (WIPL) that it “is not a stakeholder in the Limetree Bay Refinery,” the attorney for St. Croix Energy is calling into question the integrity of the bankruptcy auction process.

Jennifer Blake Dies at 72

Jennifer Blake died on June 15 at the age of 72.

Dezarie Clarke Dies at 62

Dezarie Clarke of Frederiksted, St. Croix, died on Saturday, May 28.

Taste of St. Croix Brings Elegance, Delicious Food, and Normalcy

The 22nd annual Taste of St. Croix brought elegance, delicious food and a sense of normalcy to St. Croix on Thursday evening at the Divi Carina Bay Resort and Casino. The event was in full swing as the finest restaurants from St. Croix showcased their best dishes in hopes of reigning supreme in their category.

USVI Officials Call SCOTUS Abortion Ruling A Step Backward for Women’s Rights

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that places abortion access in the hands of state governments is a step backward for women’s rights, local officials said in statements Friday that also affirmed the territory’s pro-choice laws.

Former St. Thomas Bank Worker Sentenced for Fraud

A St. Thomas bank worker has been ordered to serve a year and a day in prison and pay restitution after pleading guilty to bank fraud.

Routine STX Patrol Yields 2 Loaded Handguns – Arrest Made

On Thursday, June 23, police reportedly conducted a traffic stop on a 2015 Black Toyota Corolla at 10:45 p.m., travelling at a high rate of speed on King Street, Christiansted. ... A search was conducted of the vehicle and police report two black handguns were discovered inside of the vehicle.

Suspect Wanted for Murder, Extradited from Boston to St. Croix

Police believe that 70-year-old Abraham Ortiz and his nephew Nesto Monell were involved in an argument and Monell followed Ortiz to his residence and attacked him.

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Robbery and Unauthorized Firearm

On Nov. 4, 2021, at 7:10 p.m., the 911 Call Center dispatched police to a robbery that occurred in the vicinity of Kiki’s Automotive, Estate Diamond Ruby.

Senators Concerned About Maintenance of New Emergency Vehicles

Daryl George, director of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, told members of the Senate Committee on Finance Thursday that his department needed a 7 percent budget increase from the fiscal year 2022 because of increased personnel costs due to the transfer of EMS employees.

Port Authority Dedicates New Cargo Facility to Gordon Finch

Government officials and co-workers of former V.I. Port Authority Executive Director Gordon A. Finch praised him and his legacy at length during the grand opening of the new Port Authority cargo facility bearing his name Thursday at the Molasses Pier in Krause Lagoon.

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