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Sen. Kenneth Gittens gavels the Senate into session Wednesday morning. Hours later, he'd been replaced as Senate president. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, Legislature of the Virgin Islands)

Open forum: Senator Gittens Responds to Department of Education on Reopening Schools

Sen. Kenneth Gittens responds to an open forum by the V.I. Department of Education regarding the preparations that have been made for the reopening of the public schools.

Open forum: DOE Responds to Senator Gittens’ Opinion on Return to In-Person Learning

The Department of Education issues a statement in response to Senator Kenneth L. Gittens' opinion piece published on March 1 regarding the return to in-person learning in the St. Croix District.

Open forum: A Plan of Action Is Needed to Find Missing Seniors

Jelani Ritter wants changes to the way authorities search for missing seniors. She proposes the enforcement of the law that created a Silver Alert System.

Open forum: In Support of The Bebop

Shermon Smith is not happy about the Coastal Zone Commission’s having turned down a request that The Bebop, a floating restaurant, be built, in spite of the approval of environmental experts, Coastal Zone Management and the community.

Open forum: The Key to a Good Government

On Presidents Day, 2021, St. Thomas resident Alan Greaves shared these thoughts with the Source.

Op-Ed: A New US Initiative for the Caribbean Is Needed

In April, the U.S. will host a virtual “Summit of the Americas.” David Jessop believes that a new generation of Caribbean business leaders should participate in the parallel CEO summit to make the case for a new initiative that supports private sector post-pandemic recovery initiatives in the Caribbean and Central America.

Open forum: HTA Calls on Community to Commit to Reviving Tourism

The Hotel & Tourism Association lays out a plan for rebuilding the future of hotels in the Virgin Islands’ tourism industry. It calls upon the involvement of elected officials, community leaders and the business community.

Open forum: To the Rescue

Bob Malacarne, NR-EMT, explains how St. John Rescue operates and how someone might get involved in the important work first responders do.

Open forum: To the Rescue

Bob Malacarne, NR-EMT, explains how St. John Rescue operates and how someone might get involved in the important work first responders do.

Open forum: The Metamorphosis of Cicely Tyson

Winston Nugent writes a tribute to Cicely Tyson, the well-known actress who recently died.