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Extortion Alleged in V.I. Republican Party Audio Recording

A tape of a 17-minute phone conversation between former secretary of the V.I. Republican Party Robert Max Schanfarber and political operative Dennis Lennox has been alleged to highlight unethical dealings among party officials.
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STJ Motorcyclist Dies in Collision

A 36-year-old St. John man was killed Tuesday in a collision between a vehicle and a motorcycle, the V.I. Police Department reported.

IRS, U.S. Attorney Warn of New Wave of COVID-19 Scams

Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands should be on the alert for a wave of scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the release of Economic Impact Payments, law enforcement officials announced Tuesday.
Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital pictured before the 2017 hurricanes. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Government House Sends Down Proposal for Spending on Docks, Hospital Land and Drag Racing

Gov. Albert Bryan has submitted legislation calling for $2.6 million in spending on infrastructure on St. Croix.

Department of Public Works Updates Public on Road Striping Efforts

The department currently has a road striping supply contract with Precise Builders, which allows DPW to assign locations once funding becomes available.

Taino Today Part One: Descendants Challenge Outdated Extinction Theory

This is the first in a four-part Source series about Taino culture and history as it relates to the Virgin Islands today.

Agriculture Releases Applications for Backyard Farmer Development Program

Selected applicants will receive technical assistance in the form of education and material resources to assist in growing their crops. Then Agriculture’s marketing division will purchase the crops and feature them as the ‘Harvest of the Month’.

Bureau of Internal Revenue Reminds Residents to File Income Tax Returns

The Form 1040 is filed with the Bureau. The self-employment tax return must be mailed to the IRS.

FEMA Bringing $2.5 Million to Help USVI With COVID-19 Vaccination Costs

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency has $2.5 million for the U.S. Virgin Islands to reimburse COVID-19 vaccination costs. There are 24 confirmed USVI COVID-19 fatalities to date, not counting individuals who were not diagnosed and individuals who sought treatment outside the territory and died elsewhere.

Construction of New Cyril E. King Parking Garage to Begin in March

The new parking garage will provide over 600 parking spaces and a designated area for taxis and rental car agencies.