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St. John Residents Happy About NPS Decision on Public Bid for Caneel Bay

Members of the St. John community rejoiced at the National Park Service’s news Tuesday afternoon that the lease for the Caneel Bay Resort will be going out for public bid.

Q&A With Ray – Source Sits Down with VIPD’s Commissioner Nominee

The Source had the opportunity Tuesday to sit down with V.I. Police Commissioner nominee Ray Martinez and talk about his more immediate goals, solutions for some of the department’s challenges and how he sees his first 100 days in office.

WMA Testing Wastewater for Signs of COVID-19 Virus

The V.I. Waste Management Authority has been collaborating with Biobot Analytics Inc., a Boston-based company using wastewater epidemiology to collect COVID-19 data nationally.

V.I. Born Fencer Representing U.S. Falls in Sabre Quarterfinals

Daryl Homer, a St. Thomas-born fencer who represents the United States in the Tokyo Olympics, was defeated Tuesday in the men’s sabre team quarterfinal, falling to Mohammad Rahbari of Iran by a score of 30-21.

A Tribute to Leo Carty Opens Friday at Cane Roots Art Gallery on STX

"Remembrance – A Tribute to Leo Carty" is a living legacy exhibition of the late artist, opening Friday at Cane Roots Art Gallery on Company Street in downtown Christiansted.

JuJu & CeCe’s Lemonades and Treats Gives Back to the Community

When life gives young entrepreneurs 4-year-old Juliett and 3-year-old Gracie Reid-Ventura lemons, they make lemonade to raise funds for Books ‘n Bush Tea and community members who need help.

National Park Service Opens Caneel Bay Lease for Competition

The National Park Service announced Tuesday that it will employ a competitive lease strategy to redevelop Caneel Bay at Virgin Islands National Park.

USVI Swimmer Sanes Heading Home After Final Olympic Event

St. Croix native Adriel Sanes will be heading home after competing in his final event for the USVI, the men’s 200-meter breaststroke, on Tuesday morning at the Tokyo Olympics.

More and More Virgin Islanders Depending on Medicaid Funding That Might Expire

About 33,500 U.S. Virgin Islanders, or roughly one in three territory residents, gets health care thanks to Medicaid, Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez reported during Senate budget hearings Monday.

Governor Re-Evaluating In-Person Learning in Face of Rising COVID Numbers

While a final decision has not been made, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said Monday he is re-evaluating the territory’s public school opening date of Aug. 9 in the face of growing number of COVId-19 cases in the U.S. Virgin Islands.