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Body of Missing Free Diver Recovered from Hull Bay

The body of a lone free diver was recovered Monday morning after an overnight search of the waters off Hull Bay on St. Thomas, the Coast Guard reported.

USVI Celebrates World Food Day Online

Government officials and members of the agriculture community shared thoughts and hopes for the future at a virtual event Sunday to celebrate World Food Day.
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Job Training for Adults with Disabilities Available on St. Croix and St. Thomas

Island Therapy Solutions, a multi-dimensional practice that focuses on mental health wellness, started a program in August 2020 for adults with disabilities or developmental delays, preparing them for the workplace.

HUD Deputy Secretary Promises Support, Collaboration for Housing Development

When Adrianne Todman left St. Thomas for college in 1988, she narrowly missed the touchdown of Hurricane Hugo, the first in a series of what she called the more “iconic” storms that ultimately changed the trajectory of economic development in the V.I.

Cruise Ship Carnival Freedom Returns to St. Thomas After More Than a Year

As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Carnival Freedom arrived in St. Thomas Wednesday, tying up at the West Indian Company dock for the first time since the industry-wide pause in operations a year and a half ago.
Barbara Jackson-McIntosh (File photo)

BMV Director Says Only Vehicle Inspections Are Waived, Not Registration

Virgin Islands Bureau of Motor Vehicles Director Barbara Jackson-McIntosh clarified the temporary suspension of vehicle inspections for private vehicles in Gov. Albert Bryan’s latest COVID-19 executive order, during a Senate hearing Tuesday.

MLB Outreach Program Sparks Passion for Baseball in the USVI

Reviving Baseball in Inner City, better known as RBI, is an outreach program created by Major League Baseball. This program pitches the love of baseball and softball to young people within a community.

Didier Becomes First Woman to Swim Non-Stop Around St. John

An hour before the sun rose on Sept. 2, Sydne Didier slipped into the water from the National Park boat ramp in Cruz Bay. Twelve hours and 47 minutes later, she returned to that spot, having just swum 23 miles around St. John without stopping.

Food Costs Rise in USVI as National Supply Chains are Disrupted

Prices at the register have been rising since the onset of the pandemic as local grocers contend with disruptions to national supply chains, reduced allocations, inflated shipping costs, and increased consumer demand.

Observing Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In observance of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Source is republishing its four-part series, "Taino Today," about Taino culture and history as it relates to the Virgin Islands. And on Friday, Joe Biden became the first U.S. president to officially recognize the observance.