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St. Thomas Man Charged with Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

A 23-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested Friday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Man Found on Roadway in Lindbergh Bay Dies

A man who was found lying on the road in Lindbergh Bay Friday morning died at Schneider Regional Medical Center, the V.I. Police Department reported. The cause of death is unknown at this time, pending an autopsy, the police said.

USVI Soccer Association Suspends Grassroots Soccer Festivals

The USVI Soccer Association will provide a revised Grassroots Soccer Festival schedule once access is available to USVI Government sporting facilities.

This Week’s Senate Calendar: July 26 – July 30, 2021

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

Former Source Reporter Writes With Authority About Attacks on Journalists

It is with great pride in her many achievements that the Source republishes Knight’s first article accepted and published by the American Criminal Law Review in May. 

Bryan: Mask Up, Distance or Face New Restrictions as Virus Surges

Virgin Islanders have a choice: they can either social distance, mask up and sanitize their hands frequently, or face more stringent restrictions as the territory battles a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Bryan Jr. said in a short broadcast Friday night.

Schneider Officials: Cost of Pension, Benefits Hamper Recruitment

The high cost of pensions and other benefits at Schneider Regional Medical Center are making it difficult to attract the medical professionals the St. Thomas hospital need, Schneider Regional CEO Dr. Luis Amaro testified Friday.

Saveneros Turn Out in Numbers for Town Hall

The Romeo Malone Community Center overflowed with frustration and optimism in equal measure Thursday night as several dozen Savaneros gathered to address a number of unresolved challenges in their neighborhood.

Labor Holds Rapid Response Event for Workers Affected by Limetree Bay Lay-offs

The V.I. Department of Labor’s goal is to administer a system of effective programs and services designed to develop, protect and maintain a viable workforce.

V.I. National Guard Association’s 2021 Scholarship Recipient Is McKayla Collins

(VINGA) presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins on July 15, at a ceremony held in a conference room named after the late David C. Canegata III.

Blue Skies Sandbag Distribution to Begin for Homebound Seniors, Disabled Residents

The V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency, V.I. Fire Services and V.I. Department of Public Works will begin the distribution of sandbags to homebound senior and physically challenged residents throughout the territory.

Bureau of Internal Revenue Reminds Taxpayers to File 2019 Form by July 28

BIR reminds taxpayers about the requirements to receive the advance child tax credit payment offered through the American Rescue Plan of 2021.

Talk DLCA’ to Present Virtual Series of Open Conversations About Issues With Community

The virtual series will take place on the second Wednesday of every month beginning at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11.

Dominican Republic Man Gets 135 Months in Cocaine Case

Dany Perez-Brito, a 45-year-old Dominican Republic national, was sentenced Friday in federal court on St. Thomas to 135 months (11 years and three months) in prison for trafficking more than 1,000 kilograms of cocaine.

Texan Sentenced to Probation for Marijuana in Carry-On Bag

Lequan Jaheem Pemberton, 26, a resident of Austin, Texas, was sentenced to two years’ probation for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Consumer Advocates Push Back on WAPA’s Latest Rate Hike

Residents incensed by continual Water and Power Authority rate increases met on Facebook Thursday with the Virgin Islands Alliance for Consumer Justice to get the latest one – a 2.3 cent LEAC hike that went into effect July 1 – reconsidered, or, they hope, reversed.

Pedestrian Killed in Accident Near Nisky Center

A 62-year-old man was struck by a vehicle Thursday afternoon and died of his injuries. According to the V.I. Police Department, at about 4:43 p.m. July 22 officers were dispatched to a vehicular accident in the vicinity of the Nisky Shopping Center.

STT Man Treated for Wound After Being Shot by Stranger

A man leaving a St. Thomas bar shortly before midnight Tuesday was shot be an unknown man and treated for his injury at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Highway Renamed at Ceremony to Honor Judy M. Gomez Esq.

The Judy M. Gomez Highway, formerly named the Charles Harwood Highway, is located in the Contant area on St. Thomas. The former educator, legislator and attorney gave a compelling and heartfelt speech,.

USVI Flag Flies High at Olympics Opening Ceremony *Update*

Swimmers Adriel Sanes and Natalia Kuipers carried the flag for the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

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Juju & Cece’s Lemonades and Treats is hosting a Freco and Lemonade event today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cultured Naturals Body Care  located on Company Street in Christiansted, St. Croix. 

The business, Juju & Cece’s Lemonades, evolved from a summer project put together by 4-year-old Juliett Reid-Ventura and 3-year-old Gracie Reid-Ventura. #visource #usvi #supportlocalbusiness

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