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The Lascaux cave drawings in France are an early example of humanity's urge to create.

COVID Creativity Shines a Light in the Darkness

Inspired by friends and associates near and far, the Source decided to create an entire section in all three publications to highlight the art, poetry, literature and creations defying categorization of our readers and friends.

Two Men Shot to Death in Separate Hospital Ground Incidents

Two men were killed Wednesday in Hospital Ground on St. Thomas in separate incidents, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victims were identified as 44-year-old Deshaune Harrigan and 42-year-old Michael McKie.
Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin

Public Schools Closed for Remainder of School Year

Public schools in the U.S. Virgin Islands will remain closed for the rest of the school year while students continue learning at home, V.I. Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin announced.
St. Thomas GERS building (Source photo by Don Buchanan)

V.I. Government Challenges Order to Pay GERS Overdue Funds

The dispute over unpaid funds owed by the U.S. Virgin Islands government to the Government Employees Retirement System is bound for federal appellate court.

Roach Orders USVI Banks to Implement Coronavirus Mortgage Relief

Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach has ordered all banks and loan servicers in the territory to provide financial relief for individuals, families and businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pearl B. Larsen School (File photo)

Crime of the Week: Burglars Rob Three Shuttered Schools on STX

While the U.S. Virgin Islands’ public schools are closed to limit exposure to the novel coronavirus, burglars robbed three elementary schools on St. Croix.
Property and Procurement Commissioner Anthony Thomas is peppered by questions from the Senate Finance Committee Friday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

WAPA Board Calls for More Belt Tightening at the Utility

V.I. Water and Power Authority Board Chairman Anthony Thomas asked WAPA’s management to develop a long-term sustainable financial plan for the utility at the board’s Monday meeting, according to a statement from the utility.
An unusual number of boats are moored in Brewers Bay. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Additional Coastline Opened to Accommodate Incoming Vessels

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources has increased capacity to make room for new arrivals by allowing additional anchoring in Magens Bay, Brewers Bay and Lindbergh Bay beaches around St. Thomas.
Michael Anton (Submitted photo)

Short Documentary “Good Morning, Good Morning” Highlights V.I. Greeting of Respect

When filmmaker Michael Anton visited his father on St. Thomas after Hurricane Irma hit, he decided to make a film – “not a story about politics or hurricanes,” but rather “a story about culture and love.”
Lindbergh Bay on St. Thomas, a serene vista, but it's currently closed due to the coronavirus. (Source photo by Nour Z. Suid)

23 Self-Love/Self-Care Challenges for Days of Social Distancing

Have you been having negative thoughts about yourself? Do you have challenges when it comes to loving yourself? Are you ready to learn to love yourself more? Well, this article may just be the right one for you.





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