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Spirit Airlines Begins New Nonstop Flights Between Orlando – St. Thomas

Spirit flight 284, with a full flight of 145 passengers, landed at Cyril E. King International Airport around 3 p.m. to a traditional water cannon salute. It was greeted with a Carnival-themed welcome, Cruzan rum samples for passengers and warm Virgin Islands hospitality.
McIntosh family photo

Sunday Event at CMCA Offers Restrospective of ‘Blinky’ McIntosh

Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts on Strand Street in Frederiksted will host a retrospective on the life and times of St. Croix’s musical icon Sylvester “Blinky” McIntosh at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

Plante Sentenced for 2013 Robbery-Related Offenses

Visiting Judge Anne E. Thompson sentenced Ajani Plante, 28, to a total of 180 months in prison for firearms and robbery offenses, and three years of supervised release.

Homicides 2018 – A Chronological Log

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2018 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Police Find Body in Estate La Grange

The V.I. Police Department on Thursday discovered the body of a man who apparently had been shot to death in Estate La Grange on St. Croix.

Absentee Ballot Applications Available for 2018 Run-off Election

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes reminds the public that absentee applications are available for the 2018 Run-Off Election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Bryan’s Lead Over Mapp Grows Slightly With Absentee Ballots

Democrat challenger Albert Bryan's lead over independent incumbent Ken Mapp increased a little as the Board of Elections counted a portion of absentee and provisional ballots Thursday.

Rushing Rain and Runoff Puts St. John on Pause

A torrential rain began pounding Cruz Bay, St. John around 7 a.m., Thursday. One year after the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, followed by several days of heavy rains, this deluge brought back memories.

Opinion: Is Flash Flooding Triggering Irmaria Flashbacks?

St. Thomas clinical psychologist Nour Suid weighs in on the psychological impact of heavy rains a year after two devastating hurricanes threw Virgin Islanders' lives into chaos.

Dominican Re-Sentenced to 121 Months for Drug Charges

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo to 121 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and six months in prison for illegal entry, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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