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Horace Clarke, Fifth Virgin Islander in Major League Baseball, Passes Away at 81

Horace Clarke, a former professional baseball player for the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres who was born on St. Croix, passed away Wednesday at the age of 81. 

Save Coral Bay Sues to Shut Down Marina Development

Save Coral Bay, a nonprofit environmental organization has filed a lawsuit against the governor of the Virgin Islands and the Summer’s End Group LLC to block the construction of a marina in Coral Bay.

New Mural Reminds Community That Black Lives Matter at Home and Abroad

A mural bearing the messages “Black Lives Matter” and “Stop the Killing” was painted on the wall in front of Pueblo Market in Long Bay, in a show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the states, with the heavy hearts of a community that has lost so many Black lives due to gun violence.

St. Thomas Swim Association Adjusts to New Normal

The St. Thomas Swim Assocation is finding creative ways to accomplish their mission of teaching members of the St. Thomas community how to swim while keeping their competitive team afloat in the trying times of a global pandemic. 

Petite Pump Room to Celebrate 50th Anniversary Saturday

In 1970 Melvin H. Evans was sworn into office as the first elected governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. That same year, Anna and Douglas Watson acquired the Petite Pump Room.

V.I. Professional Charter Association Apprentices Graduate

The V.I. Professional Charter Association celebrated the graduation of the 2020 edition of its Marine Apprentice Program Tuesday afternoon in American Yacht Harbor.

Accelerate VI’s Virtual Demo Day Highlights Tech Firms

The Accelerate VI program held a virtual demo day showcasing the seven tech businesses that participated in its 2020 cohort. The program is an initiative of the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park.
Senate President Novelle Francis presides over the Legislature Wednesday. (V.I. Legislature photo)

Legislature Extends State of Emergency

Senate President Novelle E. Francis Jr. announced Saturday that the 33rd Legislature has opted to allow the automatic extension of the state of emergency that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. requested on July 5.
The Research and Technology Park on UVI's St. Croix campus(File photo)

V.I. Women of Color Share Their Experiences in Expanding Tech Industry

The Source spoke to women of color from the V.I. in the technology field about their career paths and how they think more women in the territory can get involved in tech.
Musicians including Swanks on keyboard, Bugz on vocals, Mic Love on vocals, Rainman on bass and Drive King on drums played from 6 to 11 a.m. to a live audience of fish, seagulls, and visitors on a dozen sailboats. (Source photo by Amy H. Roberts)

Jou’Virtual Takes J’ouvert Online

Organizers of St. John's July 4th Festival presented, "Jou'Virtual," moving J'ouvert online to share the fun in a virtual way. “We wanted to offer a sense of normalcy during an extraordinary time," said Ian Turnbull, director of the V.I. Division of Festivals.

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