Kimsha Beach/Pelican Area Ready for swimmers

Kim Sha zinc

COLE BAY  — The Nature Foundation conducted an underwater check of Kim Sha/Pelican Beach for sharp, harmful objects up to two meters in depth. Numerous zinc and other hurricane debris has been removed, taken out of the water and disposed of. The beach was already extensively cleaned up by Buccaneer Beach Bar and their crew and is now ready to More...

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philipsburg jubilee library
By webadmin On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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The Philipsburg Jubilee Library reopens after Hurricane Irma’s destruction

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday October 24th,2017, from 9 am to 5pm, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library will reopen to the general public after two challenging months. The library remained closed through the month of September More...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Changing Caribbean Economies

The Caribbean is being stuck with economies that are over-proportionally depending on revenue from tourism and related activities. No, this is not just about hurricanes. If it wasn’t the weather, then it was the More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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UTS opens on Saturday

Philipsburg — UTS will open its doors on Saturdays to cater to the steady flow of visitors since reopening after hurricane Irma. The UTS store in Philipsburg will be open on Saturday October 21st, 28th and More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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TEATT Minister: jetBlue starts twice weekly as of November 1

GREAT BAY — Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Thursday announced that jetBlue will resume service to the island twice-weekly on its New York route as of November 1, 2017. As More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Tzu Chi helps distribute Mormon Church relief to 609 families

PHILIPSBURG — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church) assisted by the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation helped donate hurricane relief items to a total of 609 families on Monday, October More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Ministry of VROMI will resume electrical inspections as of Monday

Philipsburg –  Electrical inspections that were scheduled before Hurricane Irma and Maria can be rescheduled as of Monday October 23, 2017.  The Inspection Department will also be scheduling new electrical More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Light sentence for shovel attack

GREAT BAY –The Court in First Instance sentenced Bryan Richardson on Thursday morning to a 1-month conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for hitting a man called Morisseau on August 7 More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Dutch experts in Trouw: “Making a house hurricane proof does not have to be that costly”

GREAT BAY – Reconstruction efforts must result in a better and stronger St. Maarten. That is the message from the local government and few will have an argument with that point of departure. But how this must More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Community service for cashing stolen checks

GREAT BAY – The Court in First Instance sentenced 24-year old Stephanie Smith on Thursday morning to a 1-month conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for a scam with checks that cost her More...