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Telem hurricane committee

GREAT BAY – The TelEm Group Hurricane Committee and TelEm Group managers met Monday morning to finalize ongoing hurricane preparedness plans and also to provide information for personnel. A decision has been taken to close all TelEm Group offices and locations as of 5:00 pm Monday, September 4th, 2017, and all day Tuesday, to allow personnel More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Schools closed, curfew begins 8 p.m. tonight

GREAT BAY (DCOMM) – Prime Minister William Marlin on Monday afternoon chaired his third Emergency Operations Center meeting where he was briefed by emergency support function coordinators about preparations for More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Banks close, airport suspends operations

GREAT BAY – Hurricane Irma is affecting businesses and government operations alike. Here is an overview of closure announcements. All banks will be closed today but most ATMs will remain open until at least 5 More...

Satellite Image Hurricane Irma 04 Sep 2017
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Satellite Animation of Hurricane Irma

Click on the image to enlarge… Hurricane Irma Update: Now a Category 4 storm  More...

Hurricane Irma cyclone
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update: Now a Category 4 storm

GREAT BAY — Hurricane Irma is strengthening and is now a Category 4 hurricane and is moving towards the west at 13 mph. Make your final preparations because this is not good news for St. Maarten. This is More...

Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher
By Online Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Minister cancels trip to Seatrade

GREAT BAY – Minister Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher (Tourism and Economic Affairs) cancelled her trip to Hamburg where she was scheduled to attend Seatrade Europe, because of the approaching Hurricane Irma. The minister More...

Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher
By Online Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Controllers on the lookout for price gouging

GREAT BAY – Controllers from the Department of Economic Affairs have been dispatched to investigate reported cases of price gouging, inspired by the approach of Hurricane Irma. Minister Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher More...

hurricane books at the museum
By Online Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Twenty-two years after Hurricane Luis “People started to cry when they heard the sound of the wind”

By Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – Two years ago, today marked the twentieth anniversary of Hurricane Luis with an interview with ‘Mr. Hurricane” Dennis Richardson and Glen Carty. In the face of the approaching More...

Desiree Connor
By Online Editor On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Meteorologist Desiree Connor “My passion for weather grew when I went through Hurricane Luis”

GREAT BAY – “When I went through Hurricane Luis, which was almost 22 years ago, my passion for the weather grew more. I realized that this is something I wanted to do. I wanted to study the weather,” says More...

Hurricane Irma Track Sun 5PM 03 Sep 2017
By webadmin On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update – Sunday, 11AM 03 Sep 2017 – UPDATED Sunday, 5PM 03 Sep 2017

UPDATED — The National Hurricane Center in Miami named Irma a category 3 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 185 kilometers per hour and higher gusts. At 11 a.m. on Sunday, the system was located at More...