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Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech

By   /  November 11, 2020  /  Culture, Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs St. Martin Day Speech

Good Morning Fellow St. Martiners here and abroad and to all the listening and viewing public. ‘Sweet St. Martin – Soualiga – Oualichi – St. Martin is my home – Where over the world say where?’ Choisy, Wathey, Fleming, Richardson, Flanders, Woods, Van Heyningen, York, Illidge, Lake, Jacobs, Peters, Cannegieters, De Weevers, Hazel, Hodge? names […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris

By   /  November 10, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris

“On behalf of the Government of Sint Maarten, I hereby congratulate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their election victory as the next President and Vice-President of the United States of America. This election is particularly important given that the outcome has resulted in not only the first female Vice-President but also the first person […]

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Minister Panneflek: Condolences to the family of retired Civil Servant Vivienne Monsanto

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Panneflek: Condolences to the family of retired Civil Servant Vivienne Monsanto

PHILIPSBURG — It is with profound sadness that the Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Richard Panneflek and the Ministry, offer their heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the family of Vivienne Monsanto. Vivienne, affectionately known as Viv or Mama was a long-serving Civil Servant. Employed since October 1, 1978, she worked as […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Social  /  Comments Off on Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic violence awareness month 2020 is here. Domestic violence was already an epidemic before COVID-19, but the health crisis has caused an alarming spike in incidents of abuse. Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone regardless of race, religion, culture or social status. It’s not just hitting but also stalking, threats, manipulation, shouting, etc. […]

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Adjusted opening hours at Main Landfill/Irma Landfill on upcoming Holidays

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Local News, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Adjusted opening hours at Main Landfill/Irma Landfill on upcoming Holidays

POND ISLAND — The Ministry of VROMI announces that the main landfill as well as the Irma landfill will have adjusted opening hours during the upcoming holidays. These holidays are as follows: St. Maarten’s Day on Tuesday, November 11th, 2020. Christmas Day on Friday, December 25th, 2020. New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1st, 2021. […]

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Monitoring committee meeting held between the Government of St. Maarten and French counterparts

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  French Side News, Government  /  Comments Off on Monitoring committee meeting held between the Government of St. Maarten and French counterparts

POND ISLAND — On Thursday, November 5, 2020, a monitoring committee meeting was held between the governments of Dutch and French St. Martin and the office of the Préfet of Saint Barths and Saint Martin. Present and giving opening remarks during the meeting were Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, President of the Collectivité of Saint Martin, […]

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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reminds the community not to become complacent

By   /  November 8, 2020  /  Government  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reminds the community not to become complacent

PHILIPSBURG — The government of St. Maarten continues to allow for more businesses to open and fully operate in a safe and responsible manner. While St. Maarten continues to get accustomed to our ‘new normal’, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs would like to remind the community that COVID-19 is still being spread throughout our community. It […]

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November 17 is the deadline for applying for a fireworks license

By   /  November 2, 2020  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Local News  /  Comments Off on November 17 is the deadline for applying for a fireworks license

Those who are interested in importing, transporting, selling, or having a firework show at year-end needs to apply at the Fire Department at least six weeks before the activity. Those interested in applying for a Fireworks license for this year’s end celebrations should do so before November 17, 2020. Permits are needed to carry out […]

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Ministry of VROMI issues public notice: Great Bay Channel open for Pumping Operation /Advises against swimming in Great Bay

By   /  October 31, 2020  /  Environment, Island Life, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministry of VROMI issues public notice: Great Bay Channel open for Pumping Operation /Advises against swimming in Great Bay

GREAT BAY — The Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI), informs the general public that the Department of Infrastructure Management will open up the pumps in efforts of lowering the water in the Fresh Pond, due to excess rain we are experiencing. The pumps will be in operation for […]

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VROMI Minister Doran: injunction against Planet Hollywood’s building permit withdrawn

By   /  October 29, 2020  /  Business, Economy, Government, Infrastructure, Island Life, Local News  /  Comments Off on VROMI Minister Doran: injunction against Planet Hollywood’s building permit withdrawn

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable Egbert J. Doran, hereby informs the general public that on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020, Steven Johnson withdrew the injunction case against the Ministry of VROMI.  Minister Doran stated that during the court procedure, which took place before the administrative court, […]

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