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ODM: Heavy rainfall possible Causing Localized Flooding. Avoid low lying areas. Small Craft Advisory is in Effect.

ODM: Heavy rainfall possible Causing Localized Flooding. Avoid low lying areas. Small Craft Advisory is in Effect.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS) in its 6:00pm advisory says occasional thunderstorms and high winds can be expected tonight through Saturday between 18 to 28 miles per hour with higher gusts.

Some rain showers may be heavy resulting in localized flooding over parts of the country. Residents in flood prone areas are advised to take the necessary precautions. In the event of heavy rainfall, if you are driving avoid low lying ...

ASCD conference to focus on reducing unwanted behavior in schools.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Board of St. Maarten ASCD will be holding its 24th Annual Conference from August 5th –6th, 2014 for all elementary and high school educators under the theme "Embracing the Best Practices - Reducing Unwanted Behavior in Schools".

All elementary school teachers are being encouraged to attend the conference on August 5, while the following day is reserved for secondary school teachers and all other stakeholders in education.

The venue for the two-d...

TelEm Group assisting with upgrade of L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium.

TelEm Group assisting with upgrade of L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium.

POND ISLAND:--- TelEm Group is proud to be named amongst a group of corporate citizens that are helping to upgrade sports facilities around St. Maarten.

In collaboration with the Rebels Vets Basketball Foundation, TelEm Group will be providing a much-needed scoreboard and shot clocks for the L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium on the Longwall Road.

The equipment will be used for the first time in November when St. Maarten hosts a veterans basketball tournament, and therea...

Former Mayor Albert Fleming Calls For Unification of St. Martin North And South with the Support of UP Party Candidate #5 Josianne Artsen.

Former Mayor Albert Fleming Calls For Unification of St. Martin North And South with the Support of UP Party Candidate #5 Josianne Artsen.

MARIGOT:--- Former St. Martin Mayor Albert Fleming, in an exclusive interview, shared his vision for the unification of the Northern French side, and Southern Dutch side of the island. "I am people person and I love my country," says Albert. "Things on the French sid...

Ministry VROMI announces road closure behind Greenfingers in Cole Bay.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), hereby announces there will be interruption to the traffic flow on the side streets behind Greenfingers in Cole Bay.

The side streets to be affected by ci...

Progress Committee bids farewell to Minister Lake and Ministry VROMI. Ministry VROMI a good example for other ministries.

Progress Committee bids farewell to Minister Lake and Ministry VROMI. Ministry VROMI a good example for other ministries.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake met with members of the Progress Committee paid on Thursday afternoon in what turned out to be a farewell meeting as it was the last time t...

Public health authorities monitoring Ebola developments closely.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- Minister of Public Health Hon. Cornelius de Weever says that public health authorities at the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is closely monitoring the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, adding that Ebola does not pos...

FCCA Conference & Trade Show to Jump Start High Season.

POINT BLANCHE:--- The 21st Florida Caribbean Cruise Conference (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show to be held from October 6-10 will jump start the upcoming 2014-2015 tourism season.
The conference and trade show will attract to the destination more than 1000 cruise in...

Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise’s New President ready to

Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise’s New President ready to "Light Up Rotary".

PHILIPSBURG:--- Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise President Dr. Virginia Asin-Oostburg personal theme for taking on leadership this year is "Celebrate Passion". She is passionate about helping and supporting people and plans to bring that same passion into her new ro...

Heat stress can cause illnesses; CPS urges vigilance of elderly, infants and young children.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour observes that for several days it has been very warm, and recommends to the community to take action during such warm periods.

CPS is calling...

Democratic Party shared their views on several issues affecting St. Maarten --- DP totally agrees with Campaign Guidelines set by Minister of Justice.

Democratic Party shared their views on several issues affecting St. Maarten --- DP totally agrees with Campaign Guidelines set by Minister of Justice.

PHILPSBURG:--- Members of the Democratic Party stood by their leader Sarah Wescot Williams on Thursday when they shed light and their shared their views on many issues affecting St. Maarten. Member of Parliament Roy Marlin in his remarks said he was the one that met ...

 

U.S. FOL volunteer for Siloam Orphanage.

U.S. FOL volunteer for Siloam Orphanage.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao:--- Twenty volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location painted the Siloam Orphanage facility in Curaçao, July 29, 2014. The volunteers painted the exterior of the building and donated clothing, hygiene product...

Chômage partiel : de nouvelles règles en vigueur au 1er octobre 2014.

demandes d'autorisation administrative préalable de placement en chômage partiel. Les dispositions relatives à la procédure sous forme dématérialisée, qui devaient s'appliquer au plus tard le 1er juillet 2014, ne le seront finalement qu'au 1er octobr...

Réformes impactant les professionnels du bâti construction.

A compter du 1er juillet 2014, plusieurs réformes impactent directement les professionnels du bâtiment et de la construction:

  • Travaux de rénovation énergétique : label RGE
  • Travaux pouvant affecter les réseaux et canalisations
  • Professionnel spécialisé da...

And they call William Arrogant.

When on the campaign trail or even outside of campaigning time, you always hear how arrogant William Marlin is. His so-called arrogance is the loudest rallying cry of the other political parties. Now no man is perfect but most of us that...

SCDF Responds to SMN News -- Carnival non payments.

To Management SMN NEWS

Ref: Rebuttal "news" piece of July 29, 2014

July 29, 2014,

Dear Sir/Madame,

The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has taken note of a blog entry on your blog site regarding outstanding payments to stak...

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