How do we tackle the issue of trash everywhere on St. Maarten?

~ How to deal with litterbugs? ~ What do you do when you see people littering? ~ Many people are seen littering the streets and beaches despite there being bins for the same. Throwing light on this, we interviewed people responsible for throwing trash and also those who pick up someone else’s trash. “It’s a daily recurring headache, I’m More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Hyacinth Richardson Foundation and SPF give away food bags in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, some thirty families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, facemasks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of the Hyacinth Richardson Educational More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Group of Good Samaritans to the rescue

PHILIPSBURG — There is a small group of people organizing and delivering food boxes to people in the communities. Since late March, they have been out silently helping. The group started the initiative when More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020

Government sends speaker car into districts

PHOTO CAPTION: Broadcasting the word per speaker in the different districts and shanty towns on the Dutch side of St. Maarten in the different languages English, Creole and Spanish was the objective of a speaker More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020

MHF opens a Mental Health Support line – Call 311

MHF opens a Mental Health Support line – Call 311 CAY HILL — The Mental Health Foundation understands that many persons are confronted with elevated stress levels during this global Covid-19 pandemic. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Recycling bins placed in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — Wastefactory Sint Maarten, in collaboration with the annual SXM DOET project, installed two recycling bins in the community of St. Peters. The St. Peters Emergency Organization Group (SPEOG),via More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

No construction freeze for the Red Cross

PHILIPSBURG – Businesses and shops in Philipsburg are closed, schools in Front Street and Back Street are closed. The silence in the city is broken only by sporadic traffic and the crowing of roosters. Except More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Sint Maarten Lions Club received “UNSUNG HEROES” Award

On Monday, November 11, 2019, the Sint Maarten Lions Club was one of the recipients to receive the UNSUNG HEROES award by the director of the St. Maarten in Retrospect Foundation (SIR). The occasion marked the More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Rotary celebrates World Interact Week, commemorating the first club

PHILIPSBURG — Every year, in the week of 5th November, Rotary celebrates World Interact Week, to commemorate the founding of the first Interact club in 1962. Interact Clubs are Rotary’s youngest leaders, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Hurricane shelter project closes in January – and its residents have nowhere to go

PHILIPSBURG – The shelter former Minister Emil Lee established in Sucker Garden after Hurricane Irma is scheduled to close down by the end of January next year. There are still forty hurricane-victims in the More...

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