Recycling bins placed in St. Peters

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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 a press release, would like to extend words of thanks to Wastefactory Sint Maarten and Tes Verheij for the stationing of two recycling bins More...

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GEBE works on lampposts Boardwalk - 20200302 JH
By The Publisher On Monday, March 2nd, 2020

New lamp posts on Philipsburg boardwalk

PHILIPSBURG — Utility company GEBE has been commissioned by the Minister of VROMI to provide the boardwalk in Philipsburg with new lighting. From Walter Plantz Square to Bobby’s Marina, the ornamental lamp More...

Dutch Quarter road project to restart in March - 20200226 AB
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Dutch Quarter road project to restart in March 2020

PHILIPSBURG — The Dutch Quarter road project which was stopped several months ago may restart next month. Presently, there are ongoing discussions between the representatives of VROMI, government and the More...

Plastic cup in the sand
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Sint Maarten Needs a Green New Deal, Or At the Very Least a Political Focus on the Environment

Dear Editor, Again, during another unfortunate election cycle, the environment, sustainable development and conservation are taking a backseat amidst the current political discourse engulfing our country. This More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 19th, 2019

The economic value of litter

By Hilbert Haar Litter irritates people – some more than others. The St. Maarten Pride Foundation has been fighting littering like forever on our island and still people feel no shame to leave a mess on – for More...

coral - Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease Management Update for the Dutch Caribbean
By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019

Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease management update

Since 2014, a new coral disease has been spreading through the reefs of the Caribbean. Known as Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), this disease appears to be fast-spreading and extremely lethal to the corals More...

Shipwreck Project - Tenders launched for the clean-up of the Simposon Bay Lagoon
By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019

Tenders launched for the clean-up of the Simpson Bay Lagoon

PHILIPSBURG – The National Recovery Program Bureau (NRPB) has launched a tender for the salvaging, decommissioning and disposing of around 80 shipwrecks in the Simpson Bay Lagoon and Mullet Pond. In addition, More...

leonald connor school 2 - plastic - plastics
By Online Editor On Monday, November 11th, 2019

The Nature Foundation St Maarten is Providing Interactive Presentations about Plastics and the Environments to schools!

In the coming months, the Nature Foundation St Maarten will conduct interactive presentations about the impacts of trash on our environment and the need to reduce single-use plastics to primary school students More...

(Learning Unlimited) LU’s grade 7 students performing their dance - assembly
By Online Editor On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

The beach, pond and dump speak at LU’s St. Maarten Day Assembly

PHILIPSBURG — Learning Unlimited Preparatory School (LU) on Friday held its St. Maarten Day Assembly under the theme “Clean Up St. Maarten” and featured as special guests a beach, the Great Salt Pond More...

Betty's Estate - clean
By Online Editor On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Wever responds swiftly, solves cleaning issue in Betty’s Estate

PHILIPSBURG — One day after learning that the Company contracted to clean the Camelia Road in Betty’s Estate had for unknown reason(s) not done so, Minister of VROMI Chris Wever dispatched an alternate More...