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Beacon Hill residents: “You would expect Government to care for your safety, wouldn’t you?”

BEACON HILL — Residents of Beacon Hill paid $250,000 to pave Beacon Hill Road in 2007 and have since come up with other initiatives to improve accessibility and safety on the small peninsula. But today Pride of Beacon Hill residents’ association sees its efforts thwarted by Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 9th, 2021
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Sol St. Maarten to serve customers in new Sol-branded service stations

PHILIPSBURG – Sol Antilles N.V. (Sol) has begun the process of rebranding its recently acquired Gulfstream Petroleum Dominicana SRL’s (GPD’s) Service Station Network, to the Sol retail brand. Sol and its More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 24th, 2021
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MP Buncamper queries transfer of domain land in Beacon Hill

PHILIPSBURG — After seeing the numerous outcries on Facebook and reading the headlines on the front page of the Daily Herald of Friday/Saturday, October 15 – 16, 2021, “Beacon Hill residents angry about More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Sol introduces Ecolution and commits to multi-million dollar investments

PHILIPSBURG — The Sol Group has committed to a $66 million investment in the St. Maarten economy between 2015 and 2025, through capital investment and community support, General Manager Robert-Jan James stated More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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SER policy-brief about dump: Turn Pond Island into residential area – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — The landfill on Pond Island, commonly referred to as the dump, remains a bone of contention now that 200 residents who live near it have to be relocated. The government has done basically nothing More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 30th, 2021
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What can Government do to help Local Heirs of Deceased Long Lease Land Holders?

In reference to an article published on Thursday, September 30, 2021, in The Daily Herald on the front page and continuing on page 10 under the title “Judge approves government terminating leasehold rights”, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Ministry of VROMI Request Over the Bank Applicants to Submit Copies of Paperwork

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) has begun their own investigation into alleged signed draft decrees by former More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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MP Peterson: Fair procedures for granting long-lease land need to be put in place to prevent abuse and nepotism

PHILIPSBURG — The brewing controversy surrounding the granting of long-lease rights in the area known as Vineyard Heights has shed light on the government’s systemic lack of procedures, transparency and More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 19th, 2021
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Ombudsman starts systemic investigation into collection of solid waste tender 2021-2026

PHILIPSBURG — Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel has started a Systemic Investigation into the collection of solid waste tender 2021-2026.  On 25 and 31 March 2021 respectively, complaints were filed with the Ombudsman More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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MP Peterson questions Minister Doran about reported long-lease land grants in Vineyard Heights

PHILIPSBURG — With recent media reports indicating that 25 persons have been granted long-lease land in the so-called Vineyard Heights area of Over The Bank, Party for Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament More...






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