Homes in ‘red zone’ areas on French St. Martin will not be rebuilt

Project housing complex French Quarter - 20180908 AB

MARIGOT—The Collectivite has re-evaluated some of the properties in the project in French Quarter that were deemed unfit for living following the hurricanes of 2017. Some of them are now being repaired and remodeled to be used in the future. The vice President responsible for Urban Development Steven Patrick stated that because of the “strain they More...

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hotel de la collectivite saint martin
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Priority remains the rebuilding of schools and homes

MARIGOT—The Collectivite of French St. Maarten is forging ahead with the reconstruction project. Vice President responsible of Urban Development Steven Patrick in comments on Monday said that even though it may More...

Senator Guillaume Arnell presentation
By The Publisher On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Need for proper planning on the rebuilding of French St. Martin

MARIGOT — “There is need for proper planning in the rebuilding of the communities following the devastation of the island by the hurricanes of 2017,” said Senator Guillaume. He explained that among the issues More...

Senator Guillaume Arnell
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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There is a need to prioritize recovery projects on the French side

MARIGOT—Examining the reconstruction of the French side of the island compared to the Dutch Side it will seem that hurricanes of 2017 apparently happened on the French side, said Senator Guillaume Arnell. In More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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French side problems

According to reports coming out of the various districts and communities on the French side of Saint Martin/St. Maarten, people are complaining about a lot of issues affecting their daily lives in a post-Irma era. It More...

Grand Case Airport 1975-1978
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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The expansion of L’Esperance Airport runway at a standstill

GRAND CASE — Although the Lawrence family has received the funds for the land more than a year ago to accommodate the expansion of the L’Esperence airport in Grand Case, nothing seem to be happening as More...

Falcon7x-Grand Case
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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The potential and opportunities of Grand Case airport

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert It is a well-known fact among economists and aviation professionals that the growth of a region may depend on the development of its airport. You may start laughing, but Grand Case airport More...

Gun shot victim - Antoine Richardson
By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Husband and wife shot in Grand Case

MARIGOT — Husband and wife, Antione “Tony” Richardson and Annabelle Richardson, are nursing gunshot wounds in the Louis Constant General Hospital after they were shot by the neighbor at about 1:30pm on More...

New Mobile Home Johnson Family (4)
By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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French side family gets new home after waiting for more than a year

FRENCH QUARTER — The Johnson family in French Quarter are “breathing easier” since they acquired their new home from the Collectivite earlier this week. The mobile home which is made in Croatia are among More...

StMaartenNews Opinion
By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Insurance matters

By Hilbert Haar Anybody who has ever insured a car on our island on the French side knows one thing for sure: those insurances are much more expensive than the ones on the Dutch side. The reason for this price More...