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‘Run for Freedom’ mural will NOT to be painted over – UPDATED

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: UPDATE: Be the Change Foundation Project Manager Laura Bijnsdorp confirmed that the new owners have agreed to honor the agreement to continue exhibiting the mural and to not paint it over as was initially reported. As a matter of fact, they said the mural is good for business and will bring them lots of foot traffic and they More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
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Take the survey: Online Shopping, is St. Maarten ready?

PHILIPSBURG – On behalf of one of our local business partners, we are asking our readers to take the following online survey to determine the interest in ‘Online Shopping’ on St. Maarten. Survey: More...

By The Publisher On Monday, August 3rd, 2020
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Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

~ In the mold of a Colmado and Bodega ~ ST. PETERS — The district of St. Peters and surrounding neighborhoods will benefit this week from the opening of the area’s first mini-market with a focus on More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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INSIDE St. Maarten news magazine NOW ON SALE in the SHOPS

PHILIPSBURG — Our new news magazine INSIDE St. Maarten is now on sale in the supermarkets and shops on St. Maarten. You can buy a copy of our brand new magazine for just $2 per copy. Our INSIDE St. Maarten More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
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Prime Minister Jacobs: “Shops will reopen on Thursday”

PHILIPSBURG — As of Thursday April 16th, Government will allow more residents to access grocery stores and supermarkets within their neighborhoods. Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs (NA) announced the easing More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Samuel: System not designed for deliveries

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Education Drs. Rodolphe Samuel was called out on social media as owner of Marguerita Grocery in Middle Region to deliver free bread to the community in support of those who need food More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Food suppliers allowed to do deliveries

~ Covid-19 Update – St. Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG — All food suppliers are allowed to make deliveries on both sides of the the island (Dutch and French sides) as of tomorrow, Tuesday, April 7, to clients, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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Pandemic drives up food prices

PHILIPSBURG – Price increases in supermarkets trigger a storm of complaints on social media. Food shoppers post pictures of items that cost a lot less two weeks ago than they do now. “They are killing More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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Keith Franca bids farewell to the SMDF

~ Makhicia Brooks to become Managing Director ~ PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s first and only social development NGO funding agency, the St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF), bids farewell to the Fund’s first More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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A lousy day in Downtown Philipsburg

GREAT BAY — The decrease in cruise ship arrivals in St. Maarten is clearly felt by businesses in Philipsburg. Since November 1st, the start of the tourist high season, fewer of the mega-sized cruise ships More...





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