Tag archive for ‘damage’
Roofs - Boardwalk
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Government stonewalls questions about responsibility for Hurricane Irma looting

PHILIPSBURG – The White and Yellow Cross Foundation’s attempts to get answers from the government about who is to blame for the large-scale looting that occurred in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Collapsed wall destroys vehicles

CAY BAY — On Wednesday June 6th at approximately 4:50 p.m. a police patrol was sent to Bahoe Drive in Cape Bay where it was reported that a concrete wall had collapsed and had destroyed several vehicles. On More...

Fernett Payne
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Smart Homes continues to annoy its neighbor

PHILIPSBURG – In May of this year Fernett Payne called in the help of the now defunct Today newspaper to report about a dispute with real estate developer Smart Homes. The developer broke Payne’s fence, put More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

All French bakeries are gone from Marigot’s waterfront

MARIGOT – The waterfront boulevard in Marigot is not what it used to be anymore after Hurricane Irma hit the place. Now it appears that two of the main attractions on this stretch – the French bakeries Sarafina More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, October 9th, 2017

VROMI: Markings on the structures are solely for assessment

Philipsburg – The Inspectors of the Inspection/Permits Department from the Ministry of VROMI are currently assessing all structures post hurricane Irma and Maria. Homes that are deemed unlivable will be marked More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Businessman Michael Ferrier: “Nothing about looting is correct”

GREAT BAY – “I have no doubts that we will come back in better shape,” says businessman Michael Ferrier. “Compared to a month ago, the island is already looking great.’ By Hilbert Haar Ferrier, owner of More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Library needs assistance to get back on its feet

GREAT BAY – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library has been hit by more than one disaster. First Hurricane Irma ripped through the building and then the looters came – not for books but for the computers from the computer More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Library closed due to Hurricane damage

PHILIPSBURG — The Philipsburg Jubilee Library regrets to  inform all members and other library users that due to circumstances beyond our control  the library is closed until further notice. The library More...

Hurricane Irma Damages School
By The Publisher On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Clean up of schools

PHILIPSBURG — Hurricane Irma has left our island in a critical state. The education infrastructure serves as one of the most important pillars in our society, and has suffered tremendously. In addition, we More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

CBCS Director: “Damages estimated to be 2,5 billion dollars

AIRPORT — In an interview with Today.sx at the SXM Airport, Alberto Romero, Interim-President of the Central Bank of Curacao & St. Maarten (CBCS), said that he has received reports estimating damages so More...