Tag archive for ‘pond island’
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Patios in trouble; MP Buncamper wants cleanup

PHILIPSBURG — A few hundred meters away from the Government Building on Pond Island, on government land next to the dump, a human drama unfolds. Residents are starving, and some had no running water or electricity More...

By Online Editor On Friday, October 25th, 2019

AUC students team up with Tzu Chi and residents to clean gutter

Four doctors in training from American Univerity of the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine teamed up with the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation and Pond Island residents last Saturday, October 19, to transform a debris-filled More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

New dump-fire emits low-hanging smoke

PHILIPSBURG – A fire on the post-Irma dumpsite on Pond Island ignited on Tuesday night and continued to be a nuisance throughout the day on Wednesday. Low-hanging smoke wafted over Soualiga Boulevard and on social More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

No School on Tuesday for Philipsburg Schools. Evacuation of Pond Island continues. Government Administration Building Remains Closed for a Second Day

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Due to the fire at a landfill site on Pond Island, the Prime Minister and members of the Council of Ministers continue to assess the situation and based on discussions Monday More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Fire on the new dumpsite/ hurricane Irma debris (updated)

Philipsburg — All streets leading to Pond Island are closed off by police due to the massive fire that started at the new dumpsite (hurricane Irma debris) on Sunday afternoon February 4th. The Fire department More...

By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Landfill Fire: CBA School Closed Monday

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Due to the fire at the Pond Island landfill, the Prime Minister/Minister of General Affairs Leona Romeo Marlin in consultation with the Minister of Education and other relevant More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Blazing fire on Pond Island

Pond Island – A blazing fire of an unknown origin broke out in the site where vehicles and other forms of metal are stockpiled on Pond Island. Currently firefighters are working to contain the blaze which More...

By Online Editor On Monday, August 28th, 2017

APS Pond Island parking set to open in 2020

GREAT BAY – Plans for the construction of a car park on Pond Island are beginning to take shape as the general pension fund administrator, APS, has embarked on a series of activities related to the project. Just More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Law school begins in September

GREAT BAY – Finance Minister Richard Gibson was elated at yesterday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. The reason: he announced that, “This dreams of mine that has been haunting me for so many years” More...

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