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PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

The Daily Herald - 1 hour 50 min ago

DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 06:00 LST (10:00 UTC)

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Governor Woodley confirms March 15’s final vote count

The Daily Herald - 1 hour 59 min ago

Acting Island Governor Julian Woodley casting his vote in the general election of March 15.

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Salvage of motor yacht at Ladder Bay to get started

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 3 min ago

Luxury motor yacht “Elsa” stranded at Ladder Bay. (Saba News photo)

 

SABA--Since last Thursday, the owners of the luxury motor yacht Elsa, which ran aground at Ladder Bay on Wed ... Read more

Top cops regulate traffic on Monday

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 6 min ago

Police spokesman Chief Inspector Ricardo Henson.

 

PHILIPSBURG--As a tribute to the late Annick Arrindell, the polic ... Read more

Solar bus stops

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 10 min ago

Minister Christophe Emmanuel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Adopt-A-Stop SXM for 60 solar-panelled bus shelters to be constructed and installed around the country. Some bus stops will include USB portals for the public to charge devices. The project should start in the third quarter of 2017. The cost to Government for the bus stops is not known. In photo: Emmanuel, Cabinet staff Arianny Espinosa, Adopt-a-Stop St. Maarten Directors Lance Dunn and Barney Gibbs, Head of Department of Infrastructure Management Claudius B ... Read more

St. Maarten Lions receive high marks from District Governor

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 13 min ago

District Governor Lion Errol Lee (seated, fourth from left), St. Maarten Lions Club President Lion Davey Woods (seated, third from left) with the board and general membership of the St. Maarten Lions Club after the audit meeting.

PHILIPSBURG-- Lions District Governor for Sub-District 60B Errol Lee visited the St. Maarten Lions Club and presided over an audit meeting with the club last week. He visited the newly renovated Lions Den meeting room and ... Read more

Cross-border music

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 15 min ago

Youth Extravaganza plans to showcase bands from both sides of the island this year. Strike Up Band will represent the French side with its creative songs and lively performances. No Limit Band continues to represent the Dutch side with its well-known road songs.

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Elections must take place, says governor

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 21 min ago

Lucille George-Wout

WILLEMSTAD-Curaçao Governor Lucille George-Wout believes it is very important for the development of the democratic life of the island that the elections scheduled for April 28 continue.

  In a press release, she reminded everyone that Curaçao is a democratic state in which the Constitution should be respected. Parliament is bound by the principles of the ... Read more

Head-on crash

The Daily Herald - 2 hours 29 min ago

Traffic on L.B. Scott Road was interrupted on Monday evening when a black Mitsubishi Outlander heading toward Star Mart collided head-on with a grey Toyota Yaris making a left turn into a side road. The impact was so severe that the driver of the black SUV was knocked unconscious and his vehicle travelled more than 150 feet farther down the road to the entrance of the Cake House Bakery parking lot.

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St. Maarten Lions receive high marks from District Governor - The Daily Herald (press release)

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St. Maarten Lions receive high marks from District Governor
The Daily Herald (press release)
District Governor Lion Errol Lee (seated, fourth from left), St. Maarten Lions Club President Lion Davey Woods (seated, third from left) with the board and general membership of the St. Maarten Lions Club after the audit meeting. PHILIPSBURG-- Lions ...

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Photo Gallery and Review: SXM Festival 2017

Bing News - 9 hours 26 min ago
From the island the festival calls home—it’s actually split between a French side, St. Martin, and a Dutch side, St Maarten—to the venues, stage designs, crowd, and music schedule presented, SXM Festival is an event that revels in aesthetically ... ... Read more

TNCM St Maarten For X-Plane Project

Bing News - 9 hours 42 min ago
Closer view of TNCM St Maarten project by Airworthy Designs, their work include now the modelling and texturing of actual buildings around the airport. The Royal Islander Club and the other constructions nearby Princess Juliana airport will all be ... ... Read more

Don suggests use article 43

The Daily Herald - 13 hours 11 min ago

WILLEMSTAD--Former Antillean Prime Minister and co-founder of the MAN party Dominico “Don” Martina suggested during a talk show that Curaçao Governor Lucille George-Wout use article 43 of the Constitution in connection with the recently-sworn-in interim cabinet’s move to indefinitely postpone the early elections scheduled for April 28.

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Cabinet drops interim status

The Daily Herald - 13 hours 14 min ago

WILLEMSTAD--Gilmar Pisas (MFK) last Friday became Prime Minister of what was supposed to be Curaçao’s transitional government pending the result of early elections on April 28, but the latter have now been postponed for an indefinite period.

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PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN

Bing News - 13 hours 47 min ago
This afternoon: Southeast to southwest with a light to gentle breeze of 04 to 09 mph, becoming lighter and variable at times. Tonight through Wednesday midday: South to northwest with a light breeze of 04 to 07 mph, becoming calm and variable at times. ... Read more

Vandals graffiti officers’ project

The Daily Herald - 14 hours 2 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--Police officers Sharetti Hooi and Lavell Wilson under the guidance of Community Police Officer Helen Romeo, along with members of the community and assistance from the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI, launched their beautification project called “Turning the page” at the Arch Road/Soualiga Road junction on Saturday.

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Nzinga re-elected head of Small Properties Assoc.

The Daily Herald - 14 hours 5 min ago

PHILIPSBURG--Hotelier Nzinga Lake was re-elected for a second term as president of the St. Maarten Small Properties Association (SMSPA). Jeanina Dupersoy was elected as the new treasurer and Lorraine Scot as new secretary. The elections were held on March 22, in Carl and Sons Lounge.

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Harlem Gospel Choir impresses audience

The Daily Herald - 14 hours 7 min ago

DAWN BEACH--The Harlem Gospel Choir serenaded audience members at The Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort and Spa on Sunday. The concert was a mix of contemporary gospel as performed in the black churches in Harlem, New York, USA, today, as well as a couple of secular songs that have been made famous by musicians who grew up in these churches.

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Large turnout for annual father-daughter dance

The Daily Herald - 14 hours 10 min ago

CAY HILL--Learning Unlimited (LU) School hosted its second annual Kings and Princesses (daddies and daughters) Dance on Friday. Under the theme colours of lavender and silver, the LU gymnasium was transformed into an elegant and fun-filled ballroom for the Kings and Princesses of LU's primary school.

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Nature Foundation petition calls for landfill solution now

The Daily Herald - 14 hours 12 min ago

POND ISLAND--Nature Foundation St. Maarten has launched a petition with the aim of getting Government to address the constantly on-fire landfill.

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