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GEBE announces electrical outage in Philipsburg for Wednesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – NV GEBE hereby informs the general public that the electricity supply to: C.A. Cannegieter Street (Philipsburg, from KFC until Afoo Supermarket, and surrounding areas) will be interrupted on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 6:00pm until 9:00 pm. The outage will allow us to carry out the necessary maintenance to our Distribution system. We apologize for the ...

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GEBE announces electrical outage in Philipsburg for Wednesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – NV GEBE hereby informs the general public that the electricity supply to: C.A. Cannegieter Street (Philipsburg, from KFC until Afoo Supermarket, and surrounding areas) will be interrupted on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 6:00pm until 9:00 pm. The outage will allow us to carry out the necessary maintenance to our Distribution system. We apologize for the ...

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Breastfeeding Awareness March on Thursday

CAYHILL, St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Medical Center Breastfeeding Committee has rescheduled the breastfeeding awareness march which was previously scheduled to take place during August. The new scheduled date is Thursday, September 10th, 2015 to begin at 4:00pm. The march will begin at the Pier on the boardwalk by Barefoot restaurant down on the Front street to Jump up ...

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Breastfeeding Awareness March on Thursday

CAYHILL, St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Medical Center Breastfeeding Committee has rescheduled the breastfeeding awareness march which was previously scheduled to take place during August. The new scheduled date is Thursday, September 10th, 2015 to begin at 4:00pm. The march will begin at the Pier on the boardwalk by Barefoot restaurant down on the Front street to Jump up ...

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Tropical Storm Grace downgraded to Tropical Depression Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Tropical Storm Grace is now nothing more than a Tropical Depression. The turbulent weather system is also expected to deteriorate even more before it reaches our area at the start of the weekend. Forecaster at the Met Office on St. Maarten Sheryl le Blanc told our news room that the system could be down to an ...

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Parliament needs to do more says Lenny Priest

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The speeches delivered by the faction leaders of Parliament on Monday are still being digested by many within the St. Maarten community. Among them is Lenny Priest a former top government official on the island. Mr. Priest was critical of the work carried out by the current MP’s over the past year. He was critical of ...

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Parliamentary year 2015 – 2016 officially opened Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The start of the new parliamentary year 2015 – 2016 was celebrated Tuesday at the Parliament building in Philipsburg. The Governor of St. Maarten his Excellency Drs Eugene Holiday was also on hand to deliver his speech which outlined the plans of Government as contained in their governing program entitled, “ready to work for you”. During ...

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SMMC Acquires New Laparoscopy Tower: Most Innovative in the Dutch Caribbean

CAYHILL, St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Medical Center has acquired a Laparoscopy Tower as the newest addition to medical equipment in its Operation Room Department. The high definition Richard Wolf Laparoscopy Tower is an upgrade in biomedical technology; it is a replacement for a dysfunctional existing tower. The Laparoscopy Tower is used to provide visualization of the anatomy during ...

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Governors Speech at Appointment and Swearing in ceremony for new Cabinet Ministers

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Chairman of Parliament, Prime-Minister, Ministers, Invited Guests, good afternoon and welcome. And a special welcome to Mr. Rafael Boasman, Mr. Ernest Sams and Mr. Claret Connor for this appointment and swearing in ceremony. On December 19, 2014, a new team of five of seven ministers were installed with responsibility for the governing of our island. Today ...

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Governors Speech at Appointment and Swearing in ceremony for new Cabinet Ministers

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Chairman of Parliament, Prime-Minister, Ministers, Invited Guests, good afternoon and welcome. And a special welcome to Mr. Rafael Boasman, Mr. Ernest Sams and Mr. Claret Connor for this appointment and swearing in ceremony. On December 19, 2014, a new team of five of seven ministers were installed with responsibility for the governing of our island. Today ...

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