PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Unconfirmed reports state that there were numerous accidents over the weekend on the islands road network.

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten — UPNext, the youth movement of the United People (UP) party hosted a successful "Green-A-Thon", a walk-a-thin type event last Saturday morning to raise funds for the groups environmental campaign on which it will embark following the Parliamentary elections.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Michael Ferrier, former Chairman of the WINAIR ADHOC Committee, in a statement today has lashed out at UPP Member of Parliament Johan Leonard for "RECKLESSLY ENDANGERING THE JOBS OF 126 WINAIR EMPLOYEES".

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Since May, the St. Maarten Nature Foundation has been monitoring the shores of local beaches for Sargasso Seaweed.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake says at the moment his ministry does not have any legal responsibility over the Land Surveyor & Registry Office known as Kadaster, but he is ready to take over once given the mandate by the Council of Ministers to do so.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On July 29th 2014, Toastmasters of St. Maarten, District 81 – Area 26 under the leadership of Area Governor Donna Morrison-Wilson held part 1 of its Executive Club Officers Training Program.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Elections should be held in a civilize manner, echoed Minister with the responsibility for Justice, the Honorable Denis Richardson.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The lowering of the price of the Vorst family land deal has not been communicated to the government.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister with the responsibility for Health, Social Affairs and Labor, the Honorable Cornelius de Weever is concerned with what is described as the shanty town situation on the island.

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten - Tourism is St. Maarten's main source of income and as a result should be fiercely protected.