Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:09:31 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Burglars steal food from school cafeteria http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92396-burglars-steal-food-from-school-cafeteria http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92396-burglars-steal-food-from-school-cafeteria

FRANCISCO M. Sablan Middle School in San Antonio was burglarized recently, its principal James Sablan said.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Guam senators vow to repeal pay raises http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92398-guam-senators-vow-to-repeal-pay-raises http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92398-guam-senators-vow-to-repeal-pay-raises

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — “We listened, now it’s time to act,” said Sens. Michael San Nicolas and Regine Biscoe Lee who, along with Sen. Telena Nelson, introduced a measure last week that would repeal pay raises for Government of Guam elected and appointed officials passed in Public Law 32-208.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Neil Pang - neil@postguam.com - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Coca Cola’s history in the NMI http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92393-coca-cola-s-history-in-the-nmi http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92393-coca-cola-s-history-in-the-nmi

STEVEN Conner, founder of the Mariana Stamp and Coin Club in the CNMI, spoke on Friday about the local history of the world’s most popular soda drink.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Bordallo: Guam must prepare for ‘unknowns’ under Trump presidency http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92399-bordallo-guam-must-prepare-for-unknowns-under-trump-presidency http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92399-bordallo-guam-must-prepare-for-unknowns-under-trump-presidency

HAGÅTÑA — Sworn into office for her eighth term in the U.S. Congress, Guam’s Democratic Delegate Madeleine Bordallo on Monday laid out her congressional agenda as she urged fellow leaders to brace for an unpredictable four years under the new Republican administration.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Mar-Vic Cagurangan - For Variety) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Bill to require 3 public hearings for any zoning changes http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92400-bill-to-require-3-public-hearings-for-any-zoning-changes http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92400-bill-to-require-3-public-hearings-for-any-zoning-changes

REPRESENTATIVE Vinnie Sablan is re-introducing a bill to require three public hearings for any proposed changes to a zoning district boundary, use or requirement.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Leepan: Local tourism industry needs ‘new ideas’ http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92397-leepan-local-tourism-industry-needs-new-ideas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92397-leepan-local-tourism-industry-needs-new-ideas

THE Marianas Visitors Authority should come up with “new ideas” to further boost the tourism industry, said Rep. Joseph Leepan T. Guerrero, who chairs the House Committee on Commerce and Tourism.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
BOE wants to lift restrictions on school air-con use http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92408-boe-wants-to-lift-restrictions-on-school-air-con-use http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92408-boe-wants-to-lift-restrictions-on-school-air-con-use

BOARD of Education member Florine Hofschneider says the Public School System should allow schools to once again use their air-conditioning units on a full-time basis.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Propst says travel by public officials must be accounted for http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92409-propst-says-travel-by-public-officials-must-be-accounted-for http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92409-propst-says-travel-by-public-officials-must-be-accounted-for

REPRESENTATIVE Edwin Propst said official trips made by government officials must be disclosed to the public for transparency and accountability purposes.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000
Pay hike bill for elected officials now law http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92410-pay-hike-bill-for-elected-officials-now-law http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/92410-pay-hike-bill-for-elected-officials-now-law

THE controversial measure that increases the annual salaries of elected officials by up to 80 percent became law without the governor’s signature.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1000