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The Friends of the Arts sponsors a free holiday concert

(Press Release) — The community is invited to enjoy a free Holiday Concert this Saturday, December 15, at 4:30 p.m., at the American Memorial Park amphitheater.  This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Arts with the collaboration of several community music groups.

Joeten Daidai Foundation lends support to the American Red Cross for Super Typhoon Yutu relief efforts

(Press Release) — The Joeten Group of Companies’ charitable arm, the Joeten Daidai Foundation, donated a total of $40,000 cash and in-kind to the American Red Cross-NMI Chapter on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 towards the relief efforts of Super Typhoon Yutu, which devastated the islands of Saipan and Tinian on October 25, 2018.

United flight attendants protest staffing cuts

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Approximately one dozen United Airlines flight attendants took to the streets Thursday to express their concerns with proposed staffing cuts on international wide-body flights.

EPA awards $12.2 million to NMI

HONOLULU (EPA) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  has awarded $2.1 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality  to strengthen its capacity to protect human health and the environment.

High risk of rip currents for the Marianas

(Guam Homeland Security/Office of Civil Defense) — The National Weather Service-Guam Weather Forecast Office has advised that trade-wind swell will maintain a high risk of rip currents for Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan through early Monday morning, especially on east-facing reefs.

Mount Carmel School to hold invitational mock trial competition

(MCS) — Mount Carmel School announced recently that it will host the island’s first ever invitational mock trial competition early next year. Invitations to the competition have been extended to all public and private middle schools and high schools in the CNMI.

Red flag at 10 Saipan sites

(BECQ) — The Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality analyzes water samples collected from Saipan’s recreational beaches and storm drainages every Tuesday.

Ted Pamintuan is GMS Spelling Bee champ, again

(GMS) — For four years in a row, Christian Ted Pamintuan, now an 8th grader, remains the unbeatable champion of Green Meadow School’s Scripps Spelling Bee after knocking down 23 contestants from first  to eighth grades. The school Spelling Bee was held on November 29, 2018 at GMS Chalan Kiya campus.