Marianas Variety

Last updateSat, 28 Feb 2015 12am







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WSR raises over $10,000

WILLIAM S. Reyes Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Student Association raised over $10,000 during the recently held Family Fun Night, PTSA President Marcia Calvo said yesterday.

Lawmaker proposes to name portion of Marpi Road after Japan emperor

REPRESENTATIVE Ralph Yumul is proposing to name a portion of Marpi Road after Japanese Emperor Akihito to commemorate his visit to the island almost a decade ago.

Senator says Rota can’t move forward economically because of habitat conservation

A SENATOR opposes the proposal to designate additional endangered species on Rota, saying this is one of the reasons the island cannot move forward economically.

SHEFA: 1,078 applicants in spring semester

FOR spring term 2015, the Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance program received 1,078 valid applications for scholarship as of Feb. 26, SHEFA administrator Merissa S. Rasa said.

Texas Road improvement project begins, finally

THE students of Oleai Elementary School, residents and motor vehicle operators will finally say goodbye to a muddy and pot-holed Texas Road now that the Department of Public Works has started the repair project.

Women artists urged to join month-long exhibit

FEMALE artists in the CNMI are invited to the month-long exhibit in the Kanoa Resort lobby for the whole month of March.

DPW launches Adopt-a-Highway program, hopes for community involvement

THE Department of Public Works yesterday launched its Adopt-a-Highway program which is a public service campaign undertaken in many states and territories to keep highways litter free.

Northern Islands mayor says DPL should prioritize free-trade-zone program

MAYOR Jerome Aldan is urging the Department of Public Lands to implement the agricultural-homestead and free-trade-zone programs for the Northern islands.