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OVR delivers Skills to Pay the Bills to special education students

(OVR) — The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation launched Skills to Pay the Bills, a program focused on the “workplace readiness training” requirement under their Pre-Employment Transition Services program for students with disabilities.

Red flag at 6 Saipan sites

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

SSHS mid-progress report

(Press Release) — Saipan Southern High School would like to make an announcement to our parents and students that we will have the mid-progress report on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Flu and tetanus shots for Saipan mayor’s personnel

MORE than 40 of the Saipan mayor’s office personnel, including staff members of the dog-control program, received flu and tetanus shots from the Division of Public Health on Monday, Mayor David M. Apatang said.

Guam Kmart: ‘We’re not going anywhere’

HAGÅTÑA (The Guam Daily Post) — Following Kmart parent Sears Holdings Corp.’s filing for bankruptcy Monday, a Sears Holdings spokesman said Guam’s Kmart will remain open.

Official: CUC may need more board members

PERHAPS the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. should have more board members, according to one of them, Weston Deleon Guerrero.

Zoning Board approves all- terrain-vehicle draft regulations

THE draft regulations for the operation of  All-Terrain Vehicles and Utility Terrain Vehicles  on Saipan will now be published in the Commonwealth Register, Zoning Administrator Therese Ogumoro.

NMI medical student awarded national scholarship

MATTHEW Lopez, a Marianas High School alumnus and Gates Millennium scholar who recently  graduated summa cum laude from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, has been awarded a scholarship that will pay for his four years in medical school.

AdvancED team evaluates PSS

A 10-member review team from AdvancED, a non-profit organization that accredits primary and secondary schools in the U.S. and around the world, is visiting the CNMI to review, validate and assess  its public schools.

Humanities Council will remain relevant, says new executive director

NEWLY appointed Executive Director Leo Pangelinan said the Northern Marianas Humanities Council, under his leadership, will remain committed to designing programs that are relevant and focused on developing lifelong learning in the humanities.