Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:23:11 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Governor will allot $250K to revive Tinian cattle industry http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105382-governor-will-allot-250k-to-revive-tinian-cattle-industry http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105382-governor-will-allot-250k-to-revive-tinian-cattle-industry

GOVERNOR Ralph D.L.G. Torres has pledged $250,000 of Imperial Pacific International’s $10 million community chest fund to construct a slaughterhouse on Tinian and help revive its cattle industry.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Tinian delegation confirms former Mayor Dela Cruz as member of casino commission http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105383-tinian-delegation-confirms-former-mayor-dela-cruz-as-member-of-casino-commission http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105383-tinian-delegation-confirms-former-mayor-dela-cruz-as-member-of-casino-commission

THE Tinian legislative delegation on Friday confirmed the appointment of former Mayor Ray M. Dela Cruz as a member of the Commonwealth Casino Commission, representing Tinian.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
US court dismisses $1M lawsuit against CPA http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105379-us-court-dismisses-1m-lawsuit-against-cpa http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105379-us-court-dismisses-1m-lawsuit-against-cpa

THE $1 million lawsuit filed by a flight instructor against the Commonwealth Ports Authority was dismissed by the federal court.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Tinian delegation passes $368K funding measure http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105378-tinian-delegation-passes-368k-funding-measure http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105378-tinian-delegation-passes-368k-funding-measure

THE Tinian and Aguiguan Legislative Delegation passed a measure to fund  the operations and the salaries of personnel for the mayor’s office.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - cherrie@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Project PROA Summer Camp: Registration deadline tomorrow http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105376-project-proa-summer-camp-registration-deadline-tomorrow http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105376-project-proa-summer-camp-registration-deadline-tomorrow

(NMC) — Northern Marianas College is reminding interested high school juniors, seniors, and recent high school graduates from Saipan, Tinian, and Rota that the registration deadline for the Project PROA Summer Camp is Friday, June 22, 2018. Registration is free and applications can be submitted online or at Project PROA in Room G1 at NMC’s As Terlaje campus on Saipan.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Speaker Demapan: Sugar Dock rehabilitation project moving forward http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105372-speaker-demapan-sugar-dock-rehabilitation-project-moving-forward http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105372-speaker-demapan-sugar-dock-rehabilitation-project-moving-forward

NOW that $700,000 has been allotted for Sugar Dock, its rehabilitation will be moving forward rapidly, Speaker Rafael Demapan said.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Junhan B. Todiño - junhan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
PSS has ‘strong’ financial statement, says auditing firm http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105388-pss-has-strong-financial-statement-says-auditing-firm http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105388-pss-has-strong-financial-statement-says-auditing-firm

THE Public School System has  a “strong” financial statement in fiscal year 2016-2017, according to Burger Comer Magliari LLC accounting partner David Burger.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Lori Lyn C. Lirio - lyn@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Man gets 12 months for assaulting wife http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105390-man-gets-12-months-for-assaulting-wife http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/105390-man-gets-12-months-for-assaulting-wife

A  29-year-old man was sentenced to 27 months in prison for assaulting his wife and violating the terms and conditions of his probation in other criminal cases.

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ilw@mvariety.com (By Bryan Manabat - bryan@mvariety.com - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Wastewater treatment plant odors http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/105386-wastewater-treatment-plant-odors http://www.mvariety.com/community-bulletin-sp-595/105386-wastewater-treatment-plant-odors

(CUC) — The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. would like to inform the general public that the public will experience a sewage odor in the Sadog Tasi, Puerto Rico, Lower Base and Garapan areas beginning Monday, June 25, 2018, through Friday, August 3, 2018.

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ilw@mvariety.com ( ) Featured Community Bulletin CNMI Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +1000