Marianas Variety - Marianas Variety - Today's Headlines http://www.mvariety.com/component/content/?view=featured Wed, 01 Apr 2015 05:47:09 +1000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb DPS chief wants stiffer penalty for repeat offenders http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75383-dps-chief-wants-stiffer-penalty-for-repeat-offenders http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75383-dps-chief-wants-stiffer-penalty-for-repeat-offenders

STIFFER penalty should be imposed on repeat offenders, Department of Public Safety Commissioner James C. Deleon Guerrero said yesterday.

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[email protected] (By Junhan B. Todiño - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Where the streetlights don’t work http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75384-where-the-streetlights-don-t-work http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75384-where-the-streetlights-don-t-work

IT is dark if not pitch black on many of the island’s main streets in the evening because the streetlights are not working.

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[email protected] (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Alaska state senator seeks Jones Act exemption http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75369-alaska-state-senator-seeks-jones-act-exemption http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75369-alaska-state-senator-seeks-jones-act-exemption

HAGÅTÑA — Alaska state Sen. John Coghill introduced a resolution last week calling for the exemption of Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Guam from the Jones Act.

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[email protected] (By Jasmine Stole - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Woman pleads guilty to theft charge, gets 1 month http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75379-woman-pleads-guilty-to-theft-charge-gets-1-month http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75379-woman-pleads-guilty-to-theft-charge-gets-1-month

A FORMER employee of Bridge Capital LLC charged with theft was sentenced to three years imprisonment, all suspended except for one month.

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[email protected] (By Raquel C. Bagnol - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
April is Environmental Awareness Month http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75386-april-is-environmental-awareness-month-2015-04-01 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75386-april-is-environmental-awareness-month-2015-04-01

TODAY marks the start of the 2015 Environmental Awareness Month.

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[email protected] (By Richelle Agpoon-Cabang - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Lawmakers, stakeholders to discuss Cape Air issue http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75380-lawmakers-stakeholders-to-discuss-cape-air-issue http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75380-lawmakers-stakeholders-to-discuss-cape-air-issue

THE House Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation and Communications is planning to meet with various stakeholders to discuss the issues surrounding Cape Air.

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[email protected] (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
US military sets public hearings for April 29-30, May 1 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75376-us-military-sets-public-hearings-for-april-29-30-may-1 http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75376-us-military-sets-public-hearings-for-april-29-30-may-1

RECOGNIZING the importance of gathering more public input, the U.S. military will hold a series of public meetings on Saipan to discuss the draft environmental impact statement for proposed training facilities on Tinian and Pagan.

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[email protected] (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Senate OK’s resolution calling for one-way streets at Paseo De Marianas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75371-senate-ok-s-resolution-calling-for-one-way-streets-at-paseo-de-marianas http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75371-senate-ok-s-resolution-calling-for-one-way-streets-at-paseo-de-marianas

THE Senate has adopted a resolution requesting the Department of Public Works and the Department of Public Safety to work together and assess whether Palm Street, Coconut Street, Royal Palms Avenue, Ginger Avenue and Plumeria Avenue can be designated as one-way streets to ensure traffic safety and allow for additional parking in the Paseo De Marianas area.

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[email protected] (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Rep. Roman Benavente says NMI needs real-estate law http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75370-rep-roman-benavente-says-nmi-needs-real-estate-law http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75370-rep-roman-benavente-says-nmi-needs-real-estate-law

REPRESENTATIVE Roman Benavente will propose a real-estate law for the CNMI to protect the ownership or lease of lands in the commonwealth.

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[email protected] (By Cherrie Anne E. Villahermosa - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000
Historic Preservation board OK’s Best Sunshine recovery plan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75385-historic-preservation-board-ok-s-best-sunshine-recovery-plan http://www.mvariety.com/cnmi/cnmi-news/local/75385-historic-preservation-board-ok-s-best-sunshine-recovery-plan

IT’S unanimous.

The members of the Historic Preservation Review Board yesterday voted in favor of Best Sunshine International’s data recovery plan at the Garapan site.

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[email protected] (By Alexie Villegas Zotomayor - [email protected] - Variety News Staff) Featured CNMI Local News CNMI Wed, 01 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +1000