LET THERE BE LIGHT-If you haven’t had the chance to take an evening stroll on the Beach Road Pathway recently, you’ll be happy to find that the lights along the Gov. Froilan Tenorio Beach Pathway have now been now repaired. The fixing and/or replacement of the light bulbs were done by the Office of Grants and Management early last month. Also, thanks to the ongoing tree trimming project of the Saipan Mayor’s Office, the lights can now be fully seen by drivers who choose to take Beach Road to get to their destinations. (NEIL FAMA)

 

HEADLINES

CHCC bats for getting all vaccines at once

Speaking to business leaders at the Saipan Chamber of Commerce’s membership meeting yesterday at the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Saipan, Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. chief operating officer Subroto Banerji said that they are trying to avail as many vaccines that the CNMI can store. “In the CNMI we are getting ready to support vaccination for all in the community and it is our goal and that of Gov. Ralph DLG Torres and the rest of the COVID-19 Task Force to make sure every resident...

Featured Stories

88 homestead lots on Pagan since 2017 but no one is eligible

The Department of Public Lands has made available 88 agricultural homestead lots on Pagan since 2017, but no one has been eligible because of the law’s one-year residency requirement, according to DPL Secretary Marianne Concepcion-Teregeyo. On Tuesday, Concepcion-Teregeyo asked...

OPA finds PSS bank overdraft

The Public School System’s general fund at Bank of Guam had an ending balance of $2,372,912, but issued $3,965,193 in cumulative checks to payees in the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30, 2019, according to an independent audit, resulting in a negative book balance of...

Triple J presents gifts to Tinian man’amko and ETC checks

Triple J Enterprises recently presented gifts to the man’amko on Tinian and made education tax credit donations to Tinian public schools. Triple J, led by its chairman and chief executive officer, Robert Jones, and vice president, Mike Sablan, presented Thanksgiving gift bags to...

Other Local News

Senate passes bill increasing Commerce fees

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed on first and final reading a House of Representatives bill that will increase the fees of the Office of the Registrar of Corporations under the Department of Commerce. All eight senators present voted for the passage of House Bill 21-19....

Sports

Shane nips Cuki in MRA races

The expert open division competition in the Marianas Racing Association’s event last Sunday turned out to be a father-and-son showdown with Shane Alvarez nosing out his dad, Cuki. The older Alvarez drew first blood in last weekend’s races at the Kan...

Business

James Deleon Guerrero takes over JM Holdings

James Deleon Guerrero will take over as vice president of long-running local business JM Holdings LLC. A graduate of business management at Chaminade University in Honolulu, the 26-year-old came back to Saipan recently to help with the family business and...
Posted On Dec 03 2020

Opinion

5 things to check before you buy real estate

You found some land. The location is prime, the view even better, and the price surprisingly reasonable. But only if you pay right away. Should you? Probably not. Sure, sometimes we stumble into deals because the other side needs to act fast. But usually...

Letters to the Editor

Celebrating Thanksgiving

Every year typically encompasses a few defining moments but the past 11 months have contained numerous world-changing, paradigm-shifting developments that are unimaginable; we’re not in an exceeding simulation that’s running every possibl...