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Community Briefs – February 7, 2019

Posted on Feb 07 2019


Free probate workshop on Rota today

The Marianas Office of Micronesian Legal Services Corp. will be hosting a series of probate workshops. These are intended as community legal education to help people in the CNMI understand the probate process. The first workshop on Rota will be held today, Feb. 7, 2019, at 11am at the Sinapalo Youth Center and will focus on where to start for probate when a loved-one dies. The workshops are free. Call MLSC at 234-7729 for more information. (PR)

PTSA meeting for Kagman schools

This is to inform all parents, guardians, and the community that the Kagman cluster of schools will be having a Parents Teachers Students Association meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at 5:3pm in the Kagman High School cafeteria. Call the schools at 237-3921, 664-4100, or 664-3911 if you have any questions or concerns. (PR)

USDA RD rep on island today

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development representative will be on island today, Feb. 7, 2019, from 10am to 4:30pm to assist Rural Development clients. If you may have any inquiries regarding the program, stop by the Northern Marianas Housing Corp. office in Garapan. (PR)

Military trainings set

ASAN, Guam—The U.S. Air Force and Navy will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla on Feb. 9-10, from 5-9pm. It is recommended the public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories. The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be in a 12-nautical mile radius of the island. (PR)

Emergency power interruptions

The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. would like to inform the public that there will be scheduled power interruptions today, Feb. 7, 2019, from 2pm to 6pm.

• Outage type: Sectionalized feeder outage on the Feeder 7 distribution circuit
• Village location: As Matuis
• Area(s) affected: Entire San Roque and As Matuis
• Water well(s) affected: Marpi Quarry Wells
• Water Interruption: Entire As Matuis, San Roque, Tanapag, and Puerto Rico
• Wastewater lift station(s) affected: SR-1, SR-2 and SR-3
• Pole Replacement(s): Three

The purpose of the emergency power interruptions is to de-energize utility lines and allow power line workers from the CUC contracting company, Primary Source Electric, to safely replace wooden poles with concrete poles in As Matuis villages. The emergency power interruption is part of CUC’s resiliency program aimed at hardening and strengthening the CUC power distribution system that was affected by Super Typhoon Yutu.

Because of the scale of work that will be performed, CUC asks travelers to take alternate routes or to exercise caution when driving through the working area. (PR)

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