Community Briefs – Jan. 28, 2014

Posted on Jan 28 2014


Marpi landfill hours on Jan. 29

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, the Marpi landfill will be opened from 7:30am to 11:30pm. It will be closed from 12pm to 3pm due to the disposal of unexploded explosive ordnance to be conducted by the Department of Public Safety. For your safety, stay away from the landfill and its surrounding areas. (PR)

Quota reached for ePassport appointments

Due to the limited capacity of its data capturing machine, the Philippine Consulate General in Agana, Guam, is limited to serving only 360 applicants for the appointment system for ePassport application for Saipan on Feb. 11-13, 2014. As of yesterday, there are already 360 applicants. Thus the consulate will not be able to accept additional applications. Other applicants are encouraged to avail of the next consular mobile service on Saipan.

For questions or clarifications regarding the mobile consular outreach, call the Consulate General at its toll free number (670) 682-2222. (PR)

MHS to host special PTSA meeting

All Marianas High School parents and teachers are invited to a special meeting of the Marianas High School Parent Teacher Association this Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6:30pm at the Pacific Islands Club Pavilion. There will be a presentation on campus improvements and vote on changes to the MHS PTA bylaws. Call 237-3206 or 664-3800 to confirm your attendance. (MHS)

Marpi closed off on Wednesday

The Department of Public Safety will be blocking off the northern part of Saipan, from Marpi north, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, from about 12pm to 3pm, to dispose of a significant collection of unexploded ordnance that has been collected by the department’s Explosive Response Team.

All visitors to these popular areas of the island are being urged to make arrangements to visit either in the morning before the 12pm deadline or after the operation has completed at 3pm.

Anyone with questions can contact the Explosives Response Team Operational Supervisor, Sgt. Anthony I. Macaranas at (670) 483-5818. (DPS)

Jun Dayao Dayao
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