Community Briefs – July 17, 2018


2018 LibDay sked out
The 2018 Liberation Day festivities will resume on July 17-21 at Garapan Fishing Base at 6pm with food, drinks, entertainment, games, BINGO, trivia giveaways, and more. Entertainment on July 17 will be Uraalii Carolinian dance group at 7pm, Guma Simiyan Mananaita Chamorro dance group at 7:50pm, Saipan Music & Dance Studio Philippines at 8:25pm, Nien Hotte at 9pm, and Tattoo at 9:30pm. For more information, visit (PR)

Lower Base Transfer Station, Marpi Landfill closed on Saturday
In observance of the 2018 Liberation Day parade, the Lower Base Transfer Station and the Marpi Landfill will be closed at 1:30pm on Saturday, July 21, 2018. However, both facilities will open through lunch (11:30am-12:30pm). Normal operations will resume on Monday, July 23, 2018.

MHS SY 2019 student orientations schedule
Marianas High School will be conducting their school year 2018-2019 Student Orientations. Schedules are as follow:

Incoming freshmen and new transfer students (all grade levels): Aug. 8, 2018, 9am-12pm – School Gym

Ongoing Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors: August 9, 2018 . 9am-11am -School Gym

Registration is ongoing. Students will need to furnish a copy of their birth certificate, an updated health certificate, an updated student insurance, a copy of their 8th grade diploma (incoming freshmen), an official transcript (if transferring from another high school) along with a completed registration form. Last day to register will be on July 26, 2018. (PR)

NMHC voucher program list to open July 23
Pursuant to Section 5.1[1] of the Northern Marianas Housing Corp.’s Section 8 Administrative Plan, this is to inform the general public that NMHC is opening its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program’s (HCVP) waiting list starting July 23, 2018. The waitlist will remain open until it reaches its maximum number of applicants. Interested families may pick up an application at the NMHC Main Office on Saipan or the Field Offices on Tinian and Rota, or visit our website at to download an application. Please submit your application in person at the NMHC Main Office on Saipan or the Field Offices on Tinian and Rota, from Monday through Friday (except holidays) between 8am and 4pm. NMHC is not accepting on-line submission of applications as of this time.

• NMHC Main Office Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
• Tinian Field Office Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
• Rota Field Office Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

NMHC Housing Specialists will review the applications and formally contact applicants to schedule an eligibility appointment. For more information, please contact NMHC at telephone numbers 234-6866 or 234-9446 (Saipan), 433-9213 (Tinian), or 532-9410 (Rota). (PR)

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