Community Briefs – March 26, 2019

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Posted on Mar 26 2019

Mahi-mahi Fishing Derby set
The Saipan Fishermen’s Association will hold the 15th Annual Mahi-mahi Fishing Derby on March 30, 2019.  Prizes will include $1,000 cash for first place, with remaining placement prizes to be announced.  The registration fee is $100 per boat, including one captain and one angler, and $10 for each additional angler. For more information, contact Marianas Visitors Authority community projects specialist Ray Villagomez at 1 (670) 664-3200/01 or rvillagomez@mymarianas.com. (MVA)

Weightlifting competition on Saipan
CNMI Weightlifting will hold a weightlifting competition on Saipan on May 18, 2019, at a time and place to be announced later. (PR)

NMI Museum, SSHS partner in carwash fundraiser
The CNMI Museum of History and Culture and Saipan Southern High School’s Student Council have partnered for a carwash fundraiser this Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 8am to 3pm. The SSHS Student Council is donating part of the proceeds from the carwash to the museum. Every carwash ticket bought would give the holder two free entries into the museum for a tour while they wait for their car to be washed and vacuumed. For more information about the carwash or for tickets call Elaiza Suarez at 783-0951, or Patsy Atalig at 788-2401. (PR)

Scheduled power interruptions
The Commonwealth Utilities Corp. would like to inform the public that there will be scheduled power interruptions on the following dates, times and locations:

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — 8am to 4pm
• Outage type: Sectionalized feeder outage on the Kiya 1 and Kiya 2 double distribution circuit
• Village location: As Terlaje
• Power service area(s) affected: As Terlaje and Fina Sisu • Water service area(s) affected: None
• Wastewater service area(s) affected: W-6 and W-8
• Work to be performed: Replace five (5) wooden poles with concrete poles

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 8am to 4pm
• Outage type: Sectionalized feeder outage on the Kiya 1 and Kiya 2 double distribution circuit
• Village location: As Terlaje, Lower Dandan, Airport Road
• Power service area(s) affected: Lower Dandan and Airport Road
• Water service area(s) affected: None
• Wastewater service area(s) affected: A-13 and A-14
• Work to be performed: Replace five wooden poles with concrete poles

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 8am to 1pm
• Outage type: Sectionalized feeder outage on the Feeder 1 and Feeder 3 double distribution circuit
• Village location: Garapan Middle Road
• Power service area(s) affected: Upper Navy Hill
• Water service area(s) affected: China Town, Upper and Lower Navy Hill, As Falape and Chalan Galaide
• Wastewater service area(s) affected: S-8
• Work to be performed: Replace one wooden pole with a concrete pole

Thursday, March 28, 2019 — 8am to 4pm
• Outage type: Sectionalized feeder outage on the Kiya 4 distribution circuit
• Village location: Susupe
• Power service area(s) affected: Susupe and Chalan Kanoa
• Water service area(s) affected: None
• Wastewater service area(s) affected: A-5 and A-11

Work to be performed: Replace five wooden poles with concrete poles
The purpose of the scheduled power interruptions is to de-energize utility lines and allow power line workers from the company Primary Source Electric to safely replace wooden poles with concrete ones.

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