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Hundreds of teachers file Hay pay grievances

Civil Service hearing set for March

HUNDREDS of Gua...

GMH board agrees rates should increase but puts off decision

GMH board agrees rates should increase but puts off decision

GUAM Memorial Hospital’s board of trustees agreed ...

Library board still without members

Library board still without members

FOR as long as she’s been part of the Guam Public ...

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Colleagues remember former museum curator Anthony ‘Tony’ Ramirez

COLLEAGUES remember the late Anthony “Tony” Ramire...

Rape trial of former public school teacher now with the jury

Rape trial of former public school teacher now with the jury

Prosecution: ‘Don’t let it be a little secret anym...

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    Farmers market a welcome project

    The benefits of developing the local food-growing industry are numerous. Local produce is fresher, more nutritious and tastier than that shipped thousands of miles. And money spent on food grown on Guam will stay on Gu Read more...

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    Safety instead of raises

    Among their complaints, it was noted that no police officer has been at the Yigo police koban since it was opened on Dec. 16, 2014. Yigo is the island’s second largest village.The money that has been designated to pa Read more...

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    Harmon facility one more sign of progress

    Those kudos go to the U.S. District Court of Guam. After decades of indecision, and thus inaction, from the government of Guam, Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, responding to an action brought by the U.S. Environmental Read more...

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    Military training not done properly

    Just as concerning was the failure of our leaders to properly inform the public at large and to safely prepare for the invasion of Hagåtña. U.S. military policy MCO3570.1C, DoD policy 3150.03D and 1322.28, requires t Read more...

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    The Christmas bandit 2014

    In this season of joy, with the red and the green.Retirees dreaming all snug in their bedsWhile COLAs and tax refunds dance in their heads.From the soundest of sleeps, I awoke with a start –And there on the lawn was Read more...

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    Take it to court

    After all, in that letter I had merely suggested that the board exercise the authority which Judge Lamorena had granted it (and which the board had actively sought) to prioritize payment of benefits among various class Read more...

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    Farmers market a welcome project

    The benefits of developing the local food-growing industry are numerous. Local produce is fresher, more nutritious and tastier than that shipped thousands of miles. And money spent on food grown on Guam will stay on Gu Read more...

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    Safety instead of raises

    Among their complaints, it was noted that no police officer has been at the Yigo police koban since it was opened on Dec. 16, 2014. Yigo is the island’s second largest village.The money that has been designated to pa Read more...

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    Harmon facility one more sign of progress

    Those kudos go to the U.S. District Court of Guam. After decades of indecision, and thus inaction, from the government of Guam, Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, responding to an action brought by the U.S. Environmental Read more...

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    Military training not done properly

    Just as concerning was the failure of our leaders to properly inform the public at large and to safely prepare for the invasion of Hagåtña. U.S. military policy MCO3570.1C, DoD policy 3150.03D and 1322.28, requires t Read more...

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    The Christmas bandit 2014

    In this season of joy, with the red and the green.Retirees dreaming all snug in their bedsWhile COLAs and tax refunds dance in their heads.From the soundest of sleeps, I awoke with a start –And there on the lawn was Read more...

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    Take it to court

    After all, in that letter I had merely suggested that the board exercise the authority which Judge Lamorena had granted it (and which the board had actively sought) to prioritize payment of benefits among various class Read more...

GIRMAC holds first motocross of the year

GIRMAC holds first motocross of the year

(GIRMAC) – Guam’s motocross racers and fans were r...

XTERRA Guam Trail Run #2

XTERRA Guam Trail Run #2

(PIVOT) – XTERRA will hold its Guam Trail Run #2 f...

2015 KTF 5K beneficiaries announced

2015 KTF 5K beneficiaries announced

(PMCF) – The Pay-Less Markets Community Foundation...

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Guam International Raceway launches new website

(GRF) – The Guam Racing Federation has announced t...

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Guam Army Guard’s IBU wins first TAG Cup event of 2015

(GUNG) – The Army Guard’s IBU, or “Itty-Bitty-Unit...

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Harmon transfer station opens
Glenn Leon Guerrero, left, acting director of the Department of Public Works, and other solid waste stakeholders participate in the ceremonial opening of the gate to the new household hazardous waste facility and Harmon Residential Transfer Station yesterday in Harmon Industrial Park. The opening of the facility is part of the federal solid waste consent decree.
Photo by Norman Taruc / For Variety

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BY JOYLYN MUNOZ

Investing in real estate

Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 03:00am

Investing in real estate has become more popular over the last 50 years and has become a common investment vehicle. Although the real estate market has plenty of opportunities for making big gains, buying and owning real estate could be much more complicated than investing in stocks and bonds. Today I will provide you with fiv...

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BY BRUCE G. KAROLLE

Blessed are the peacemakers

Friday, 23 Jan 2015 03:00am

The most troubling and obvious conflicts lie outside of the United States, geographically speaking; however, they deeply involve American foreign policy. They are in the Muslim world. The current battles are in the Middle East, in Iraq and Afghanistan. Both are American war areas.In Iraq, a country defined by Britain and Franc...

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BY PAM EASTLICK

Dinos and eggs

Scientists have recently discovered a close relative of Tyrannosaurus rex. We ...


BY MARY C. TORRES

From Selma to Hagåtña

With the recent celebration of the Martin Luther King holiday, it is appropria...


BY EILEEN BENAVENTE-BLAS

Robbery prompts extra caution

He finished before late morning and left the bush cutter and leaf blower on ou...


BY MICHAEL BEVACQUA

Adios, Joe

As a former student and colleague of Joe, and someone who had countless conver...


BY KYLE MANDAPAT

Coloring in Guam

The good news is the weather is clearing up and the sun is shining. If it went...




GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Helping hands for the homeless

Monday, 19 Jan 2015 03:00am

They told me that they go back and forth between that building and the beach. Both used to have jobs but had health issues. One man’s feet were swollen and he explained they hurt so much that he couldn’t continue working. The other had bad knees. Both looked like they needed medical attention. I had stopped to speak with t...

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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Join prayer for peace

Monday, 17 Nov 2014 03:00am

There’s a plaque on my desk that reminds me every day to look to the Lord for guidance in all I do as a governor, father, husband, son and brother.It’s a very simple wooden plaque. On it is etched one word: pray.I grew up in the Catholic faith and as a Christian I believe that when two or more of us get together in prayer,...

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BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Fulfilling a Chamorro dream

In 1995, they started applying to live on the land our ancestors left us. Some...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Believe in Guam; express yourself; grow your talent

What strikes me the most, beyond our shared histories and cultures, is the tal...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Another successful school year

Spring is a time for growth, rebirth and graduations. On our little slice of h...


BY GOV. EDDIE CALVO

Grow with Guam

Kim Solomon, a teacher at George Washington High School, said, “A lot of peo...


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Guam is growing; grow with Guam

Thank you for this opportunity to speak with you today. The governor and I are...