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SIBILLY SCHOOL REPORT CARD DISTRIBUTION

Joseph Sibilly Elementary School will distribute report cards and have this month's PTSA meeting on Tuesday, April 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the school's cafeteria.

AUDITOR TO AG: CONSIDER PROSECUTION

The territory's inspector general has referred the Schneider administration's Dec. 30 lump-sum payments of about $380,000 in unpaid leave to the attorney general for review and possible action.

TRAVEL ALERT

A good book is a great travel companion. Fit a paperback in the pocket of my carry-on and I can fly away even if I'm grounded in some waiting area by circumstances beyond my control.

FIRED WORKERS TO RETURN TO POSTS

Dozens of workers who were fired by Gov. Charles W. Turnbull, ostensibly due to political ties to the former administration, got a temporary reprieve Monday when District Court Judge Raymond Finch ordered the governor to put them back to work. But at least one of those workers was sent home again Tuesday.

JORDAN COLUMNS MERIT REPLY

A reader disagrees with Frank J. Jordan's assessment of news coverage and journalistic approaches surrounding the Daily News' "Prosser bailout" package.

WHAT ARE WE THINKING?!

It is absolutely amazing that the 22nd Legislature, under the leadership of Sen. Lorraine L. Berry, granted $256,000 worth of raises a year to 152 central staff employees in October when senators knew our debt was topping $1 billion.

ALL'S STILL UNWELL AT BOVONI DUMP

Nothing has changed at the Bovoni landfill, but Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg says he will continue to hold meetings every six to eight weeks until it does.

TURNBULL SIGNS BILL AUTHORIZING BORROWING

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull on Monday signed into law the measure giving him power to shift funds to meet payroll and establish a $35 million line of credit with local banks to prevent another payless payday. His action came the same day government workers got their delayed paychecks.

PROPERTY TAX FORUMS TO BE HELD

Lt. Gov. Gerard Luz James II has announced that his office will hold a series of public forums on property tax issues beginning Monday, April 12.
The Office of the Tax Assessor, under the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, is responsible for assessing all real property in the territory. Real property tax bills are issued in mid-May and become due June 30.

DONASTORG SEEKS SUPPORT FOR PSC HEARING

In a bid to convince Senate President Vargrave Richards to have the Committee of the Whole review controversial practices of the Public Services Commission, Sen. Adlah "Foncie" Donastorg is circulating a petition to his 14 colleagues seeking support for a hearing.

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