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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The island’s first annual FunkFit Games will be held this Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the Tafuna Veterans Stadium from 8:30a.m to 2:00p.m. The highly anticipated event is free to enter and will feature a range of local food vendors and children’s bounce houses...
Large pool of stagnant water near Hope House and in front of the cemetery in Ottoville
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Another round of heavy rain left behind stagnant water near Hope House and in front of the cemetery in Ottoville. And the large pool of water got higher and wider early yesterday morning following yet more heavy rain. This large pool of water has been this way for months...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man was arrested by police two weeks ago for allegedly assaulting a man who allegedly attempted to break into his vehicle parked in front of an Asian store in the Tafuna area. Tofiga Asalele made his initial appearance in court two weeks ago. He is charged with 3rd...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has established the government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, charged with planning the distribution of a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus once it becomes available. The governor announced during Wednesday’s cabinet meeting at the...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG Coronavirus Task Force chairman Iulogologo Joseph Pereira said that any request by Samoa for re-opening of air and ocean passenger service between the two Samoas has “not been filtered down to the task force.” Iulogologo was responding to Samoa News’ request for...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A 45-year-old man from Vaitogi is now in custody on the allegation that he dragged his girlfriend inside a vehicle and assaulted her, in July of 2019. Faamanu Ualesi, the defendant in this case, was arrested when he became involved in a Public Peace Disturbance (PPD). It...
Road work at Mesepa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The almost completed road project at Mesepa — funded with local money under the Small Village Fund, which is included under the Governor’s Special Program, is designed to solve the water run off problem in the area. “This road is literally not possible to drive through...
The Feleti Barstow Public Library (FBPL)
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Feleti Barstow Public Library (FBPL)  is “closed until further notice due to unforeseen building maintenance issues,” Territorial Librarian Justin H. Maga said in a brief statement on Tuesday. “We hope to have this issue resolved soon. We apologize for any...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through a memo issued Tuesday this week, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga told cabinet members that overtime is suspended unless there are emergencies requiring overtime, and overtime is allowed only if it’s pre-approved. Under the administration’s long-standing policy, all...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man was arrested last month after he allegedly stabbed another man with a kitchen knife during a drinking session at Utulei Beach. Several police officers responded to a call from Utulei Beach regarding an alleged incident where a man was injured after he was stabbed...

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