Tropical Storm Leslie to Bring Strong to Gale Force Winds Starting Tonight

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Forecasters at the Bermuda Weather Service say we're in for some strong winds over the next three days as a result of Tropical Storm Leslie. This latest storm is expected to re-intensify as a hurricane around Tuesday but it's not expected to come within 600 miles of Bermuda. Leslie will b... Read more

But Will It Really Strip The FAT Off Sugar With This New Sugar Tax by OBA MP Michael Dunkley

Opinion   |   

On Monday, October 1st, the first phase of the Sugar Tax comes into effect with the implementation of a 50 percent tax on selected sugary items, to be followed by phase two next April when the tax will be raised to 75 percent.   While I have always declared my interest, it is important to onc... Read more

Premier Responds to 2018 Bermuda Business Confidence Index

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Premier and Minister of Finance, David Burt today commented on the 2018 Bermuda Business Confidence Index which was released last week.   In a statement released this afternoon, he noted that the report "highlights economic and external factors impacting Bermuda businesses and the confide... Read more

PLP C2 ‘Mother-Daughter Soirée’ Exceeds Expectations

Community   |   

The Inaugural Progressive Labour Party Constituency 2 'Mother-Daughter Soirée at Rosewood, Tucker’s Point- exceeded expectations last week, by celebrating the significant contribution to Bermuda through the PLP by our women leaders.     A spokesman said: "It was most poignant tha... Read more

Health: Celebrating Wellness at Barr’s Bay Park

Health   |   

The Department of Health hailed their four-hour “Celebrating Wellness” event yesterday a huge success. People enjoyed a wide variety of family friendly activities on land at the Barr’s Bay Park on Pitt’s Bay Road.  and tried gig rowing on a pilot gig, a six-oared rowing boat. The ... Read more

‘Serenade of the Seas’ Makes Inaugural Visit to Bermuda

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The Serenade of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (RCCL) ship, made its inaugural visit to Bermuda yesterday, 26 September. The Serenade of the Seas arrived yesterday morning from Boston for a two-night stay at the Royal Naval Dockyard. This visit is the first of three calls to Bermuda this ... Read more

TCD Advisory: Tractor Trailers & Self-Propelled Construction Machines on Prohibited Road Use

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The Transport Control Department is reminding owners of tractor trailers and self-propelled construction machines that road use is prohibited every Monday to Friday during the following hours: 7:45 am - 9:15 am 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm This restriction does not apply to container trucks that do ... Read more

Premier Burt Due Back Tonight From New York for Meetings & Concordia Summit

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[caption id="attachment_5937" align="alignleft" width="384"] Premier Burt speaking Live on Bloomberg Radio in NYC, Thursday, May 3, 2018[/caption] Premier and Minister of Finance, David Burt travelled to New York City yesterday afternoon, where he held a series of meetings and participated in two e... Read more

Woman Charged With Causing Death of Rakai Augustus by Dangerous Driving

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A 30-year-old Bermudian woman was formally charged with causing the death of a man by dangerous driving in Magistrates' Court this morning. Kelly-Ann Damasio stands accused of causing the death of Rakai Augustus. Mr Augustus, 30, died on Wellington Street in St George’s last October. H... Read more

Police to Host Community Meetings Starting Wednesday in Devonshire

Community   |   

Members of the police Central Community Action Team will host a new set of community outreach clinics, starting tomorrow at Lindo's in Devonshire from noon until 3:30pm. Members of the community were urged to come out and express their concerns and receive information on crime prevention and... Read more