Premier Welcomes 11th Annual Rocket Pitch Winners

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News Release, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 - Yesterday, Premier David Burt welcomed to the Cabinet Office, winners of the 11th Annual Rocket Pitch competition put on by the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). The Rocket Pitch competition was launched in 2008 as part of t... Read more

Open Your Heart Foundation Gears Up & For Seventh Annual Free Boxing Day Extravaganza at SCC

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The countdown is now officially on for the team of volunteers behind an all-free event hosted for the seventh consecutive year this year on Boxing Day by Open Your Heart Foundation (OHYF). The 2018 Boxing Day Extravaganza is all set to begin at 11am on Wednesday, December 26 at Somerset Cricket C... Read more

Police: Man Arrested After Altercation in the Spanish Point, Pembroke Area

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A 26-year-old Pembroke man and a 38-year-old man also from Pembroke, who apparently are neighbours, are at the centre of another police investigation into the stabbing of one man and another man arrested in connection with the incident. A police spokesman said the incident occurred around 2:30pm on... Read more

Regulatory Authority on Electricity Sector Service Standards

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News Release December 18, 2018: Hamilton, Bermuda – Bermuda’s electricity sector will soon be guided by Service  Standards set by the Regulatory Authority (Authority).   A draft General Determination (GD) and Order for Service Standards is currently open for public consultation ... Read more

OBA MP Sylvan Richards: ‘Thank You, Minister Caines For Clearing Up The Backlog of Work Permits’

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Shadow Home Affairs Minister sylvan Richards today publlicly thanked Government for clearing a backlog of work permit applications thereby recognizing the importance of guest workers to Bermuda. "I had tabled Parliamentary questions asking how many work permits were granted from september to Nove... Read more

Police Issue Safety Reminder After Truck Driver Injured by Piece of Lumber as Pictures Go Viral

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The Bermuda Police Service issued a public safety reminder today after a truck driver was inured in an incident that occurred on St John’s Road in Pembroke near the junction with Marsh Folly Road Monday morning (December 17th). A police spokesman said the incident occurred around 11:20am, where p... Read more

Ministry of Education on Prospect Primary Playground Repairs

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 The Ministry of Education would like to provide the public with an update on the status of the Prospect Primary playground equipment. As part of ongoing school repairs and maintenance schedule, the Department of Education is currently working on repairs to the Prospect Primary s... Read more

BTA: Tourism Media Partnership Scores Big With Bermuda Small Businesses

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Hamilton, Bermuda (December 17, 2018) – A partnership between the Bermuda Tourism Authority and Garden & Gun magazine cast a publicity spotlight on some of the island’s creative minds. Six local entrepreneurs and tastemakers are in the December/January issue and featured on the Garden & ... Read more

BELCO: Two-Roads-Closed-For-More-Than-a-Year-For-Redevelopment

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The Bermuda Electric Light Company announced today that two roads will be closed for more than a year while the North Power Plant is constructed at Belco. Tribe Road #2, between St John’s Road and Cemetery Road; and Cemetery Road, between Cemetery Lane and the bridge to Gorham’s Limited, will... Read more

Parents Advised They Will Not Get Report Cards on Student Performance in December 2018

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The Department of Education has advised that students in public schools will not receive report cards until next year. A Government spokeswoman said: "In response to feedback from key stakeholder groups inclusive of the Bermuda Union of Teachers and school principals, the Department of Education ... Read more