Public Works Minister Updated on Once-a-Week Garbage Collection & Five New Trucks

Environment   |   

Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch met with senior members of the Waste Management team to assess the current collection schedule earlier today. During the meeting the team reviewed the survey results from the front line workers and Minister Burch received an update on the once a... Readmore

Latest BHeC Report Shows $20 Million Increase in Bermuda’s Health Spending in 2016-17

Health   |   

Not that it's a surprise as health care costs have been skyrocketing for some time, with ongoing warnings that it will become unsustainable, but according to the Bermuda Health Council's latest report, Bermuda recorded a $20 million increase in health spending in 2016-17. The 2018 National Health... Readmore

Police Inquiries Underway: Aggravated Burglary at Pompano Beach Club

News   |   

Police detectives are currently conducting inquiries into a reported aggravated burglary that occurred at Pompano Beach Club in Southampton early Sunday morning (January 20th). A spokesman said: "It appears that an intruder – described as an approximately 6 foot tall black male in his early to m... Readmore

Senator Hayward: ‘Government is Working Hard to Ensure That as Economy Grows Bermudians Will Not be Left Behind

Opinion   |   

The following statement was issued this morning by Senator Jason Hayward, Junior Minister of Education  As the government seeks to grow and diversify our economy, we must ensure that our youth have every opportunity to be full participants in the economy of today and tomorrow’s Bermuda. Whethe... Readmore

Bermuda Skyport Takes Over Former Telford Electric Magic Mile

Sports   |   

St. George’s, Bermuda, January 21, 2019 – Bermuda Skyport is the new sponsor of the former Telford Electric Magic Mile, now called Skyport Magic Mile. The event, in its 24th year, will be held on February 23 at the National Sports Centre. It isorganized by the Bermuda Pacers Track Club and sa... Readmore

Indulge, Treat Yourself in February for Inaugural Spa Month

Community   |   

Hamilton, Bermuda (January 22, 2019) – Locals can book select half-price treatments at seven of the island’s luxury spas, taking advantage of a new initiative led by the Bermuda Tourism Authority to encourage travellers to visit the island for Spa Month. Hot stone massages, soothing aloe vera... Readmore

Shadow Minister of Finance on Pre-Budget Report

News   |   

The following statement was issued today by Shadow Minister of Finance Nick Kempe This PLP Government is again raising taxes on Bermudians without sharing sacrifices by curtailing its own spending and has failed in its platform promise to balance the budget by 2019. Increasing taxes when the e... Readmore

New Taxes Expected in 2019-2020 Budget on February 22

News   |   

[caption id="attachment_10433" align="alignleft" width="520"] Curtis Dickinson, Minister of Finance[/caption] New taxes could be in the pipeline for the 2019-20 Budget, the Minister of Finance said yesterday. February 22, 2019 is Budget Day and new taxes look set to take place according to Fin... Readmore

BHB: High Number of People Being Admitted With Complications From Suspected & Confirmed Flu

Health   |   

The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) issued an advisory today following a high number of people suffering with complications caused by the flu, with some patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. In a statement released today, Dr Michael Richmond, Chief of Staff and Acting CEO, said: "What is mos... Readmore

Police: Injured 83-Year-Old Pedestrian Stable on a General Ward

News   |   

An 83-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a car outside Quickie Lickie Laundromat is today listed in stable condition on a general ward at King Edward VII Hospital. Police say the accident occurred around 11am on Monday, January 21 as the Hamilton Parish man was walking along the sidewalk in fron... Readmore