LF Wade International Airport Celebrates Roof Wetting

News   |   

St George's, Bermuda, January 24, 2019 - A traditional Bermudian roof wetting celebration marked the occasion with pours from a special bottle of Gosling’s Black Seal Rum by Minister of Tourism & Transport, Zane DeSilva, Skyport President Aaron Adderley, Canadian Commercial Corporation Preside... Read more

Minister Meets with 2019 Writer-in-Residence

Community   |   

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo, met with Bermuda's 2019 Writer-in-Residence and guest author Andrea Stuart on Thursday. Ms Stuart is on the island to facilitate a three-week Writer-In-Residence programme which is intended to encourage 14 local writers to develop the... Read more

BTA: New Opportunity For Entrepreneurs, Along Front Street

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Hamilton, Bermuda (January 24, 2019) – A local vendor is sought to operate a rooftop concession along the Hamilton waterfront that is geared to visitors, according to a Request for Proposal published on the Bermuda Tourism Authority website. The new business opportunity will sit atop the soon-to-o... Read more

Minister on Vaccinations: ‘Distinguish Fact From Fiction’

Health   |   

Following outbreaks of Measles and other infectious diseases in other regions, Health Minister Kim Wilson today urged parents to ensure that their family members are vaccinated, particularly when it comes down to the immunization of infants and completing the vaccination schedule through to adultho... Read more

Police: Motorcyclist Injured in Car Collision Treated & Discharged

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A 49-year-old St George's man injured in a two vehicle collision in Sandys Parish man yesterday, has been treated and released from King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. Police say the accident occurred around 7pm on Wednesday, January 23 when the motorcyclist, who was travelling along Somerset Road ... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

Police Inquiries Underway: Aggravated Burglary at Pompano Beach Club

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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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more