Department of Corrections Name Carpentry Shop in Honour of James ‘Jimmy’ Pratt 

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News Release: Sunday, June 30, 2019 - Recently, the Department of Corrections (DoC) named the Farm Facility carpentry shop in honour of Mr James 'Jimmy' Pratt, for his many years dedicated service to the DoC, and inmates housed at the Farm Facility. Mr Pratt was joined by his wife, children, grand... Read more

Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship 2019 Recipients

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda, Sunday, June 30, 2019 - The Ministry of Health is pleased to announce the awardees of the 2019 Dr Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships. This year there were 9 successful new recipients. The Ministry receives a large number of applications every year. The calib... Read more

Police Appeal For Witnesses After Finding Damaged Car Abandoned Near Astwood Park

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Police are today appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle car crash that occurred just before midnight on Friday (June 28), after they found the vehicle abandoned near Astwood Park in Warwick. Police say the accident occurred around 11:45pm on on South Road in Warwick, near the junction with War... Read more

Bascome Seals Ninth Win With Close Decision to Defeat Lagumbay

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Bermuda's own Nikki Bascome emerged victorious in a close unanimous decision to defeat Filipino Alvin Lagumbay at the Victualling Yard in Dockyard last night. When it was all said and done, two judges scored the fight 77-75, the other - 78-74 in favour of Bascome. Mixed views being posted on s... Read more

Neletha Butterfield Featured as ‘International Literary Artist’ For Keynote Address in New York

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Bermuda's own Neletha 'Honey' Butterfield's recent invitation to attend the 6th Annual Black Women's Book Festival held in March to deliver a keynote "International Literary Artist" address, has made news headlines in New York. The article is featured in a recent edition of the Minority Reporter ... Read more

SAL: Workers Down Tools & Problem Solved in One Day

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Twenty workers employed by SAL downed tools at the Southampton plant at 7am on Friday morning and took their protest to the Devonshire branch in a dispute directed to the company's new CEO, Progressive Labour Party Senator Vance Campbell. Bermuda Real broke the story on FRESH TV early Friday morn... Read more

Travel+Leisure: Bermuda Will Host Its First Pride Parade This Year

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Bermuda's first-ever gay pride parade on August 31 is making international news headlines. In an article by Cailey Rizzo for Travel+Leisure, published on June 13, says the August 31 event comes "nine months after re-legalizing same-sex marriage in Bermuda. The article states: "Bermuda original... Read more

Man Arrested in Connection With Blue Hole Robbery

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A 42-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at Blue Hole Hill Park that saw a mother and her young son robbed by a "man brandishing a bladed article" on June 16. A police spokesman said the man was in custody pending further inquiries. Investigators still want to ta... Read more

Destination Dockyard Launches Second Season of Events on July 1, 2019

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Destination Dockyard returns for a second season on Monday (JULY 1) – featuring a great line-up of local entertainment and vendors. West End Development Corporation (WEDCO) has partnered with PinkSand Entertainment and the Bermuda Tourism Authority to run the event which will be held every Mond... Read more

Premier to Meet Gold Cup Team Members at Cabinet at Noon

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Members of the public may want to make their way to the Cabinet Building at 12 noon today, when Premier David Burt will meet the Gold Cup team members, who are back in Bermuda after their historic maiden victory in the Concacaf Gold Cup. We'll have more on that story later today.