Lorenzo Now a Powerful Category 4 Hurricane With Maximum Sustained Winds at 115 MPH

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Hurricane Lorenzo is now a powerful category four storm, packing maximum winds of 145 mph in the Atlantic, joining "the heap of storms" over the last few years "to break some sort of a record—this time, it’s the most intense hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic". While the storm ... Read more

Premier Provides Lengthy Update on BEDC Initiatives to Support Entrepreneurs

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The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) "has grown recently to a complement of 14 posts in order to meet the substantial increase in demand for new financial products introduced in the 2018-2019 fiscal year". Updating MPs "on the progress of initiatives being offered by the BEDC on Fr... Read more

House: Slight Decreases in Births & Resident Population Recorded in 2018

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For the first time in three years, Bermuda recorded a slight decrease in the number of births in 2018. According to the Annual Report of the Registry General, there 530 births recorded last year, representing a decrease of 46 or 7.9 percent over the 576 births recorded in 2017. "Al... Read more

BHB: 172 People Hospital Treatment in August Due to Road Traffic Accidents

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The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) reports 172 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents on Bermuda's roads. According to the latest statistics, the figures for the month of August show that of the 172 cases in the Emergency... Read more

House: Government Secures Agreement to Borrow $200 Million For Morgan’s Point

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[caption id="attachment_10163" align="alignleft" width="214"] Curtis Dickinson, Minister of Finance[/caption] Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson told MPs today that the Government has secured an agreement to borrow up to $200 million to cover the costs of the Morgan’s Point guarantee at the form... Read more

Police: Latest Van Fire in Pembroke Under Investigation, No Injuries Reported

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Police and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel responded to a reported van fire on Fentons Drive in Pembroke near the junction with Parsons Road around 12:05am Friday. Police say the white Nissan van involved was left parked and unattended. A spokesman said: "Firefighters extinguished ... Read more

Tourism Minister Celebrates Guest’s 26th Visit to Bermuda  

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Recently, the Minister of Tourism and Transport, Zane DeSIlva visited Sharon and Ed Reynolds and presented them with gifts as tokens of appreciation, to commemorate the couples 26th visit to Bermuda. Minister DeSilva said: "It was privilege to meet and show my ap... Read more

Planning Repair Fees Waived for Damages Caused by Hurricane Humberto & Tropical Storm Jerry

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Department of Planning is sensitive to the needs of the public regarding potential repairs to damaged property caused by the recent passing of Hurricane Humberto and Tropical Storm Jerry. Department of Planning technical officers are available to assist and ar... Read more

Official PGA Tour Tournament Preparations in Full Swing as One-Month Point Approaches

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda, September 27, 2019 - The Bermuda Championship hosted a hospitality sponsor workshop this morning, providing community partners a preview of what to expect tournament week at Bermuda’s first-ever PGA TOUR event. The inaugural Bermuda Championship is scheduled for O... Read more

Public Works Minister Defends Sand Contract Given to Zane DeSilva’s Company at Port Royal

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Public Works Minister Lieutenant Colonel David Burch disclosed today that the Tourism Minister's company won the contract to deliver sand to fill golf course bunkers with a bid that was 300 percent lower than its rival. Colonel Burch told MPs today that  Island Construction Services, led by Zane... Read more