Green Family Donates $15,000 Needed to Ship Relief Supplies to The Bahamas

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Following the appeal for donations to ship the remainder of hurricane relief supplies to the hurricane stricken islands of The Bahamas, the Green family has stepped in to cover the $15,000 shortfall in shipping costs. The decision to support the cause was made after National Security Minister Way... Read more

End-to-End Deadline for 2020 Event Extended Due to Hurricane Humberto

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The deadline for applications to qualify for donations from the 2020 End-to-End event has been extended due to Hurricane Humberto and the recent spate of storms in the Atlantic. The original deadline was Monday, September 30, at 5pm, but that has been extended to October 4, at 5pm. Anne Mell... Read more

Horticultural Waste Tipping Fees to be Reinstated Monday September 30

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public, that as of Monday, September 30, 2019, horticultural waste dumping or tipping fees will be reinstated. Please take all remaining trees and foliage to the Marsh Folly Facility before closing time on Saturday, Sep... Read more

Police Update: Yuval Abraham Apprehended In Greece

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The Bermuda Police Service confirmed tonight that a former chief financial officer of a Bermuda-based reinsurance firm accused in a $1.8 million fraud scheme has been apprehended overseas. Yuval Abraham, who worked at Hiscox, was arrested in Athens, Greece. A police spokesman said: "He is bein... Read more

One Communications: Approximately 800 Customers Still Offline

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Approximately 800 customers who subscribe to One Communications remain offline in the wake of outages caused by Hurricane Humberto. As of Thursday, a company spokesperson said: "Of this total, approximately 200 are affected by known issues being addressed by the field teams and are targeted to be... Read more

Belco: As of 10am Thursday 954 Customers Were Still Without Power

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Belco crews continue to work around the clock restoring power in the wake of Hurricane Humberto. As of 10am Thursday 964 customers were still without power or 2.7 percent. The remaining areas remain without power: Devoshire 234 Warwick 124 Hamilton 199 Paget 91 Smith's 83 P... Read more

Labour Minister Extends Support & Encouragement to new Trainees in Masonry Training Programme

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Earlier this week, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo shared some words of support and encouragement to the newest masonry apprenticeship programme trainees. The public will recall that the Department of Workforce Development (DWD)... Read more

Just Cleaners Notify Staff That Effective October 15 The Company Will Close

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Just Cleaners has notified staff that effective October 15, the company will shutdown operations. In a letter issued this month the company said it had "experienced significant difficulties over the past months". Despite "cost-cutting" efforts "in other areas" and "infrastructure changes", the... Read more

RBR Soldiers on Major Public Order & Security Training Exercise in The UK

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Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR) soldiers are currently in the UK at a training ground in Lydd, Kent, undergoing major public order and internal security training with the Royal Anglian Regiment (RAR). Lance Corporal Ryan Flood, 32, is one of about 100 soldiers engaged in the training exercise. Af... Read more

OUT Features Bermudians: ‘Meet The Faces of Bermuda’s First-Ever Pride’ Parade

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A host of Bermudians who participated in the first-ever Pride Parade are featured in an article published this week by OUT, an international website "for the most prominent voices of the LGBTQ+ community". The article, posted on September 24 by Raquel Willis says: "There were chants of solidarity... Read more