Public Works: Bermuda Day Holiday Garbage Collection Update

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the Bermuda Day holiday, household waste that would normally be collected on Friday, May 27, will instead becollected on Saturday, May 28. The Waste Management Section has been working tirelessly over the past ... Read more

COVID Claims Another Life, 313 New Cases, 312 Active, 8 In KEMY

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ESadly, Bermuda recorded yet another COVID related death since May 18. Health Minister, Kim Wilson, while extending condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased, said the island recorded another 313 new cases in the latest round of 9,800 tests. According to the lastest update relea... Read more

DPT: Holiday Bus Schedule In Effect On Bermuda Day

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Public Transportation (DPT) is advising that its Holiday Bus Schedule will be in effect on Bermuda Day (May 27).  And for those travelling on the bus on Friday, the DPT encourages the public's patience as there will likely be some mild delays d... Read more

Police Investigate Two Early Morning Burglaries & P-Tech & The Terrace In City

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The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is currently investigating two early morning burlaries that occurred in the City of Hamilton overnight on Monday (May 23). Police say P-Tech on Reid Street,and the Terrace on Front Street, were both hit - P-Tech around 1:40am and the Terrace on Front Street around... Read more

HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bermuda Events

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Cabinet Office today outlined the events taking place to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. In the UK, The Platinum Jubilee Central Weekend takes place from June 2 – 5, and throughout the Commonwealth and the Overseas Territories there are nu... Read more

Police Investigating Evening Assault Tonight In Cedar Park Area

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Police reporting another evening assault tonight that occurred around 8:21pm (May 23) in rhe Cedar Park in Devonshire. "On arrival it was ascertained that two men had been involved in an altercation," a spokeswoman said. "One man has been transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital, via ambul... Read more

BPS Confirms Sixth Road Traffic Fatality For The Year

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The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) today sadly confirmed the sixth death recorded on Bermuda's roads to date, this year, after a 62-year-old succumbed to serious injuries sutained on Sunday (May 22). A police spokeswoman confirmed that the death of 52-year-old Robert Hudson, whose tragic loss of li... Read more

Record 420,000 Children A Month In England Treated For Mental Health Problems

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More than 400,000 children and young people a month are being treated for mental health problems – the highest number on record – prompting warnings of an unprecedented crisis in the wellbeing of under-18s. Experts say Covid-19 has seriously exacerbated problems such as anxiety, depression an... Read more

UK To Announce More Monkeypox Cases As Efforts Ramp Up To Contain Outbreak

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The Guardian: LONDON, England, By Ian Sample - Public health officials are to announce more UK monkeypox cases on Monday, as efforts ramp up to contain the first multinational outbreak of the virus that has led to cases in at least 14 countries. The unusual outbreak of the rare disease ... Read more

Public Works Continue Working To Clear Backlog Of Garbage

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works advised Sunday evening that Waste Management staff continue working to clear the backlog of garbage. It should be stressed that collection delays have been due to mechanical challenges being experienced with the trash truck fleet. ... Read more