Tropical Storm Warning Issued For US East Coast Ahead Of Potential Cyclone, Forecasters Say

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AP MIAMI, Florida — The National Hurricane Center announced “Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen” on Thursday morning. The disturbance was located about 370 miles (595 kilometers) southeast of Charleston, South Carolina, forecasters said, and moving north at 9 mph (15 kph). Maximum sustained w... Read more

Michael DeLeon Receives PSEA Award For August

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda This week (Sept 18), the Premier recognized Michael DeLeon, Operations Manager at the Department of Public Transport, as the recipient of the August Public Service Excellence Award (PSEA). As the community is aware, the PSEA is a programme that recognizes Public Off... Read more

Mass General Brigham Donates Healthy & Dietary Friendly Snacks To Eliza Dolittle Society

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda Following their participation in a local event, Mass General Brigham has donated hundreds of healthy and dietary friendly snack bars to the Eliza Dolittle Society (TEDS). The charity focuses their resources on supporting those on island who are dealing with food insec... Read more

Backyard Birds Featured In New Commemorative Stamp Series

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda The Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office is proud to present a new commemorative stamp issue, “ Backyard Birds”, release date of Thursday, September 21, 2023. Today, nine songbird species live in backyards across the Bermuda archipelago.  Of these, ... Read more

Minister Shares Bermuda’s Commitment To Sound Governance In Managing Natural Resources

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to advise that the Deputy Premier and Minister of Home Affairs, the Honourable Walter Roban, JP, MP, represented Bermuda overseas at international events held in New York, NY, on September 17 and 18, 2023. On Sunday, September... Read more

Bermuda Golf Association Launches New Junior Programme

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Bermuda Golf Association (BGA) today announces the creation of a new junior golf programme in partnership with international golf educators, Operation 36 (Op 36). The programme, beginning on the 25th of September, is open to children between the ages of 7 to... Read more

Bermuda Job Market Employment 598 Jobs Added To Economy In 2022 & Incomes Increased By 2.6%

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda Today, the Minister of Economy and Labour, Jason Hayward, released the 2023 editions of The Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs and Tabulation Set publications from the Department of Statistics.  The 2022 Employment Survey reference week was August 28 to Sept... Read more

A Black Student Was Suspended For His Hairstyle. The School Says It Wasn’t Discrimination

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AP MONT BELVIEU, Texas — A Black high school student in Texas has served more than two weeks of in-school suspensions for wearing twisted dreadlocks to school. When he arrived Monday with the same hairstyle, he was suspended again, his mother said. Darryl George, a junior at Barbers Hill High S... Read more

NYC Day Care Operator Tried To Cover Up Fentanyl Operation Before 1-year-old’s Death, Feds Allege

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APNEW YORK, BY Jake Offenhartz — The owner of a New York City day care center where a 1-year-old child died after being exposed to fentanyl took steps to cover up her involvement in a sprawling drug operation, even as medics rushed to treat several children in her care who were poisoned by the o... Read more

Double Doctors Strike: What NHS Services Will Be Hit? And Why Medics Fear Patients Are At Risk?

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Mail Online: By Emily Craig — Consultants have taken to picket lines today in their ongoing row with the Government over pay. The senior medics walked out of hospitals across England at 7am this morning as part of a 48-hour strike and are providing a stripped-back 'Christmas Day' leve... Read more