2024 Household Income & Expenditure Survey Begins January 2, 2024

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The Department of Statistics will launch the 2024 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) data collection will commence on January 2, 2024. A Government spokesperson said, “This island-wide survey is of critical importance to Bermuda as it collects information on all types of expenditure... Read more

Revelers Prepare To Pack Into Times Square For Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop

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AP NEW YORK — The confetti has been tested for airiness. The giant numerals – 2 0 2 4 – are in place. And the luminous ball, bedazzled with 2,688 crystal triangles, is fixed to the pole from which it makes its 60-second descent at 11:59pm. With throngs of revelers set to usher in the ne... Read more

New Zealand’s Auckland Is The First Major City To Ring In 2024

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AP AUCKLAND, New Zealand Auckland has become the first major city to ring in 2024, with thousands cheering a fireworks display sprouting from New Zealand’s tallest structure, Sky Tower, and a downtown light show. This year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations are overshadowed by the ongoing wars i... Read more

BWS Only A Slight Chance Of Rain Showers In Forecast For New Year’s Eve

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Forecasters at the Bermuda Weather Service say the forecast for the local area on New Year’s Eve, calls for a cloudy start with one or two showers around to end the year, as a few showers linger into the afternoon as troughing exits to the east while high pressure gradually builds in from the west... Read more

Advisory: Ministry Of Public Works Responds To Water Mains Failures Across Multiple Locations

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - "We understand the inconvenience and frustration caused by the disruption of water services in these areas," said Acting Minister of Public Works Michael Weeks, in response to issues with Government-owned water pipes. The Ministry of Public Works is actively add... Read more

Minister Of Health Donates Blood During The Holidays 

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda Earlier this week, Minister of Health Kim Wilson visited the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital to donate blood.  Minister Wilson said, “Donating blood during the holidays is a powerful way to spread joy and goodwill. The festive seas... Read more

Four Bermudians Named On King’s New Years Honours List

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda The following Bermudians have been recognized in the 2024 New Years Honours. Kimberley Durrant – for Public Service (London Office, Government of Bermuda) Roger Parris – for Services to the Community; Clarence “Sam” Santucci – for Services to the Co... Read more

Minister Applauds Peaceful Holiday Celebrations, Encourages Continued Safety For New Year’s

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News Release HAMILTON, Bermuda “I am grateful to our community that there were no reports of significant incidents of violence or tragedy during the Christmas and Boxing Day period," stated Minister of National Security Michael Weeks. "By and large, we maintained the essence of the holidays thr... Read more

Police Enjoy Relatively Quiet Christmas Holiday Weekend, With Only 15 Arrests

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Police enjoyed a relatively quiet Christmas holiday weekend, with only 15 arrests, including a man who was arrested on Christmas Day, after he wielded a knife and threatened to stab the responding officers. The call was repolrted as a domestic incident in the Beacon Hill Lane area of Sandys. ... Read more

Mum Returns ‘Ungrateful’ Daughter’s £128 Present After She Was Unable To Afford iPad

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MIRROR Online, LONDON, England, By Sam Elliott Gibbs A mum has left other parents divided after saying she has returned her daughter's Christmas present because the ungrateful girl 'threw a fit' as it wasn't what she wanted. She shared her family's festive story and said she had no regrets afte... Read more