What Would Happen Without A Leap Day? More Than You Might Think

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AP: NEW YORK, By Leanne Italie — Leap year. It’s a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why? Have a look at some of the numbers, history and lore behind the (not quite) every-four-year phenomenon that adds a 29th day to February. BY THE NUMBERS T... Read more

TA ‘Chris’ Spencer Appointed Director Of Transport Control Department

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Head of the Public Service, Cherie Whitter, announced the appointment of T A 'Chris' Spencer as the Director of the Transport Control Department (TCD). In his capacity as Director of TCD, Mr Spencer will operate under the guidance of the Permanent Secretary... Read more

PLP Announces Drum Major Award Recipients

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - On Sunday March 3, The Progressive Labour Party will be hosting our 61st Annual Founder’s Day and Drum Major Awards. While the keynote speaker has been already announced to be Lt Col David Burch, we would also like to announce our Drum Major Awards. Recipients of ... Read more

Legislation To Protect Employees Tips & Other Gratuities Comes Into Effect On March 1

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Economy and Labour wishes to remind the public that the Employment (Protection of Employee Tips and Other Gratuities) Amendment Act 2023 (the “Amendment Act”) and the Procedural Guidance for determining the distribution of tips and other gratuit... Read more

Oprah Winfrey To Leave Board Of Weight Watchers

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BBC News: By Peter Hoskins - Oprah Winfrey is to leave the board of Weight Watchers, in a fresh blow to a company struggling to compete against the popularity of weight-loss drugs. The US celebrity, who has been on the firm's board since 2015, said she would not stand for re-election at its n... Read more

Bermuda Housing Trust ‘Maintains A Constant Waiting List Of 100 Applicants’ For Housing

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At any given time, the Bermuda Housing Trust maintains a constant waiting list of 100 applicants looking to secure housing for seniors. This from Public Works Minister Lt Col David Burch, who said: "Bear in mind that the Trust does not entertain applications until people reach the age of 65 ... Read more

OBA: How Did The Consultancy Budget Escalate From Almost $17 Million Under The OBA?

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The following statement was released by Opposition Leader Jarion Richardson - One Bermuda Alliance... The budget debate has revealed that last year the PLP Government splashed out over $40 million of taxpayers’ money on consultants. It has more than doubled what the OBA budgeted for consultants... Read more

US Consulate General Explores Historic Heritage Sites With Dignitaries & Community Leaders

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - To commemorate Black History Month, the US Consulate General invited Bermuda government and community leaders on a group walking tour of the Spittal Pond Nature Reserve to visit landmarks connected to the enslavement, resistance, and empowerment of people of African... Read more

Ultra-Processed Food Linked To 32 Harmful Effects To Health, Review Finds

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The Guardian, LONDON, England, By Andrew Gregory - Ultra-processed food (UPF) is directly linked to 32 harmful effects to health, including a higher risk of heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, adverse mental health and early death, according to the world’s largest review of its kind. The fi... Read more

Orange Bay Company Expands Its Footprint With The Launch Of A New Designer Showroom

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - Orange Bay Company, Bermuda's premier destination for luxury consignment and curated fashion,  has announced the opening  of its newest Designer Showroom. This latest addition marks a significant milestone for the company, now boasting three meticulously curated s... Read more