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The Ministry of Transport has ordered another set of 40 electric buses, in an environmental bid to trim $10.6M off their budget with an anticipated "12-year life span" for the new vehicles. Since the first "30 electric pink and blue public buses arrived on our shores last spring, "operating the ... Read more

New York City Bracing For ‘Brutal’ Arctic Wind Chill: ‘It Means Business’

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, By Peter Sblendorio - Wicked wind chill is bearing down on New York. Temperatures in the city are expected to approach single digits Friday into Saturday, with powerful winds making it feel even colder, meteorologists say. The freezing conditions are the result ... Read more

PART Launches Anonymous Survey To Guage ‘Concern Regarding Protected Areas In Bermuda

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The Planning Applications Review Team (PART) has initiated an anonymous online survey to "the effectiveness of land protective zonings in The Bermuda Plan", The alliance of environmental advocacy groups and individuals came together in 2019 due to concerns regarding the effectiveness of land pro... Read more

Septage Disposal Operation To Take Place at Marsh Folly

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works advises that it will begin its Biannual Septage Disposal Operations commencing Monday, January 23 until Friday, January 27. As a result of these operations, residents near the Marsh Folly Composting facility may encounter unpleasant o... Read more

Public Encouraged To Continue Submitting Feedback On Draft Blue Prosperity Plan

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - While the initial phase of public consultation extended to December 31, 2022, is complete, the Ministry of Home Affairs encourages the public to continue submitting their feedback on the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan via email to environment@gov.bm or th... Read more

Christmas Tree Collection Advisory

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works reminds the public that the Christmas tree collection will be held on Saturday, January 14 and again on Saturday, January 21. The public is advised to adhere to the following Christmas Tree Collection schedule: West End Christmas ... Read more

Public Works: Weekend Garbage Collection Delays Due To ‘Mechanical Failures’

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Mechanical crews were scheduled to "work through the night to restore more garbage trucks into service" this weekend. This after the Ministry of Public Works Waste Management Section advised residents yesterday (Dec 30) that they are "currently experiencing delays in collecting garbage this weeke... Read more

Western NY Death Toll Rises To 28 From Cold, Storm Chaos

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Associated Press; BUFFALO, NY, By Carolyn Thompson — Buffalo residents hovered around space heaters, hunted for cars buried in snow drifts and looked for more victims Monday, after 28 people died in one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit western New York. The rest of the Un... Read more

Death Toll From Historic Blizzard In western NY Rises To 27

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New York Daily News: The death toll from the treacherous blizzard that hit the city of Buffalo, N.Y. over the holiday weekend has risen to 27 across the western N.Y. region, authorities said Monday. That number is likely to rise in the coming days, as thousands of homes and businesses across the ... Read more

Garbage Collection Starts Up Again For West End Residents Tomorrow, December 27, 2022

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West end residents were advised just before Christmas that garbage collection starts up again tomorrow (Dec 27) on Wednesday, instead of Monday, with more changes scheduled next week. Garbage usually collected on Tuesday will be collected on Thursday. Trash collected on Wednesday will be picke... Read more