Bermuda’s First Female Premier Joins International Speakers for Major Conservation Conference

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[caption id="attachment_10916" align="alignleft" width="310"] Dame Pamela Gordon Banks, First Female Premier of Bermuda[/caption] News Release: February 201, 2019 -  Bermuda's first female Premier, Dame Pamela Gordon Banks will join a host of local and international speakers and panelists at a ... Read more

Public Works: Overtime Cut by More Than Half From $1.2 Million to $320,000 With Five New Garbage Trucks

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Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch told MPs that overtime costs have been reduced by more than half from $1.2 million to $320,000 over the past 18 months, with the number of injuries and vehicle accidents down since staff "no longer regularly work into the evening hours". Speaki... Read more

DENR Successfully Repatriated 4,000 Endemic Bermuda Land Snails to Bermuda

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Hamilton, Bermuda: Monday, February 11, 2019 - This month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) successfully repatriated 4,000 endemic Bermuda land snails to Bermuda. The snails (Poecilozonites bermudensis) are currently being tagged and will then be released on Nonsuch I... Read more

Minister Pulls The Plug on Twice-a-Week Garbage Collection Permanently

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[caption id="attachment_7206" align="alignleft" width="409"] Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch, Minister of Public Works[/caption] It's official, one year later, Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel Burch has decided to pull the plug on twice-a-week garbage collection and moved it down to once-a... Read more

Public Works Minister Updated on Once-a-Week Garbage Collection & Five New Trucks

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Public Works Minister Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch met with senior members of the Waste Management team to assess the current collection schedule earlier today. During the meeting the team reviewed the survey results from the front line workers and Minister Burch received an update on the once a... Read more

Public Invited to World Heritage Management Planning Session

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - The Bermuda World Heritage Site Management Committee of Bermuda is excited to welcome the community to an open consultation session to take place the evening of Wednesday January 23rd, at which the committee will seek public input for the 2020 to 2025 management plan for ... Read more

BELCO: Two-Roads-Closed-For-More-Than-a-Year-For-Redevelopment

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The Bermuda Electric Light Company announced today that two roads will be closed for more than a year while the North Power Plant is constructed at Belco. Tribe Road #2, between St John’s Road and Cemetery Road; and Cemetery Road, between Cemetery Lane and the bridge to Gorham’s Limited, will... Read more

Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day Garbage Collection Schedule

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The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following changes in garbage collection due to the Christmas day, Boxing day, and New Year’s day holidays: Christmas Day: Garbage normally collected on Tuesday, 25 Decemberwill be collected on Thursday, 27 December Thursday, 27 December gar... Read more

Public Consultation Begins on Draft Bermuda Plan 2018

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Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban today unveiled the Draft Bermuda Plan 2018 for public consultation. Speaking at a news conference Mr Roban said the plan calls for improved sidewalks around schools and "more farmers' markets that we hope will sell more healthy food". "Local food production i... Read more

Minister Attends Final Day of Environmental Youth Conference

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Public Works Minister, Lieutenant-Colonel David Burch recently attended the final day of the two-day Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) biennial Environment Youth Conference. The theme of the event, held at the Bermuda Aquarium, Musuem & Zoo last week focused on 'The Importance of Preservi... Read more