Minister Roban Attends Sargasso Sea Workshop

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - Earlier today the Minister of Home Affairs,Walter Roban delivered welcome remarks at the opening of a workshop hosted by the Sargasso Sea Commission at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to discuss, 'Next Steps to Strengthen Stewardship of the Sargasso Sea'. ... Read more

Sargasso Sea Commission Celebrates the Fifth Anniversary of the Hamilton Declaration

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda, Monday, March 11, 2019 - This week, the Sargasso Sea Commission returns to Bermuda to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the signing of the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, alongside its Signatory governments and collab... Read more

Bermuda Real Special Shout Out to Public Works West Crew on Sparkling Up Death Valley in Southampton

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Let's start our news day today on a positive note shall we - call me biased because it's my neighbourhood BUT we must give a special shout out to the Ministry of Public Works West Crew headed up by Foreman Michael Easton for their sparkling clean up along Death Valley in Southampton West. In Berm... Read more

Piped Government Water Services Interruptions Affecting Devonshire, Smiths & Hamilton Parishes

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News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works is reminding its piped water customers in Devonshire, Smiths, and Hamilton parishes that starting Tuesday, 26 February, 2019, the Ministry will begin work on repairing and replacing the water mains along Middle Road, Fort Hill Road and... Read more

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