Parks Department Is Inviting Public Feedback & Suggestions On What’s To Offered At Southlands

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Parks is inviting your feedback and suggestions on what amenities, activities and experiences should be offered at Southlands Park. Please visit the Citizen’s Forum at forum.gov.bm and share your thoughts. As a result of the Morgan’s Point l... Read more

Hot Again: 2020 Sets Yet Another Global Temperature Record

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[caption id="attachment_37152" align="alignleft" width="416"] In this Friday, July 31, 2020 file photo, a fan sprays water mist as customers sit outside a cafe in downtown Rome during a heat wave with temperatures over 34 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) - AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca[/caption] Associated P... Read more

Public Works Advisory: Christmas Tree Collection

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works reminds the public that Christmas tree collection will be held on Saturday January 16th and Saturday January 23rd. The public is advised to adhere to the following Christmas Tree collection schedule: Western parishes: All a... Read more

Trash Due For Collection Thursday & New Year’s Day To Be Picked Up Early Sunday Morning

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The Department of Works and Engineering’s Waste Management Section advises the public that due to possible delays to household waste collection, please note the following service updates. Saturday’s collection of both Thursday and Friday’s household waste may be delayed. If so, the public is... Read more

Public Works Advisory On Holiday Garbage Collection – Take Note

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works is advising that for the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s holidays, waste collection days will change for the weeks of December 21 and 28. For the week of December 21, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s waste will both be collected o... Read more

Public Works Advisory: Waste Collection Services Delayed

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Works and Engineering’s Waste Management Sections advises the public that staffing shortages have resulted in delays to waste collection services.  Waste collection is ongoing, however, if your garbage is not collected at the normal time, th... Read more

Minister Roban Condemns Illegal Killing of Parrotfish, Investigation Underway

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Minister of Home Affairs, Walter Roban announced today that the penalties for killing protected species may be increased after a local diver hunting for lionfish off St George's reported an incident of this nature. In a statement released this afternoon, Mr Roban said he was outraged to learn of ... Read more

Hurricane Iota Strengthens Into Category 4; Potentially Catastrophic Central America Landfall Ahead

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The Weather Channel: ATLANTA, GA: Hurricane Iota has rapidly intensified into a Category 4 as it heads for landfall in Central America, where it will bring potentially catastrophic rainfall flooding, mudslides, storm surge and damaging winds. Iota will be the second major hurricane in two weeks to s... Read more

AES Awarded $2.9 Million Contract To Install Solar Panels On Four Government Buildings

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A local company has been awarded a $2.9 million contract to install solar panels on the roof tops of four Government buildings. According to Public Works Minister Lieutenant Colonel David Burch, the installation will save taxpayers $500,000 a year in energy costs. He told MPs that the contract... Read more

Plans Being Finalised For Vertical Farm To Create 30 Jobs With An Update On Shoreside Fishing Facility

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Plans for the development of a vertical farm are close to being finalised according to Wayne Furbert, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, in a bid to reduce the cost of food production in Bermuda and create 30 jobs. Speaking at a news conference on Thursday (November 12) Mr Furbert said the stat... Read more