Minister Roban Tours SOL Fuel Plant in St George’s

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Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs, Walter Roban was escorted on a personal tour of the Sol Petroleum Bermuda Limited plant on Ferry Road in St George's on Wednesday. The tour was led by the company's General Manager Jonathan Brewin and other company officials. The... Read more

Government Set to Dispose of 17 Abandoned Boats – Owners Unknown

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Marine and Ports Services issued an advisory today, notifying the public that 17 abandoned boats - owners unknown - will shortly be removed from the water and disposed of. A spokesperson said: "The 17 'unknown' ... Read more

Minister Releases 2017 Environmental Statistics Compendium

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Minister of Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo has released the 2017 Environmental Statistics Compendium from the Department of Statistics. The Minister explained: "The Compendium is structured into thirteen sections and contains brief analyses, tables and graphs for each section. There are more th... Read more

KBB Urges Christmas Day Party-Goers at Elbow Beach to Return on Boxing Day to Help Clean Up

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Keep Bermuda Beautiful (KBB) has issued the annual appeal for residents to help ensure that this year's annual Christmas Day beach party at Elbow Beach will be another "Leave No Trace" event. To help keep the beach beautiful at Christmas and throughout the holiday season, KBB Executive Director, ... Read more

Public Works & Parks Employees With a Collective 305 Years of Service Acknowledged at Award Ceremony

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The Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Parks acknowledged 17 members of staff for their years of service in Government. The award ceremony took place at the CoCo Reef Resort. A Ministry spokesperson said: "We are very appreciative of the dedication of our team at the Department of ... Read more

Public Feedback Invited on “Strategy for Sustainable Water & Wastewater Servicing St George’s Parish”

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The Ministry of Public Works is encouraging residents to attend a Public Information Centre to learn about the latest recommendations of the "Strategy for Sustainable Water and Wastewater Servicing St George's Parish". The information forum will take place Wednesday, December 6th from 4pm to 8pm ... Read more

Public Works Minister Opens “Home Grown” Farmers’ Market at Botanical Gardens

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Public Works Minister Colonel David Burch formally opened the Farmers' Market at the Botanical Gardens on Saturday. Speaking before a crowd of vendors, patrons, consumers and Parks Department staff, Minister Burch said: "The Bermuda Farmers' Market is a welcomed attraction for both locals and vis... Read more

Electric Vehicles on Show During Focus on the Future of Energy in Bermuda

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The Department of Energy (DOE), in collaboration with Bermuda's leading electric vehicle distributors, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts, will be hosting the Island's first free, multi-vendor Electric Vehicle Showcase on Thursday from noon to 5pm at the Regency Terrace of the Hamilton Princess and Beach... Read more

Public Works Advisory: Remembrance Day Public Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

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The Department of Waste Management is advising residents of the holiday waste collection dates as a result of the Remembrance Day holiday this weekend. Due to the observance of the Remembrance Day holiday on Monday, November 13th, east end wast will be collected next Tuesday and Friday (Nov 14 &a... Read more

Parks Department Issues Reminder on Policy for Dogs & Horses on Public Beaches

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The Department of Parks issued a public reminder today that the regulations regarding dogs and horses on Bermuda's public beaches are now in effect, as of November 1st. Subject to the Bermuda National Park Regulations 1988: Dogs: Subject to Section 6 (b) of the Regulations dogs are permitte... Read more