Police Recover A Gun In String Of Crimes & Arrests During Bermuda Day Weekend

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Police recovered a gun in the area of Cambridge Road in Sandys, after officers on patrol "observed persons flee on foot after seeing police". The incident occurred at 11:10pm on Thursday (May 23). A police spokesman said: "The officers made a search of the general area, resulting in the recove... Read more

Public Invited To Apply For The Government’s Fintech Training Programme

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Economic Development Department (EDD) is happy to announce the launch of the 3rd Annual Fintech Training Programme. Interested persons are encouraged to register by the 5 June 2024 deadline. Now in its third year, the Annual Fintech Training Programme co... Read more

Digicel Notifies Customers Of Another Price Hike

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Terming it a "modest increase", Digicel subscribers will see an increase for their Broadband & Voice plans of $8, effective June 1, 2024. Letters were sent out this weekend via email notifying Digicel customers of the increase. Admittedly, Digicel said the price hike may not sit well with ... Read more

Teenager Formally Charged In Connection With Fatal Stabbing On Bermuda Day

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An 18-year-old teenaged male was formally charged in Magistrates' Court yesterday (May 27) with the fatal stabbing of another young man on Bermuda Day. Dahny Simmons-Outerbridge, faces a charge of unlawfully killing 20-year-old Zijae Jones. He was further charged with having a knife in a publi... Read more

TCD Advises Taxi Operators On Meter Calibration – New Meter Rates Resolved

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Transport Control Department (TCD) is informing taxi operators requiring meter calibration to visit the North Street, Hamilton location to have their equipment adjusted. The vendor, who could not make the necessary adjustments in April, has now resolved the n... Read more

DAB Approves Plans To Create Nine Residential Units In St George’s

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Plans submitted by the Bermuda Housing Corporation (BHC) to convert a rundown building in St George's into apartments have been approved by the Development Applications Board (DAB). The BHC plans to restore the Chelsea Apartments on Redcoat Lane North, which used to house four three-bedroom units... Read more

Police: Beware Of Fake Social Media Adverts Using Local Public Personalities

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) reminds residents to be wary of fake social media adverts promising quick financial gains or other offers that sound too good to be true. Often such social media posts or direct messages use the likeness of local public personalit... Read more

Revealed: How Church Of England’s Ties To Chattel Slavery Went To Top Of Hierarchy

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The Guardian: LONDON, England - An archbishop of Canterbury in the 18th century approved payments for the purchase of enslaved people for two sugar plantations in Barbados, documents seen by the Observer have revealed. Thomas Secker agreed to reimburse a payment for £1,093 for the... Read more

Advisory: Harrington Sound Road, White Crest Hill Lane Closure For Trench Work On May 27-28

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Ministry of Public Works, in collaboration with Invisible Trenching, announces a lane closure at the junction of Harrington Sound Road and White Crest Hill, Smith's Parish, on Monday, May 27 and Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Details: Location: Junction of Harri... Read more

Retail Sales Index Decreased By 2.3% In December 2023

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December's volume of retail sales index decreased by 2.3 percent in 2023 when compared to the previous year. In terms of value, retail sales remained unchanged at an estimated $118.9 million. According to the Retail Sales Index for December 2023 released on Friday, five of the seven sectors re... Read more