PLP Unveils Party Platform With Schedule for First 100 Days in Office

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Progressive Labour Party leader David Burt unveiled his party's General Election platform vowing to do more in the first 100 days of a PLP administration than the One Bermuda Alliance accomplished in five years. Speaking at the Blue Diamond Lounge at Young Men's Social Club last night, he told pa... Read more

PLP MP Jamahl Simmons on Jobs & Unemployment

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Progressive Labour Party MP and candidate in Constituency 33 Sandys South, issued a statement today questioning promises made by the One Bermuda Alliance Government, in the lead up to the next General Election on July 18th. Speaking at a news conference at Alaska Hall, Mr Simmons said: "The OBA i... Read more

Police Confirm No Further Action Request by OBA Candidate on Reported Canvassing Incident

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Roughly ten days after the report of a canvassing incident that led to a complaint to the police, the Bermuda Police Service has confirmed that no further action has been requested by the complainant. This after One Bermuda Alliance candidate Sheila Gomez filed a complaint last month, following a... Read more

America’s Cup Recycling Efforts Generates 20.24 Tonnes of Recyclables

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The Ministry of Public Works announced today that 20.24 tonnes of recyclables were collected from the America's Cup Village during the 22-day event last month. That amount increased Bermuda's monthly recycling, which averages 63 tonnes, by just under 50 per cent per day during the event. A Min... Read more

Deadline for Public Input on National Fuel Policy is Friday

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The public consultation period opened by the Department of Energy for input on the National Fuels Sector Policy closes on Friday. Members of the public were invited to submit their views on the draft document on June 15th. In a statement released this afternoon, Minister of Economic Developmen... Read more

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Endangering Child

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A 33-year-old Hamilton Parish man has been arrested on suspicion of endangering the life of his 7-month-old son, who were both injured after falling out of a second storey window. Police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a domestic dispute between a couple at a private residence... Read more

Police Confirm Sudden Death of Quinton Wendell “Woolly” Baxter

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Three days after his sudden death, the Bermuda Police Service today confirmed the death of 59-year-old Quinton Wendell "Woolly" Baxter, whose lifeless body was discovered by a Corrections Officer at the Westgate Correctional Facility on Saturday night. While extending condolences to his family, a... Read more

Police: Firearms Search Warrant Executed in Friswells Hill, Pembroke Area

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Armed police officers executed a search warrant under the Firearms Act in the Friswells Hill, Pembroke area on Saturday, where a teenaged male was arrested without incident in connection with an ongoing investigation. No word from police on whether or not any weapons were seized. But a police spo... Read more

Parliamentary Register Up by 3,017 Voters For Next General Election

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The final count on the number of registered voters eligible to go to the polls is in. According to the Parliamentary Register officially published today, there are 46,669 voters registered to vote in the next General Election on July 18th. That's up by 3,017 over the 43,652 total in 2012. This af... Read more

Police Issue Traffic Advisory for the Funeral of Constable Latasha Gibson

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A ceremonial police funeral for the late Constable Latasha Gibson will be held at The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Church Street in Hamilton on Wednesday, July 5th at 1pm. The motoring public is advised that the following temporary traffic diversions and parking restriction will be in ef... Read more