Department of Public Transportation Issues Advisory on Sunday’s Bus Schedule Due to Bike Road Race

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Sunday's bus schedule has been altered to accommodate the Bermuda Bicycle Association Road Race on August 20th. Bus service from the Dockyard depot travelling east will begin later in the morning and will follow the normal Sunday schedule beginning at 10:35am. A spokesperson said: "Route numbe... Read more

Minister of National Security “Will Renew Efforts to Deal With Staff Shortages” That Led to Protest Action at Westgate

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Following reports first published by TNN and Bermuda Real, the Ministry of National Security has confirmed that industrial action took place at the Westgate Correctional Facility as of mid-morning today. In a statement released this evening, a spokeswoman indicated that the issues that led to the... Read more

One Woman’s Initiative Draws a Host of Volunteers for Public School Clean Up

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What started out as an inward look at what she could do to help get Bermuda's public schools ready for the start of the new school year, has blossomed into a fully organized mission for a host of parents and volunteers determined to lend a helping hand. [caption id="attachment_2294" align="alignl... Read more

Westgate on Lockdown Due to Sit Out by Prison Officers on Outstanding Issues

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Prison Officers at the Westgate Correctional Facility staged a sit out today, when they downed tools around mid-morning, in what is being touted as a protest against a host of ongoing issues, including the fact that they have been working without a new contract for the past eight years. As a resu... Read more

Man Charged With 9mm Gun & Ammunition Seized by Police

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A 33-year-old St George's man was formally charged with possessing a firearm and ammunition in Magistrates' Court this morning. Dion Cholmondeley was not required to enter a plea to possessing a 9mm Glock and four rounds of 9mm calibre bullets without a license in Warwick on August 15th. The d... Read more

Police Renew Appeal for Witnesses to Come Forward to Assist With Fatal Stabbing Investigation

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The Bermuda Police Service today renewed their appeal for public assistance with the investigation into the fatal stabbing of Jahkoby Smith, at the West End Sailboat Club in Sandys, on July 29th. Anyone who may have information, particularly anyone who was at the West End Sailboat Club or in the ... Read more

Police: Investigate Sudden Death of 51-Year-Old Man Found Dead at American International Building

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Police are investigating the sudden death of a 51-year-old man, who was found in an unresponsive state at the American International Building around 7:30am this morning. A police spokesman said the man, who was found on the grounds of the property, was conveyed to the hospital where he was subseq... Read more

Former Principal of The Berkeley Institute Appointed as an Independent Senator

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Former Berkeley Institute principal Michelle Simmons has been appointed to join Joan Dillas-Wright and James Jardine, as the Independent Senators in the Upper House. In a statement released this afternoon, Governor John Rankin also acknowledged the retirement of Carol Bassett, who was President o... Read more

Police Confirm Death of 85-year-old Rosina Bean On Airline Flight Returning to Bermuda

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The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed the death of 85-year-old Rosina Bean, on board a commercial airline flight on Monday. Ms Bean, a local resident, was returning to Bermuda with relatives, on a scheduled American Airlines flight from Miami on Monday evening, when she took ill while en route... Read more

Police: Two Men Arrested After Gun & Ammunition Found in Car

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Two men were arrested by police on Tuesday night after a gun and a quantity of ammunition were seized by police from a car stopped in Warwick. A spokesman said police were conducting "ongoing enquiries regarding a specific investigation" when they "had cause to stop a car" in the St Mary's Road a... Read more