Shooting In Baileys Bay, 39-Year-Old Man Injured

Shooting In Baileys Bay, 39-Year-Old Man Injured

[Updating] At sometime around 12 midnight today [July 2], there was a shooting in the Bailey’s Bay area which has resulted in one person being injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 1.15am: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At a few minutes after 12, police responded to a report... Read more of this article

Tourism Authority Responds To Report On Cuba

Tourism Authority Responds To Report On Cuba

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association [CHTA] released a position paper on the impact for the wider tourism industry due to the opening of travel to Cuba for United States citizens, calling it the “biggest and most disruptive pebble to be dropped into the Caribbean pool in fifty years,” . In response to the paper, the Bermuda Tourism... Read more of this article

12 Students To Head Overseas For Internships

12 Students To Head Overseas For Internships

This Saturday [July 4] twelve Bermudian undergraduates will be flying off to Atlanta, Chicago or London to start their 2 week BFIS ‘Intro-to-insurance’ summer intern programmes. Each team of four students will be learning in depth about all aspects of the insurance business. Over 30 companies and organizations will be hosting the students for meetings,... Read more of this article

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

[Updated] Earlier today [July 1], Premier Michael Dunkley and  Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier joined Dr. Kuni Frith-Black and the Friends of Southlands for a ground breaking ceremony at site of the new community garden in the Southlands Park in Warwick. The community garden, which is spearheaded by the Friends of Southlands, is slated to... Read more of this article

SVR Working To Get Beenie Man To Bermuda

SVR Working To Get Beenie Man To Bermuda

The SVR Organizing Committee said they would like to acknowledge the concerns over the recently publicized travel restrictions on reggae artist Beenie Man, saying they are ”working assiduously” to get Beenie Man to Bermuda for their Cup Match event and are “very much prepared to present a stellar experience in the event that Beenie... Read more of this article

Silver Renault Megane Stolen From Hamilton

Silver Renault Megane Stolen From Hamilton

A silver Renault Megane has been reported stolen from Brunswick Street in Hamilton, with police appealing to the public to report any sightings. A police spokesperson said, “Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver Renault Megane bearing license plate number 47484 that was apparently removed from outside Leopards Club... Read more of this article

“Large Quantity Of Cash” Stolen In St David’s

“Large Quantity Of Cash” Stolen In St David’s

[Updated] The police are currently investigating the theft of a “large quantity of cash” which they said was stolen from an unattended car parked in St. David’s. “The Bermuda Police Service is currently investigating the reported theft of a large quantity of cash,” a police spokesperson said. “The money was apparently... Read more of this article

MPs To Host Meeting On Shelly Bay Beach

MPs To Host Meeting On Shelly Bay Beach

Hamilton Parish MPs Derrick Burgess and Wayne Furbert are inviting residents of Constituencies 5, 6 and the wider community to a meeting concerning the development of Shelly Bay Beach. The meeting will be held on Thursday [July 2] beginning at 7:30pm at Shelly Bay Beach. In a joint statement Mr Burgess and Mr Furbert said, ”As this multi-purpose... Read more of this article

ACE Limited To Acquire Chubb For $28.3 Billion

ACE Limited To Acquire Chubb For $28.3 Billion

ACE Limited and The Chubb Corporation announced today [July 1] that the Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which ACE will acquire Chubb. The announcement said, “Under the terms of the transaction, Chubb shareholders will receive $62.93 per share in cash and 0.6019 shares of ACE stock. “Based... Read more of this article

“Caribbean Travel Landscape Changed Forever”

“Caribbean Travel Landscape Changed Forever”

Calling it the “biggest and most disruptive pebble to be dropped into the Caribbean pool in fifty years,” the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association [CHTA] has released a position paper on the impact for the wider tourism industry due to the opening of travel to Cuba for United States citizens. The paper said, “The CHTA expects... Read more of this article

Mistaken Sighting Of “Body” Leads To 911 Call

Mistaken Sighting Of “Body” Leads To 911 Call

A passing motorist was given a fright when she believed she saw a body face-down in Hamilton Harbour on Monday [June 29], placing a 911 call before realizing that the body in question was an active swimmer. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Center spokesperson said, “On Monday, June 29 at 7.05pm, a 911 call was received from a very concerned member... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Three Graces Spa At Newstead

Photos/Videos: Three Graces Spa At Newstead

With the Newstead Spa under new management from Three Graces since April 2015, Bernews recently paid the establishment a visit in order to speak with owners Roderick and Aisha Spencer regarding the change and what it means for customers of the spa. Since taking over the spa, the Spencers have added additional staff and plan to hire still more in the... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Photos/Videos: Three Graces Spa At Newstead

Photos/Videos: Three Graces Spa At Newstead

With the Newstead Spa under new management from Three Graces since April 2015, Bernews recently paid the establishment a visit in order to speak with owners Roderick and Aisha Spencer regarding the change and what it means for customers of the spa. Since taking over the spa, the Spencers have added additional staff and plan to hire still more in the... Read more of this article

Videos: Miss Bermuda Contestant Introductions

Videos: Miss Bermuda Contestant Introductions

This year’s Miss Bermuda Pageant will take place on July 5, with the judges set to select the 2015 Miss Bermuda. In addition to the top title, there will be other titles awarded, including the People’s Choice winner, which will be selected by the public via voting on Facebook. In order to help the public to decide on their vote, videos... Read more of this article

Video: Fed Cup Tennis Team Arrives Home

Video: Fed Cup Tennis Team Arrives Home

Bermuda’s Fed Cup team arrived back at the LF Wade International Airport following the Fed Cup that took place in the Dominican Republic.Bermuda took on the Bahamas going down 2 – 1. In the opening match Zaire Simmons went down in straight sets 6-1, 6-0 to Dominique Mortier, Cayla Cross went down in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 to Kerrie Cartwright. The... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Swimming: BASA Update Short Course Records

Swimming: BASA Update Short Course Records

The Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association have released their updated Short Course Meter Records. Best of BEST Meet #3 – April 25th, 2015 13 and 14 Girls Emma Harvey is the new 400m Freestyle Record Holder with a time of 4:41.15, breaking Shannon Hassell’s record of 4:41.62 set on July 17th, 2013. 13 and 14 Boys The 4x50m Medley Relay team of Brett... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Racket Blazers Jr Tournament

Photos & Results: Racket Blazers Jr Tournament

Grotto Bay Tennis Club hosted their Racket Blazers Junior Tennis Tournament over the weekend at the Grotto Bay Beach Resort. Sponsored by Cedar Aviation Services Ltd., this was the 2nd of the quarterly tournaments in the Racket Blazers series with competitors participating over the two day event. The competition was organized using the Quick Start tennis... Read more of this article

Youth Footballers Head To Ohio Tournament

Youth Footballers Head To Ohio Tournament

Under 9 and Under 11 teams from the Hamilton Parish Youth Soccer Program [HPYSP] left Bermuda today [July 1] to participate in the Adidas Continental Cup in Cleveland, Ohio from July 2 through July 5. The Hamilton Parish youth teams have previously participated in the Adidas Continental Cup in Ohio and the Disney Cup in Orlando, and stand as former... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 1 2015

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 1 2015

Today [July 1] saw a volume of 13,500 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $22,275.00 BD. All 13,500 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing at an even $1.65 per share. The BSX closed at 1,193.97, also even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 72 remained unchanged. The full report from the BSX is available... Read more of this article

12 Students To Head Overseas For Internships

12 Students To Head Overseas For Internships

This Saturday [July 4] twelve Bermudian undergraduates will be flying off to Atlanta, Chicago or London to start their 2 week BFIS ‘Intro-to-insurance’ summer intern programmes. Each team of four students will be learning in depth about all aspects of the insurance business. Over 30 companies and organizations will be hosting the students for meetings,... Read more of this article

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Brown and Company Ltd. has  been featured in the June issue of the Tree Care Industry Magazine in the Accredited Company Profile The magazine is the official publication of the Tree Care Industry Association in the USA and has a circulation of approximately 24,000. The article can be accessed here. The Tree Care Industry Association [formally the National... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Astwood Family Set To Host Reunion Events

Astwood Family Set To Host Reunion Events

Descendants and relatives of Anthony and Hannah Astwood [1760s – 1840s] are invited to attend the upcoming Astwood Family Reunion 2015. The event will begin on Thursday, July 23 from 5.30pm to 9:00pm with a meet and greet and check-in at Paget Glebe School on the corner of Middle and Chapel Roads. This social session will allow attendees to enjoy... Read more of this article

SVR Working To Get Beenie Man To Bermuda

SVR Working To Get Beenie Man To Bermuda

The SVR Organizing Committee said they would like to acknowledge the concerns over the recently publicized travel restrictions on reggae artist Beenie Man, saying they are ”working assiduously” to get Beenie Man to Bermuda for their Cup Match event and are “very much prepared to present a stellar experience in the event that Beenie... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Three Graces Spa At Newstead

Photos/Videos: Three Graces Spa At Newstead

With the Newstead Spa under new management from Three Graces since April 2015, Bernews recently paid the establishment a visit in order to speak with owners Roderick and Aisha Spencer regarding the change and what it means for customers of the spa. Since taking over the spa, the Spencers have added additional staff and plan to hire still more in the... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

[Updated] Earlier today [July 1], Premier Michael Dunkley and  Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier joined Dr. Kuni Frith-Black and the Friends of Southlands for a ground breaking ceremony at site of the new community garden in the Southlands Park in Warwick. The community garden, which is spearheaded by the Friends of Southlands, is slated to... Read more of this article

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Brown and Company Ltd. has  been featured in the June issue of the Tree Care Industry Magazine in the Accredited Company Profile The magazine is the official publication of the Tree Care Industry Association in the USA and has a circulation of approximately 24,000. The article can be accessed here. The Tree Care Industry Association [formally the National... Read more of this article

$1.2 Million Energy Make-Over For BIOS Centre

$1.2 Million Energy Make-Over For BIOS Centre

A leading ocean research centre is to get an energy make-over that will save it $100,000 a year in costs – helping it to further invest in research and other projects. The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences has signed a 15-year performance contract with Air Care to overhaul its air conditioning and lighting systems. “Due to scheduling requirements... Read more of this article

CRIME

Shooting In Baileys Bay, 39-Year-Old Man Injured

Shooting In Baileys Bay, 39-Year-Old Man Injured

[Updating] At sometime around 12 midnight today [July 2], there was a shooting in the Bailey’s Bay area which has resulted in one person being injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 1.15am: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At a few minutes after 12, police responded to a report... Read more of this article

Silver Renault Megane Stolen From Hamilton

Silver Renault Megane Stolen From Hamilton

A silver Renault Megane has been reported stolen from Brunswick Street in Hamilton, with police appealing to the public to report any sightings. A police spokesperson said, “Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver Renault Megane bearing license plate number 47484 that was apparently removed from outside Leopards Club... Read more of this article

“Large Quantity Of Cash” Stolen In St David’s

“Large Quantity Of Cash” Stolen In St David’s

[Updated] The police are currently investigating the theft of a “large quantity of cash” which they said was stolen from an unattended car parked in St. David’s. “The Bermuda Police Service is currently investigating the reported theft of a large quantity of cash,” a police spokesperson said. “The money was apparently... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Consumer Affairs Dept: Honda Fit Car Recall

Consumer Affairs Dept: Honda Fit Car Recall

The Department of Consumer Affairs have advised on the recall of certain Honda Fit cars in Bermuda, saying that 106 cars with the inflators were sold in Bermuda, and the vehicles affected are Honda Fit 2002 and 2004 models. “The recall stems from an announcement made by Takata Corporation on May 19th 2015 regarding the recall of airbag inflators in various brands... Read more of this article

New LG G4 Smartphone Available At CellOne

New LG G4 Smartphone Available At CellOne

CellOne announced today the availability of LG’s newest addition to its G-series lineup, the LG G4. “While LG may be known mainly for their innovative appliances, their smartphones certainly share the manufacturer’s cutting edge design and technology traits,” the company said. “The LG G4 calls out to all budding photographers, big screen aficionados... Read more of this article

National Electricity Sector Policy Of Bermuda

National Electricity Sector Policy Of Bermuda

Minister of Economic Development, Dr Grant Gibbons started off the debate today [June 26] in the House of Assembly on the National Electricity Sector Policy of Bermuda, calling it a ”significant milestone in the evolution of Bermuda’s energy policies.” Dr Gibbons said, “Bermuda’s Electricity Sector is the most significant component of our island’s... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

35 Yr Old Visitor Recovering After Cycle Collision

35 Yr Old Visitor Recovering After Cycle Collision

After initially being in the ICU following a collision on Monday, the 35 year old male visitor who was injured when the rental cycle he was riding collided with a car is now recovering on a general ward at the hospital.A police spokesperson said, “At last check 7am Wednesday, July 1st a 35 year old male visitor injured when the rental cycle... Read more of this article

Visitor In ICU Following Southampton Collision

Visitor In ICU Following Southampton Collision

The 35 year old male visitor who was injured in a collision yesterday afternoon on Middle Road in Southampton is in stable condition in KEMH’s Intensive Care Unit. A police spokesperson said, “At last check a 35 year old male visitor injured when the rental cycle he was riding collided with a car around 3:15pm Monday, June 29th on Middle... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguish Van And Pedal Bike Fires

Fire Service Extinguish Van And Pedal Bike Fires

At approximately 2.39pm today [June 29], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a report of an abandoned van on fire in the Warwick area. Fire Service spokesperson, Sergeant Jamal Albuoy, reported “BFRS responded to the incident with appliances from our Port Royal Station and 4 personnel. On arrival, an abandoned van, debris and... Read more of this article


Police Statement: Man Shot In Bailey’s Bay

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