Music Video: “Live From The Bermuda Triangle”

Music Video: “Live From The Bermuda Triangle”

A video featuring an innovative look at the sounds of Bermuda has been produced by Noisey, with the 11-minute video showcasing the scenery, people and music of the island. Some of the ‘Bermuda sounds’ featured  include the iconic sounds of the Gombey drums, birds, water lapping on the beach, the ‘splash’ sound after cliff jumping,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Mr. Wayne Dears

Police Confirm Death Of Mr. Wayne Dears

The police have now confirmed the death of 51 year old Wayne Dears, who passed away following a motorcycle collision that occurred on October 16th. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 51 year old Wayne Dears of Hamilton parish and extends condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Dears was... Read more of this article

BTC Estimated Repair Progress Now At 73%

BTC Estimated Repair Progress Now At 73%

Following restoration efforts after the two storms, BTC said they “have estimated repair progress to be in the range of 73%, with a total of 316 cables damaged, some of which provided service to hundreds of customers. “Service to all Exchange’s and remote sites has been restored and with cable restoration well underway, focus can now be... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Segments of footbridge were successfully placed on the pylons at Bailey’s Bay yesterday [Oct 30], and upon the completion of all the work, the trail between Crawl Hill and Coney Island will be officially opened as recreation path for use by pedestrians and cyclists.A Public Works Ministry spokesperson previously said, ““This project is part... Read more of this article

Events Postponed Due To Firefighters Death

Events Postponed Due To Firefighters Death

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Services, Chief Fire Officer, R. Lloyd Burchall confirmed that Fire Safety Awareness Week, which was due to commence next week, will be postponed due to the unexpected passing of firefighter Alvin Baker. Chief Burchall said, “We have made the decision to postpone the Fire Safety Week as we are experiencing the unexpected passing... Read more of this article

BELCO: 138 Customers Remain Without Power

BELCO: 138 Customers Remain Without Power

BELCO said that we start today [Oct 31] with 138 customers without power, adding that crews are expected to be able to work through over half of them by later tonight, with crews working island-wide, moving from one job to the next. A spokesperson said, “Today, we would also like to again request that everyone who does not have power yet to phone... Read more of this article

NVCC Win Plate Championship In Florida

NVCC Win Plate Championship In Florida

The North Village Lady Rams won the Plate Championship at the Disney International Youth Netball Tournament in Florida, which saw teams from the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Bermuda, Canada and the USA take part.The Round Robin action saw the North Village Lady Rams go down 31 – 13 to La Lucia from South Africa. The next match saw the... Read more of this article

Looking At The Tale Of The “Isle Of Devils”

Looking At The Tale Of The “Isle Of Devils”

[Written by Juanae Baker] Imagine a cool windy night with the moon as your only source of light. The ebb and flow of the waves rock you back and forth, up and down. In the darkness you hear only the echoes of animals unknown. Strange creatures fly about in packs, seemingly to devour you. In the blackness of night you strain to see what lay before you.... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October

[Written by Don Burgess] We’re back! The last time the Top 50 Twitter List was published was July and there have been a few changes. One thing that stayed the same as former WWE champion and Fox News commentator John Layfield remains the undisputed king of the Bermuda twittersphere with well more than a half million followers. In the top 10, Dudley... Read more of this article

Deadline Extended For Techawards Nominations

Deadline Extended For Techawards Nominations

The deadline for the 2014 Technology Innovation Awards nomination process has been extended due to the distractions created by the two recent storms. A spokesperson said, “Nominations for all TechAwards will now be accepted through the 7th of November at the TechAwards website techawards.bm. “Realizing that many people have been working... Read more of this article

VIDEOS

Music Video: “Live From The Bermuda Triangle”

Music Video: “Live From The Bermuda Triangle”

A video featuring an innovative look at the sounds of Bermuda has been produced by Noisey, with the 11-minute video showcasing the scenery, people and music of the island. Some of the ‘Bermuda sounds’ featured  include the iconic sounds of the Gombey drums, birds, water lapping on the beach, the ‘splash’ sound after cliff jumping,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Photos & Video: Bailey’s Bay Walkway Progress

Segments of footbridge were successfully placed on the pylons at Bailey’s Bay yesterday [Oct 30], and upon the completion of all the work, the trail between Crawl Hill and Coney Island will be officially opened as recreation path for use by pedestrians and cyclists.A Public Works Ministry spokesperson previously said, ““This project is part... Read more of this article

Video: Public Schools Exam, Graduation Results

Video: Public Schools Exam, Graduation Results

[Updated with video] 227 students graduated in 2014 with a Bermuda School Diploma [BSD] by attaining the minimum required GPA of 2.0, or higher, Minister of Education and Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons said today [Oct 30]. Dr. Gibbons, along with Acting Commissioner of Education, Dr. Lou Matthews, was speaking at a press conference held about... Read more of this article

SPORTS

NVCC Win Plate Championship In Florida

NVCC Win Plate Championship In Florida

The North Village Lady Rams won the Plate Championship at the Disney International Youth Netball Tournament in Florida, which saw teams from the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Bermuda, Canada and the USA take part.The Round Robin action saw the North Village Lady Rams go down 31 – 13 to La Lucia from South Africa. The next match saw the... Read more of this article

Nepal Win ICC World Cricket League Division 3

Nepal Win ICC World Cricket League Division 3

Three half-centuries helped Nepal defeat Uganda by 62 runs in the final of Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division 3 in front of a passionate crowd in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday. Sagar Pun [64], Gyanendra Malla [56] and Naresh Budhaayer [51] helped Nepal score 223 in 49.5 overs and then Bhuvan Karki returned figures of four for 39 to dismiss... Read more of this article

Second Spring Seniors League Round Up

Second Spring Seniors League Round Up

The Second Spring Senior Bowling League season continued at the Warwick Lanes. The Pinsplitters went down 4 – 0 to the Islanders, while the Blue Angels defeated Old ‘N Kickin 3 – 1. The Last Pin went down 4 – 0 to the Tigers, with the Drifters defeated Go Get It 3 – 1 and the New Comers defeated the Last Minutes 3 – 1. Men’s Handicap... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

BTC Estimated Repair Progress Now At 73%

BTC Estimated Repair Progress Now At 73%

Following restoration efforts after the two storms, BTC said they “have estimated repair progress to be in the range of 73%, with a total of 316 cables damaged, some of which provided service to hundreds of customers. “Service to all Exchange’s and remote sites has been restored and with cable restoration well underway, focus can now be... Read more of this article

Polaris Holding Company Reports $1.81M Loss

Polaris Holding Company Reports $1.81M Loss

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, Polaris Holding Company Limited today [Oct 31] released the Company’s audited financial results for the year ending 31 March, 2014; reporting a $1.81 million loss. The filing stated: ”On October 31, 2014 Polaris Holding Company Limited, parent to Stevedoring Services Limited  reported its financial... Read more of this article

BELCO: 138 Customers Remain Without Power

BELCO: 138 Customers Remain Without Power

BELCO said that we start today [Oct 31] with 138 customers without power, adding that crews are expected to be able to work through over half of them by later tonight, with crews working island-wide, moving from one job to the next. A spokesperson said, “Today, we would also like to again request that everyone who does not have power yet to phone... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Music Video: “Live From The Bermuda Triangle”

Music Video: “Live From The Bermuda Triangle”

A video featuring an innovative look at the sounds of Bermuda has been produced by Noisey, with the 11-minute video showcasing the scenery, people and music of the island. Some of the ‘Bermuda sounds’ featured  include the iconic sounds of the Gombey drums, birds, water lapping on the beach, the ‘splash’ sound after cliff jumping,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: East End Halloween Event

Photos & Video: East End Halloween Event

The ‘East End Team’ hosted their annual Halloween ‘Fun For Kids’ event yesterday [Oct 30] at Ordnance Island in St. George’s from 4.30pm with children and organisers showing up wearing costumes.Halloween decorations adorned the area with organisers keeping the little ones busy with a fun castle, skin art and free candy giveaways including... Read more of this article

“Pure Bread Cat” Wins Halloween Contest

“Pure Bread Cat” Wins Halloween Contest

The winner of this year’s Annual Spookie Ookie Pet Halloween Costume contest hosted by Fetchfido is Sheldon the “Pure Bread Cat”, who is 1 year old and lives in Smiths with Jennifer Chisnall.A spokesperson said, “We had started the contest two weeks ago but voting didn’t start until this past Sunday, lasting for 3 1/2... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

Reforestation: 200 Plants Donated In 40 Minutes

Reforestation: 200 Plants Donated In 40 Minutes

[Updated with video] The community responded tremendously to today’s [Oct 30] reforestation sapling donation, which allowed residents to select one free native and endemic plant to help restore the island’s unique landscape damaged by the recent storms.Clarien initially offered 100 Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings to be planted,... Read more of this article

Clarien Bank Launches Reforestation Project

Clarien Bank Launches Reforestation Project

Clarien Bank today [Oct 29] announced its community reforestation project following the recent impact of Hurricane Gonzalo and Tropical Storm Fay. A spokesperson said, “Clarien will be offering 100 Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto and Olive Wood saplings to be planted, all of which are hardy native & endemic species and representative of the island’s... Read more of this article

Govt Measures For Fats, Oils, Sewage, Water

Govt Measures For Fats, Oils, Sewage, Water

Over the past six months, the Government has put in place several interim measures to reduce the amount of Fats, Oils, Grease [FOG] and other unacceptable material in the island’s sewage waste stream. This FOG in the wastewater can solidify to create the so-called “greaseballs” that sometimes wash ashore from the Seabright outfall on South Shore... Read more of this article

CRIME

Video: BPS Outlines Halloween Policing Strategy

Video: BPS Outlines Halloween Policing Strategy

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has outlined their policing strategy for the Halloween holiday, encouraging “harmless family fun” and general safety for all celebrants. Acting Superintendent Jerome Laws, Officer Responsible for the Community Policing Division, said, “For those who celebrate Halloween the intention... Read more of this article

75 Year Old Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

75 Year Old Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

A 75 year old Pembroke man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving last night in Paget after the police saw him driving in what they termed an “erratic manner.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 8:30pm on Wednesday, October 29th police received a report of a suspected impaired driver traveling along South Road in Paget. “Officers... Read more of this article

HMS Argyll Seizes $15 Million In Cocaine

HMS Argyll Seizes $15 Million In Cocaine

The HMS Argyll seized over 200Kg [441lbs] of cocaine with what was said to be an estimated street value of $15 million only a day after leaving Bermuda, where the ship had been assisting with the clear-up following Hurricane Gonzalo. After spending four days in Bermuda, she was returning to the Caribbean when the ship encountered a suspect yacht in... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

BTC Estimated Repair Progress Now At 73%

BTC Estimated Repair Progress Now At 73%

Following restoration efforts after the two storms, BTC said they “have estimated repair progress to be in the range of 73%, with a total of 316 cables damaged, some of which provided service to hundreds of customers. “Service to all Exchange’s and remote sites has been restored and with cable restoration well underway, focus can now be placed on repairing... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October

Bermuda’s Top 50 Twitter List For October

[Written by Don Burgess] We’re back! The last time the Top 50 Twitter List was published was July and there have been a few changes. One thing that stayed the same as former WWE champion and Fox News commentator John Layfield remains the undisputed king of the Bermuda twittersphere with well more than a half million followers. In the top 10, Dudley Freedom moved past... Read more of this article

Deadline Extended For Techawards Nominations

Deadline Extended For Techawards Nominations

The deadline for the 2014 Technology Innovation Awards nomination process has been extended due to the distractions created by the two recent storms. A spokesperson said, “Nominations for all TechAwards will now be accepted through the 7th of November at the TechAwards website techawards.bm. “Realizing that many people have been working to catch up on personal... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Police Confirm Death Of Mr. Wayne Dears

Police Confirm Death Of Mr. Wayne Dears

The police have now confirmed the death of 51 year old Wayne Dears, who passed away following a motorcycle collision that occurred on October 16th. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 51 year old Wayne Dears of Hamilton parish and extends condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Dears was... Read more of this article

Events Postponed Due To Firefighters Death

Events Postponed Due To Firefighters Death

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Services, Chief Fire Officer, R. Lloyd Burchall confirmed that Fire Safety Awareness Week, which was due to commence next week, will be postponed due to the unexpected passing of firefighter Alvin Baker. Chief Burchall said, “We have made the decision to postpone the Fire Safety Week as we are experiencing the unexpected passing... Read more of this article

51 Year Old Man Remains In Critical Condition

51 Year Old Man Remains In Critical Condition

At last check, the 51 year old Hamilton parish man injured in a single vehicle motorcycle collision on October 16th remains in critical condition at the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit. Speaking after the collision, a police spokesperson said, “At last check the 51 year old Hamilton parish man injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision... Read more of this article


Video: Before & After Hurricane Gonzalo