DofE Hosts Expedition Relay Challenge, Fun Day

DofE Hosts Expedition Relay Challenge, Fun Day

Governor George Ferguson spent time on the front lawn of Government House on Saturday afternoon [Apr 25] for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’s [DofE] first annual Expedition Relay Challenge and Community Fun Day, even taking a turn on the mobile zip line recently brought to Bermuda by Twilight Entertainment. A spokesperson said, “The Governor... Read more of this article

Video: CedarBridge Academy Hosts Art Walk

Video: CedarBridge Academy Hosts Art Walk

CedarBridge Academy hosted their inaugural Art Walk this past Saturday [Apr 24], aiming to give people the opportunity to see what the school’s Fine Arts department has to offer. Vice President of CedarBridge’s Student Government Association Maya Palacio said, “I have taken the initiative to do an art walk here at CedarBridge Academy.”“The... Read more of this article

HSBC: Protecting Family From Inheriting Debt

HSBC: Protecting Family From Inheriting Debt

[Advice column by HSBC Bermuda] Unfortunately I have accumulated a bit of debt over the years. I’m doing what I can to pay it off quickly, but as I get older I’m more worried that my debt will eventually be passed on to my children. Is there a way that I can protect them from this? Insurance is one of the most comprehensive and common ways to guarantee... Read more of this article

Photos: Miss Bermuda Contestants Announced

Photos: Miss Bermuda Contestants Announced

The Miss Bermuda Organization has released the names and photos of the 2015 contestants, with Brittany Madeiros representing Southampton, Tamara Bradshaw representing Warwick, Kayla Williams representing Paget, Ligaya Sanchez-Wilson representing Pembroke, Kathryn O’Connor representing Devonshire and Alyssa Rose representing Smiths. The pageant finals... Read more of this article

PLP: Answers On Jetgate, $350K, Par La Ville

PLP: Answers On Jetgate, $350K, Par La Ville

Perhaps the public “will be treated to answers on Jetgate,” the “whereabouts of the $350,000 that was given to the OBA by a casino developer” and “shed light on the loss of the Par-La-Ville parking lot to foreign interests,” the PLP said. This follows after the statement from the Government that Premier Michael Dunkley... Read more of this article

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw Anzac Day ceremonies held on Coral Beach and in St George’s, a 62-year-old man critically injured in a collision, Dante Leverock score his first professional goal, as well as a variety of community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more. News/Misc:Premier To Deliver National Address... Read more of this article

Premier To Deliver National Address On Monday

Premier To Deliver National Address On Monday

Premier Michael Dunkley will deliver a National Address on Monday evening [April 27], and “the public is encouraged to tune in.” ‎”Premier Dunkley will highlight such important matters as strengthening the economy, fostering an environment for business and job growth, the efforts made in fighting crime, achievements in the Island’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Yesterday [Apr 25] marked centenary Anzac Day commemorations in Bermuda, with a dawn service on Coral Beach beginning at 6.15am, with a commemorative service following at 5.00pm at the Military Cemetery on Secretary Road in St George’s. The service served to remember Petty Officer George McKenzie Samson, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Team Oracle Base Roof Wetting

Photos & Video: Team Oracle Base Roof Wetting

The Oracle Team USA base was inaugurated in accordance with local custom during a roof wetting ceremony on Friday evening at Dockyard. Team General Manager Grant Simmer said, “This roof wetting ceremony is a great milestone for Oracle Team USA and all of our partners in Bermuda. It is a celebration of five months of very hard work by all of the contractors... Read more of this article

Man In Critical Condition Following Collision

Man In Critical Condition Following Collision

A 62-year-old Warwick man is listed in critical condition in the ICU following a collision early this morning [April 26] on Harbour Road in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1am on Sunday, April 26th first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction with Chapel... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: CedarBridge Academy Hosts Art Walk

Video: CedarBridge Academy Hosts Art Walk

CedarBridge Academy hosted their inaugural Art Walk this past Saturday [Apr 24], aiming to give people the opportunity to see what the school’s Fine Arts department has to offer. Vice President of CedarBridge’s Student Government Association Maya Palacio said, “I have taken the initiative to do an art walk here at CedarBridge Academy.”“The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Yesterday [Apr 25] marked centenary Anzac Day commemorations in Bermuda, with a dawn service on Coral Beach beginning at 6.15am, with a commemorative service following at 5.00pm at the Military Cemetery on Secretary Road in St George’s. The service served to remember Petty Officer George McKenzie Samson, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Team Oracle Base Roof Wetting

Photos & Video: Team Oracle Base Roof Wetting

The Oracle Team USA base was inaugurated in accordance with local custom during a roof wetting ceremony on Friday evening at Dockyard. Team General Manager Grant Simmer said, “This roof wetting ceremony is a great milestone for Oracle Team USA and all of our partners in Bermuda. It is a celebration of five months of very hard work by all of the contractors... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Registration Open For Volleyball Tournament

Registration Open For Volleyball Tournament

The annual Corporate Volleyball Tournament, sponsored by Barritt’s, is set to be held on May 9 at Warwick Academy Field, with registration and net sponsorship now available until May 6. A spokesperson said, “Sign up now for the annual Corporate Tournament and support the Junior National Volleyball teams. The 23rd annual Corporate Volleyball... Read more of this article

BHCS To Sponsor Sir Stanley Burgess Run/Walk

BHCS To Sponsor Sir Stanley Burgess Run/Walk

Bermuda HealthCare Services announced that they will be sponsoring the 2015 Sir Stanley Burgess 5K Run/Walk. Organized by Swan’s Racing Club and sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletics Association. The Sir Stanley Burgess 5K Run/Walk is held each year in honor of sporting legend and Bermuda Day Marathon repeat winner “Sir” Stanley... Read more of this article

YAO Cal Ripken Baseball League Results

YAO Cal Ripken Baseball League Results

The Cubs took the last of seven lead changes in a back-and-forth affair against the Cardinals, securing a 7-4 victory at Kindley Field in YAO Cal Ripken League Baseball action. The Cubs managed to grab the lead after a strong third inning. A bases loaded walk by Kyle George scored Alex Downey gave Cubs the lead. Kaelin Paynter pitched a strong 4 innings,... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Bufkin Receives Inclusion Champion Award

Bufkin Receives Inclusion Champion Award

Hamilton USA, the US-based insurance operations of Hamilton Insurance Group, today [Apr 27] announced that Barbara Bufkin, EVP Business Development, has been recognized for her impact on the advancement of women in the insurance industry. Ms. Bufkin has been awarded the prestigious Inclusion Champion Award by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation... Read more of this article

Newstead Welcomes Three Graces Day Spa

Newstead Welcomes Three Graces Day Spa

Three Graces Day Spa announced a new location at the Newstead Belmont Hills property, having taken over management of the hotel spa where they plan to expand current services, saying they are looking to fill eight additional staff positions. Roderick and Aisha Spencer, current owners of Three Graces Day Spa Serenity, located at Pompano Beach Club,... Read more of this article

HSBC: Protecting Family From Inheriting Debt

HSBC: Protecting Family From Inheriting Debt

[Advice column by HSBC Bermuda] Unfortunately I have accumulated a bit of debt over the years. I’m doing what I can to pay it off quickly, but as I get older I’m more worried that my debt will eventually be passed on to my children. Is there a way that I can protect them from this? Insurance is one of the most comprehensive and common ways to guarantee... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Newstead Welcomes Three Graces Day Spa

Newstead Welcomes Three Graces Day Spa

Three Graces Day Spa announced a new location at the Newstead Belmont Hills property, having taken over management of the hotel spa where they plan to expand current services, saying they are looking to fill eight additional staff positions. Roderick and Aisha Spencer, current owners of Three Graces Day Spa Serenity, located at Pompano Beach Club,... Read more of this article

DofE Hosts Expedition Relay Challenge, Fun Day

DofE Hosts Expedition Relay Challenge, Fun Day

Governor George Ferguson spent time on the front lawn of Government House on Saturday afternoon [Apr 25] for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award’s [DofE] first annual Expedition Relay Challenge and Community Fun Day, even taking a turn on the mobile zip line recently brought to Bermuda by Twilight Entertainment. A spokesperson said, “The Governor... Read more of this article

Video: CedarBridge Academy Hosts Art Walk

Video: CedarBridge Academy Hosts Art Walk

CedarBridge Academy hosted their inaugural Art Walk this past Saturday [Apr 24], aiming to give people the opportunity to see what the school’s Fine Arts department has to offer. Vice President of CedarBridge’s Student Government Association Maya Palacio said, “I have taken the initiative to do an art walk here at CedarBridge Academy.”“The... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

Environmental Statistics Compendium Released

Environmental Statistics Compendium Released

The Department of Statistics today [Apr 27] announced the release of its fifth issue of the “Environmental Statistics Compendium”. “This publication is produced annually and reflects the collation of existing data sourced from the activities of both Government and non-governmental entities that are involved in monitoring, controlling or promoting... Read more of this article

BEST Launch Campaign To “Beat The Bead”

BEST Launch Campaign To “Beat The Bead”

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] is urging consumers to ‘choose to refuse’ to purchase any personal care products containing microbeads or other plasticizers due to their negative effect on the environment. BEST said, “In anticipation of the upcoming visits by Plastic Tides and 5 Gyres, two of a number of organizations... Read more of this article

New Biomedical, Pharmaceutical Waste Policy

New Biomedical, Pharmaceutical Waste Policy

The Department of Health today announced new policy and processes to safely and effectively manage sharps, bio–hazardous and pharmaceutical waste in Bermuda that will come into effect on Monday 1st June 2015. A statement said, “The new policy will cover both the collection, transport and destruction of sharps, bio–hazardous and pharmaceutical... Read more of this article

CRIME

Victim Recovering, Suspect Remains In Custody

Victim Recovering, Suspect Remains In Custody

The 54-year-old man injured in an assault yesterday morning [April 23] in Smiths is in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital while the 58-year-old man arrested shortly afterwards remains in police custody, the police confirmed today.A police spokesperson said, “At last check the 54 year old Smith’s parish man injured during an... Read more of this article

Court: Princeton Burrows Charged With Assault

Court: Princeton Burrows Charged With Assault

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 24], 23-year-old Princeton Burrows was charged with unlawfully assaulting another man and doing him bodily harm. The incident is alleged to have occurred October 25 last year in Sandy’s. Burrows pleaded not guilty to this offence and was remanded back into custody until May 8, when he is set to... Read more of this article

Woman Charged With Assaulting Police Officer

Woman Charged With Assaulting Police Officer

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 24], a 31-year-old woman was charged with two offences stemming from an alleged incident in St George’s. The incident occurred on April 22 this year with the Court hearing  Lataunya Griffin allegedly violently resisted arrest, and then allegedly assaulted the police officer while in execution... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

CANAL Acquire America’s Cup Broadcast Rights

CANAL Acquire America’s Cup Broadcast Rights

French broadcaster CANAL+ has acquired the broadcast rights to the America’s Cup for more than 50 international territories, including France, Monaco, and French-speaking Switzerland. Under the new deal, CANAL+ will broadcast live racing and highlights from all events, including the America’s Cup World Series in 2015 and 2016, and the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup,... Read more of this article

World IP Day: “Get Up. Stand Up. For Music”

World IP Day: “Get Up. Stand Up. For Music”

On April 26th the Intellectual Property Section of the Registry General will join other Intellectual Property Personnel around the world in celebrating World Intellectual Property Day in order to raise awareness of intellectual property and how it encourages innovation and creativity. A spokesperson said, “Intellectual property refers to non-physical goods which... Read more of this article

Five Newly Certified Major Appliance Technicians

Five Newly Certified Major Appliance Technicians

The next time your refrigerator breaks, there’ll be more trained technicians around to quickly get you up and running again as five individuals have recently graduated from an intense four-week training program at Fred’s Appliance Academy in Ohio to become certified Major Appliance Technicians. Jerome McNee, Robyn Smith Gibbons, Clifton Ross, Ian Tyree and Phillip... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Injured 62-Year-Old Motorcyclist Remains In ICU

Injured 62-Year-Old Motorcyclist Remains In ICU

The 62-year-old Warwick man who was injured when the motorcycle collision on Harbour Road in Paget early Sunday morning is in stable condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check around 6:55am Monday, April 27th the 62 year old Warwick man injured when the motorcycle he was riding apparently collided with a wall on Harbour Road... Read more of this article

Man In Critical Condition Following Collision

Man In Critical Condition Following Collision

A 62-year-old Warwick man is listed in critical condition in the ICU following a collision early this morning [April 26] on Harbour Road in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1am on Sunday, April 26th first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction with Chapel... Read more of this article

Truck Overturns On Berry Hill Road In Paget

Truck Overturns On Berry Hill Road In Paget

[Updated] Around 3:50pm today [April 24] police officers were dispatched to a reported single vehicle collision on Berry Hill Road in Paget, just west of the entrance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.A police spokesperson said, “Details are sketchy at this time; however it appears that a heavy truck has overturned. However, there were no... Read more of this article


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