Police Reiterate Appeal To Locate Two People

Police Reiterate Appeal To Locate Two People

The police continue to appeal for the public’s assistance in locating two missing persons – 14-year-old Destiny Winters and 56-year-old Mr. Roger Richardson.Destiny Winters A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service continues to seek the public’s assistance in locating 14-year-old Destiny Winters. “Ms Winters is a black... Read more of this article

Commissioner: ‘Help Us Stop This Violence’

Commissioner: ‘Help Us Stop This Violence’

[Updated with video] “Bermuda has seen 5 shootings in the past two weeks,” Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley said, adding that to “fully tackle gang violence requires the absolute support of communities.” Commissioner Corbishley said, “Bermuda has seen 5 shootings in the past two weeks. This has overshadowed the previous... Read more of this article

Shots Fired In Pembroke, No One Injured

Shots Fired In Pembroke, No One Injured

[Updated] Police are on scene after another shooting this morning [Feb 16] in the Field View Lane, Pembroke area, with multiple officers and crime scene tape visible.Police have confirmed that shots were fired, and no one was injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 9.59am: Comment from Police Communications... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Feb 16th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Feb 16th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Trey Mallory earned wins in Mexico, Bermuda College welcomed Cheryl-Ann Lister and Dr. Grant Gibbons as Honorary Fellows, MoonGate Group celebrated Valentine’s Day by giving back to the community, and Nicky Gurret’s ‘Beach Art’ book launch is set for February 20 were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT Plant & Bake Sale

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] held their annual Plant and Bake Sale this weekend at Waterville on Pomander Road, Paget, with the event featuring baked goods as well as locally grown plants. Prior to the event, BNT said, “Join the Bermuda National Trust for our annual Plant and Bake Sale. Sip on your morning coffee, treat yourself to delicious... Read more of this article

FryDays To Open Gaming Lounge On Sunday

FryDays To Open Gaming Lounge On Sunday

FryDays will be holding the grand opening of their new gaming lounge tomorrow [Feb 16] from 11.00am to 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Are you celebrating a birthday? Are you looking for a party venue? FryDays, upstairs in the Bermudiana Arcade in Hamilton, has created an interactive entertainment venue for hosting epic parties that will create... Read more of this article

Review: Chocolate Cave Valentine’s At Marcus

Review: Chocolate Cave Valentine’s At Marcus

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Indulging in a chocolate feast is an incredible experience on most days. But offer that feast on Valentine’s Day and you’ve got a winner. Hamilton Princess decided to offer a creative option this year with a chocolate cave for their loved-up diners. The cave is built inside the private dining room of Marcus’ and... Read more of this article


Video: Shooting Victim’s Mother Makes Appeal

Video: Shooting Victim’s Mother Makes Appeal

After losing one son to gun violence and having another son injured in a shooting, a Bermudian mother has appealed for help, calling on people to pull together and unite. In an emotional appeal yesterday, Nicole Fox said, “This has been the second time my home has been hit with bullets. Many of you could say you understand, but I don’t... Read more of this article

Audio: Premier’s Question Time In Parliament

Audio: Premier’s Question Time In Parliament

The House of Assembly session on Friday [Feb 14] included the ‘Premier’s Question Time’ and you can listen to the audio below, with Premier David Burt asked about topics including Bermuda passports, coronavirus Covid-19, Arbitrade, the BHB grant and more. Premier’s Question Period, February 14 Related StoriesCoordinate... Read more of this article

Photos: Chocolate Cave At Hamilton Princess

Photos: Chocolate Cave At Hamilton Princess

As part of their Valentine’s Day celebration, Marcus’, the flagship restaurant of Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, created a decadent ‘Chocolate Cave’ using some 200lbs of chocolate. A spokesperson previously said, “From the evening of Valentine’s Day on Friday, February 14 through to the Champagne Brunch on February 16,... Read more of this article

Video: February 15 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: February 15 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police confirm the death of 65-year-old Colin Fubler, Patients 1st ”Solutions Seven” working group, this year’s Heritage Month theme is “We are Bermudian”, Minister Wayne Caines on Bermuda Coast Guard, no cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, Spirit Week at Warwick Academy and retail sales drop are some of the stories in this morning’s [Feb 15]... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Drop In September & October

Retail Sales Drop In September & October

Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert released the September 2019 and October 2019 Retail Sales Index publications from the Department of Statistics. The Minister explained, “The volume of retail sales decreased 4.4 per cent in September 2019 and a further 3.6 per cent in October 2019. Meanwhile, total selected overseas declarations decreased... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: February 14 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: February 14 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of 65-Year-Old Colin Fubler

BPS Confirm Death Of 65-Year-Old Colin Fubler

The police have confirmed the death of 65-year-old Mr. Colin Fubler and said that foul play is not suspected. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 65-year-old Mr. Colin Fubler, and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Fubler’s lifeless body was found by police officers on patrol... Read more of this article

Ministry: No Cases Of COVID-19 In Bermuda

Ministry: No Cases Of COVID-19 In Bermuda

There are no cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda, the Ministry has confirmed, adding that “Ports of Entry screening has not identified any travelers with a risk history in the past three days.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that there are still no cases of COVID-19 in Bermuda. “Additionally,... Read more of this article

Survey Results Praise Restaurant Weeks

Survey Results Praise Restaurant Weeks

[Updated with video] An effort to raise the profile of Bermuda Restaurant Weeks by introducing food experiences beyond the walls of a restaurant has won favour with restaurateurs, according to an industry survey. A spokesperson said, “Two events – a fragrance and food pairing picnic and a church-inspired culture dinner – took place... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Sunday Feb 16th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Feb 16th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Trey Mallory earned wins in Mexico, Bermuda College welcomed Cheryl-Ann Lister and Dr. Grant Gibbons as Honorary Fellows, MoonGate Group celebrated Valentine’s Day by giving back to the community, and Nicky Gurret’s ‘Beach Art’ book launch is set for February 20 were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.In... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT Plant & Bake Sale

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] held their annual Plant and Bake Sale this weekend at Waterville on Pomander Road, Paget, with the event featuring baked goods as well as locally grown plants. Prior to the event, BNT said, “Join the Bermuda National Trust for our annual Plant and Bake Sale. Sip on your morning coffee, treat yourself to delicious... Read more of this article

Video: Shooting Victim’s Mother Makes Appeal

Video: Shooting Victim’s Mother Makes Appeal

After losing one son to gun violence and having another son injured in a shooting, a Bermudian mother has appealed for help, calling on people to pull together and unite. In an emotional appeal yesterday, Nicole Fox said, “This has been the second time my home has been hit with bullets. Many of you could say you understand, but I don’t... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Cyclists Compete In Valley Of Sun Bike Race

Cyclists Compete In Valley Of Sun Bike Race

Kaden Hopkins, Dominique Mayho, Nicholas Narraway and Caitlin Conyers all began competing in the Valley of the Sun Bike Race, which is a three-day event in which Professional and Amateur Road Racing Cyclists of different categories. During the Time Trial Pro 1 Men’s Division, Hopkins finished 16th clocking a time of 29:45.440, Mayho finished 57th... Read more of this article

Football: Robin Hood Defeat Somerset Trojans

Football: Robin Hood Defeat Somerset Trojans

At a rain soaked BAA Field, Robin Hood advanced to the FA Challenge Cup semi-finals with a 3 – 0 quarter-final win over the Somerset Trojans. After a scoreless first half, Robin Hood took the lead in the 60th minute when Tevaugh Tyrell found the back of the net, five minutes later the lead was doubled when Aaron Nelson scored. In the 75th minute Chae... Read more of this article

Warwick Swimmers Compete In Championships

Warwick Swimmers Compete In Championships

Warwick Academy Swimmers are competing in the 2020 Eastern Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships. The team of Tayla Horan, Josephine Duerden, Daria Desmond and Bella Howes finished 17th competing in the Women’s 200 Yard Medley Relay clocking a time of 1:57.06. During the Women’s 200 Yard Freestyle Taylor White touched the wall in a time... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Arch Intends To Obtain Majority Stake In PMAP

Arch Intends To Obtain Majority Stake In PMAP

Arch Reinsurance has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing Asia Pacific [PMAP]. The company said, “Arch Reinsurance [Arch Re], a wholly owned subsidiary of Arch Capital Group Ltd., has announced that it has entered into an agreement in principle to obtain a majority stake in Precision Marketing... Read more of this article

FryDays To Open Gaming Lounge On Sunday

FryDays To Open Gaming Lounge On Sunday

FryDays will be holding the grand opening of their new gaming lounge tomorrow [Feb 16] from 11.00am to 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Are you celebrating a birthday? Are you looking for a party venue? FryDays, upstairs in the Bermudiana Arcade in Hamilton, has created an interactive entertainment venue for hosting epic parties that will create... Read more of this article

BDA Releases 2019 End Of Year Review

BDA Releases 2019 End Of Year Review

Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] has released its End of Year Review 2019, highlighting that “new incorporations came from a number of key target industries, including insurance, technology, high net worth services and infrastructure.” A spokesperson said, “Despite a challenging economic environment, the Bermuda Business Development... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

BIFF To Screen ‘Puzzle’ Film On February 19

BIFF To Screen ‘Puzzle’ Film On February 19

The Bermuda International Film Festival is to screen an award-winning character drama starring Trainspotting star Kelly Macdonald at its BIFFFlix monthly series. Puzzle tells the story of Agnes [Macdonald], a suburban wife who feels taken for granted, but who begins to find her true self when she becomes an expert at jigsaw puzzles.Stepping out of... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT Plant & Bake Sale

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] held their annual Plant and Bake Sale this weekend at Waterville on Pomander Road, Paget, with the event featuring baked goods as well as locally grown plants. Prior to the event, BNT said, “Join the Bermuda National Trust for our annual Plant and Bake Sale. Sip on your morning coffee, treat yourself to delicious... Read more of this article

FryDays To Open Gaming Lounge On Sunday

FryDays To Open Gaming Lounge On Sunday

FryDays will be holding the grand opening of their new gaming lounge tomorrow [Feb 16] from 11.00am to 5.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Are you celebrating a birthday? Are you looking for a party venue? FryDays, upstairs in the Bermudiana Arcade in Hamilton, has created an interactive entertainment venue for hosting epic parties that will create... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BNT Children’s Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

BNT Children’s Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

Spittal Pond Nature Reserve was the venue for 245 children, teachers, camp leaders and parents who joined the Bermuda National Trust’s Annual Children’s Nature Walk today [Feb 13]. “One of Bermuda’s most spectacular open spaces, this 64-acre reserve is part of a chain of wetlands along the South Shore, providing a diversity of habitats and... Read more of this article

Video: Baby Dolphin Birth In Bermuda

Video: Baby Dolphin Birth In Bermuda

Dolphin Quest Bermuda has shared a video highlighting the birth of Reef in June 2019, with the video providing insight into mother Bailey’s relationship with the organization’s staff and the parental journey ahead of her. The video’s description says, “On June 1, 2019 [World Reef Day], Bailey at Dolphin Quest Bermuda gave birth to a... Read more of this article

Faith & Community Leaders Plant Loquat Tree

Faith & Community Leaders Plant Loquat Tree

Leaders from the Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities joined with other community members in planting a loquat tree at the corner of Court and Dundonald Streets, serving as an observance of the beginning of the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, as well as part of Vision 2020’s campaign to plant 2,020 trees this year. A spokesperson said, “Emir... Read more of this article

CRIME

Commissioner: ‘Help Us Stop This Violence’

Commissioner: ‘Help Us Stop This Violence’

[Updated with video] “Bermuda has seen 5 shootings in the past two weeks,” Police Commissioner Stephen Corbishley said, adding that to “fully tackle gang violence requires the absolute support of communities.” Commissioner Corbishley said, “Bermuda has seen 5 shootings in the past two weeks. This has overshadowed the previous... Read more of this article

Shots Fired In Pembroke, No One Injured

Shots Fired In Pembroke, No One Injured

[Updated] Police are on scene after another shooting this morning [Feb 16] in the Field View Lane, Pembroke area, with multiple officers and crime scene tape visible.Police have confirmed that shots were fired, and no one was injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 9.59am: Comment from Police Communications... Read more of this article

Video: Shooting Victim’s Mother Makes Appeal

Video: Shooting Victim’s Mother Makes Appeal

After losing one son to gun violence and having another son injured in a shooting, a Bermudian mother has appealed for help, calling on people to pull together and unite. In an emotional appeal yesterday, Nicole Fox said, “This has been the second time my home has been hit with bullets. Many of you could say you understand, but I don’t... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Video: Private Jet Flight From NY To Bermuda

Video: Private Jet Flight From NY To Bermuda

Max Weldon, a professional pilot who is known for his YouTube account ‘CitationMax,’ recently released a video highlighting his trip from New York to Bermuda aboard a private jet.The video, which Mr. Weldon said “has been by far my most requested video,” has garnered more than 31,000 views since being posted a few days ago. While much of the video... Read more of this article

Column: Market Vacation Rental On Social Media

Column: Market Vacation Rental On Social Media

[Column written by Ade Brown] Vacation rental owners should use social media to market their properties directly to a wide variety of potential guests. Social media can be used as a free advertising tool in reaching people all around the world. People can come across your page simply by scrolling through their feed, and every post you make is an opportunity to get more... Read more of this article

NASA Rocket Launch Rescheduled For Friday

NASA Rocket Launch Rescheduled For Friday

A rocket launch in Virginia that may have been visible from Bermuda – originally scheduled for February 9 – has been rescheduled for Friday [Feb 14] at 4.43pm Bermuda time, with 80% favorable weather conditions being predicted by NASA. NASA said, “Northrop Grumman and NASA have set the next launch attempt for February 14 at 3.43pm EST to take advantage of... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

67-Year-Old Man Hurt After Falling Off A Ladder

67-Year-Old Man Hurt After Falling Off A Ladder

A 67-year-old man sustained minor injuries after falling approximately 7 feet off a ladder in Hamilton Parish. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 5:25pm a call was received by fire dispatch reporting a 67-year-old male having fallen off a ladder from approximately 7 feet sustaining a injury to his right shoulder at Winton Drive Hamilton Parish. “BFRS... Read more of this article

20-Year-Old Man Hospitalised After Collision

20-Year-Old Man Hospitalised After Collision

A 20-year-old man was transported to hospital via ambulance for treatment following a two vehicle collision in Smith’s parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:10am Tuesday, February 4th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of Middle... Read more of this article

Truck & Motorcyclist Collision In Smith’s Parish

Truck & Motorcyclist Collision In Smith’s Parish

[Updated] A serious collision has occurred in the Middle Road, Verdmont Road area of Smith’s parish, apparently involving a heavy truck and a motorcyclist. A police spokesperson said, “A reported serious collision has occurred in the Middle Road, Verdmont Road Smith’s parish area – apparently involving a heavy truck and a motorcyclist. “Motorists... Read more of this article