30 Minute Video: August 29 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 29 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 30 minute replay will be available.The live video will begin at 7.00pm,... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Celebrates Back To School

City Of Hamilton Celebrates Back To School

The City of Hamilton is celebrating the start of the school term by hosting a free public event on City Hall grounds this weekend, Saturday September 3rd. A spokesperson said, “The festivities at this free City event will involve up to $1500 of prize giveaways in school supplies, shoes, backpacks and more as well as a host of musical entertainment... Read more of this article

Condolences On The Passing Of Louis DeSilva

Condolences On The Passing Of Louis DeSilva

The Corporation of St. George has expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the late Louis “Red” DeSilva. Mr. DeSilva was first elected as a Councillor on the Corporation in 1991 and became an Alderman in 1997. Mr. DeSilva served as the Town Manager for the Corporation from 2005 until 2008. Mayor Quinell Francis said, “We are... Read more of this article

BPS: Man With Gunshot Wound Attends Hospital

BPS: Man With Gunshot Wound Attends Hospital

[Updated] Police now confirm that “Details emerging suggest the 23 year old Pembroke man suffered from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police recovered what appears to be a firearm and an investigation into the matter is now underway.”Police are investigating a shooting incident after a “male attended King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

BFA President Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

BFA President Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

President of the Bermuda Football Association, Larry Mussenden has today [August 29] sent out a letter indicating that he “will not seek re-election”. In the letter which we understand was sent to all clubs President Mussenden said, “I have had the honour of serving you as the President of the Bermuda Football Association for many... Read more of this article

Monetary Authority Fines Barrington Investments

Monetary Authority Fines Barrington Investments

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [Authority] have announced that they have “fined local investment company, Barrington Investments Limited [Barrington], $50,000 for a number of serious regulatory breaches”. A spokesperson said, “In addition, the Authority has restricted Barrington’s investment business licence. This means that while... Read more of this article

Weather Service Monitoring Three Systems

Weather Service Monitoring Three Systems

The Bermuda Weather Service is today [August 29] monitoring and providing updates on three weather systems including Hurricane Gaston, and two tropical depressions, saying they are “not a threat to Bermuda at this time”. The BWS said, “Hurricane Gaston, to the distant east, has begun to move northeasterly away from the area. Tropical... Read more of this article

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links & More

This past weekend saw Police confirm the death of 38-year-old Dion Anthony Fox following a traffic collision that took place overseas, Hurricane Gaston strengthen into the first major hurricane of the 2016 season, part of Horseshoe Bay Beach close due to dangerous rip currents, AC Endeavour hold a special “Sailorbration” event for graduates, the... Read more of this article

HSBC Celebrates Customer’s 100th Birthday

HSBC Celebrates Customer’s 100th Birthday

HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited recently marked a milestone for one of their customers, helping Lefroy Brownlow Place to celebrate his 100th birthday. A spokesperson said, “Loyalty is defined as ‘devotion and faithfulness to a cause, country, group or person.’ “If looking for a local example of someone who epitomizes “what it means... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 38-Year-Old Dion Fox

Police Confirm Death Of 38-Year-Old Dion Fox

Police have confirmed the death of Dion Anthony Fox of Clarke’s Hill in St. David’s who died as a result of a road traffic collision that took place in the Dominican Republic. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “Bermuda Police Service can confirm the death of 38 year old Dion Anthony Fox of Clarke’s Hill St. David’s... Read more of this article

Rip Currents Close West End Of Horseshoe Bay

Rip Currents Close West End Of Horseshoe Bay

The western end of Horseshoe Bay Beach has been closed to swimmers this afternoon [August 28] due to dangerous rip currents. Department of Parks’ Lifeguard Service have posted signs at the western end of the beach that read “Do Not Enter Water” and “Warning: Dangerous Rip Currents”. Visitors to the beach are still able to enjoy... Read more of this article

Sunday August 28th: “Good News” Spotlight

Sunday August 28th: “Good News” Spotlight

News that Kyle Fisher won the RUBiS ‘Fuel For Life’ promotion, Jahlae Outerbridge was awarded the KPMG Scholarship, Tyler Butterfield won the 2016 Ironman 70.3 Timberman triathlon in New Hampshire, and Bermuda model Ella Burt was featured in ’London Life’ magazine were all some of the positive news stories from the past week. Other... Read more of this article

Gaston Strengthens, “Not A Threat At This Time”

Gaston Strengthens, “Not A Threat At This Time”

[Updated] Gaston has this morning [August 28] been upgraded to hurricane status again with the Bermuda Weather Service saying “Hurricane Gaston is not a threat to Bermuda at this time. “The closest point of approach to Bermuda within 72 hrs [3 days] is forecast to be 491 nm to the E, 3.00am on Monday, August 29, 2016.” The National... Read more of this article

America’s Cup Endeavour Holds A ‘Sailorbration’

America’s Cup Endeavour Holds A ‘Sailorbration’

AC Endeavour, the America’s Cup youth sailing program, held a special “Sailorbration” event on Saturday [August 27] in Bermuda with the first season of AC Endeavour students graduating from the program. The celebration on Saturday provided the ‘AC Endeavour Graduates’ a chance to share with their families what they’ve learned and show the... Read more of this article

TROIKA To Hold Encore Musical Performances

TROIKA To Hold Encore Musical Performances

Due to the high demand for tickets to TROIKA Bermuda’s sold out performance of their “Work In Progress #6” musical production of “The Color Purple”, TROIKA is having two more encore performances at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts. A spokesperson said, “TROIKA is having two more encore performance due to popular... Read more of this article

Hurricane Center Monitoring Weather Near Island

Hurricane Center Monitoring Weather Near Island

The National Hurricane Center is today [August 27] monitoring an area of low pressure centered about 130 miles southwest of Bermuda which is producing winds of around 35 mph. The Bermuda Weather Service said, “A low pressure center to our southwest is now being monitored by NHC for possible development into a tropical cyclone. “Warm, moist... Read more of this article

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

A recently published video is showcasing the work that the Living Reefs Foundation is doing with the help of 11th Hour Racing to help protect Bermuda’s coral reefs. The Foundation’s website says, “Living Reefs, a Bermuda Registered Charity, was formed in 2014 to help implement some of the measures needed to keep Bermuda’s reefs... Read more of this article

EMO Continues To Monitor Tropical Storm Gaston

EMO Continues To Monitor Tropical Storm Gaston

The Ministry of National Security is reminding residents that Bermuda continues to be in the midst of Hurricane Season. And as the public is aware, it has been a particularly active storm season in the last few weeks. A spokesperson said, “As a note, the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] continues to closely monitor Tropical Storm Gaston.... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: August 29 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 29 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 30 minute replay will be available.The live video will begin at 7.00pm,... Read more of this article

Video: Student Continues Work With Air Care

Video: Student Continues Work With Air Care

Summer student Stephon Paynter is seeing parts of the Island he’s never seen before as his work with Air Care takes him from St. George’s to Dockyard. Air Care, one of the Island’s leading air conditioning and mechanical services companies, partnered with Impact Mentoring Academy to provide vocational training this summer for one of its students.... Read more of this article

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

A recently published video is showcasing the work that the Living Reefs Foundation is doing with the help of 11th Hour Racing to help protect Bermuda’s coral reefs. The Foundation’s website says, “Living Reefs, a Bermuda Registered Charity, was formed in 2014 to help implement some of the measures needed to keep Bermuda’s reefs... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Jillian Terceira Competes In Summer Circuit

Jillian Terceira Competes In Summer Circuit

Jillian Terceira was back in the show ring recently, competing in the Lake Arena – Equestrian Summer Circuit in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Terceira competed in only one CSIYH1* Class on the day. Terceira competed in the CSIYH1* 1.30m Youngster Tour 6-Year Old Horses 2nd Round Class Terceira was riding Chakova and the pair finished 23rd clocking... Read more of this article

BFA President Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

BFA President Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election

President of the Bermuda Football Association, Larry Mussenden has today [August 29] sent out a letter indicating that he “will not seek re-election”. In the letter which we understand was sent to all clubs President Mussenden said, “I have had the honour of serving you as the President of the Bermuda Football Association for many... Read more of this article

Results: Fitted Dinghy Racing In Granaway Deep

Results: Fitted Dinghy Racing In Granaway Deep

The final round of the Bermuda Fitted Dinghy Association’s 2016 season racing was held in the Granaway Deep. The racing season concluded with all races taking place with young skippers at the helm on a regular basis. Challenger II skippered by Owen Siese won the 400th Anniversary Cup over Contest III skippered by Connor Astwood, while Elizabeth II... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Monetary Authority Fines Barrington Investments

Monetary Authority Fines Barrington Investments

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [Authority] have announced that they have “fined local investment company, Barrington Investments Limited [Barrington], $50,000 for a number of serious regulatory breaches”. A spokesperson said, “In addition, the Authority has restricted Barrington’s investment business licence. This means that while... Read more of this article

HSBC Celebrates Customer’s 100th Birthday

HSBC Celebrates Customer’s 100th Birthday

HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited recently marked a milestone for one of their customers, helping Lefroy Brownlow Place to celebrate his 100th birthday. A spokesperson said, “Loyalty is defined as ‘devotion and faithfulness to a cause, country, group or person.’ “If looking for a local example of someone who epitomizes “what it means... Read more of this article

Video: Student Continues Work With Air Care

Video: Student Continues Work With Air Care

Summer student Stephon Paynter is seeing parts of the Island he’s never seen before as his work with Air Care takes him from St. George’s to Dockyard. Air Care, one of the Island’s leading air conditioning and mechanical services companies, partnered with Impact Mentoring Academy to provide vocational training this summer for one of its students.... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

City Of Hamilton Celebrates Back To School

City Of Hamilton Celebrates Back To School

The City of Hamilton is celebrating the start of the school term by hosting a free public event on City Hall grounds this weekend, Saturday September 3rd. A spokesperson said, “The festivities at this free City event will involve up to $1500 of prize giveaways in school supplies, shoes, backpacks and more as well as a host of musical entertainment... Read more of this article

Tiaras & Bow Ties Will Not Be Held This Year

Tiaras & Bow Ties Will Not Be Held This Year

Organisers have today [August 29] announced that the Tiaras & Bow Ties event will not be held this year while plans are in place for its return in 2017. A spokesperson said, “To our valued supporters and attendees the Tiaras & Bow Ties Team would like to give notice the Tiaras & Bow Ties event will regrettably, not be held this year. “We... Read more of this article

Tickets On Sale For “The Magic Of The Musicals”

Tickets On Sale For “The Magic Of The Musicals”

Tickets are now on sale for The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Bermuda’s The Magic of the Musicals – a fully staged concert – from October 6th through October 15th. Matinées will be held on Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th, at The Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall. Tickets can be purchased now from www.ptix.bm. A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

BNT Appoints Bill Zuill As New Executive Director

BNT Appoints Bill Zuill As New Executive Director

The Bermuda National Trust has appointed Bill Zuill as its new Executive Director. Mr Zuill succeeds Jennifer Gray, who stepped down in July after nine years in the post to pursue other interests. BNT President Lt Col William White said Mr Zuill had been appointed after an extensive search which attracted a number of very strong applicants. Lt Col White... Read more of this article

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

Video: Coral Gardening At Bermuda’s Reefs

A recently published video is showcasing the work that the Living Reefs Foundation is doing with the help of 11th Hour Racing to help protect Bermuda’s coral reefs. The Foundation’s website says, “Living Reefs, a Bermuda Registered Charity, was formed in 2014 to help implement some of the measures needed to keep Bermuda’s reefs... Read more of this article

BECL Set To Close Early At 1.00pm Tomorrow

BECL Set To Close Early At 1.00pm Tomorrow

Bermuda Emissions Control Limited [BECL] will close at 1.00pm tomorrow [Aug 26], opening for business again on Monday, August 29. A Government spokesperson said, “Mr. Donal Smith, the Managing Director of the Bermuda Emissions Control Limited [BECL] wishes to inform the public that BECL will close at 1.00pm on Friday, August 26, 2016. “They... Read more of this article

CRIME

BPS: Man With Gunshot Wound Attends Hospital

BPS: Man With Gunshot Wound Attends Hospital

[Updated] Police now confirm that “Details emerging suggest the 23 year old Pembroke man suffered from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police recovered what appears to be a firearm and an investigation into the matter is now underway.”Police are investigating a shooting incident after a “male attended King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article

Court: 50-Year-Old Denies Wounding Charge

Court: 50-Year-Old Denies Wounding Charge

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 50-year-old man denied wounding another man. Keith Bean pleaded not guilty to unlawfully wounding another man in August this year. The incident is alleged to have occurred in Sandys Parish. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Mention for September, granted bail at $3,000, and ordered that Mr Bean must have no contact with... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Threatening Another Man

Court: Man Denies Threatening Another Man

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 41-year-old man denied threatening and assaulting another man. Blair Showers denied that in July this year, he had uttered threatening words to another man. Showers also denied that on the same day he had unlawfully assaulted the man. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set Mention for September at which time a trial date will... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

RA: BTC Have Withdrawn ‘Fair Usage’ Policy

RA: BTC Have Withdrawn ‘Fair Usage’ Policy

The Regulatory Authority said they investigated BTC’s Fair Usage Policy relating to its internet services, and informed BTC that it “was in breach of various license conditions, regulations and determinations,” and BTC have withdrawn the policy. The statement said, “The Regulatory Authority [RA] has reviewed and investigated Bermuda Telephone... Read more of this article

Eight Interns Successfully Complete Programme

Eight Interns Successfully Complete Programme

Eight technology interns have successfully completed the Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] 2016 Summer Internship Programme. During the 12-week programme, Luis Correia, Michelle Butterfield, Kyle Swan, Zine’ Franklin, Taiva Paynter, Steve Lawrence, Victoria Santos and Brandon Franke acquired experience in the information and communications technology [ICT] industry through... Read more of this article

Global Entry Kiosks Available At Bermuda Airport

Global Entry Kiosks Available At Bermuda Airport

U.S. Customs & Border Protection [CBP] and Bermuda officials announced the addition of Global Entry kiosks to Bermuda pre-clearance at L.F. Wade International Airport, which will allow Global Entry members to bypass the CBP inspection lines and use an automated kiosk to complete their admission to the United States. “CBP is pleased to expand the Global Entry program... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Police Confirm Death Of 38-Year-Old Dion Fox

Police Confirm Death Of 38-Year-Old Dion Fox

Police have confirmed the death of Dion Anthony Fox of Clarke’s Hill in St. David’s who died as a result of a road traffic collision that took place in the Dominican Republic. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “Bermuda Police Service can confirm the death of 38 year old Dion Anthony Fox of Clarke’s Hill St. David’s... Read more of this article

Court: Man Denies Causing GBH By Driving

Court: Man Denies Causing GBH By Driving

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 44-year-old man denied caused grievous bodily harm to another person by driving without due care and attention. Cornell Lindo pleaded not guilty to the charge that in February 2016, on North Shore Road, he had caused grievous bodily harm to another person by driving without due care and attention. Magistrate Khamisi... Read more of this article

Woman Injured In Car On Great Bay Road

Woman Injured In Car On Great Bay Road

Emergency services responded to Great Bay Road in St. David’s just before 7.00pm tonight [August 24] where a woman appears to have been injured while travelling in a car along that road. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and hospital staff tended to the woman before she was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment... Read more of this article


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