Dante Leverock Scores First Professional Goal

Dante Leverock Scores First Professional Goal

Bermuda’s Dante Leverock made an impressive start to his professional football career with the Harrisburg City Islanders, scoring in last night’s [Apr 24] 1-1 draw with Charlotte Independence. Charlotte scored first in the 19th minute to gain a 1-0 lead, however Harrisburg evened the score in the 57th minute of a header from the corner by... Read more of this article

Airport’s Air Conditioning Off, Being Repaired

Airport’s Air Conditioning Off, Being Repaired

The Department of Airport Operations confirmed that the airport’s “climate control system is currently off line” and said the “necessary repairs to the air conditioning system will be completed this weekend.” A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations [DAO] wishes to advise the public that the airport’s... 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

Paget Sub Post Office To Close On May 29th

Paget Sub Post Office To Close On May 29th

The Bermuda Post Office [BPO] said that it will be closing the Paget Sub Post Office on Friday, May 29, 2015. “There will be no redundancies as a result of this decision and the four employees who currently work at the Paget Post Office will be relocated and/or redeployed elsewhere,” the statement said. “The post boxes will continue... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition wrapped up with the Hamilton Cry on the City Hall steps this morning [Apr 24], with more than 20 Town Criers from the United Kingdom and Canada taking part in the contest, which began on April 22. The competition got underway with the St. George’s Cry at King’s Square earlier this week, followed by... Read more of this article

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

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... 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

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

Rhona Emmerson Exhibit Opens At Masterworks

Rhona Emmerson Exhibit Opens At Masterworks

Masterworks will be showing ‘French Impressions: A Rhona Emmerson Exhibition,’ wth the exhibition set to start with a happy hour this evening [April 24] from 5:30 to 7.00pm. This exhibition showcases a collection of oil paintings that were done while visiting the South of France, a very happy and sunny place to visit and paint for the artist. The... Read more of this article

Video: Lance Furbert Named ‘Hospitality Hero’

Video: Lance Furbert Named ‘Hospitality Hero’

Lance Furbert has been acknowledged as a “Hospitality Hero” by Imagine Bermuda during BHI’s Hospitality Month, with Mr. Furbert saying that the recognition was a surprise, adding “I’m thankful that somebody recognizes something that I’ve done and thinks that it’s worth something.” Mr. Furbert’s first... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Fight Night XVII Boxing & Kickboxing

Video: Fight Night XVII Boxing & Kickboxing

Both boxing and kickboxing skills were showcased at Teachers Rugby Fight Night XVII, held on April 18, with a number of gyms represented on the card. The night got underway with boxing as Kevin De Silva defeated Ezekiel Greenwood, before Paulo Curi defeated Richard Reno. Shomari Warner defeated Ben Green in the third boxing match of the night, before... Read more of this article

Video: Lance Furbert Named ‘Hospitality Hero’

Video: Lance Furbert Named ‘Hospitality Hero’

Lance Furbert has been acknowledged as a “Hospitality Hero” by Imagine Bermuda during BHI’s Hospitality Month, with Mr. Furbert saying that the recognition was a surprise, adding “I’m thankful that somebody recognizes something that I’ve done and thinks that it’s worth something.” Mr. Furbert’s first... Read more of this article

Video: CedarBridge Lumiére Fashion Show

Video: CedarBridge Lumiére Fashion Show

CedarBridge Academy’s class of 2015 hosted its Lumiére Fashion Show on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium, with the event hosted by Cameron Gordon. The programme said that the models included Diana Arruda, Brittany Bean, Kalasia Bowen, Calae Burgess, Kandia Caisey, Aaliyah Cole, DeChol’e Daniels, Kirk... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Dante Leverock Scores First Professional Goal

Dante Leverock Scores First Professional Goal

Bermuda’s Dante Leverock made an impressive start to his professional football career with the Harrisburg City Islanders, scoring in last night’s [Apr 24] 1-1 draw with Charlotte Independence. Charlotte scored first in the 19th minute to gain a 1-0 lead, however Harrisburg evened the score in the 57th minute of a header from the corner by... Read more of this article

Kickboxing-Themed Cruise Set To Visit Bermuda

Kickboxing-Themed Cruise Set To Visit Bermuda

CKO Kickboxing is getting set to host the first ever kickboxing-themed cruise aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, with the unique trip – dubbed CKO at Sea – to include a visit to Bermuda. CKO at Sea will include a round trip from Bayonne, N.J. on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas, with a two-day overnight port of call in King’s... Read more of this article

Steven Bremar Wins Double Snooker Title

Steven Bremar Wins Double Snooker Title

Steven Bremar was crowned a Double Champion as the Bermuda Snooker Open Singles and Doubles Finals took place at Queen’s Club. Firstly in the Doubles Final, the defending champions Bremar & Zane Desilva defeated Ed Gumbs & Chris Dakin. Desilva & Bremar won the first game 70 – 16, they then won the second game 54 – 35. Gumbs & Dakin... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Allied World Global Markets Appoints Geyman

Allied World Global Markets Appoints Geyman

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG announced that Allied World Global Markets has appointed Toby Geyman, Assistant Vice President, Onshore Construction to further develop the product line. Mr. Geyman will be responsible for underwriting major UK and international onshore construction projects, operating from both the Company’s Lloyd’s and... Read more of this article

Airport’s Air Conditioning Off, Being Repaired

Airport’s Air Conditioning Off, Being Repaired

The Department of Airport Operations confirmed that the airport’s “climate control system is currently off line” and said the “necessary repairs to the air conditioning system will be completed this weekend.” A spokesperson said, “The Department of Airport Operations [DAO] wishes to advise the public that the airport’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Apr 24 2015

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Apr 24 2015

Today [Apr 24] saw the close of the BSX’s week finish with 37,226 shares traded on the day, valued at $75,335.22 BD. 36,326 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing even at $1.97 per share, while another 100 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing down 2.3% at $3.90 per share. 500 shares were traded by Ascendant... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Berkeley Institute To Hold Sankofa Fashion Show

Berkeley Institute To Hold Sankofa Fashion Show

The Berkeley Institute Class of 2015 is getting set to present their Sankofa Fashion Show on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9. The shows will be held in the Berkeley Institute Cafetorium, with each show beginning at 8.00pm. Tickets cost $15, or $30 for patrons, and are available at the school office. Refreshments will be on sale during the fashion... Read more of this article

New Book Explores Bermuda, Love & Intrigue

New Book Explores Bermuda, Love & Intrigue

A new book, titled Bermuda – Pathway to Terror, follows the adventures of a former intelligence analyst and Arabic linguist as he attempts to foil a deadly terrorist cell that he discovered while in Bermuda, all while falling in love with an old flame at the same time. The book’s synopsis says, “Dr. Michael A. MacManus, a former army... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition wrapped up with the Hamilton Cry on the City Hall steps this morning [Apr 24], with more than 20 Town Criers from the United Kingdom and Canada taking part in the contest, which began on April 22. The competition got underway with the St. George’s Cry at King’s Square earlier this week, followed by... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

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

Clarien Donates 300 Saplings For Earth Day

Clarien Donates 300 Saplings For Earth Day

Three hundred native and endemic Bermuda Cedar, Palmetto, Olive Wood, Yellowood and Bay Grape saplings were donated in today’s [Apr 22] Clarien Bank Earth Day sapling donation to the community. The saplings were offered on a first come, first served basis from 11.00am to 2.00pm. Full advice was provided to customers and residents on how to safely... 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

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

Taxi Overturns, Crashes Into Pole, Power Out

Taxi Overturns, Crashes Into Pole, Power Out

BELCO is working to restore power in Devonshire this evening [April 21] after a 40-year-old taxi driver collided with a street pole at around 10.20pm, resulting in the car overturning in the road and power being knocked out. A police spokesperson said, “At 10:21pm, first responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision that... Read more of this article

Police Continue Appeal: Fatal Hit & Run Collision

Police Continue Appeal: Fatal Hit & Run Collision

The police are continuing to appeal for information regarding the April 18 collision that resulted in the death of 22-year-old La-Nae Woodley, as they attempt to track the movements of a black Kia car that was involved in the accident. A police spokesperson said, “Investigators continue to appeal to members of the public who may have any information... Read more of this article


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