Orange Valley Services Relocate To Roberts Ave.

Orange Valley Services Relocate To Roberts Ave.

Orange Valley Centre relocated its services from the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute to Robert’s Avenue where it will share a home with the Opportunity Workshop, Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden said on Friday [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly Minister Atherden said, “In the Speech from the Throne which was presented... Read more of this article

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

“David Cameron’s campaign to destroy the ‘cloak of secrecy’ around the ownership of offshore companies has been snubbed by the richest and most important of the UK’s overseas territories,” a report from the UK’s Independent claims. Their report said, “Bermuda boasts of being the ‘risk capital of the world’... Read more of this article

Teresa Perozzi Defeated, Nikki Bascome Wins

Teresa Perozzi Defeated, Nikki Bascome Wins

A large crowd made their way to the Fairmont Southampton last night [Nov 21] as a full slate of boxing matches took place, with both professional and amateur bouts featuring Bermudian and Canadian boxers. While the title match up of the night with Bermuda’s Teresa Perozzi didn’t end in victory, Bermuda’s Nikki Bascome delivered a big... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service continued their Fire Safety Awareness Week activities yesterday [Nov 21], taking a truck to City Hall to assist in decorating the Christmas tree. Acting Deputy Chief Fire Officer Dana Lovell said, “Today, we’re just partnering with the Corporation of Hamilton and helping them to decorate the annual Christmas... Read more of this article

San Diego Official: Bermuda Selected For Cup

San Diego Official: Bermuda Selected For Cup

According to a report from UT San Diego, San Diego Tourism Authority CEO Joe Terzi has confirmed that the 2017 America’s Cup has been awarded to Bermuda. This report follows after one from the Associated Press, who cited an unnamed person “with knowledge of the situation”, and reported that Bermuda has been picked over San Diego to host... Read more of this article

Both Woolridges Win Medals In Indonesia

Both Woolridges Win Medals In Indonesia

Both Bermuda fighters — Sentwali Woolridge and Jermal Woolridge — have captured medals at the 7th Sanda World Cup in Indonesia, with Sentwali winning silver, while Jermal won bronze. Sentwali Woolridge defeated Achraf Haddadi from Tunisia with a TKO result. Woolridge lost the first round, but he came back strong in the second round forcing... Read more of this article

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

[Updated with video] The jury has returned a verdict in the Prince Edness trial, finding him not guilty of the murder of Jason Lightbourne. Around 4am on 23rd July, 2006, 18 year old Mr. Lightbourne was behind the wheel of a white Daihatsu Charade sedan car traveling in a westerly direction on Ord Road in Paget when he was shot and killed. Mr Edness... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] Police held a press conference today [Nov 21] to provide an update into the investigation into the recent shootings, where they noted that one man has already been charged, and said they have another male in custody. The press conference was held in the wake of three separate shootings: the first took place in Devonshire on Nov. 11, the second in... Read more of this article

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

We cannot continue to produce electricity exclusively from oil and “must examine other alternatives and create a diversified energy portfolio,” Minister of Education and Economic Development Grant Gibbons said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly The Minister was speaking about the recent Energy Summit, that was held at the Fairmont... Read more of this article

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

Finance Minister On Airport Re-Development

[Updated with audio] Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 21], Minister of Finance Bob Richards provided an overview of the agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation [CCC] to pave the way for the airport redevelopment. Minister Richards said, “The redevelopment of the Bermuda airport represents one of the most important capital... Read more of this article

Silver Spirit Cruise Ship Docks In Hamilton

Silver Spirit Cruise Ship Docks In Hamilton

The Silver Spirit cruise ship sailed into Hamilton this morning [Nov 21], carrying an estimated 523 passengers and 370 crew. According to this year’s cruise ship schedule, the 642-foot long ship was scheduled to make two calls to Bermuda; the first in April stopping in St George’s and this visit to Hamilton.The island is now coming to the... Read more of this article

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 21], a 29-year-old man was charged in connection with the shooting outside the Somerset Cricket Club on November 11th, which saw four men injured. Germiko Williams faced a number of charges, including possessing a firearm and possessing ammunition. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court,... Read more of this article

Video: Teresa Perozzi vs Kali Reis Weigh In

Video: Teresa Perozzi vs Kali Reis Weigh In

Bermuda’s Teresa Perozzi and her opponent Kali Reis were officially weighed in ahead of their upcoming IBA Women’s Middleweight Championship bout yesterday [November 20], with the match set to take place tonight [Nov 21] at the Fairmont Southampton. Referee Steve Smoger said, “This is a vacant title for the IBA Women’s Middleweight... Read more of this article

VIDEOS

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

Photos & Video: Fire Service Visits City Hall

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service continued their Fire Safety Awareness Week activities yesterday [Nov 21], taking a truck to City Hall to assist in decorating the Christmas tree. Acting Deputy Chief Fire Officer Dana Lovell said, “Today, we’re just partnering with the Corporation of Hamilton and helping them to decorate the annual Christmas... Read more of this article

Music Video: Keenan Exodia’s ‘Your Love’

Music Video: Keenan Exodia’s ‘Your Love’

Bermudian singer Keenan Bailey, performing under the moniker Keenan Exodia, has released the full version of the music video for his original song “Your Love,” following the release of a preview video in September. The singer created this latest song while studying at the Centre for Arts and Technology in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Mr. Bailey... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] Police held a press conference today [Nov 21] to provide an update into the investigation into the recent shootings, where they noted that one man has already been charged, and said they have another male in custody. The press conference was held in the wake of three separate shootings: the first took place in Devonshire on Nov. 11, the second in... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Smash Commercial Table Tennis Kicks Off

Smash Commercial Table Tennis Kicks Off

The first night of the Smash Commercial Table Tennis League was a success, the organisers said, adding that everyone had a good time and the “competition was fun, engaging, and the players were excited about the weeks to come.”The Smash! Table Tennis Rec Center launched on August 4th 2014, and the league night will run every Thursday at... Read more of this article

Marion To Bermuda Holding M2M2B Yacht Rally

Marion To Bermuda Holding M2M2B Yacht Rally

The Marion-Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race, Inc. and event host the Harraseeket Yacht Club will hold a cruising yacht rally from Maine to Marion in advance of the 2015 Marion-Bermuda race. “Called the M2M2B, the rally will be an enjoyable and convenient way for Maine-based yacht skippers to sail from Maine to Marion, MA as they stage their boats for... Read more of this article

Over 75 Players In Squash Club Championships

Over 75 Players In Squash Club Championships

The Bermuda Squash Racquets Association will be hosting the 2014 BCS-IBM Club Championships from November 23rd to 29th. The tournament, which includes Men’s Open, Ladies Open, Men’s Veterans [45+] and Ladies Veterans [40+] categories will see over 75 competitors compete for the titles of club’s best in the upcoming week. This year also marks the... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Appleby: Year On Track To Be Good Showing

Appleby: Year On Track To Be Good Showing

Despite a dip in the value and volume of offshore deals in the third quarter of 2014, the year as a whole is on track to be among the best showings for offshore M&A in the past decade, according to a report released by Appleby. “In Bermuda, deal value and volume both experienced modest increases when compared with the previous quarter, while... Read more of this article

PwC To Host Careers Reception For Parents

PwC To Host Careers Reception For Parents

PwC Bermuda is hosting a careers reception for parents and educators on Tuesday, November 25 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club. Parents and educators are invited to learn more about the opportunities for a rewarding and challenging professional services career at PwC Bermuda – available through the firm’s HeadStart initiative. They... Read more of this article

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

Report: Bermuda “Refuses” Cameron Request

“David Cameron’s campaign to destroy the ‘cloak of secrecy’ around the ownership of offshore companies has been snubbed by the richest and most important of the UK’s overseas territories,” a report from the UK’s Independent claims. Their report said, “Bermuda boasts of being the ‘risk capital of the world’... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Explore Bermuda’s World Heritage Forts Tour

Explore Bermuda’s World Heritage Forts Tour

The ‘Defenders Of Bermuda: World Heritage Forts Tour’ will take place on Kings Square in St. George’s on Wednesday and Saturday from 1.30pm to 3.30pm, offering people the opportunity to learn about the island’s people, stories and fortifications. The promotional flyer said, “The tours promise to allow you to imagine yourself... Read more of this article

Music Video: Keenan Exodia’s ‘Your Love’

Music Video: Keenan Exodia’s ‘Your Love’

Bermudian singer Keenan Bailey, performing under the moniker Keenan Exodia, has released the full version of the music video for his original song “Your Love,” following the release of a preview video in September. The singer created this latest song while studying at the Centre for Arts and Technology in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Mr. Bailey... Read more of this article

Diabetes Association To Host “Beary Picnic”

Diabetes Association To Host “Beary Picnic”

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo is getting set to host A Very Beary Picnic, an event for children in support of diabetes education. The event will be held today [Nov 22] from 10.30am to 12.30pm in the Bermuda Aquarium’s Discovery Room. A spokesperson said, “As part of the Bermuda Diabetes Association’s ongoing programming and education... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

First Redhead Duck In Bermuda Since 1987

First Redhead Duck In Bermuda Since 1987

The first Redhead duck to reach the island since 1987 was found in Bermuda, with the Bermuda Audobon Society saying the male duck below was discovered by Dr. David Wingate at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton. Photo by Andrew Dobson:According to the U.S. Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, “Redheads breed in western North America, from British... Read more of this article

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

“Bermuda’s Energy Future Is About Change”

We cannot continue to produce electricity exclusively from oil and “must examine other alternatives and create a diversified energy portfolio,” Minister of Education and Economic Development Grant Gibbons said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly The Minister was speaking about the recent Energy Summit, that was held at the Fairmont... Read more of this article

Public Works To Hold E-Waste Recycling Day

Public Works To Hold E-Waste Recycling Day

The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works will be holding their third e-Waste Recycling Day for 2014 on Saturday, November 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tynes Bay Waste to Energy Facility located on Palmetto Road, Devonshire. Residents are encouraged to bring their old, worn out electronics to be recycled – everything from small... Read more of this article

CRIME

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

Murder Charge: Prince Edness Found Not Guilty

[Updated with video] The jury has returned a verdict in the Prince Edness trial, finding him not guilty of the murder of Jason Lightbourne. Around 4am on 23rd July, 2006, 18 year old Mr. Lightbourne was behind the wheel of a white Daihatsu Charade sedan car traveling in a westerly direction on Ord Road in Paget when he was shot and killed. Mr Edness... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

Video: Police Press Conference On Shootings

[Updated] Police held a press conference today [Nov 21] to provide an update into the investigation into the recent shootings, where they noted that one man has already been charged, and said they have another male in custody. The press conference was held in the wake of three separate shootings: the first took place in Devonshire on Nov. 11, the second in... Read more of this article

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Man Charged With November 11th Shooting

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Nov 21], a 29-year-old man was charged in connection with the shooting outside the Somerset Cricket Club on November 11th, which saw four men injured. Germiko Williams faced a number of charges, including possessing a firearm and possessing ammunition. As the charges can only be heard in the Supreme Court,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Bermuda National Library Launches Tutor.com

Bermuda National Library Launches Tutor.com

The Bermuda National Library has launched Tutor.com, a new online resource for students of all ages, Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Wayne Scott said today [Nov 21] in the House of Assembly. Minister Scott said, “Whether you just need a little hint to get unstuck or you need someone to explain the concept a bit slower, Tutor.com can help. “Anyone... Read more of this article

GEW Profile: Gavin Kennedy Of ‘The Hub’

GEW Profile: Gavin Kennedy Of ‘The Hub’

10 years ago Gavin Kennedy ‘accidentally’ started a business. It seems his entrepreneurial drive was always there, waiting to be triggered by circumstance. Looking for a unique and cool birthday gift for his pre-teen nephew, Gavin turned a small problem into a big opportunity. He wanted to buy a USB flash drive in the shape of a ninja warrior but was told he could... Read more of this article

Police Warn Residents About Phone Scams

Police Warn Residents About Phone Scams

The police are reminding people to “remain vigilant” regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data, saying that one common scam involves unknown callers offering to help residents with alleged glitches reportedly affecting their home computers. A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Bike Rider Injured In Collision In Hamilton

Bike Rider Injured In Collision In Hamilton

An accident this afternoon [Nov 21] on Par La Ville Road — near the 24 hour gas station — has left one man injured after his bike apparently collided with a car. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance, with no word yet on the extent of his injuries. Traffic flow in the area was restricted while emergency services dealt with the accident. Related... Read more of this article

Car Fire In Hamilton Parish, No One Injured

Car Fire In Hamilton Parish, No One Injured

At approximately 11.00pm this evening [Nov 20], there was a car fire in the Radnor Road and North Shore area. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that no one was injured, and said the cause of the fire is under investigation.Lieutenant Colin Swan said that a fire truck from the Clearwater Fire Station attended the scene, and two firefighters... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Police Car & Water Truck

Collision Involving Police Car & Water Truck

A police car responding to an incident with its emergency equipment activated was involved in a collision with a water truck yesterday morning, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:15am on Monday, November 17th a two vehicle collision occurred on Somerset Road in Sandys parish, near the junction with West Side Road. “Initial... Read more of this article