Archive for April, 2012

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing $2 Sausage

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Stealing $2 Sausage

In Magistrates Court this morning [Apr.23] a 31-year-old man pleaded not guilty to a charge that he stole a sausage valued at $2 from the Somers Supermarket on York Street in St George’s. Michael Eugene Douglas also pleaded not guilty to a second charge that he uttered threatening words to the manager of the supermarket. The Senior Magistrate granted... Read more of this article

Delegation On Business Development Trip In China

Delegation On Business Development Trip In China

Business Bermuda has organized a business development and relationship building marketing trip in Shanghai and Beijing, China from April 14 through April 20, 2012. Led by Cheryl Packwood, CEO of Business Bermuda and joined by Wayne Furbert, Minister of Business Development and Tourism, Travis Gilbert, Director of Business Development for the Ministry... Read more of this article

Bermuda Born Author Publishes “I Can Fly”

Bermuda Born Author Publishes “I Can Fly”

Inspired during her daily walks about her property as she watched birds singing and playing together, Bermuda born author Judith Nell Taylor-Dill presents her book titled, “I Can Fly!”. “I Can Fly!” is a story about a young bluebird who learns that being disobedient can likely lead to trouble, physical pain and even heartache. Main character... Read more of this article

Man Charged With Sexual Assault, Stalking

Man Charged With Sexual Assault, Stalking

A 32-year-old man was this morning [Apr.19] granted $15,000 bail following charges of sexually assaulting and stalking a woman. The offences were alleged to have occurred between December 1st 2011 and April 14th 2012. The offences involved allegations of electronic approaches via texting and phone messages as well as an actual physical assault. Senior... Read more of this article

Gibbons Company Retirements & Redundancies

Gibbons Company Retirements & Redundancies

Gibbons Company notified employees internally in early March of the retirement of 9 long serving employees and 3 redundancies across the group. A statement released by the Company said, “The decision came as a result of the continued decline in retail sales and the need for the company to make readjustments to its business model in order to remain... Read more of this article

Andra Simons Selected For “Poetry Parnassus”

Andra Simons Selected For “Poetry Parnassus”

Bermudian Andra Simons has been chosen to represent Bermuda at the “Poetry Parnassus” from the 26 June until the 1 July in the UK, which will feature poets and spoken-word artists from all over the world . The event listing describes the event as: “Set to be the largest poetry festival ever staged in the UK, Southbank Centre’s Poetry... Read more of this article

‘Fast Pass Cards’ Launched For Guest Workers

‘Fast Pass Cards’ Launched For Guest Workers

Minister of National Security Wayne Perinchief and Minister of Economy, Trade & Industry Patrice Minors hosted a joint press conference this morning [Apr.19] to launch the Fast Pass Card initiative. Minister Minors said the initiative is a “great benefit for those guest workers in our community who possess work permits, particularly our friends... Read more of this article

New Regimental Sergeant Major: Gavin Rayner

New Regimental Sergeant Major: Gavin Rayner

The Governor, as the Commander in Chief of the Regiment, has appointed Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Gavin Rayner as the Regiment’s new Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM). Now a Warrant Officer Class One (WO1) Rayner takes the position as the unit’s senior enlisted man following the retirement of WO1Gavin Lee. Mr Lee preceded his service to the Regiment... Read more of this article

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Decorated Cakes

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Decorated Cakes

The Manchester United football team, Mickey Mouse, the Easter Bunny, fish, a deck of cards, hearts, a guitar, butterflies and the Angry Bird video game were some of the designs featured by bakers young and old at this year’s Agricultural Exhibition. The Special Occasion Cake category requires that decorations must be edible, and marks are given... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Meeting For U/13 & U/15 Cricket

Upcoming: Meeting For U/13 & U/15 Cricket

The Bermuda Cricket Board will hold a meeting for players selected in the Under 15 and Under 13 BCB National Academy squads and their parents on Wednesday, May 2nd at the Labor and Training Building, Reid Street, next to Defontes Broadcasting commencing at 6pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss: the training schedules and venues, the Bermuda... Read more of this article