Archive for July, 2012

Bermuda Motorcycle Racing Club Results

Bermuda Motorcycle Racing Club Results

Bermuda Motorcycle Racing Club action at the Southside Motor Sports Park this past weekend saw some high speed action on the Track. D’Nico Durrant won all three GP 70 Class races, while Ryan Resendes won all three GP 80 Class races. Ricky Wade won the first two races in the Scooter Class, while Dean Jones won the third race. Cyril Whitter III... Read more of this article

Extra Ferry Service For Both Days Of Cup Match

Extra Ferry Service For Both Days Of Cup Match

The Department of Marine and Ports announced today [July 31] that in addition to regular Monday to Friday service which will be running during the Cup Match holiday there will also be a special Cup Match Ferry at the following times: ThursdayLeaving St. George’s 7:45 am Arriving Watford Bridge 8:20amPM ServiceLeaving Watford Bridge 5:20pm Arriving... Read more of this article

Drug Smuggling Charges: Two Bermudians Arrested

Drug Smuggling Charges: Two Bermudians Arrested

Two Bermudian men  were arrested on suspicion of smuggling illegal drugs from New Jersey to Bermuda, after an investigation which involved the U.S Department of Homeland Security and the Bermuda Police. A police spokesperson said: “An extensive investigation involving the Department of Homeland Security and the Bermuda Police Service resulted... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank Reports Second Quarter Profit

Butterfield Bank Reports Second Quarter Profit

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited today [July 31] reported second quarter net income of $16.2 million [$0.02 per share on a fully diluted basis], up 37.7% compared to $11.8 million in the second quarter of 2011 and up $1.5 million over the $14.7 million recorded in the first quarter of 2012. Cash earnings [before amortisation of intangibles]... Read more of this article

Photos: HSBC Pre-Cup Match Celebrations

Photos: HSBC Pre-Cup Match Celebrations

HSBC Bank is getting into the Cup Match spirit with free snowballs in the team colours being served at various branches today [July 31] as well as mini-cricket game taking place in the Bank’s lobby.HSBC CFO Michael Schrum and Senior Product Manager Mitch Barker moved into another role for the day, and could be found outside serving snowballs... Read more of this article

Toronto FC Signs Goalkeeper Freddy Hall

Toronto FC Signs Goalkeeper Freddy Hall

Toronto Football Club officially confirmed today [July 31] that they have signed Bermudian goalkeeper Freddy Hall. As per team and league policies terms of the deal were not disclosed. “Freddy brings depth to our goalkeeping position and has many qualities that we like to see at this position,” said Toronto FC Head Coach and Director of Soccer Operations... Read more of this article

Business Bermuda Concludes Seminar Series

Business Bermuda Concludes Seminar Series

Business Bermuda concluded the summer seminar series, part of the 2012 College Student Networking Evenings, on a high note with the Networking Skills seminar, presented by Ms. Jenny Smatt Adkins of Ontru Limited. In previous weeks, students learned how to better their resumes and to sharpen their interview techniques. This week’s seminar focused on... Read more of this article

Students Work With Elite Musicians In Atlanta

Students Work With Elite Musicians In Atlanta

What does a Grammy Award winning songwriter, a current young rap artist, the group that pioneered Funk and an accomplished videographer/director have in common? They all shared their talents, experience and time with six young Bermudian artists during PlayList Management, LLC’s Developing Artists Program [DAP] held July 9-16 in Atlanta, GA.DAP offers... Read more of this article

Premier & Ombudsman To Meet Periodically

Premier & Ombudsman To Meet Periodically

Arlene Brock, Ombudsman for Bermuda announced a new protocol following a meeting with Premier Paula Cox. She noted: “Further to our 2011 Annual Report, Madam Premier requested to meet with me to discuss my concerns about the Constitutional independence of our office. We agreed to meet from time to time in future to ensure frank, cordial communication... Read more of this article

Seven Local Models Selected By Wilhelmina

Seven Local Models Selected By Wilhelmina

The City of Hamilton today [July 31] announced the seven local models who have been selected by Wilhelmina Models to potentially sign modeling contracts. The City of Hamilton had arranged for Wilhelmina to Bermuda for this year’s Evolution fashion show, with the modeling scouts watching the fashion extravaganza with an eye to selecting local models. Ava... Read more of this article