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Uncorked Summer Event To Support Chewstick

Uncorked Summer Event To Support Chewstick

The ‘Uncorked’ summer edition is set to be held on September 15 at the Royal Hamilton Amateur Dinghy Club, with Chewstick to be supported by funds raised by the event. A spokesperson said, “Get ready for the most unique wine tasting these pink shores have ever seen. All the stops are being pulled to create an amazing and fun event... Read more of this article

Spanish Point Powerboat Race On September 4

Spanish Point Powerboat Race On September 4

The Spanish Point Grand Prix Powerboat Race is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 4th with viewing available at Spanish Point Boat Club. Bermuda Power Boat Association racing gets underway at 1.00pm and admission is $5. Food and refreshments will be on sale. In recent powerboat race action, Keith and Steven Bridges in S20 were the fastest... 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

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 27

Shipping Schedule For Week Starting August 27

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday August 27th.On Sunday the Norwegian Dawn cruise ship and the Oleander container ship will arrive, on Monday the Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship is expected, and on Tuesday the Adria Ace vehicles carrier is scheduled... Read more of this article

Everest Re Group Closes $49M Heartland Sale

Everest Re Group Closes $49M Heartland Sale

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd. has finalized the sale of its U.S. crop managing general agent, Heartland Crop Insurance, Inc., to CGB Diversified Services, Inc. for $49 million. In conjunction with the sale, Everest has entered into a strategic long term reinsurance relationship with CGB DS, to provide quota share reinsurance capacity on the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 26 2016

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 26 2016

August 26 saw 138,496 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $304,567.40 BD. 123,496 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing even at $1.79 per share, while another 15,000 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited, closing even at $5.60 per share. The BSX finished at 1,276.30, even on the day. There were 0 advances,... Read more of this article

June 2016: Retail Sales Increase By 2.1%

June 2016: Retail Sales Increase By 2.1%

Retail sales in June 2016 increased 2.1% above the $100.9 million recorded in June 2015 – and when adjusting for the annual retail sales rate of inflation, measured at 0.5% in June, the volume of retail sales increased 1.4% — according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Five of the seven sectors experienced increases in sales revenue.... Read more of this article

Caelin Peters 1st MVP Of Digicel Jumpstart Clinic

Caelin Peters 1st MVP Of Digicel Jumpstart Clinic

Today [Aug 26] Caelin Peters was named as the MVP for the first day of the Digicel Jumpstart Clinic. The MSA student, who was selected by the NBA coaches, was awarded a new Digicel DL1. On winning the award, Peters said, “I feel really good about being the MVP and am happy that today went as good as it did as I wasn’t feeling well this morning. “It... 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

30 Minute Video: August 26 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: August 26 ZBM Evening News

“Opposition backs Government over need for Bermudian Education Commissioner, top US doctor warns Bermuda’s women of dangers of Zika and pregnancy, and Government quarterly revenue up, but spending also higher,” are some of the stories ZBM said are set to be covered in their newscast this evening.With an aim to expand the way they deliver... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Saturday August 27

Weather Forecast For Saturday August 27

Saturday, August 27 is expected to see steady light rain in the morning, with showers continuing in the afternoon, with the high to be near 29°C/84°F and the low to be near 27°C/81°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be ESE. The relative humidity is expected to be near 74%. Sunrise will be at 6.49am and sunset will be at 7.51pm.... Read more of this article

City Offering Free Parking In City Hall Car Park

City Offering Free Parking In City Hall Car Park

The City of Hamilton is opening the gates to City Hall Car Park this weekend and motorists can park for free. A spokesperson said, “A new paid barrier system went into operation on Monday this week and while mostly successful, there has been some teething pains with credit card payments functioning intermittently. City staff has been on hand each... Read more of this article