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Saltus Students Clean Up John Smith’s Bay

Saltus Students Clean Up John Smith’s Bay

Saltus Grammar School celebrated Earth Day this year with a beach clean up at John Smith’s Bay, collecting the equivalent of 33 bags of regular trash, 18 bags of recyclables plus a few bulky items found on the beach.Anne Hyde, Executive Director of Keep Bermuda Beautiful, “KBB was delighted that Saltus Grammar School celebrated Earth Day this... Read more of this article

Gymnastics Team Named For Island Games

Gymnastics Team Named For Island Games

Five gymnasts between 13 and 15 years old have been named to the 2017 Island Games team, with Max Blakeney, Chantae Wilson, Anna Francoeur, Taj Lowery, and Gianna Webbe all set to represent Bermuda. “In March 2017, the Bermuda Gymnastics Association, in its capacity as the National Governing Body of Gymnastics [BGA] ran its Island Games trials... Read more of this article

2017 FEI World Jumping Finals Postponed

2017 FEI World Jumping Finals Postponed

The Bermuda Equestrian Federation  has been notified that the 2017 FEI World Jumping Finals due to be held in Alger from 3rd – 6th May, at which Kirista Rabain was due to compete, has been postponed.“This is as a consequence of a direction from the Algeria government authorities to suspend all sporting and cultural events scheduled to be... Read more of this article

Boccia Athletes To Compete In Montreal

Boccia Athletes To Compete In Montreal

Boccia Bermuda will be sending three athletes to the BISFed 2017 Regional Open Championships to be held in Montreal from April 28th – 30th. Bermuda will be represented by Omar Hayward, Steve Wilson and 2016 Paralympian Yushae Desilva-Andrade. Bermuda’s coach Troy Farnsworth said, “This is the first competition that counts towards qualification... Read more of this article

Ahmadiyya Muslim To Host Open Air Exhibition

Ahmadiyya Muslim To Host Open Air Exhibition

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will be hosting an open air exhibition as part of their educational campaign against extremism on Saturday [April 29] from 9.00am to 7.00pm at Kindley Field Road, in the open area before roundabout/swing bridge on the way to St George’s. A spokesperson said, “This exhibit is part of our ongoing ‘True Islam’... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda Netball Player Ayanna Wolfe

Meet Bermuda Netball Player Ayanna Wolfe

In the sixth in a series of profiles of netball players who will be part of the team representing Bermuda at the Netball Europe Open being held in Scotland from May 11th to 14th, we spotlight Ayanna Wolfe, a 32-year-old who plays in the Wing Defence position.1. How does it feel to have been selected for such an elite squad? It is such an great... Read more of this article

Kyle Webb Wins Three Invitational Events

Kyle Webb Wins Three Invitational Events

Kyle Webb and his Purdue Track & Field teammates excelled at the Rankin/Poehlein Invitational in Indiana, winning 23 events, with Webb winning two of those, and also serving as part of the winning 4×400 relay team. Webb took the 100m dash with a wind-legal [+1.6] time of 10.58 seconds, and then won the 200m dash with a slightly windy [+2.1]... Read more of this article

Orange Route Ferry To Resume Service

Orange Route Ferry To Resume Service

The Department of Marine and Ports is advising that the St. George’s Orange Route ferry will resume scheduled service as of today [April 26]. A government spokesperson said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services will resume scheduled ferry services on the Orange route to and from St. George’s as of today, Wednesday April 26th. “However,... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Commemorative Bricks

Somersfield Academy Commemorative Bricks

As Somersfield Academy approaches the end of the school year the Development Office is encouraging the purchase of commemorative bricks that will pave the main walkway to the school. The purchase deadline of May 1st has been set. “This academic year marks the 25th Anniversary of Somersfield Academy. In honor of this special occasion we are installing... Read more of this article

Everest Re Group’s 2017 First Quarter Results

Everest Re Group’s 2017 First Quarter Results

Bermuda-based Everest Re Group, Ltd. reported first quarter 2017 net income available to common shareholders of $291.6 million, or $7.07 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $171.7 million, or $4.00 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2016. After-tax operating income1 available to common shareholders was $259.5 million,... Read more of this article

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Latest Bermuda Karate Organization Ratings

Following the first two Bermuda Karate Organisation events of  2017 — the Sensei Roots’ Shiai and the Bermuda Open Karate Championships — the BKO updated their competitor rankings. MenGavin Bishop 19 Kaelin Cox 12WomenTalia Iris 16Men over 40Lynwood Richardson 11Women over 40Andrea McKey 16Junior boysKentaro Bean 28 Zachary... Read more of this article

Propertyskipper Launches New Website

Propertyskipper Launches New Website

Propertyskipper.com, a property search website operating in Bermuda, Barbados and Guernsey, has launched their new Bermuda website. Propertyskipper.com initially launched in Bermuda in January 2013 and has expanded since inception and now advertises the listings of over 30 real estate agents in Bermuda. “Our platform continues to grow both in Bermuda... Read more of this article

Reinsurers To Adapt To Higher UK Injury Costs

Reinsurers To Adapt To Higher UK Injury Costs

U.S. and Bermuda insurers and reinsurers that cover bodily injury claims in the U.K. will adapt quickly to higher costs stemming from a change in how settlements are calculated, with just a short-term knock to their earnings, Fitch Ratings says.“However, the need to set aside extra reserves for U.K. risks adds to the pressure they are facing... Read more of this article