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Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup Continues

Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup Continues

[Written by Laurie Fullerton] Stamina and determination were key factors for the competitors racing in day two of the Renaissance Re Junior Gold Cup today. The 14 international guests and 26 young Bermudians finished five races on Bermuda’s Great Sound. This is a test of endurance for any sailor especially young ones. The results keep Christian Spodsberg... Read more of this article

4 On 1 After First Flight Of Argo Gold Quarters

4 On 1 After First Flight Of Argo Gold Quarters

[Written by Talbot Wilson] One flight of the Quarter Finals was sailed Friday afternoon following the completion of the Qualifying Rounds and the selection of opponents and draw for boats. The Quarter Finals set Ian Williams against Marek Stanczyk, Taylor Canfield against Steffan Lindberg, Eric Monnin against Pierre Morvan, and an all Swedish pairing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Oct 24 2014

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Oct 24 2014

Today [Oct 24] saw the close of the BSX’s week finish with 4,900 shares traded on the day, valued at $49,124.00 BD. 600 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing at an even $1.99 per share, while BF&M Ltd traded 1,800 shares, closing down 2.4% at $18.05 per share. The other 2,500 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited,... Read more of this article

BTUC: Govt Will Not Proceed With Reform Act

BTUC: Govt Will Not Proceed With Reform Act

According to a statement from the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC], the Premier has “agreed that the Government will not proceed with the Public Bodies Reform Act at this time.” The BTUC consists of multiple unions including the Bermuda Federation of Musicians & Variety Artists, Bermuda Fire Services Association, Bermuda Industrial... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Extends Thanks After Hurricane

Video: Premier Extends Thanks After Hurricane

“What this Island went through last Friday evening and into the early hours of Saturday morning truly was a testing time for us as a Country and as a people. ‎But we came through the other side more resilient than ever, and that is something that every resident should be proud of,” Premier Michael Dunkley said today [Oct 24]. The Premier... Read more of this article

CableVision: 80% Of Video, 71% Of Internet

CableVision: 80% Of Video, 71% Of Internet

“This week, CableVision crews have worked in various areas across the island to restore service to our customers. As of today, 80 per cent of our video subscribers and 71 percent of our internet subscribers are back online,” Bermuda CableVision CEO Terry Roberson said today [Oct 24]. Mr. Roberson added, “Over the weekend, our crews will work... Read more of this article

PLP Hosting Meet & Greet With Jamahl Simmons

PLP Hosting Meet & Greet With Jamahl Simmons

[Updated] The Progressive Labour Party will be hosting a Meet and Greet with the PLP candidate for the upcoming Sandy’s South bye-election, Jamahl Simmons, at the Dalton E. Tucker Primary School this Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. A PLP spokesperson said, “Jamahl will be available to hear your ideas, concerns and answer questions.... Read more of this article

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

“After the one-two punch of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, our Deliverance looked more like how we imagine Sea Venture,” the latest issue of the St. George’s Foundation newsletter said, adding that the Deliverance has now re-opened to visitors, with free admission to the main deck area only while repairs to the stern, below... Read more of this article

WOW Service Update Post-Hurricane Gonzalo

WOW Service Update Post-Hurricane Gonzalo

WOW said that its’ broadcast service is operational and was shut down for only 8 hours during Hurricane Gonzalo. WOW’s President & CEO, Stanley G. Wright, said, “The hurricane damaged three dishes and thanks to the quick actions of our network operations team a temporary solution to provide customers with programming was put in place within... Read more of this article

Traffic Back To Normal After Truck Downs Lines

Traffic Back To Normal After Truck Downs Lines

After a truck knocked down power lines in Devonshire at 7.30am on Wednesday morning [Oct 22], traffic in the area has now returned to a normal flow. Motorists were previously asked by police to avoid the North Shore Road, Dock Hill Devonshire area as BELCO personnel worked to repair the damage. Today [Oct 24], a police spokesperson said, “Normal... Read more of this article