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11&U & 15&U All Star Cricket Teams Announced

11&U & 15&U All Star Cricket Teams Announced

The Bermuda Cricket Board announced the players selected for the Hiscox 11&U and the Bank of Bermuda Foundation 15&U East v West All Star Games which will take place this Saturday [June 23] at the National Sports Centre, North Field. The Hiscox U11s will start at 9.00am, while the Bank of Bermuda U15s will get underway at 12.30pm. President... Read more of this article

Minister: New Apartment Category For Cycle Only

Minister: New Apartment Category For Cycle Only

A new category of residential units will be created that have an assessment number, but will be restricted from having a car registered at the address, with the units to be granted an ‘Apartment [Cycles Only] Certificate.’ This was from Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown in the House of Assembly today [June 22] , with the Minister explaining... Read more of this article

Governor Invited To Grant Pardon to Rev Monk

Governor Invited To Grant Pardon to Rev Monk

The Governor has been invited to “consult the Advisory Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy with a view to granting a full and free posthumous pardon” to Rev. Charles Vinton Monk, a journalist who was “imprisoned for simply reporting the truth” in the early 1900s. This was announced by Premier David Burt in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Bill To Be Tabled

Road Sobriety Checkpoints Bill To Be Tabled

The Road Traffic [Road Sobriety Checkpoints] Amendment Act 2018 will be tabled in the House of Assembly today [June 22], Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban said, adding that the “introduction of road sobriety checkpoints is only a small component in our effort to combat the challenges we are facing with road safety. ” Minister... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students Complete Programme

CedarBridge Students Complete Programme

Ten CedarBridge Academy recently completed a nine month career development programme in which they learned about careers in the construction industry through hands on experience, including workshops, site visits, and more. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform, Lovitta Foggo,... Read more of this article

Department: Consider Using The Ferry Service

Department: Consider Using The Ferry Service

The Department of Marine and Ports Services is reminding the public that the ferry service “remains a viable option as a mode of public transportation” and is an “efficient, cost effective and scenic way to commute.”A Government spokesperson said, “As the warmer, summer months get underway, the Department of Marine and... Read more of this article

CAC Games: 24 Athletes To Represent Bermuda

CAC Games: 24 Athletes To Represent Bermuda

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the XXIII Central American & Caribbean [CAC] Games, which are being held in Barranquilla, Colombia from 19 July through 3 August 2018. 24 athletes will compete in Athletics, Bowling, Boxing, Equestrian, Squash, Cycling, Sailing, Triathlon and... Read more of this article

MP Famous: OT’s Must Speak With One Voice

MP Famous: OT’s Must Speak With One Voice

MP Chris Famous, who was in Cayman for the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Forum, told a Cayman news outlet that “as British Overseas Territories, we must speak with one voice.” Cayman 27′s website said, “When it comes to seeking changes on areas where British Overseas Territories and Great Britain disagree, like public... Read more of this article

Minister Roban’s Trip To Greece Cost $5,700

Minister Roban’s Trip To Greece Cost $5,700

A trip in May 2018 by Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Regulatory Affairs Walter Roban to Athens, Greece to attend the Posidonia 2018 BDA Reception cost $5,700, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from May 29, 2018 – June 1, 2018, and the web page listing said, “The Deputy... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

Column: ‘Pure Politics Of Misinformation At Best’

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley] At times, just as it is wise to give a fish some line to get hooked, it is also prudent to let a politician talk. Recently, after comments by MP Zane DeSilva regarding the relationship between the US and Bermuda and any treaty violations against the OBA Government on the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Inspired Collection Of Party Goods

Bermuda Inspired Collection Of Party Goods

[Written by Nadia Laws] As childhood friends, Niamah Cann and Lyn Winford would always bounce creative ideas off one another. Their dream was to one day collaborate on a project together – and recently they got that chance – when they paired up to create a collection of Bermuda inspired party ware. The duo tell us more about the experience... Read more of this article

O’Brien & Carey Win Cricket Players Of Week

O’Brien & Carey Win Cricket Players Of Week

One Communications and the Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] announced that the Premier League Player of the Week is George O’Brien of St. David’s, while the First Division Player of the Week is Dajon Carey of Flatts.  George O’Brien Jr. [St. David's CCC], Don Foggo [One Communications] and Dajon Carey [Flatts]A spokesperson said, “One... Read more of this article

Superheroes & Tutus Storybook Parade

Superheroes & Tutus Storybook Parade

The Bermuda Youth Library will be having It’s Superheroes & Tutus II Storybook Parade on Saturday [June 23] from 10.00am to 12.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The Youth Library will be having it’s Superheroes & Tutus II Storybook Parade on Saturday, June 23 from 10 am – 12 noon. Children are invited to come dressed as their favorite storybook... Read more of this article