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House Passes Bill To Move Bermuda Day Holiday

House Passes Bill To Move Bermuda Day Holiday

A Bill to change the date the Bermuda Day holiday is celebrated from May 24th to the last Friday in May, passed in the House of Assembly. In delivering a brief on the Public Holidays Amendment Act 2017, Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva said, “Currently, the Bermuda Day Public Holiday is recognized on the 24th of May and this... Read more of this article

Duffy Wins Island House Triathlon In Bahamas

Duffy Wins Island House Triathlon In Bahamas

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has recorded yet another victory, winning the Island House Triathlon in the Bahamas. Duffy, the reigning Xterra and ITU World Champion, began her day with a 14 seconds lead on Katie Zaferes and steadily pulled away throughout the day to add 1 minute to her eventual margin, and add yet another win to her already impressive resume.Women’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: A.S. Cooper Fall Fashion Show

Photos & Video: A.S. Cooper Fall Fashion Show

A.S. Coopers recently held a fall-inspired fashion and beauty event “showcasing the hottest trends in Beauty, Ladies, Mens & Kids apparel.”Attendees of the fashion show enjoyed an exclusive look at the store’s newest fall and holiday arrivals and received 25% off store items all night. The event also featured international... Read more of this article

Financial Assistance: $4 Million Monthly Payout

Financial Assistance: $4 Million Monthly Payout

Financial Assistance payments have “increased significantly over the years,” with the monthly payments rising from approximately $2.5 million in 2011 to just over $4 million in 2017, Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva said in the House of Assembly on Friday. The Minister provided these numbers while speaking about the... Read more of this article

BELCO Requested To Provide IRP Proposal

BELCO Requested To Provide IRP Proposal

Further to BELCO being issued with a Transmission, Distribution and Retail [TD&R] license on 27th October 2017, the Regulatory Authority has issued a notice requesting that BELCO submit an Integrated Resource Plan proposal [“IRP Proposal”] to the Authority by 15th February 2018. A spokesperson for the Authority stated, “An Integrated Resource... Read more of this article

Rickards Appointed To Northeast Futsal Board

Rickards Appointed To Northeast Futsal Board

President of CP Athletic Development Academy Coach Peter Rickards has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Northeast Futsal Association. Led by Board President Zach Rocha, the team is tasked with providing new ideas, rules changes, additional resources and any other enhancements to the association programs. The diverse group of leaders within... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Nov 19th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Nov 19th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that eight people raised $90,000 with a Himalayas hike, C.A.R.E. Learning Centre held their graduation ceremony with proud family and friends in attendance as students received their diplomas and awards, Age Concern’s Dr. Claudette Fleming was honoured with the Peace & Social Justice Award, and KFC donated over $2,800 to Big Brothers... Read more of this article

Results: Men’s Classic Bowling League

Results: Men’s Classic Bowling League

In Somersby Men’s Classic Bowling League action at the Warwick Lanes saw the match between Team Electric and Goslings Black Seal ended 15 – 15. The BYE Team went down 25.5 – 4.5 to Phones Plus, Team Unsponsored went down 26 – 4 to Team Metro, while Team Amstel went down 20 – 10 to the TBI Highspeeders and Team Reliv went down 18 –... Read more of this article

Jeanne Atherden Elected New OBA Leader

Jeanne Atherden Elected New OBA Leader

[Updating] The OBA is holding their Party General Conference and Elections this evening [Nov 18] with five positions up for election: OBA Party Leader, Deputy Leader, Party Chairperson, and two Party Deputy Co-Chairpersons. Earlier this week, the OBA confirmed that Jeanne Atherden, Craig Cannonier, and Patricia Gordon-Pamplin are standing for OBA Leader,... Read more of this article

Weather Forecast For Sunday November 19

Weather Forecast For Sunday November 19

Sunday, November 19 is expected to be cloudy skies, with the high to be near 23°C/74°F and the low to be near 22°C/71°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be SSW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 63%. Sunrise will be at 6.51am and sunset will be at 5.16pm. High tide will be at 8.48am and 9.02pm, while low tide will... Read more of this article

Photos: Car Crashed Into Wall In St George’s

Photos: Car Crashed Into Wall In St George’s

At approximately 4.00pm this afternoon [Nov 18], a collision occurred on Mullet Bay Road in St George’s in which a car driver struck a wall. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Related StoriesDriver Injured In Collision On Middle Road Car Found “Damaged & Unoccupied” In... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Very Successful’ CHICOS Conference

Minister: ‘Very Successful’ CHICOS Conference

“CHICOS 2017 was a very successful event for the 300 delegates in attendance,” Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons said in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 17] following the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit [CHICOS] held in Bermuda on November 9th and 10th at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess. The... Read more of this article

Photos: Police Officers Help Repair BVI Nursery

Photos: Police Officers Help Repair BVI Nursery

[Written by Don Burgess] A group of Bermuda Police officers spent their off-duty time to help repair a nursery so kids could have a roof over their heads. The six officers were part of a team the Bermuda Police Service sent to the British Virgin Islands as a humanitarian mission after Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed much of the island’s infrastructure. Sgt.... Read more of this article