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Govt & Bermuda College Launch ‘Tree Frog’ App

Govt & Bermuda College Launch ‘Tree Frog’ App

The Government and Bermuda College have officially launched the first app created by their partnership; the new Government Notification Application, which has been named ‘Tree Frog’. Premier David Burt said, “In 2017 this Government made a promise, to put education and workforce development at the top of our agenda, and in our election manifesto,... Read more of this article

Butterfield Bank To Acquire ABN AMRO Limited

Butterfield Bank To Acquire ABN AMRO Limited

In a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX], the Bank of Butterfield announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a Channel Islands-based banking business. The filing stated: “The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited, a leading offshore bank and trust company headquartered in Bermuda with significant operations in... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony Held In St George’s

Peppercorn Ceremony Held In St George’s

More than 60 soldiers of the Royal Bermuda Regiment were on parade for the traditional Peppercorn Ceremony in St George’s. The troops and the RBR Band & Corps of Drums added to the spectacle as the Masonic Lodge of St George’s paid the annual rent for the State House – one peppercorn. Jose Urbano, a tourist from Florida, said the ceremony... Read more of this article

March For Peace In The West End On May 3rd

March For Peace In The West End On May 3rd

YouthVision Promotions will be joining school students in the west on Friday, May 3rd starting at 12.00pm for a walk of peace in the community. A spokesperson said, “Next week Friday May 3, Somerset Primary School, West End Primary School, Sandys Secondary Middle School and the TNTatem Middle School students located at Sandys Secondary Middle School... Read more of this article

Business Breakfast Rescheduled For May 2

Business Breakfast Rescheduled For May 2

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Southampton Parish Council has rescheduled their Business Breakfast for Thursday, May 2 from 8.00am to 9.30am. The event poster says, “The key speaker will be Craig Christensen from Morgan’s Point/Carolina Bay Project. Invitation extended to all business owners that live in Southampton. “Eat. Learn.... Read more of this article

Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad Visiting

Foreign Office Minister Lord Ahmad Visiting

Foreign Office Minister Of State for the Overseas Territories Lord Tariq Ahmad is visiting the island. A spokesperson said, “UK Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories Lord [Tariq] Ahmad of Wimbledon will visit Bermuda on the 25th April. “During his visit, the Minister will meet members of the Government including Premier David... Read more of this article

Bowlers Continue At Pan Americans In Peru

Bowlers Continue At Pan Americans In Peru

Bermuda’s National Men’s Bowling team continued competing in the Men’s Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru. The second day saw the players compete in the Doubles Competition, with each bowler rolling 6 games. The Bermuda pair of David Maycock and Damien Matthews finished 14th with a total of 2,583 pins, Matthews had 1,344 pins, while Maycock... Read more of this article

Medicinal Plants Growing In Bermuda Launch

Medicinal Plants Growing In Bermuda Launch

Dr. Kuni Frith invites members of the community who are interested in purchasing the book “Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda” to attend the launch on Tuesday, April 30 from 6.00pm to 7.30pm at the Washington Mall. A spokesperson said, “The long awaited book Medicinal Plants Growing in Bermuda is the second book released by Classical... Read more of this article

Video: April 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: April 25th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Peppercorn Ceremony held in St George’s, panel discussion on WTS Triathlon, bus schedule to revert back to old one, Flash sale at Hilgroves to benefit Family Centre, Mr. Chicken location opens in Somerset, Nomination Day for Municipal Elections today, and Carifta Swim Team return with 42 medals are some of the stories in this morning’s [April... Read more of this article

AIRCARE Demonstrates Fire Protection System

AIRCARE Demonstrates Fire Protection System

AIRCARE recently carried out “the first controlled fire burn of its type in Bermuda” in order to “demonstrate the efficacy of a sprinkler-based fire suppression system.” A spokesperson said, “The time between a fire igniting and the arrival of the fire service is approximately 12 minutes at a minimum. During those 12 minutes... Read more of this article

Horseshoe Appoints LeMoine As Insurance Head

Horseshoe Appoints LeMoine As Insurance Head

Horseshoe Group announced today that Fred LeMoine will be succeeding Nigel Godfrey, the Group’s Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Insurance Management services. Godfrey has elected to retire effective April 30th, 2019, but he will continue to be involved with Horseshoe and serve as a consultant, as well as the Chairman of the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 24 2019

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 24 2019

April 24 saw 45,760 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $659,690.00 BD. 30,000 shares were traded by Argus Group Holdings Ltd, closing up 12.7% at $3.45 per share, while another 15,000 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing even at $36.75 per share. 760 shares were traded by Bermuda Press [Holdings] Ltd, closing... Read more of this article

Video: Carifta Swim Team Return With 42 Medals

Video: Carifta Swim Team Return With 42 Medals

Bermuda swimmers were welcomed home tonight [April 24] by Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo at the airport after competing at the 2019 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, winning another thirteen medals on their last night of the championships. The Bermuda Swim Team finished the competition with a total of 42 medals... Read more of this article