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PwC Announces New Environment Commitment

PwC Announces New Environment Commitment

PwC Bermuda has announced that it has taken proactive steps towards reducing the carbon footprint of its business through a new environment commitment, saying “while driving efficiency to reduce our absolute carbon impact, we commit to offset our air travel emissions and energy consumption by 100%.” Arthur Wightman, PwC Bermuda leader, said,... Read more of this article

BHB Advisory: KEMH Asphalt Resurfacing Works

BHB Advisory: KEMH Asphalt Resurfacing Works

There will be no through vehicular traffic on the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital [KEMH] campus from Berry Hill Road to Point Finger Road this weekend due to asphalt sealing work. A spokesperson said, “Asphalt sealing work will take place on the section of roadway between KEMH’s General Wing and its Acute Care Wing [ACW]. This section of road... Read more of this article

Live Audio & Updates: Minister Delivers Budget

Live Audio & Updates: Minister Delivers Budget

[Updating] Will there be new taxes? Are any fees being increased? Will there be any tax cuts or benefits? How will the spending be allocated to various Ministries? Those are some of the questions that will be answered today [Feb 22] as Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson delivers the 2019/20 Budget in the House of Assembly.We will be covering the Budget... Read more of this article

Premier Burt: ‘We Will Strenuously Resist”

Premier Burt: ‘We Will Strenuously Resist”

Following a British committee recommending the Overseas Territories “ensure that there is a pathway for all resident UK and British Overseas Territory citizens to be able to vote and hold elected office in territory,” the Premier said “we will strenuously resist” as “to suggest that non-Bermudians should have the right... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Contest

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Kite Design Contest

Skyport has released the twenty-third episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the kite design competition. Speaking in the twenty-third episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Calling all kite designers! Skyport and Aecon are hosting a kite design... Read more of this article

Two Men Released On Bail After Alleged Assault

Two Men Released On Bail After Alleged Assault

A 51-year-old man and a 50-year-old man arrested in connection with the alleged assault of a 63-year-old man on February 17 have been released on police bail, A police spokesperson said, “A 51-year-old man and a 50-year-old man arrested in connection with the assault of a 63-year-old man around 12:45pm Sunday, February 17th in the Railway Trail, Mullet... Read more of this article

Finnigan Wins Twice In Florida Tech Tennis

Finnigan Wins Twice In Florida Tech Tennis

After an exciting alumni match, James Finnigan and his Florida Tech Men’s Tennis teammates used the momentum gained to take down Eckerd in an action-packed game that ended 4 – 3. Eckerd jumped out to an early lead in the Doubles portion as they won the second doubles flight, but Florida Tech stormed back as Finnigan and JJ Clark cruised... Read more of this article

Terceira & Lopes Begin Competing In Belgium

Terceira & Lopes Begin Competing In Belgium

Jillian Terceira and Tyler Lopes began competing in the Sentower Park Animo Cup Finals in Opglabbeek, Belgium. Terceira and Mia finished 62nd during the 1.25m in Two Phases Special Class, the pair clocked a Clear Round First Phase time of 47.85, and in the Second Phase they had time of 36.90 and 4 Penalty Fault Points. Unfortunately Lopes and Hamlet... Read more of this article

Video: February 22 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: February 22 Bernews Morning Newsflash

Budget today, firefighters extinguish fire in Somerset, decision to allow proposed ATV tours in the West End has been quashed in the Supreme Court, a 16-year-old boy taken to hospital after being attacked by two males in Pembroke, 68-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a crash in Southampton, Bermuda Tourism Authority... Read more of this article

Somersby Men’s Classic Bowling League

Somersby Men’s Classic Bowling League

The Somersby Men’s Classic Bowling League season resumed with action at the Warwick Lanes. Goslings Black Seal would earn a 25 – 5 win over the BYE Team, Phones Plus would fall 24 – 6 to the TBI Highspeeders, while Team Amstel would fall by the same score to Team Unsponsored. Team Reliv went down 19 – 11 to Team Metro and Team Electric defeated... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 21 2019

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Feb 21 2019

February 21 saw 17,750 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $410,232.50 BD. 15,800 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited, closing up 2.4% at $21.00 per share, while another 1,950 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing up 2.2% at $40.35 per share. The BSX finished at 2,425.40, up 1.81% on the day. There were... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Somerset

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Somerset

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a fire at an Acacia Lane, Somerset residence early this morning [Feb 22] and extinguished a laundry room blaze that resulted in the home receiving smoke damage throughout. BFRS Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a call via 911 at 3:13am... Read more of this article

Video: Episode #3 Of ‘Adventures Of Raz’

Video: Episode #3 Of ‘Adventures Of Raz’

The third episode of the Bermudian animated series “The Adventures of Raz” has been released, with the latest release in the series — which was created by Tashel Bean and features the voices of Bermudian actors — seeing drama ensue after Mango is kidnapped.The episode description said, “Raz and Mango decide to invite Coconut and Strawberry... Read more of this article