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Weather Forecast For Wednesday November 21

Weather Forecast For Wednesday November 21

Wednesday, November 21 is expected to be cloudy skies, with the high to be near 23°C/74°F and the low to be near 19°C/66°F, according to Weather Underground. Winds are expected to be WNW. The relative humidity is expected to be near 73%. Sunrise will be at 6.53am and sunset will be at 5.15pm. High tide will be at 6.56am and 7.09pm, while low tide... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Paget

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Paget

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a car fire around 5.00pm this evening [Nov 20] on Middle Road in the Paget area between Manse Road and Cobb’s Hill Road. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “There is presently a car fire on Middle Road in the area of Manse Road and Cobb’s Hill Road. Traffic diversions... Read more of this article

Dr. Duranda Greene On College Initiatives

Dr. Duranda Greene On College Initiatives

Bermuda College President Dr. Duranda Greene spoke to Hamilton Rotarians today about initiatives taking place at the College. Dr. Greene said, “This year, 2018, marked the conclusion of a 10-year Strategic Plan period that counted among its highlights; institutional accreditation till 2025; the establishment of additional academic partnerships to... Read more of this article

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre Tag Day On Nov 22

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre Tag Day On Nov 22

C.A.R.E. Learning Centre will be holding their 18th Annual Tag Day on Thursday [Nov 22] to raise funds towards the school’s scholarship fund. A spokesperson said, “C.A.R.E. Learning Centre will be holding their 18th Annual Tag Day on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday 22nd November 2018 to raise funds towards the school’s scholarship fund. Our theme is... Read more of this article

Lana Young To Appear On ‘NCIS New Orleans’

Lana Young To Appear On ‘NCIS New Orleans’

Bermudian actress Lana Young is set to appear on an episode of the popular ‘NCIS New Orleans’ television series this evening [Nov 20]. Ms. Young said, “I’ll be appearing in an episode of NCIS New Orleans tonight and I also have a small role in Monsters and Men as Anthony Ramos’s mother Sandra which will be screening at BUEI on December 2.“I... Read more of this article

“Amicable Resolution” To Labour Issue At One

“Amicable Resolution” To Labour Issue At One

The BIU and One Communications announced there has been an “amicable resolution” to the industrial action which started on November 15th. The joint statement said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] and One Communications [the Company] are pleased to jointly announce an amicable resolution of all matters. One Communications’ staff began... Read more of this article

Retail Sales Decrease 4.3% In August 2018

Retail Sales Decrease 4.3% In August 2018

After adjusting for the retail sales rate of inflation – measured at 2.9% in August – the overall volume of retail sales fell 4.3%, according to the recently released Retail Sales Index. “Four of the seven retail sectors recorded declines in sales volume with motor vehicle stores recording the largest sales volume decrease of 29.0%. In... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 42-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 42-Year-Old Man

The police have confirmed the death of a 42-year-old man in Sandys Parish who was found in an unresponsive state inside an apartment. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:15am today [November 20th] police officers and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service emergency medical technicians attended a Somerset Road, Sandys parish residence to check on the... Read more of this article

Nov 30: Real Estate Licensing Outreach Session

Nov 30: Real Estate Licensing Outreach Session

The Superintendent of Real Estate is advising real estate brokers and agents that there will be an outreach session on Friday, November 30 at 10.30am at The Cathedral Hall, Church Street in Hamilton. A Government spokesperson said, “The Superintendent of Real Estate [the “Superintendent”] hereby advises real estate brokers and agents that there... Read more of this article

Mother-Daughter Journey Workshop On Nov 24

Mother-Daughter Journey Workshop On Nov 24

The Women’s Resource Centre will be hosting a full day workshop ‘Steps Toward Healing: a Mother-Daughter Journey’ on Saturday, November 24th. The workshop will be held at the Department of Workforce Development, Training Room, Parliament Street, Hamilton [Old Magistrate’s Court] and will start at 9:00am with a light breakfast. Lunch will also... Read more of this article

Fitch: Re/insurer Earnings To Fall On Fire Losses 

Fitch: Re/insurer Earnings To Fall On Fire Losses 

The ongoing California wildfires are expected to become one of the costliest wildfire catastrophe-insured loss events ever for the property/casualty insurance industry, and losses will likely negatively impact fourth-quarter earnings of companies with material property exposure in the state, Fitch Ratings said. “However, while insured losses are... Read more of this article

Video: Greenrock Meeting On Energy Future

Video: Greenrock Meeting On Energy Future

Greenrock held a public meeting last night [Nov 19] at BUEI to present and discuss the Bermuda Better Energy Plan.A spokesperson previously said, “The event will feature a brief presentation by Bermuda College Students on campus sustainability, and a comprehensive presentation of the Bermuda Better Energy Plan by Energy Expert Chris Worboys [Etude... Read more of this article

Female Teams Dominate Cardboard Challenge

Female Teams Dominate Cardboard Challenge

Team “Just Swell” from BHS beat out 24 other teams from six high schools to win the Cardboard Boat Challenge held on Thursday afternoon at the Bermuda National Sports Centre Aquatics Centre. Teams of two to five students had two hours to build a boat, which could float two people, out of only the supplied materials, including cardboard boxes donated... Read more of this article