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By-Election To Be Held On November 21st

By-Election To Be Held On November 21st

The Governor has issued a Writ of Election for a by-election for Constituency 17 Pembroke Central to be held on Thursday, November 21. The by-election has been called due to the untimely death of MP Walton Brown. A Government spokesperson said, “The Parliamentary Registrar is advising that His Excellency the Governor, John Rankin, CMG, has issued... Read more of this article

BEDC Seeks Youth Entrepreneurs For Youth Pitch

BEDC Seeks Youth Entrepreneurs For Youth Pitch

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] is looking for the next great business idea from students across the island for the 2019 Youth Pitch. A spokesperson said, “If you’re a student under the age of 18 with a burning idea for a new business, now is the time to develop your business idea! The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation... Read more of this article

Teen Sails Around Island In Fundraiser Event

Teen Sails Around Island In Fundraiser Event

It was a case of sailing rather than running around the rugged rocks that make up the Bermuda chain. And the fact the young mariner who accomplished this feat is just 13, and her sailboat a tiny eight-foot Optimist, makes her accomplishment all the more special. Warwick Academy student Rachael Betschart embarked on what proved to a 10-hour circumnavigation... Read more of this article

Tika Gilbert Returns To Botelho Wood Architects

Tika Gilbert Returns To Botelho Wood Architects

Botelho Wood Architects announced the return of Chartered Architect Tika Gilbert to their team. Ms. Gilbert recently returned to Bermuda after living and working in the U.K. from 2008, during which time she completed a Bachelors, Masters and Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture to qualify as a Chartered Architect. Ms. Gilbert previously worked for... Read more of this article

Counseling Practice To Offer Restorative Yoga

Counseling Practice To Offer Restorative Yoga

New private practice Metanoia Counseling Services will open its doors to the local community on November 4, owned and operated by mental health counselor and yoga instructor Jeneba O’Connor. A spokesperson said, “Metanoia Counseling Services is a new private practice in Hamilton, owned and operated by clinical mental health counselor and yoga... Read more of this article

Bermuda Police Set To Assist Turks & Caicos

Bermuda Police Set To Assist Turks & Caicos

Three Bermuda Police Service officers will be deployed to Turks & Caicos following a request from the Commissioner of the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force. A Bermuda police spokesperson said, “Following a request from the Commissioner of the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force for specialist capabilities, three Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: October 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: October 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Case against Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo dismissed, Bermudiana Beach Resort launch condo sales, confirmed case of mumps, Travis Gilbert appointed East End Asphalt General Manager, events to celebrate 170th anniversary, Third Point Re volunteers time and donates $40,000, Bermuda cricket social media & mobile graphics, Zeiko Lewis named offensive... Read more of this article

XTERRA: Flora Duffy Is A “Dominant Force”

XTERRA: Flora Duffy Is A “Dominant Force”

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy is scheduled to compete in the XTERRA World Championship in Maui on October 27th, with the organisers noting that the “Bermudian legend is a dominant force to be reckoned with and the favourite on paper for sure.” The report on the official site of XTERRA said, “In the women’s elite race four-time winner... Read more of this article

Ministry Of Health: Confirmed Case Of Mumps

Ministry Of Health: Confirmed Case Of Mumps

The Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit are “investigating one confirmed case and one suspect case of mumps.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit are investigating one confirmed case and one suspect case of mumps. Mumps is a vaccine-preventable disease... Read more of this article

Bermuda Arts Council Awards Ceremony Held

Bermuda Arts Council Awards Ceremony Held

Last evening, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo formally opened the Bermuda Arts Council [BAC] Awards ceremony, where individuals who have made significant creative and artistic contributions were honoured.During the event, Minister Foggo, recognized the following individuals:Lifetime Achievement Award: Sheilagh... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Oct 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Oct 21 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

Kraft Cares Campaign Raises $4,689 For BCHC

Kraft Cares Campaign Raises $4,689 For BCHC

Kraft Heinz and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed the second quarter of their Kraft Cares Campaign. For a limited time, with the purchase of any Kraft Cheese product at stores throughout Bermuda, a percentage of sales was accrued to be donated to Bermuda Cancer and Health, and last week, a cheque was presented to Bermuda Cancer and Health... Read more of this article

Zeiko Lewis Named Offensive Player Of The Year

Zeiko Lewis Named Offensive Player Of The Year

Zeiko Lewis has been named Charleston Battery’s “Offensive Player of the Year,” with the club noting the Bermudian footballer has the “ability to score sensational goals.” The club’s announcement said, “Lewis burst onto the scene for the Black and Yellow scoring seventeen minutes into his regular-season debut for the Battery against... Read more of this article