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Bus & Ferry Service To Be Reduced Tomorrow

Bus & Ferry Service To Be Reduced Tomorrow

Tomorrow’s ferry and bus service will be affected due to BIU meeting which will be held from 10.30am to 12.00pm, the Transport Ministry said today.A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Industrial Union staff from the Department of Public Transportation [DPT] and Department of Marine and Ports [M&P] will attend a meeting on Thursday, April... Read more of this article

Bermudian Honour Students Inducted Into STTI

Bermudian Honour Students Inducted Into STTI

Three Bermudian students have been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing [STTI], a group that requires that inductees be in the top 15 percent of their respective classes. Angelita Trott, Khamani Fox, and Dunae Richards are all senior students at the University of Barry in Miami, Florida; all three are getting set... Read more of this article

PLP: Cannot Build With Ideas From Last Century

PLP: Cannot Build With Ideas From Last Century

“The governing OBA promised Bermuda 2,000 jobs, yet in their first year as government, total job losses stand at 1,166,” Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said today [Apr 23]. Saying “we cannot build an economy for the future with ideas from the last century,” Mr. Burt said we “must look forward and be bold,” mentioning... Read more of this article

CARIFTA Swimmers Win 2 Golds & 2 Silvers

CARIFTA Swimmers Win 2 Golds & 2 Silvers

Bermuda’s swimmers had an excellent opening day at the 2014 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Aruba, capturing four medals, two of which were gold, and setting one new CARIFTA record. Both Emma Harvey and Jesse Washington won gold medals, while Harvey added another silver, as did the girls relay team. Emma Harvey won gold in the 50m backstroke,... Read more of this article

Opinion: Ethical Question Of Dolphins & Captivity

Opinion: Ethical Question Of Dolphins & Captivity

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] Recently there’s been a lot of discussion in Bermuda on the issue of keeping dolphins in captivity; this appears to have been the unintended result of Dolphin Quest announcing the births of two baby dolphins amongst their captive population. A Role for Aquariums & Zoos To be upfront, I was formerly... Read more of this article

Photos: $38M “Lady Joy” Arrives In St George’s

Photos: $38M “Lady Joy” Arrives In St George’s

The $38 million luxury motor yacht Lady Joy arrived in Bermuda yesterday afternoon [Apr 22], with the 157-ft vessel docked at the Bermuda Yacht Services facility on Ordnance Island in St George’s. Built in 2007 by Christensen, the Lady Joy sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 staterooms, is capable of carrying up to 11 crew onboard and offers elevator... Read more of this article

Videos: Bodybuilding And Fitness Extravaganza

Videos: Bodybuilding And Fitness Extravaganza

The Bermuda Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation [BBFF] hosted its second Bodybuilding and Fitness Extravaganza at City Hall earlier this month, with some of the island’s fitness enthusiasts taking to the stage. The Men’s Physique was won by Kyle Santucci, Terrence Lightbourne finished second, Arthur Joell finished third, Omar James placed fourth,... Read more of this article

Car Damaged In Collision, Then Abandoned

Car Damaged In Collision, Then Abandoned

At approximately 11.15pm this evening [Apr 22], emergency services responded to a collision involving a car on Harrington Sound Road near the junction with Walsingham Lane in Hamilton Parish. On arrival, the car with multiple areas of damage, was found in the road near a damaged wall but there were no occupants at the scene. Police closed off a section... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamilton Princess Upgrade In Progress

Photos: Hamilton Princess Upgrade In Progress

The $90 million upgrade to the Fairmont Hamilton Princess is underway, with some 21 subcontractors represented by 90 staff working on the site. Earlier this year the Green family — the Bermudian family that owns the hotel — announced details of major renovation plans designed to enhance the property, with the project being conducted in... Read more of this article

54 Year Old Man Denies Threatening Female

54 Year Old Man Denies Threatening Female

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr 22], a 54 year old man denied threatening his female neighbour and was released on $1000 bail to stand trial. Chesterfield Robinson pleaded not guilty to telling the woman: “I’m gonna’ kill you, you f**** bit**. You wait and see. I’m gonna’ kill you.” In granting him bail, Magistrate Juan... Read more of this article


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