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Photos, Video & Results: Lobster Tournament

Photos, Video & Results: Lobster Tournament

Lobster season kicked off in a big way, with over 100 people entering today’s [Sept 1] Lobster Tournament, which saw the participants catch some 450lbs pounds of lobster in total, with an average weight of 4lbs 6oz. Tom Steinhoff had the heaviest lobster at 8lbs 12oz, David MacPhee and Paul Lindo tied for second with both hauling in catches tipping... Read more of this article

Man’s Body Found On Boat In Devonshire

Man’s Body Found On Boat In Devonshire

First responders attended the Devonshire Bay area this afternoon [Sept 1] after a man’s motionless body was seen onboard a boat. The 75-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the police said that foul play is not suspected. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “First responders attended a report of an incident that took place... Read more of this article

Minister Michael Fahy’s Labour Day Speech

Minister Michael Fahy’s Labour Day Speech

 ”Despite what many think, that unions and Government and employer groups are always at odds, there are in fact a plethora of success stories resulting from our successful collaboration,” Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said before today’s [Sept 1] Labour Day march. Speaking to the crowds gathered on Union Square, Minister Fahy said,... Read more of this article

PLP Leader Marc Bean’s Labour Day Speech

PLP Leader Marc Bean’s Labour Day Speech

Opposition Leader Marc Bean addressed the crowd before today’s [Sept 1] Labour Day march, calling on people to break their silence and “commit to being courageous in the face of wrongdoing, resolute in the face of injustice and united in the struggle for a Bermuda that works for you.” Mr. Bean said, “2014 is shaping up to be... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Labour Day March, Speeches

Photos & Video: Labour Day March, Speeches

[Updated with video] Crowds of union members, family, friends, supporters and politicians from both sides of the aisle turned out to the Labour Day celebrations held at Union Square today [Sept 1] outside the Bermuda Industrial Union Headquarters. Prior to the march taking place at 11.30am, the crowd was addressed by Government and Opposition leaders,... Read more of this article

Road Closes Due To Flight Diversion [Now Open]

Road Closes Due To Flight Diversion [Now Open]

[Updated: Road is now open] As of 12.00pm today [Sept 1] Kindley Field Road has been closed as a safety precaution, with a flight due to land in Bermuda after diverting due to reports of smoke in the cockpit. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A JetBlue flight with 139 people onboard, traveling from JFK in New York to St. Martin, reported... Read more of this article

Video: Catholic Priests’ Ice Bucket Challenge

Video: Catholic Priests’ Ice Bucket Challenge

Following their acceptance of the challenge last week, the Roman Catholic priests of Bermuda undertook the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday [Aug 31] in Victoria Park. The priests took part in the fundraiser in memory of Fr. Jerome Kroetsch, the former Pastor of St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, who died from ALS in September 2012. Fr. Wlodzimierz... Read more of this article

Photos: 33rd Annual Labour Day Banquet

Photos: 33rd Annual Labour Day Banquet

The Bermuda Industrial Union hosted the 33rd Annual Labour Day Banquet at the Fairmont Southampton on Friday [Aug 29], with the theme of “Solidarity for Equality, Jobs, and Justice,” and former Premier Dr Ewart Brown serving as the guest speaker. The Labour Day celebrations continue today [Sept 1], with the road race set to kick off this... Read more of this article

Video: Aerial View Of Bermuda’s Beaches

Video: Aerial View Of Bermuda’s Beaches

Another video from US-based TheViewAbove VA is working to show off Bermuda, following up on a well-done overhead look at Dockyard with an aerial view of Horseshoe Bay Beach and Warwick Long Bay Beach. Set against a backdrop of upbeat music, the video shows off not only the beaches themselves, highlighting their pink sands, but also surrounding areas,... Read more of this article

Section Of Harbour Rd Closed Off After Collision

Section Of Harbour Rd Closed Off After Collision

[Updated] Following a two car collision this afternoon [Aug 31] that resulted in both drivers being injured, a section of Harbour Road in Paget has been cordoned off with traffic diversions in effect, the police said.At 6.00pm, a police spokesperson said, “Motorists are advised that until further notice a section of Harbour Road in Paget has been... Read more of this article


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