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Postponed: Winter Wonderland At Dockyard

Postponed: Winter Wonderland At Dockyard

The Winter Wonderland at the Royal Naval Dockyard scheduled to take place today [Dec 15] has been postponed due to the inclement weather the island is experiencing. A spokesperson for WEDCO said, “Today’s Destination Dockard: Winter Wonderland has been postponed to next week Sunday, December 22, 2019, due to inclement weather and wind intensity.” Related... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Create ‘Library Makerspace’

Warwick Academy Create ‘Library Makerspace’

In an “effort to better utilize the Library floor space, diversify Library programmes, remain innovative and serve a variety of learning styles,” Warwick Academy has repurposed one end of the Library into a Library Makerspace. A spokesperson said, “Library Makerspaces are informal, creative spaces where Library users can learn, invent,... Read more of this article

Senate: Order Of Business For December 16th

Senate: Order Of Business For December 16th

The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Monday [Dec 16] and Bill due for their first reading include the National Pension Scheme [Occupational Pensions] Temporary Amendment Act 2019, Children [No. 2] Amendment Act 2019, Bermuda Monetary Authority Amendment Act 2019, Economic Substance Amendment [No. 2] Act 2019, Insurance [No. 2] Amendment Act 2019,... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Dec 15th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Dec 15th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that the latest album from Collie Buddz is number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart, Lindo’s donated $500,000 to Friends of Hospice, Shiona Turini has been nominated for a Costume Designers Guild Award, Sueallen Lottimore and Lauren D’Amico earned IFBB pro cards and PartnerRe’s ‘Dollars for Hours’ program donated $240,000... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Blue Hole Hill Crash

Motorcyclist Injured In Blue Hole Hill Crash

Emergency services responded to a livery cycle crash tonight [Dec 14] on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton Parish. The injured person was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Traffic flow was reduced to single lane and sometimes blocked altogether as police investigated the scene. Further details are limited at this time,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santa Comes To St. George’s

Photos & Video: Santa Comes To St. George’s

[Updated with photos] The Corporation of St. George is holding their “Santa is Coming to Town” event this evening [Dec 14] at King’s Square in St. George’s. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 90 minute replay is below:Patrina Powergirl Paynter... Read more of this article

Photos: 300-Foot Barge Docks In St. George’s

Photos: 300-Foot Barge Docks In St. George’s

The tug En Avant 10 and Resolve Marine’s RMG-1000 barge were docked at Penno’s Wharf in St. George’s today [Dec 14], with the marine vessels understood to have stopped by the island to top up on provisions. Muller Dordrecht’s 31 metre tug is fully equipped for offshore rig-moves, seagoing towage, harbour assistance, salvage operations,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fundraiser In St George’s

Photos & Video: Fundraiser In St George’s

[Updated with photos] A Christmas Fundraiser event is being held today [Dec 14] at St Peter’s Church Hall in St George’s in aid of Chapel of Ease, St Peter’s Church, St George’s Historical Museum. We will have a photo gallery later on and in the meantime the live video replay is below.Items on sale included hot soup with rolls, hot freshly... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Investment In Bermuda’s Hotel Product’

Minister: ‘Investment In Bermuda’s Hotel Product’

The St Regis in St George’s has set the opening date for the first phase of their development for April 2021, the Bermudiana Beach Resort first phase will open in spring 2020, and the new owners of the Fairmont Southampton are “committed to a significant investment in the long-term success of the resort.” This was from Minister of Tourism... Read more of this article

Fundraising Car Wash, Bake Sale Today In Paget

Fundraising Car Wash, Bake Sale Today In Paget

If you are looking to get your vehicle washed while also helping out a good cause, youth racers from the Bermuda Motorcycle Racing Association are holding a car wash and bake sale today [Dec 14] at the RUBiS Paget Service Station from 8am – 4pm. The pricing structure is $10 for bikes, $20 for cars, and $30 for trucks. Baked goods will be on sale,... Read more of this article

Video: Dec 14th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Dec 14th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Gencom affiliate acquire Fairmont Southampton hotel, Minister Caines said there has been a ‘reduction in overall crime’, police order Southampton Rangers to close for 24 hours, new children’s book ’Heart of the Dragon,’ an event to celebrate the life of Marcelle Clamens will be held today, hurricane damaged roof repaired with Slate... Read more of this article

Gencom Affiliate Acquire Fairmont Southampton

Gencom Affiliate Acquire Fairmont Southampton

An affiliate of Miami-based Gencom have acquired the Fairmont Southampton — which is the largest hotel in Bermuda –  with the new owners stating they are “committed to a significant investment in the long-term success of the resort. ” The announcement said, “An affiliate of Miami-based Gencom, a leading domestic and international... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Dec 13 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Dec 13 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