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OBM International Welcomes Summer Interns

OBM International Welcomes Summer Interns

OBMI Bermuda has announced their 2017 summer architectural and interior design interns, including Francis Mussenden, Tre Caines, Chanika Jones and Kiarrah Rogers. Colin Campbell, Reginal Director of OBMI Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Architecture, said, “OBMI Bermuda is very proud of our 2017 summer interns. They are all at various stages... Read more of this article

Four People Rescued From Capsized Whaler

Four People Rescued From Capsized Whaler

On Saturday [Aug 19] multiple distress flare sightings were reported indicating a vessel in difficulty off Cambridge Beaches, and four people were found in the water, clinging onto a capsized rental whaler. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Multiple Distress flare sightings were reported to the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre... Read more of this article

Photos: Participants Shine During Carifesta

Photos: Participants Shine During Carifesta

Bermuda’s Carifesta participants took to the streets this weekend in Barbados for the start of Carifesta 2017, with the Bermuda contingent being very well-received by spectators. Due to Tropical Storm Harvey, the opening ceremonies for Carifesta were postponed from Friday until Sunday. However, there were still several events held on Saturday. There... Read more of this article

New Traffic Layout At Par-la-Ville Car Park

New Traffic Layout At Par-la-Ville Car Park

The City of Hamilton has advised that with the new barrier payment system in place at PLV Car Park, a new layout has been created at the entrance/exit of Par-la-Ville Car Park to accommodate the now two exit lanes of traffic from the lot. “After turning left at the top of Queen Street, the left, westbound lane now directs motorists to turn into... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Welcomes Dr. Curtis-Tweed

Bermuda College Welcomes Dr. Curtis-Tweed

Bermuda College announced the appointment of Dr. Phyllis Curtis-Tweed as the new Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs. “Dr. Curtis-Tweed graduated from Emory University with a Ph.D. and then pursued post-doctoral training in psychology in the highly selective Clinical Research Programme in Social Psychiatry at Harvard University,”... Read more of this article

Video: Chris Douglas Receives Cup Match Award

Video: Chris Douglas Receives Cup Match Award

This afternoon [Aug 22] Stevedoring Services presented the 2017 Cup Match Classic ‘Man of the Match’ award to Chris Douglas from Somerset Cricket Club.Mr Douglas was presented with plaques for himself and his club, commemorating his achievement as well as a $1,500 travel certificate, and a $500 gift certificate for sporting equipment valued... Read more of this article

Albouy & Busby Awarded $5,000 Scholarships

Albouy & Busby Awarded $5,000 Scholarships

The Hamilton Parish Council scholarship committee has awarded two $5,000 educational awards to Candace Albouy and Andeasha Busby to assist them in finishing their education at University. Andeasha Busby, Letia Outerbridge, Jane Bielby, Candice Albouy, Stanley Williams and Susan PaynterA spokesperson said, “The Hamilton Parish Council scholarship... Read more of this article

Video: New Golf Event With Nancy Lopez

Video: New Golf Event With Nancy Lopez

Today, the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced a partnership with World Hall of Fame golfer Nancy Lopez, Fairmont Southampton and four local golf courses. In October, Ms. Lopez and her golf coaching and travel company Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures will bring a total of 42 visitors to stay at Fairmont Southampton for four nights and hit four local courses.... Read more of this article

Video: Shelly Bay Structure Being Demolished

Video: Shelly Bay Structure Being Demolished

[Updated with photos] The developer of the Shelly Bay Beach House was unable to complete the redevelopment, and the remaining structure was deemed unsafe, and is being demolished this week, with a crew working on site today [Aug 22]. The Ministry previously said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that the developer of the Shelly Bay Beach... Read more of this article

Strykz Bowling Lounge Opens New Restaurant

Strykz Bowling Lounge Opens New Restaurant

Strykz Bowling Lounge, located in Southside St. Davids, recently opened a new restaurant within their bowling facility, offering pizza, hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken wings, french fries, salads and more.Philip Bailey Jr, the owner of Strykz, told Bernews: “This bowling facility never had any resemblance of a kitchen available so it was always... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda Football Player Leilanni Nesbeth

Meet Bermuda Football Player Leilanni Nesbeth

In the last in a series of profiles of football players who will be part of the team representing Bermuda at the CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s U17 Qualifier this month, we spotlight 16-year-old Leilanni Nesbeth.1. How does it feel to have been selected for such an elite squad? I feel like it is great to have the opportunity to play with all these... Read more of this article

Photos: BAC Holds Junior Fishing Tournament

Photos: BAC Holds Junior Fishing Tournament

Over 120 children signed up to participate the 6th Annual Bermuda Anglers Club Junior Fishing Tournament, with fish caught ranging from a 50lb plus wahoo to a 4oz pinfish, that was returned alive to the waters of Hamilton Harbour after being quickly and carefully weighed. Club President and Tournament Director Kip Froud commented that having One Communications... Read more of this article

Video: August 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: August 22nd Bernews Morning Newsflash

Carlton Simmons being charged with attempted murder, Bermuda seeing a partial view of the solar eclipse, a truck crashing on its side in Smiths, the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes declaring Bermuda to be “largely compliant,” the Bermuda Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s 30th Annual Night of... Read more of this article