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College Plan Cookbook With Bermudian Flair

College Plan Cookbook With Bermudian Flair

Perhaps some old, tried and true, as well as the modern, refreshed and new, so to these constraints the Bermuda College has embarked on producing and publishing a home spun collection of recipes for tasty consumption, in short – a cookbook. Ms. Rene Falcon, a counsellor at the BC Career Counselling Centre [CCC], told Bernews of the initiative... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Dec 10 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Dec 10 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

Video: Teachers Union Press Conference

Video: Teachers Union Press Conference

[Updated] The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 10], which follows after all public schools were closed today, due to what the Ministry of Education called “island-wide industrial action.” Earlier today, BUT President Shannon James said, “Teachers – and Principals – have shown how strongly they... Read more of this article

Video: Murder Victim Named, Man Arrested

Video: Murder Victim Named, Man Arrested

[Updated: Police have identified the murder victim as 33-year-old Paul Johnson, and confirmed that a 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting.]The police are holding a press conference this afternoon [Dec 10] regarding the fatal shooting this morning. “Police and other first responders attended a report of a... Read more of this article

Brands Events Manager: Thomas Lightbourne

Brands Events Manager: Thomas Lightbourne

Thomas Lightbourne has been hired as brand events manager, the Bermuda Tourism Authority announced today [Dec 10]. “The young Bermudian talent moves over from the Corporation of Hamilton where he had eight years of experience in event management and marketing, including responsibilities for City Food Festival and Bermuda Fashion Festival,”... Read more of this article

Ministry Urge BUT Members To Return To School

Ministry Urge BUT Members To Return To School

“The Ministry and Department of Education urge the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] to ask members to return to their respective schools tomorrow,” Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards said this afternoon [Dec 10]. Her comments follow after all public schools were closed today, due to what the Ministry of Education called”island-wide... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Boat Parade Viewing Village

Photos: Christmas Boat Parade Viewing Village

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] with a Viewing Village in No. 1 Car Park available for spectators. Boats were circumnavigating White’s Island, with the route stretching between Red Hole and Darrell’s Wharf, over to The Hamilton Princess and back along Front Street. Vendors found at the Village included the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamilton Princess ‘Christmas Market’

Photos: Hamilton Princess ‘Christmas Market’

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club held a Christmas market on Saturday evening [Dec 8], offering people the chance to watch the Christmas Boat Parade, while supporting local vendors. The Christmas market was located in the main courtyard of the hotel and featured an array of local businesses including Bermuda Bookshop, Bermuda Candle Shop, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Finance Ministry: Pensions To Increase By 1.4%

Finance Ministry: Pensions To Increase By 1.4%

Pensions will increase by 1.4%  after Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson put forward an Order in the House of Assembly that increases Contributory Pension benefits. “Benefits under the Contributory Pension Fund [CPF] were last increased in 2016 by 3% and in 2017 by 1.7%,” said Minister Dickinson. “In the Government’s 2017 Election Platform,... Read more of this article

Photos: Cross Country Award Presentation

Photos: Cross Country Award Presentation

On Saturday morning the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo presented awards at the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] National Cross Country Championships at Clearwater Beach. “The BNAA had an excellent cross country series this year, with approximately 150 young athletes competing in these events since September,... Read more of this article

‘Phillip Anderson Was A True St. Georgian’

‘Phillip Anderson Was A True St. Georgian’

[Updated] The Corporation of St. George extended their condolences to the family of the late Phillip Anderson, calling him a “true St. Georgian” who was passionate about tourism for the Old Town. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George wishes to extend its sincere condolences to the family of the late Mr. Phillip Anderson. “Mr.... Read more of this article

Govt Confirm: All Public Schools Closed Today

Govt Confirm: All Public Schools Closed Today

[Updating] Multiple unofficial sources are indicating that there are further issues with education today [Dec 10] with suggestions many of the staff may not have come in to work, and an Education Ministry spokesperson confirmed that “a number of schools have been affected,” adding that they will provide a full statement as soon as able. This... Read more of this article

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade Winners

Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade Winners

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] in Hamilton Harbour, with large crowds of people coming out to see the festively decorated boats make their way through the waters.Calico Jacks emerged as the big winner of the night, claiming the Best Overall Boat as well as the Best Use of Building Materials, Best Crew Costume, and... Read more of this article