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Bermuda Win Medals At NatWest Island Games

Bermuda Win Medals At NatWest Island Games

The Bermuda team continues to impress while participating at the NatWest Island Games, being held on the island of Gotland. A spokesperson said, “In Archery Bernard Wade III is showing terrific form as he finished 5th overall in the Men’s 1440 recurve. The team of Wade, Robert O’Connor and Tiffany Slaton finished an impress 8th overall in this... Read more of this article

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

PLP Announce Candidates For C#11, #22 & #25

The PLP held a press conference to announce more of their election candidates for the upcoming General Election, with Christopher Famous to run in Constituency #11 Devonshire East, Curtis Richardson to run in Constituency #22 Paget East, and Kathy Simmons set to contest Constituency #25 Warwick North East.Mr Famous will run in C#11, a seat which... Read more of this article

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 3

Video: East End Summer Series Episode 3

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘East End Summer’ video series] Cannons and cocktails at Fort St. Catherine sends off the month of June with a blast! And what a June it has been with all the nautical tourism activity from the west end of Bermuda to the east. East End Summer Events Episode 3In the third episode of her east end summer... Read more of this article

Police Confirm The Death Of Calvin Carmichael

Police Confirm The Death Of Calvin Carmichael

[Updated] A 55-year-old man was pronounced dead yesterday [June 26] after being found unconscious and adrift aboard a boat in the waters off Lagoon Road. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:40pm Monday, June 26th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive male in the Lagoon Road, Sandys parish area. “Initial... Read more of this article

East End Primary’s First Braille Club A Success

East End Primary’s First Braille Club A Success

A special assembly was held recently at East End Primary School to recognize fourteen students from P4-P6 for their participation in East End Primary’s first Braille Club. The students were recognized for their hard work, dedication and most importantly, their commitment, which spanned over a four month period. A short overview was given about the... Read more of this article

Police: Counterfeit $100 Notes Now Circulating

Police: Counterfeit $100 Notes Now Circulating

Bermuda police are informing the public of reports of counterfeit $100 notes circulating, reminding businesses to remain vigilant. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is now receiving reports of counterfeit Bermuda $100 notes in circulation and reminds businesses and their staff as well as residents to remain vigilant. “Unique... Read more of this article

Police Appeal: Locate 20-Year-Old [Found]

Police Appeal: Locate 20-Year-Old [Found]

[Updated] Police are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 20-year-old Shania Haller, who was last seen at the car park in the Boaz Island, Sandys Parish area around 10.00pm on Saturday, June 24. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 20-year-old Shania Haller. “Ms.... Read more of this article

2017 Summer Bus Passes Required On June 28

2017 Summer Bus Passes Required On June 28

The Department of Public Transportation reminds people that, starting on June 28, students wishing to travel by bus at no charge must present a valid 2017 Summer Bus Pass to bus operators. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation reminds all parents and students that starting this week Wednesday June 28, 2017,... Read more of this article

Emirates Team New Zealand Win America’s Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand Win America’s Cup

Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the 35th America’s Cup. Another dominant race win for Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand in race nine of the America’s Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton, gave the Kiwi team the victory on the Great Sound in Bermuda, sparking wild celebrations on board their America’s Cup Class [ACC]... Read more of this article

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

Students Receive Dr. Barbara Ball Scholarships

The Ministry of Health and Seniors has announced the 10 awardees of this year’s Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarships. In total, 14 students are currently receiving the scholarship, including past awardees. A Government spokesperson said, “This year the Ministry received over 50 applications, many of an exceedingly high standard. The... Read more of this article

Goodbye To Our Husband & Dad: Larry Burchall

Goodbye To Our Husband & Dad: Larry Burchall

[Updated] It is with great regret that Bernews confirms the death of Larry Burchall, our columnist, reporter, biggest supporter, and the best husband and dad we could have asked for. He passed away peacefully last night at the age of 75. We are a family business, so expect to be operating well below standard over the coming days as we deal with the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 45-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 45-Year-Old Man

[Updated] The police have confirmed the death of a 45-year-old man who was found in an unresponsive state at a property in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:10am Sunday, June 25th police and first responders were dispatched to a report of an unresponsive male at a property in the Spar Lane, Craddock Road Sandys parish area. “The... Read more of this article

Gunshots In Khyber Pass, Warwick, No Injuries

Gunshots In Khyber Pass, Warwick, No Injuries

Around 4:45am this morning [June 25] police responded to a report of gunshots in the Khyber Pass, Warwick area, and there were no reported injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45am Sunday, June 25th police officers responded to a report of gunshots in the Khyber Pass, Warwick area. There were no reported injuries but evidence found... Read more of this article