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Court: 47-Year-Old Man Admits Nine Charges

Court: 47-Year-Old Man Admits Nine Charges

[Written by Don Burgess] A 47-year-old man pled guilty to nine charges this morning [Sept 17], including four counts of dishonesty in obtaining money from motorists, and three counts of attempting to obtain money dishonestly. Troy Woods, from Devonshire, also pled guilty to one count of taking a motorcycle without permission, and one count of stealing... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Creative Freedom Does Not Exist’ Sign

Photos: ‘Creative Freedom Does Not Exist’ Sign

[Updated] A new message — stating “Creative freedom does not exist in a sanitized paradise” — has appeared on a wall on Church Street in Hamilton, with the cut out lettering taped onto the wall; with the message appearing after the controversy surrounding the removal of a mural by local artist April Branco. The Corporation of Hamilton... Read more of this article

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Introduces ‘Seamless WiFi Connectivity’

One Communications today [Sept 17] announced the launch of its OneHome WiFi service, saying that “this new, technological innovation promises to resolve long-standing WiFi coverage issues experienced in homes across Bermuda.” “WiFi is an important part of everyday life, and to have multiple connected devices in a single household is now... Read more of this article

BMA: Requirements For Digital Asset Businesses

BMA: Requirements For Digital Asset Businesses

The Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] has released an Information Bulletin outlining what documentation is required when submitting an application for a digital asset business [DAB] licence. “The Digital Asset Business Act 2018 [the Act] makes provision for DAB licenses. To supplement the Act, the Digital Asset Business [Cybersecurity] Rules 2018,... Read more of this article

Paget Council Awards Scholarships & Bursaries

Paget Council Awards Scholarships & Bursaries

The Paget Parish Council announced the recipients of their scholarship and bursary awards, with Reid Orchard, KyAsia Scott-Fishenden, Kamilya Reid, Lennae Edwards and Amalia Pontes all receiving funds. “Scholarships are based on academic excellence and financial need and the Bermudian students must have been residents of Paget for a minimum... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 17 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 17 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

Photos: Traffic Detours Due To Bridge Installation

Photos: Traffic Detours Due To Bridge Installation

[Updated with photos] The Ministry of Public Works is advising the motoring public that there will be a bridge installed over North Shore Road, Smiths Parish, near Gibbons Bay, causing road traffic detours from today [Sept 17] through Wednesday [Sept 19]. A spokesperson said, “The bridge installation will take place over a three day period from... Read more of this article

Youth Movement: Business Owner Kayuntae Ming

Youth Movement: Business Owner Kayuntae Ming

[Generation Next Youth Movement Series] Health is wealth! At least it is turning out to be for 19-year-old Kayuntae Ming, founder and owner of His N’ Hers Hair & Beauty Boutique. When asked to give a brief introduction about herself and her interests, Ms. Ming said, “I’m 19-years-old; going 20 in November. I’m a very proud winner... Read more of this article

Local Officials: Report Is Inaccurate, Not Credible

Local Officials: Report Is Inaccurate, Not Credible

[Written by Don Burgess] Local officials are dismissing figures from an international agency which allege that there are some 3,000 legal and illegal guns in Bermuda. The ‘Civilian Firearms Holdings, 2017′ a paper produced by Aaron Karp, says there is an estimated 3,000 total number of licit and illicit guns held by civilians in Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Hurricane Season: Remember To Plan For Pets

Hurricane Season: Remember To Plan For Pets

[Written by Ashlee Battersbee] As much as everyone loves summer, with the warm beach and boating weather, it also brings the threat of hurricanes. True to Bermudian form, we all know what it takes for us to get prepared to hunker down and ride out a hurricane. But do we always remember to get all the supplies we may need for our pets in case disaster... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend was again marred with tragedy, with a collision in Paget claiming the life of 20-year-old footballer Mazhye Burchall. The weekend also saw various community and sporting events held; links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Police: 20-Year-Old Man Dies After CollisionPolice Confirm Death Of 61-Year-Old... Read more of this article

Six Cruise Ships Cancel Calls Due To Hurricane

Six Cruise Ships Cancel Calls Due To Hurricane

While Bermuda was fortunately spared a hit from Hurricane Florence, the island was impacted financially, with six cruise ships cancelling their calls in an effort to avoid the storm’s path as it churned through the Atlantic, resulting in an estimated loss of over $1.5 million in visitor spending. This is according to the Bermuda Tourism Authority,... Read more of this article

Govt Issue RFP For Co-Working Space Design

Govt Issue RFP For Co-Working Space Design

The Government has issued an RFP for “Architectural Interior Design and Project Management Services” for the third floor of the IAS Building on Church Street in Hamilton, which they plan to turn into cooperative working space. The Government’s procurement website said, “The Government of Bermuda is considering the most cost effective... Read more of this article