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Regiment Divers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Regiment Divers Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Bermuda Regiment divers have launched an ambitious programme of wreck dives and conservation work to help celebrate the armed service’s 50th anniversary. Sergeant Major James Self said the programme included 50 wreck dives in 50 days – including conservation work on the 1609 remains of the Sea Venture, which led to the first settlement of the Island,... Read more of this article

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

Southlands Community Garden Groundbreaking

[Updated] Earlier today [July 1], Premier Michael Dunkley and  Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier joined Dr. Kuni Frith-Black and the Friends of Southlands for a ground breaking ceremony at site of the new community garden in the Southlands Park in Warwick. The community garden, which is spearheaded by the Friends of Southlands, is slated to... Read more of this article

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Local Company Featured In Tree Care Magazine

Brown and Company Ltd. has  been featured in the June issue of the Tree Care Industry Magazine in the Accredited Company Profile The magazine is the official publication of the Tree Care Industry Association in the USA and has a circulation of approximately 24,000. The article can be accessed here. The Tree Care Industry Association [formally the National... Read more of this article

$1.2 Million Energy Make-Over For BIOS Centre

$1.2 Million Energy Make-Over For BIOS Centre

A leading ocean research centre is to get an energy make-over that will save it $100,000 a year in costs – helping it to further invest in research and other projects. The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences has signed a 15-year performance contract with Air Care to overhaul its air conditioning and lighting systems. “Due to scheduling requirements... Read more of this article

Harvest The Energy Of Wind, Solar & Hydrogen

Harvest The Energy Of Wind, Solar & Hydrogen

Craig Looby of Urban Maximum Industries [UMI] said that for the last two years UMI and Hydrogen411 Technology have been researching and developing a plan to reach energy independence for Bermuda by 2025, with the concept being to harvest the energy of wind, solar and hydrogen from sea water. The company said, “The bottom line in any economy is... Read more of this article

Ministry Conducting Lionfish Trapping Experiment

Ministry Conducting Lionfish Trapping Experiment

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment are advising boaters that the Marine Resources Section of the Department of Environmental Protection is conducting lionfish trapping experiments this summer and are advising the public to be careful to avoid the traps. A spokesperson said, ”Currently, traps are located on the South Shore from Castle... Read more of this article

Regiment To Launch 50 Wreck Dives In 50 Days

Regiment To Launch 50 Wreck Dives In 50 Days

On Tuesday, the Bermuda Regiment’s diving squad will tomorrow launch an ambitious programme of 50 wreck dives in 50 days at a reception at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI]. Top marine scientists and conservationists have lined up to add their weight to the event – which will also feature ocean clean-ups, marine archaeological... Read more of this article

PLP Constituency 15 To Hold Plant Sale

PLP Constituency 15 To Hold Plant Sale

PLP Constituency 15 will be holding a Plant Sale on Saturday [June 27] on Palmetto Road, with shrubs, roses, coconut palmja, geraniums, hibiscus, croton, aloe vera and more for sale. A PLP spokesperson said, “Constituency 15 of the Progressive Labour Party will be holding a Plant Sale on Saturday, June 27 from 8am until 12 noon. “A stand... Read more of this article

Campaign Group Writes Objection Letter To MPs

Campaign Group Writes Objection Letter To MPs

Campaign group Take Back Our Park has written to MPs and Senators urging them to demand the immediate suspension of work on a new Parks headquarters in the middle of the Botanical Gardens until an independent review of the project is conducted. “Government is pressing ahead with work on the site which will eventually include two large two-story... Read more of this article

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

Photos: Night Blooming Cereus Flowers

An event that rarely occurs took place this evening [June 24], with night-blooming cereus flowers seen in the Pitts Bay Road Pembroke area together with Cut Road and Barrack Hill in St. George’s. The night blooming cereus — also called queen of the night, lunar flower, and moon flower — is a member of the cactus family. It does not bloom often,... Read more of this article

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