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Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

Solar Panels Installed On City Works Depot

The City of Hamilton continues it efforts to going greener in 2019 with its latest project – the installation of solar panels on the roof of the City Works Depot on Laffan Street.An area totaling approximately 3,785 sq. feet will be covered by 210 solar panels, which the City said will be the largest solar install to date in the City. Senior Engineer... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

Video: Cahow Lays Egg To Start 2019 Season

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, along with LookBermuda’s Nonsuch Expeditions CahowCam Project, announced that the 2019 CahowCam Nesting Season has officially started today [Jan 10] with the return of a female cahow to Nonsuch Island and the laying of a single egg this morning. They explained, “The incubation period for... Read more of this article

Sol Donate To BIOS Ocean Academy Program

Sol Donate To BIOS Ocean Academy Program

Sol Petroleum Bermuda said they are proud to support the BIOS Ocean Academy Program through a contribution of $5,000, which was recently presented at Ferry Reach, St. George’s. Sol Bermuda Sales & Marketing Manager Stephen Turner presented a symbolic check to Dr. Mark Guishard; BIOS Director of Corporate & Community Relations and Ms. Kyla... Read more of this article

Photos: Signage Highlights Dockyard Plant Life

Photos: Signage Highlights Dockyard Plant Life

Dozens of new signs have gone up at Dockyard displaying the names of a variety of plants. The signs, which give the Latin and English names, were the idea of West End Development Corporation’s landscape staff who undertook the project as part of their ongoing training and education – as well as to help visitors who would ask them for help with the... Read more of this article

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic form to submit concerns. A Government spokesperson said, “Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic... Read more of this article

Column: Parish Pride Cleanup Project Continues

Column: Parish Pride Cleanup Project Continues

[Written by MP Chris Famous] This Saturday, January 5th, we will be continuing our clearing of the pathway between Devon Springs Road and Green Acres Estate. Additionally, we will also be painting a roadside wall of a senior in Green Acres.If you wish to assist in either endeavor, we will be working at the entrance of Green Acres from 9am-12 noon. Also,... Read more of this article

Community Aims To Keep Elbow Beach Clean

Community Aims To Keep Elbow Beach Clean

A community effort is being made to ensure that Elbow Beach remains beautiful and free of litter following this year’s Christmas Day party. A spokesperson said, “Each year the Christmas Day party at Elbow Beach gets bigger and bigger. People put on Santa hats, pack a cooler and head to the public beach to meet up with family and friends.... Read more of this article

Photos: Airport Group Join To Clean Paget Marsh

Photos: Airport Group Join To Clean Paget Marsh

Employees of Aecon and their sub-contractors took time out from building the new airport to lend a hand to Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] and Bermuda National Trust [BNT], completing two work sessions held on December 5 and 12. A spokesperson said, “Over the course of those two days, 32 employees from Aecon Airport Constructors Ltd., Aecon Water,... Read more of this article

Somersfield Students Get Bird Box Presentation

Somersfield Students Get Bird Box Presentation

Christian Chin-Gurret of The Happy Bird Co gave a presentation to Somersfield Academy students on their last day of school before Christmas break, discussing the process of designing and producing a nail-less and glue-less bluebird box. Mr Chin-Gurret explained that the manufacturing of the bluebird box is all carried out in Bermuda with marine plywood... Read more of this article

CNN Highlights Meredith Andrews ‘Adventgram’

CNN Highlights Meredith Andrews ‘Adventgram’

CNN has featured the work of local photographer Meredith Andrews, who is collecting plastic that has washed up on the shores of Bermuda to create an interesting and thought provoking daily advent calendar series on Instagram. The CNN story said, “At this time of year, advent calendars deck the halls around the world. And the stunning island of Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

Column: Teen Offers Global Warming Challenge

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Taking a courageous stand on a fundamental principle, that has global implications, is challenging for most people, let alone a 15-year-old girl. These past two weeks, during the UN’s Annual Climate Change Conference [COP24], many international media outlets have become aware of the story of one-such teen. Amongst... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host Conservation Conference

Bermuda To Host Conservation Conference

A successful bid by the Bermuda National Trust has resulted in Bermuda being chosen as the venue for a major conservation conference next year. The International Conference of National Trusts 2019 is expected to include 150 representatives of conservation organisations from around the world. It is the group’s 18th conference and was last staged in... Read more of this article

Book Signing Set To Be Held At Planet Math

Book Signing Set To Be Held At Planet Math

A book signing featuring books from the the Daddy and I Explore series by Dr. David Chapman will be held on Saturday, December 22 from 10.00am to 12.00pm at Planet Math, located on the upper level of Tremont House at 4 Park Road in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “Dr. David Chapman has always been fascinated with the environment around him, so... Read more of this article