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Photos: PLP MPs Host Back To School Fun Day

Photos: PLP MPs Host Back To School Fun Day

The Progressive Labour Party Constituencies 14, 15, 16, and 21 hosted their Back To School Fun Day at Victor Scott Primary School field on this afternoon [Aug 20], with school students from across the island joining area MPs Michael Weeks, Walter Roban, and Rolfe Commissiong.The event featured snowballs, hamburgers, hot dogs, tattoos, free clothes,... Read more of this article

Video: ABIC Awards Over $500K In Scholarships

Video: ABIC Awards Over $500K In Scholarships

[Updated with photos] The ABIC Education Awards program hosted a lunch and reception today [July 20] to present over $500,000 in scholarships to twenty undergraduate students and one post graduate student. The awards are supported by more than fifty ABIC member companies and a committee of approximately twenty volunteers. This year’s undergraduate... Read more of this article

Photos: Seniors Enjoy Fun Day At Shelly Bay

Photos: Seniors Enjoy Fun Day At Shelly Bay

More than two hundred of Bermuda’s seniors converged at Shelly Bay Beach Park on Thursday [July 14] to enjoy the annual Family and Friends Fun Day. The event was started fifteen years ago by the Matilda Smith Williams Seniors Residence and has grown to include seniors from across the island’s nursing homes. Those in attendance were entertained... Read more of this article

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

The 21st annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit was held on Saturday and Sunday in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. The Festival Of The Holy Spirit started centuries ago in the Azores, and is still celebrated today by Portuguese citizens and descendants worldwide. According to various reports,... Read more of this article

Photos: U.S. Independence Day Celebrations

Photos: U.S. Independence Day Celebrations

The American Society of Bermuda hosted their 2016 American Independence Day Celebration on Saturday evening [July 2] at Morseby Plains at the old Ireland Rangers field, with gates opening to the public at 6.00pm. The event saw U.S. Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig read President Obama’s remarks, along with food, drinks, snacks, and fireworks. The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Student App Developer Winners

Photos & Video: Student App Developer Winners

The winners of the Digicel Business & BTC Saltus App Development competition have been announced, with Ellie Dunleavy being named as the overall winner. Additional winners included Ryan Topple and William Welden in second and third place, respectively, as well as Emma Mayer, Maya Malpas, Willian Welch, and Isabella Murdoch. The competition, which... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: BHW Parade Of Bands In St David’s

Photo Set #3: BHW Parade Of Bands In St David’s

Thousands of people made their way to St. David’s on Saturday [June 18] in order to enjoy the Parade of Bands as part of the second annual Bermuda Heroes Weekend. The parade was held in Southside, with the route starting at the old airport hangar and going down to Clearwater Beach. It featured Nova Mas International, Passion, Code Red, Band Addiction,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

Photos & Video: Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

The much anticipated Bermuda Heroes Weekend kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event last night [June 17] at the North Field at the National Sports Centre.The second event in the BHW festivities got underway early this morning at the Michael Preece Softball Stadium at Bernard’s Park in Pembroke., with crowds of people enjoying themselves... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

Photos: Bermuda Heroes Weekend 5 Star Friday

Despite the forecast for inclement weather, a large crowd turned up for the Bermuda Heroes Weekend Five Star Friday event last night [June 17] at the North Field at the National Sports Centre.The National Sports Centre’s large tent provided shelter from the rain that didn’t make an appearance until later in the evening. The weather did... Read more of this article

Photos: Blessing Of The Boats In St David’s

Photos: Blessing Of The Boats In St David’s

The traditional Blessing of the Boats — which dates back to 1849 — took place this morning [June 5], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend David Raths being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that had gathered at Chapel of Ease Dock. Bishop Dill was rowed across by the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club in ‘Pilot Harry Fox’... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: BHW “Kiddie Carnival” Event

Video & Photos: BHW “Kiddie Carnival” Event

[Updated with photos] Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s “Kiddie Carnival” is underway today [June 4], with colourful dressed children making their way through Hamilton to the sounds of soca music. The BHW promo for the event said, “Kiddie Carnival will be a fun filled day for P1 – P6 aged children and families. The day will start with... Read more of this article

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Photos: Relay For Life 24 Hour Walk Fundraiser

Over 3000 participants have registered to take part in the Relay For Life event which got underway at 6.30pm this evening [May 27] at the National Sports Centre and continues until tomorrow night. The team based fundraising event helps to raise awareness and funds to support cancer programmes in Bermuda. During the 24 hours, team members take it in... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton as thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade, which kicked off in the afternoon, following the cycling and half marathon races which were held earlier in the day. According to the programme, the... Read more of this article