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Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Today’s [Nov 11] Remembrance Day Parade saw crowds line Front Street to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts.Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers, and the veterans who marched today... Read more of this article

Photos: The Simons’ Haunted House In Warwick

Photos: The Simons’ Haunted House In Warwick

Adults joined children last night [Oct 31] and got into the spirit of Halloween, dressing up in costumes and making their way to various homes and events around the island including the always popular haunted house in Warwick. Calvin Simons hosted his annual Haunted House located at his Cedar Hill property with characters for the night played by friends... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: BUEI Children’s Halloween Party

Photos/Videos: BUEI Children’s Halloween Party

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted a Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday afternoon [Oct 29], with young people from around the island taking part in the seasonal festivities.The event featured a ghost train, haunted tunnel, enchanted dive, swashbuckling games, a costume parade, and entertainment including In Motion... Read more of this article

Photos: BF&M Hosts 20th Breast Cancer Walk

Photos: BF&M Hosts 20th Breast Cancer Walk

[Updated with video] BF&M hosted their Breast Cancer Awareness Walk this evening [Oct 20], marking the 20th anniversary of the event, with participants gathering at Barr’s Bay Park next to the BF&M building on Pitts Bay Road. There was a BF&M Health Fair set-up at the park and warm-up activities prepared the walkers for their 3K trek,... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Works On Bethel AME Roof

Photos: Fire Service Works On Bethel AME Roof

[Updated with video] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel across the island continued working on ‘special operations’ including flooding, blown out windows, and roof damage, caused by Hurricane Nicole. Fire Service crews worked on repairs in the midst of responding to ongoing emergency calls. The Fire Service Bronto Skylift truck was... Read more of this article

Photos: Spirit Of Bermuda Anniversary Event

Photos: Spirit Of Bermuda Anniversary Event

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation held a free Community Spirit event on Friday evening [Sept 30] at Albuoy’s Point in Hamilton in order to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Spirit of Bermuda’s arrival. In addition to the flotilla arrival and tours of the Spirit of Bermuda, the event was scheduled to include entertainment from The Simons Brothers,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Spirit Of Bermuda Morning Rally

Photos/Video: Spirit Of Bermuda Morning Rally

In an effort to boost awareness of their upcoming anniversary event at Albuoy’s Point, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation held a rally at East Broadway this morning [Sept 29]. The rally saw a group of students, parents, staff, and supporters on East Broadway with boat flags, posters, and Spirit of Bermuda shirts on hand.Another rally will be held... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: “Small World, Small Islands”

Photos & Video: “Small World, Small Islands”

[Updated with video] Showers passing over the island this afternoon [Sept 18] did not prevent the “Small World, Small Islands” Cultural Festival from taking place, with the event held in Victoria Park this afternoon, featuring vendors and entertainment designed to highlight cultures.Entertainment scheduled to perform included the Bermuda Islands... Read more of this article

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Church Rededication

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Church Rededication

On Saturday, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church welcomed the public to celebrate the reconsecration and rededication of their church in St. George’s. Priest In Charge Qes Haile Tsion Simons welcomed guests which included clerical leaders from overseas, clergy from other local churches, Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, St. George’s Mayor Quinell... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Bermuda Gombey Festival

Photos: 2016 Bermuda Gombey Festival

Crowds of people made their way to the tennis stadium this evening [Sept 10] as Bermudian culture was on full display at the 2016 Gombey Festival. Hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, the Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions of the iconic Bermuda Gombeys. It includes performances... Read more of this article

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Thousands of Bermuda’s students returned to school this morning [Sept 8], with the crowds of children including both little ones enjoying their very first day at “big school”, and older students returning to their studies following the conclusion of summer break. Parents, guardians, students and teachers alike were beaming with excitement and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2016 Labour Day March Held

Photos & Video: 2016 Labour Day March Held

Labour Day celebrations took place today [Sept 5], including a walk and races beginning early this morning, followed by speeches from Union leaders and a march through the streets of Hamilton.A crowd gathered to take part in the annual celebration despite the rain, with a prayer from Reverend Nicholas Tweed serving to open the event, which included... Read more of this article

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