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Photos: CedarBridge Students, KBB Clean Up

Photos: CedarBridge Students, KBB Clean Up

CedarBridge Academy’s Teen Girls in Focus group helped with the Keep Bermuda Beautiful clean-up of Pontoons in Spanish Point on Saturday [Sept 20], and recorded data on what they found, with bottle caps and cigarette butts the most frequently recorded items. Ms. Alicia Zuill, who has been the team leader of Teen Girls in Focus since its inception... Read more of this article

Photos: International Park[ing] Day In The City

Photos: International Park[ing] Day In The City

International Park[ing] Day was celebrated on Friday [Sept 19] and for the second year Bermuda participated with participants invited to use their imagination and create alternative visions for selected car parking spaces in the City for one day.A spokesperson previously said, “Park[ing] Day is an annual event, begun in San Francisco nine years... Read more of this article

Photos: Bee Swarm Found On Front Street

Photos: Bee Swarm Found On Front Street

[Updated] Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection are presently on Front Street this afternoon [Sept 4] after a large bee swarm was found opposite the Beach Restaurant. The bees are, at present, located in a tree and plans are being made to remove them. Further details are limited at this time, however we have asked officials for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Weather As Hurricane Nears

Photos & Video: Weather As Hurricane Nears

[Updated with video] Hurricane Cristobal is presently churning away in the Atlantic, located some 366 nautical miles west of the island, with the storm carrying maximum sustained winds near 80 mph [130 km/h] with higher gusts.The latest update from the Bermuda Weather Service today [Aug 27] said that Hurricane Cristobal’s closest point of approach... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Objections Over Removal Of Trees

Photos/Video: Objections Over Removal Of Trees

[Updated: Protest ends after area MP Walton Brown steps in] Area residents plus a few people from the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] gathered on Ewing Street this morning [Aug 5] to protest the removal of trees on Ewing Street by the Corporation of Hamilton. BEST previously raised their objections to this, and speaking today... Read more of this article

Photos: Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

Photos: Groundswell Lionfish Tournament

[Updated] The 2014 Groundswell Lionfish Tournament was held today [July 19] with the weigh-in taking place at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] at 3pm, after members of the public were invited to help eradicate the invasive pest by joining in by “Eating ‘Em to Beat ‘Em.”Approximately ninety four people took part in catching seventy... Read more of this article

Photos: Last Night’s Lightning & Thunderstorm

Photos: Last Night’s Lightning & Thunderstorm

[Updated] Lightning could be seen — and heard — last night [May 24], with nature putting on an electrifying display as a flurry of lightning bolts came crashing down over the island. The good news is it looks like the bad weather may have cleared in time for tomorrow’s holiday, with the Bermuda Weather Service saying, “High pressure... Read more of this article

Flowers Abound As St. George’s “Blooms”

Flowers Abound As St. George’s “Blooms”

Flowers and plants were highlighted recently in the east end, with several colourful displays highlighting the spring season for the “St George’s in Bloom” event. Displays included a large arrangement donated by Sousa’s featuring a lush green plant bordered by flowers, as well as plants and flowers in urns, a decorative wooden... Read more of this article

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Flower Displays

Photos: Agricultural Exhibition Flower Displays

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition got underway on Thursday [Apr 24], with the three day event attracting thousands of attendees to see the numerous competitions in and out of the ring. The Floriculture Division sees some of the island’s most talented gardeners putting their best work on display, with a stunning display of flowers on show at the Botanical... Read more of this article

Photos: Floriculture At The Agricultural Exhibition

Photos: Floriculture At The Agricultural Exhibition

The 2014 Agricultural Exhibition got underway at the Botanical Gardens yesterday [Apr 24] with crowds filing into the grounds to enjoy the event. The three day event will see numerous competitions in and out of the ring; including the Floriculture Division which will see some of the island’s most talented gardeners putting their best work on display.Awards... Read more of this article