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Video & Photos: Sand Sculpture Competition

Video & Photos: Sand Sculpture Competition

[Updated with photos of completed sculptures] Today [Aug 31] the Bermuda Department of Tourism’s Bermuda Sand Sculpture Competition took place at Horseshoe Bay Beach. Despite forecasts of poor weather the sun was out and skies were blue. Participants were given 12-by-12 foot building area to showcase their creativity. Prizes for amateur sand sculptors... Read more of this article

Photos: 5 Ft Long Dead Moray Eel Washes Up

Photos: 5 Ft Long Dead Moray Eel Washes Up

[Updated] What appears to be a dead eel was found washed up on an east end beach this afternoon [Aug 20]. It is approximately 5 foot long, and while we have not yet been able to officially confirm what it is, unofficial reports indicate it may be a very bloated eel. We have asked the Department of Conservation and BAMZ for information and will update... Read more of this article

Photos: Elliot Primary Hosts Men’s Reading Day

Photos: Elliot Primary Hosts Men’s Reading Day

Elliot Primary School held their fifth annual 250 Men’s Reading Challenge on Friday [June 7] with fathers, uncles, grandfathers and volunteers spending part of their day reading with the students. Men and children could be seen all over the school property, with some taking their books and sitting outside to enjoy the day’s weather, while others... Read more of this article

Photos: Car Crashes Into Wall, Lands Overboard

Photos: Car Crashes Into Wall, Lands Overboard

[Updated with slideshow + video] Early this morning a car driver crashed through a wall on Harbour Road in Paget, resulting in the car landing completely overboard, and the driver escaping unharmed.A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 4:10am this morning [Thursday May 16th], police responded to a report of a road traffic collision along... Read more of this article

Photos: World’s Largest Yacht Docks In Bermuda

Photos: World’s Largest Yacht Docks In Bermuda

[Updated with video] The world’s largest super yacht  – which is estimated to be worth over a billion dollars — arrived in Bermuda this morning [Jan 29] and is presently docked in St George’s. The ‘Eclipse’ is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and features a staggering array of luxurious on-board amenities.Mr... Read more of this article

Photos: Police Conduct Manhunt In Sandys

Photos: Police Conduct Manhunt In Sandys

At about 11am on Monday morning [Jan 28] the police responded to the Boaz Island area of Sandys, and a subject left the residence and has remained on the loose since that time. The police identified the person they are seeking as Christopher Duerr, and said he is believed to be armed.Crowds of onlookers gathered across the street as the police scoured... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: RAF Military Aircraft Depart

Photos/Video: RAF Military Aircraft Depart

Some of the military aircraft from the Royal Air Force that arrived yesterday were back on the runway today [Jan 23] at the LF Wade International Airport. Led by the VC-10, four Typhoons followed the large aircraft from the north ramp towards the runway. As passing motorists saw the activity, many stopped on the roadside to take photos and watch the... Read more of this article

Photos: BIOS 110th Anniversary Gala Celebration

Photos: BIOS 110th Anniversary Gala Celebration

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS] held its Gala Celebration on Friday [Nov 9] at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess hotel, with the occasion serving to formally welcome Bill Curry as President and Director to the community and to celebrate BIOS’s 110th anniversary.The black-tie celebration, which both Premier Paula Cox and Opposition... Read more of this article

Photos: First Night Of The 2012 Rugby Classic

Photos: First Night Of The 2012 Rugby Classic

The World Rugby Classic kicked off last night [Nov 10] with no shortage of entertainment both on and off the field. The always popular annual event attracted a massive crowd, with many dressed for the occasion in a wide variety of attire ranging from human crayons, superheroes, Santa Claus, cowboys, skeletons, plus a variety of suspicious looking “women”. – While... Read more of this article

Photos: Halloween Decorations Across Bermuda

Photos: Halloween Decorations Across Bermuda

Both children and adults got into the spirit of Halloween this evening [Oct 31] dressing up in costumes and making their way to various homes and events. A few houses were decorated for the occasion with “creepy music” and sound effects to add to the Halloween experience.Some homeowners went the extra mile and were wearing costumes themselves... Read more of this article

Photos: Tornado Causes Damage In Somerset

Photos: Tornado Causes Damage In Somerset

[Updated: BWS confirms it was a tornado] Unofficial reports coming in suggest that what appeared to be a tornado hit the Somerset Village area this morning [Oct 28] at approximately 9.15am. There are reports of damage in the area, with the photos being sent in showing damaged vehicles, walls, and more.Bermuda is presently under a Tropical Storm Warning,... Read more of this article

Photos: Rain Causes Flooding Islandwide

Photos: Rain Causes Flooding Islandwide

A sudden and heavy downpour this afternoon [Sept 14] caused flooding in various locations through the island, with cars being partially covered with water on various roads and multiple stores having their interiors flooded.The Bermuda Weather Service explained that a very active thunderstorm cell passed directly over the Island from approximately... Read more of this article

Photos: Lightning Lights Up The Night Sky

Photos: Lightning Lights Up The Night Sky

The Bermuda Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Advisory for last night [Aug 22], and locals were greeted with a heavy rain downpour, thunderstorm and lightning.These photos were taken off the east end of Bermuda at approximately 9pm last night, showing the lightning storm visible in the night sky. Click to enlarge photos: #gallery-12 { margin:... Read more of this article