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Advisory: Heroes Day Garbage Collection

Advisory: Heroes Day Garbage Collection

Garbage normally collected on Monday, June 17th will be collected on Saturday [June 15] due to the National Heroes Day holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the National Heroes Day holiday on Monday, June 17th, trash that would normally be collected on that day will be collected on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Local Artists Featured In Government Buildings

Local Artists Featured In Government Buildings

Eight more Bermudian artists now have their work featured in Government buildings as part of the “Public Art Project in Government Buildings” project, with the public now able to enjoy artwork by Kyle James, Rachel Little, Dejon Simmons, Ivan Outerbridge, Guilden M. Gilbert, Gherdai Hassell, Lulu Hedstrom and Zoë Dyson. A Government spokesperson... Read more of this article

Service Interruptions Due To BIU Meeting

Service Interruptions Due To BIU Meeting

Due to a BIU meeting being held at 10.30am tomorrow [June 12] there “will be a disruption of several government services,” including bus service, ferry service, a “minor disruption to garbage collection in the central parishes,” mail delivery and more. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that due to a Bermuda... Read more of this article

EMO Meeting To Review Hurricane Preparedness

EMO Meeting To Review Hurricane Preparedness

Against the backdrop of what weather forecasters say will be an “average hurricane season,” the Minister of National Security and Emergency Measures Organization Chair, Wayne Caines, recently convened an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] meeting to “review Bermuda’s disaster preparedness.” “The public will know that... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Welcomes High School Leaders

Premier Burt Welcomes High School Leaders

Premier David Burt recently welcomed Bermuda’s high school leaders to the Cabinet Office for a ‘Chat & Chew’ lunch. The Government posted the photo below online, saying, “Premier Burt welcomed Bermuda’s high school leaders to the Cabinet Office for a Chat & Chew lunch. Minister Diallo Rabain joined the Premier. They... Read more of this article

World Environment Day & World Ocean Day

World Environment Day & World Ocean Day

The Ministry of Home Affairs is bringing “awareness to preservation and sustainability” on World Environment Day today [June 5] while planning additional celebrations for World Ocean Day on June 8. A spokesperson said, “Today, 5 June, the Ministry of Home Affairs celebrates World Environment Day 2019 and will celebrate World Ocean... Read more of this article

Seniors Honoured During Heritage Month

Seniors Honoured During Heritage Month

As part of the Heritage Month activities, the Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports honoured more than two dozen seniors last week during the annual Seniors Awards Ceremony. “The event, which took place at the Bermuda National Gallery also recognized author, historian and former Government MP and Minister, Mr. Dale Butler; social activist,... Read more of this article

Two Dozen Seniors Honoured For Heritage Month

Two Dozen Seniors Honoured For Heritage Month

The Government of Bermuda honoured more than two dozen seniors during the annual Seniors Awards Ceremony. The Government posted the photo online below, and said, “As part of the Heritage Month activities, last evening, we honoured more than two dozen seniors during the annual Seniors Awards Ceremony. Thank you for your lifetime of contributions to... Read more of this article

Lornell Taylor Named ‘Inspiring Woman In ICT’

Lornell Taylor Named ‘Inspiring Woman In ICT’

The Government of Bermuda congratulated Lornell Taylor, this year’s Inspiring Woman in ICT and all the winners and participants in the Girls in ICT competition. The Government posted the photo online below, and said, “Congrats to Lornell Taylor, this year’s Inspiring Woman in ICT & all the winners & participants in the #GirlsinICT... Read more of this article

Cabinet Ministers & Responsibilities Assigned

Cabinet Ministers & Responsibilities Assigned

Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert, who was appointed last month, has responsibility for Human Resources, Statistics Management, Consulting, Human Rights Commission, Communications, Office of Project Management & Procurement, Human Resources, Public Service Commission and the Post Office. This is according to the recently released official... Read more of this article

Standard & Poor’s Affirms Bermuda ‘A+’ Ratings

Standard & Poor’s Affirms Bermuda ‘A+’ Ratings

The Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson, today [May 12] announced that ratings agency Standard & Poor’s [S&P] has “affirmed Bermuda’s A+ long-term sovereign credit and senior unsecured debt ratings as well as its A-1 short-term rating and its AA+ transfer and convertibility assessment on Bermuda. The outlook is positive”. Minister... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Marks Road Safety Week

Photos: Bermuda Marks Road Safety Week

Yesterday, in recognition of the UN Global Road Safety Week, Minister Zane DeSilva, Minister Diallo Rabain, Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling, and Bermuda Road Safety Chair Dennis Lister III spoke at the Bermuda Road Safety Council’s launch of Road Safety Week. The Government posted the photos online below, and said, “Yesterday, in recognition... Read more of this article

Govt Service Fee For Payments Made By Cards

Govt Service Fee For Payments Made By Cards

[Updated] The Government is reminding people that effective May 6, 2019, they will implement a 1.45% service fee for all payments made by debit/credit card at TCD, DPT, Accountant General Cashiers, Registry General, Health, Public Works and Parks. A spokesperson said, “The Government is reminding the public that people who use credit cards to... Read more of this article