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Land Taxpayers Reminded To Submit Forms

Land Taxpayers Reminded To Submit Forms

The Land Valuation Department is reminding all land taxpayers to complete and submit the survey forms received in the mail during the first two weeks of November 2019, with forms available for download for those who have no received them. A government spokesperson said, “The Land Valuation Department is reminding all land taxpayers to complete... Read more of this article

Women Urged To Join Government Boards

Women Urged To Join Government Boards

The Women’s Resource Centre noted the recent statement from Government asking people to sign up to serve on Boards, and have urged women to apply “so that we have a voice in the decision-making process of our community that is more reflective of all of our interests.” A spokesperson said, “In a recent request via media, Minister... Read more of this article

Top Labour Force Survey Interviewers Awarded

Top Labour Force Survey Interviewers Awarded

The Department of Statistics recently held an awards presentation in recognition of the top five performing Labour Force Survey interviewers for 2018 and 2019. A Government spokesperson said, “Last week the Department of Statistics held an awards presentation in recognition of the top five performing Labour Force Survey interviewers for 2018 and... Read more of this article

West Ridge Academy “Greatly Saddened”

West Ridge Academy “Greatly Saddened”

West Ridge Academy in Utah confirmed that a “student from Bermuda in care at our treatment facility passed away last week,” adding that they ”have been greatly saddened” and extend their “deepest condolences to the family and friends of this young lady.” The Ministry of Legal Affairs issued the statement from West... Read more of this article

Celebration Event To Highlight Wilson & Hill

Celebration Event To Highlight Wilson & Hill

The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation will host an event to highlight the contributions of the late Sammy Wilson and Olympic medalist Clarence Hill at the Centre on Angle Street, which will include the renaming of the Centre to the Sammy Wilson Central Zone Community Centre and the naming of the gym to the Clarence Hill Multi-purpose Gymnasium. A... Read more of this article

Fourteen Government Employees Honored

Fourteen Government Employees Honored

Fourteen public officers were recognised for “their efforts and impact in increasing the overall core values of Government at the Heroes Without a Cape reception.” A Government spokesperson said, “On 8 November, 2019, fourteen public officers were recognised for their efforts and impact in increasing the overall core values of Government... Read more of this article

Low Flying Aircraft Over Island During November

Low Flying Aircraft Over Island During November

The public are “advised to be on the lookout for low flying aircraft” during the month of November, as a hydrographic survey is being conducted which will involve a small aircraft flying twice daily for up to 4 hours at a time over Bermuda. A government spokesperson said, “The public are advised to be on the lookout for low flying... Read more of this article

Public Officers Fulfill 100 Day Global Challenge

Public Officers Fulfill 100 Day Global Challenge

More than 650 public officers committed to improving their health and performance by participating in the Virgin Pulse 100 Day Global Challenge. After completing the 100-day challenge, participants attended an End of Challenge Celebration which culminated in a prize-giving ceremony at Botanical Gardens.A spokesperson said, “On 10 July, more than... Read more of this article

Government Update Mailed To Households

Government Update Mailed To Households

The Government has mailed out a “two year review document” to households across the island, with the Premier saying that the “document is a summary of how we have delivered for the people for Bermuda over the past two years and acknowledges the continued mission to change the status quo that has failed so many of our fellow Bermudians.” A... Read more of this article

Govt Launches IT Career Guide For Students

Govt Launches IT Career Guide For Students

The Department of ICT Policy & Innovation has launched the 2019 IT Career Guide for students seeking a career path in the field of Information and Communications Technologies [ICT]. Premier David Burt presented the first printed copy by the Director of ICT Policy & Innovation, Dr. Marisa Stones. Premier David Burt, the Minister responsible for... Read more of this article

New Units To Be Added At Harbour View Village

New Units To Be Added At Harbour View Village

28 new three bedroom units will be constructed at the Harbour View Village in the east end, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch announced today. Minister Burch said, “Good morning and welcome to the Harbour View Village Condominiums. I am pleased to be joined today by the representative for Constituency 4, St. George’s South, MP Tinee... Read more of this article

Govt Completes Purchase Of Caroline Bay Debt

Govt Completes Purchase Of Caroline Bay Debt

The Ministry of Finance announced today that on October 7th it “successfully completed the purchase of the Caroline Bay project loans that were subject to Government of Bermuda guarantees.” A Government spokesperson said, “”On September 13, 2019, Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson tabled an amendment to the Government Loans... Read more of this article

BHC: Challenges At The Gulf Stream Facility

BHC: Challenges At The Gulf Stream Facility

Speaking about the Gulf Stream facility, the Bermuda Housing Corporation [BHC] said they have “been challenged recently with a number of families simply refusing to correct their disruptive behavior.” A Ministry of Public Works spokesperson said, “The Gulf Stream rooming house, a 96 room facility, opened just over ten years ago for... Read more of this article