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Montserrat Customs & Revenue Visit Bermuda

Montserrat Customs & Revenue Visit Bermuda

The Members of the Montserrat Customs and Revenue Service [MCRS] will conclude their consultation with the Ministry of Public Works’ Land Valuation Department tomorrow [Oct 16]. Damien Baxter [Valuation Survey Technician, Land Valuation Department], Violette Silcott [Comptroller of Inland Revenue, Montserrat], Charlesworth Phillip [Estate Management... Read more of this article

Awareness Events To Highlight Role Of Statistics

Awareness Events To Highlight Role Of Statistics

Today [Oct 15], the Department of Statistics will observe Caribbean Statistics Day, with a of  “Building Resilience of the Caribbean”. A Government spokesperson said, “Today, 15 October, the Department of Statistics will observe Caribbean Statistics Day, with this year’s theme being ‘Building Resilience of the Caribbean.’ “For... Read more of this article

Marla Smith: A Librarian For The Digital Age

Marla Smith: A Librarian For The Digital Age

With the digital evolution, it’s essential that the role of the librarian expands, Youth Services Librarian Marla Smith said, explaining that local library services have expanded far past checking out books, with the library now providing services using technology and digitization. The Minister for the Cabinet Office with responsibility for Government... Read more of this article

Diane Elliott: Working To Help Value Bermuda

Diane Elliott: Working To Help Value Bermuda

“We Value Bermuda” is the motto for the Department of Land Valuation — and one meant to be taken both literally and figuratively — according to Diane Elliott, who is the Director of the Department of Land Valuation. Mrs. Elliott and her team are responsible for maintaining a fair and equitable Valuation List, which forms the basis for... Read more of this article

Minister Caines Attends ICT Forum In Trinidad

Minister Caines Attends ICT Forum In Trinidad

This week, Minister of National Security Wayne Caines represented Bermuda at the Commonwealth ICT Forum 18 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. “The event, which took place from October 1 – 3, is considered the premier ICT conference of the Commonwealth, where senior policymakers, regulators and industry leaders gather to examine the most... Read more of this article

Tractor Trailer & Construction Vehicle Advisory

Tractor Trailer & Construction Vehicle Advisory

The Transport Control Department is reminding owners of tractor trailers and self-propelled construction machines that “road use is prohibited every Monday to Friday during the following hours 7:45am – 9:15am and 4:30pm – 6:00pm. “This restriction does not apply to container trucks that do not have a container or container trailer... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Representatives Visit Bermuda

US Coast Guard Representatives Visit Bermuda

This week, representatives from the United States Coast Guard are in Bermuda to assess the types of assistance that they could provide in the event of a major oil spill in or off the coast of Bermuda, according to Government officials. A spokesperson said, “This visit stems from an agreement signed by the Government of Bermuda and the United States... Read more of this article

Joaquin Appointed As Registrar Of Companies

Joaquin Appointed As Registrar Of Companies

The Ministry of Finance announced that the new Registrar of Companies is Ken Joaquin CMA, a former Accountant General with the Ministry of Finance and former Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health & Family Services. “With experience in both the public and private sector in Bermuda at the executive level for more than 15 years across... Read more of this article

Govt Issue RFP For Co-Working Space Design

Govt Issue RFP For Co-Working Space Design

The Government has issued an RFP for “Architectural Interior Design and Project Management Services” for the third floor of the IAS Building on Church Street in Hamilton, which they plan to turn into cooperative working space. The Government’s procurement website said, “The Government of Bermuda is considering the most cost effective... Read more of this article

Passing Out Parade Welcomes 21 New Officers

Passing Out Parade Welcomes 21 New Officers

Earlier today [Sept 13], the Department of Corrections welcomed 21 new Corrections Officers to their ranks with an official Passing Out Parade at the Westgate Correctional Facility. Officials, family and friends acknowledged the successful graduation of:Officer Anthony Brangman Jr. Officer Shaylene Brangman Officer RoChaé Browne Officer Keysha Burgess Officer... Read more of this article

Acting Chief Network Engineer Jacqui Simons

Acting Chief Network Engineer Jacqui Simons

Operating the Government network, configuration, troubleshooting, managing over 150 users and 500 devices, and overseeing network maintenance are just some of the responsibilities Acting Chief Network Engineer Mr. Jacqui Simons is tasked with. Mr Simons technical work is one of many in the public service, which encompasses a wide range of varied fields... Read more of this article

Chief Surveyor & Head of Public Lands, Buildings

Chief Surveyor & Head of Public Lands, Buildings

As Chief Surveyor and Head of Public Lands and Buildings, Chris Farrow has responsibility for managing the Government estate of over 2,000 acres and some 751 buildings, and this task incorporates a number of related genres including building surveying, facilities management, geomatics, project management, valuation, quantity surveying and more. Mr Farrow’s... Read more of this article

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

Thompson: Pursue Interests, Remain Disciplined

The lack of major problems caused by plant pests and diseases on the island is something most of us probably take for granted, but there is work done behind the scenes to protect Bermuda’s environment by people like Terry-Lynn Thompson, the Senior Plant Protection Officer in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources. Ms. Thompson entered... Read more of this article