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Photos: Govt House Honours, Awards Ceremony

Photos: Govt House Honours, Awards Ceremony

Last week, Premier David Burt and the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines joined Governor John Rankin in celebrating the service of those in the Bermuda Police Service, the Royal Bermuda Regiment and the Department of Corrections. During the annual Honours and Awards Ceremony, which took place at Government House, members of the uniformed services... Read more of this article

Government Ministerial ‘Organisational Chart’

Government Ministerial ‘Organisational Chart’

Following the recent Cabinet Shuffle, the Government released a new ‘Organisational Chart,’ which details exactly what Departments are under each Minister, and that information follows below. David Burt – PremierICT Policy & Innovation Information and Digital Technologies BBDA Bermuda Economic Development Corporation Internal Audit London... Read more of this article

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

RFI: Fare & Mobile Ticketing For Public Transport

The Government has issued a Request for Information [RFI] for an “innovative new Automated Fare Media and Mobile Ticketing Solution for its Public Transport system.” The announcement said, “The ultimate goal of which is to improve the efficiencies of the ticketing process for both local and overseas users of the public transport system.... Read more of this article

Hamilton Central Bus Terminal Maintenance

Hamilton Central Bus Terminal Maintenance

The Department of Public Transportation is advising of cleaning and maintenance works at the Hamilton Central Bus Terminal on Sunday [Nov 4] and again in December. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] is advising of monthly cleaning and maintenance works at the Hamilton Central Bus Terminal on the following... Read more of this article

Official Notices Start Tomorrow On Govt Website

Official Notices Start Tomorrow On Govt Website

The Ministry for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform is reminding that effective tomorrow [Nov 1] the Official Gazette will be located at www.gov.bm. “This means that all Government Notices, Bermuda Regulations, and Government Legal Notices will be found on the government website,” the Ministry said. “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Minister Recognizes Census Data Collectors

Minister Recognizes Census Data Collectors

Minister Lovitta Foggo recently recognized members of the community who assisted with the 2016 Census data collection. According to an online post by the Government, Minister Foggo thanked Tomika Harrell, Pamela Minors, Dawnette Somner, Naomi Fox, Judith Welch and Ron Farier for completing at least 200 questionnaires for the 2016 Population and Housing... Read more of this article

Official Gazette Notices To Move To Gov.bm

Official Gazette Notices To Move To Gov.bm

The Ministry for the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform is advising that on November 1st the Official Gazette will move to the government website. “This means that all Government Notices, Bermuda Regulations, and Legal Notices will be found at www.gov.bm,” the Ministry said. “The Ministry notes that some Government... Read more of this article

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