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Photos: 1600s Replica Bermuda Home Survives

Photos: 1600s Replica Bermuda Home Survives

The replica house built in the same style as the settlers did in the 1600s — complete with a palmetto thatch roof — came through Hurricane Gonzalo without any visible damage. It is located on the Carter House grounds in St. David’s, and the Carter House website describes the house as being built using the techniques and tools of 1612... Read more of this article

Photos: House Wall Collapses During Gonzalo

Photos: House Wall Collapses During Gonzalo

A house in St George’s sustained serious damage in Hurricane Gonzalo, with one wall of the house collapsing entirely. Fortunately the property, which was not built using traditional Bermudian architecture, was empty during the storm. For all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click here, and for our live blog where we are bringing you continuous... Read more of this article

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

PLP, Minister Respond To Guest House News

“The news of the closing of the Salt Kettle Guest House is bad news for the owners, bad news for Bermuda and bad news for Bermudians,” said Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva, adding that it means job losses and a reduction in beds for our visitors. As Bernews reported on Friday, the Salt Kettle Guest House in Paget [pictured] plans to... Read more of this article

Salt Kettle To Change To Residential Rentals

Salt Kettle To Change To Residential Rentals

After more than four decades of serving the visitor market, the Salt Kettle Guest House in Paget plans to transform itself from a small guest house to a five-unit residential rental offering in the coming year. Opened in 1970 by Bobby and Hazel Lowe, the Salt Kettle Guest House has enjoyed a high return guest history spanning generations, and the family-owned... Read more of this article

OBA: “Trying To Turn A Lemon Into Lemonade”

OBA: “Trying To Turn A Lemon Into Lemonade”

[Updated w/PLP response] The Government is “trying to turn a lemon into lemonade” with the Grand Atlantic and “it’s time the PLP dialed back their politics-first approach to national issues and support actions that can help Bermuda,” the OBA said. A statement from the party in response to recent comments by the Opposition... Read more of this article

PLP Oppose “Attempt To Displace A Family”

PLP Oppose “Attempt To Displace A Family”

The latest attempt to displace the last remaining residents of the Grand Atlantic Development is one that “we condemn and pledge to oppose with every measure at our disposal,” Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva said today. In a statement earlier this week the Government said, ““The remaining lone occupants of the development have... Read more of this article

MOU Extension For Bermudiana Beach Resort

MOU Extension For Bermudiana Beach Resort

The Bermudiana Beach Resort has been granted a 90-day extension to the MOU, and the Ministry has also noted that the remaining lone occupants of the Grand Atlantic development have “thus far refused all offers to relocate. ” The Ministry of Public Works said that they have been granted a 90-day extension to the Memorandum of Understanding... Read more of this article

Warwick MP: Residents Should Be Consulted

Warwick MP: Residents Should Be Consulted

Lawrence Scott — the MP for Warwick South East — said the One Bermuda Alliance Cabinet and what he termed the “alleged independent environmental activist” group BEST have “continued to articulate plans” for the proposed revised Grand Atlantic project “without formally meeting with the residents of the area who... Read more of this article

BEST “Applauds” Upgrade Of Building Codes

BEST “Applauds” Upgrade Of Building Codes

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they wish to “applaud the Department of Planning [DOP] on its recent upgrade of the Bermuda Building Code. “Bermuda is fortunate that having Building Codes in place has kept the standards of construction high. On one hand, our standards have retained an aesthetically pleasing... Read more of this article

Ministers Attend Pink Beach Groundbreaking

Ministers Attend Pink Beach Groundbreaking

Yesterday [July 12] Premier Michael Dunkley, joined Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell and Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy for an informal groundbreaking at the Pink Beach Club. The event signals the formal start of redevelopment works at the hotel site, which is being developed by Sardis Developments Ltd. Also present... Read more of this article


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