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St. George’s Christmas Boat Parade On Dec 1

St. George’s Christmas Boat Parade On Dec 1

For the first time St. George’s is going to get its own Christmas Boat Parade and organisers are calling on boat owners to get in touch to take part. A spokesperson for the St. George’s Boat Parade Committee said: “The harbour at St. George’s is perfect for this kind of event. We expect that ours might start small, but it will grow. “We... Read more of this article

Registration Opens: BSID Charity Wreath Show

Registration Opens: BSID Charity Wreath Show

Registration is now open for the Bermuda Society of Interior Designers [BSID] Charity Wreath Show & Silent Auction. In an online post, BSID said, “Its time to start thinking about making your submission for this years show! We are encouraging everyone to think outside the “circle” – Submissions can be any shape and do not have... Read more of this article

Christmas Boat Parade Set For December 8th

Christmas Boat Parade Set For December 8th

The City of Hamilton announces that it will be hosting the 2018 Bermuda Christmas Boat Parade on Saturday, December 8th. The City has committed to taking over the organization and execution of the Parade but the event remains under the remit of the Bermuda Boat Parade Charity.A spokesperson said, “The City calls on all interested participants... Read more of this article

Salvation Army Thanks Bermuda Community

Salvation Army Thanks Bermuda Community

The Salvation Army has extended their thanks to the community for the “generosity and care” this past Christmas, saying the donations “made a difference in the lives of those seeking assistance.” Salvation Army Divisional Commander Major Frank Pittman said, “A sincere ‘thank you’ to the Bermuda community for their generosity... Read more of this article

Ethiopian Orthodox To Host Christmas Service

Ethiopian Orthodox To Host Christmas Service

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is inviting the public to join them for their Lidet Christmas Service, set to be held tomorrow [Jan 6] at 9.30pm at their St. George’s location, followed by a traditional Christmas feast after the service. A spokesperson said, “Christmas is a major holy day in Ethiopia, where more than half of the population is Orthodox... Read more of this article

Christmas Baby To Receive Care In Toronto

Christmas Baby To Receive Care In Toronto

[Written by Don Burgess] Two siblings can hardly wait for their preemie sister comes home from Canada so they can hug her. Kee-Ijah Bailey was born prematurely on Christmas Day, and she and her mother, Elisha Joell, will travel via air ambulance to the Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto to receive emergency medical care. Ms Joell told Bernews to have a... Read more of this article

9-Year-Old Fan Thrilled With Flora Duffy Poster

9-Year-Old Fan Thrilled With Flora Duffy Poster

A 9-year-old budding triathlete from England who listed a Flora Duffy poster at the top of her Christmas wishlist was thrilled to a receive exactly what she wanted; with the reigning world champion taking the time to personally send Matilda the gift. Matilda Herries — whose Twitter bio indicates she is 9-years-old and from Nottingham, UK – ... Read more of this article

BPS: 48 People Arrested Over Christmas Period

BPS: 48 People Arrested Over Christmas Period

Over the holiday period “there were no significant calls for police service,” the police said today, adding that 48 people were arrested for various offences and 50 tickets were issued for a range of matters. “Over the holiday period there were no significant calls for police service,” a police spokesperson said. “We would... Read more of this article

Christmas Baby: Couple Welcome Drue Trott

Christmas Baby: Couple Welcome Drue Trott

One local family got an extra special Christmas gift this year, when Drue Trott made her grand debut into the world at 12:25am this morning [Dec 25] weighing 6lbs 14oz. The daughter of Anthonea DeSilva and Rodney Trott of Devonshire, Drue has two older brothers, one ten years old and the other five.The couple said they did not know the sex of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Christmas Lights, Parades, Decorations

Photos: Christmas Lights, Parades, Decorations

During this time of year the island takes on a festive appearance as numerous residents, entities and businesses decorate to celebrate the holiday season, and you can take a look at some of those decorations and events held as the photo slideshows below contain over 1,000 photos from this holiday season. The slideshows include Holy Trinity Church’s... Read more of this article

Video: People Gather At Beach For Christmas

Video: People Gather At Beach For Christmas

People are gathering on Elbow Beach today [Dec 25], spending the day socializing and celebrating the Christmas holiday on one of Bermuda’s most popular beaches. The annual Christmas get together is a long standing tradition, and starts in the morning, with the crowds swelling as the day passes. Related StoriesVideos: Christmas Tree... Read more of this article

Music Video: Jo-1′s ‘No Ordinary Christmas’

Music Video: Jo-1′s ‘No Ordinary Christmas’

Bermudian Joanne Ball-Burgess, also known as Jo-1, who rose to fame through East African dance show Sakata, has released a new video for her latest song, a holiday-themed track titled “No Ordinary Christmas.” The song was written and arranged by Joanne Ball-Burgess and produced by AgelessMuzik Studios by producer Dominic Khaemba. Keyboards are by... Read more of this article

Videos: Christmas Tree Lighting, Santa, Parade

Videos: Christmas Tree Lighting, Santa, Parade

Take a look back at some of the festive celebrations over this year’s Christmas season, with the more than six hours of video below showing events including the Ye Olde Forte Alite at Fort St. Catherine in St. George’s, Santa coming to a St. George’s event, the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Fairmont Southampton, the BNT Christmas Walkabout in... Read more of this article