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BEST To Pursue Resolution Through The Courts

BEST To Pursue Resolution Through The Courts

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they have “decided to pursue resolution of the South Basin landfill and related issues through the Courts.” BEST appealed the decision by the Development Applications Board to grant final approval for landfill in Dockyard, saying over 368,000 cubic meters of fill will be required... Read more of this article

St James Church Repairs Now At Halfway Mark

St James Church Repairs Now At Halfway Mark

Construction to repair the St. James Church Hall Roof & Stage got underway last April and the project has now reached the halfway point. The Sandys parish mainstay Church hall sustained sizeable damage in Hurricanes Fay and Gonzalo, however the roof is now completely enclosed and the next phase will involve repairing the stage, refitting the electrical... Read more of this article

Gabriel Deoliveira Dies After Industrial Accident

Gabriel Deoliveira Dies After Industrial Accident

[Updated: Police confirm that 62-year-old Gabriel Deoliveira has died following an industrial accident at the Pink Beach site.] Police and first responders are on scene following an industrial accident at the Pink Beach site this afternoon [July 29].Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At about 2:18pm police and first responders attended... Read more of this article

‘Benched’ Design-Build Competition Results

‘Benched’ Design-Build Competition Results

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] today [July 27] announced the winners of “Benched”, a design-build competition aimed at students in both high school and university. The competition was also supported by co-sponsors, Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB]. The first place winners are BOW: Bench On Wheels [Azra Smith and Kevin Simmons]... Read more of this article

“Pattern Of Secrecy, Lack Of Transparency”

“Pattern Of Secrecy, Lack Of Transparency”

[Updated] “The announcement by WEDCo that two non-Bermudian firms have been awarded contracts that combined are allegedly as much as 50 million dollars without an open tender, follows the OBA pattern of secrecy, lack of transparency and failing to provide equal and fair opportunities to Bermudians,” MP Wayne Furbert said today. Mr Furbert... Read more of this article

BEST Appeal Of South Basin Proposal Dismissed

BEST Appeal Of South Basin Proposal Dismissed

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said that their appeal for the South Basin landfill and development scheme was dismissed by the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy. “BEST had hoped to have the end-use portion of the proposal de-coupled from the rest of the development.  This would have provided for public consultation... Read more of this article

Eight Teams Will Compete In IBA “Benched”

Eight Teams Will Compete In IBA “Benched”

Eight teams will compete in the Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] “Benched” design-build competition, which is aimed at students in both high school and university. The competition is also supported by co-sponsors, Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB]. The competition pairs designers, builders and students, tasked with designing and creating... Read more of this article

BEST Appeals Decision On Landfill In Dockyard

BEST Appeals Decision On Landfill In Dockyard

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has appealed the decision by the Development Applications Board to grant final approval for landfill in Dockyard related to building for the America’s Cup, saying over 368,000 cubic meters of fill will be required “without adequate environmental impact assessment.” BEST’s... Read more of this article

Dockyard Building Receives America’s Cup Refit

Dockyard Building Receives America’s Cup Refit

The West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] has been able to restore one of Dockyard’s historic buildings and find an America’s Cup tenant to call it home. “Badly damaged by hurricanes, the refurbished Building #9 now houses the gym, sail loft and offices for Oracle Team USA [OTUSA], thanks to the contributions of multiple local contractors... Read more of this article

MP Michael Weeks On Marsh Folly Wall Repairs

MP Michael Weeks On Marsh Folly Wall Repairs

“As the MP for Pembroke East Central, I would like to give my appreciation to the Works & Engineering Department for the completion of the wall on Marsh Folly Road, which has allowed this thoroughfare to be passable once again,” area MP Michael Weeks said. “I believe that all the area residents, most especially Mr. John Roach,... Read more of this article

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