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Traffic Delays In Paget During Resurfacing

Traffic Delays In Paget During Resurfacing

The Ministry of Public Works is informing motorists that a programme of short-duration road resurfacing works will take place for one week commencing on Monday, January 18 at South Road in Paget, on sections between Modern Mart Supermarket and Elbow Beach. A spokesperson said, “The programme will quickly target the worst sections of uneven carriageway... Read more of this article

ACBDA: South Basin Project Is On Schedule

ACBDA: South Basin Project Is On Schedule

The America’s Cup Event Village is one step closer to completion as the last of seven shiploads of granite has been deposited into the South Basin. The first load of aggregate arrived at the beginning of November 2015 on the MV Balder, a specialised ship that allowed the fill material to be offloaded by conveyer belt into the South Basin. “This... Read more of this article

Changes To Planning Application Notice Displays

Changes To Planning Application Notice Displays

The Department of Planning announced today [Jan 14] that “in order to better serve the public, they will be improving their advertising of planning applications by requiring applicants/agents to display a notice of the proposed development on site.” The announcement said, “Over the years, the Department of Planning has received many... Read more of this article

Temporary Storage: Section Of Kindley Field

Temporary Storage: Section Of Kindley Field

The Ministry of Public Works and the Department of Parks said they “would like to inform the public that a section of Kindley Field Park will be set aside for a period of time to be used as a temporary storage site and preparation area for the Bailey Bridge parts.“An area of approximately 750ft of the park adjacent to the swing bridge... Read more of this article

Morgan’s Point Remediation Work Completed

Morgan’s Point Remediation Work Completed

The developers at Morgan’s Point Ltd. announced that the “remediation work on the former U.S. Naval Base has been completed and the property has been cleared to begin work on the proposed luxury resort development.” The company said, “Back in 2008, when the Government entered into negotiations with the owners of the Southlands property... Read more of this article

Buildings On KEMH Campus To Be Demolished

Buildings On KEMH Campus To Be Demolished

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will be demolishing two buildings at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital this year saying “both have been unoccupied and are in poor physical condition.” BHB said, “The Queen Elizabeth Nurses Residence [QENR] on Berry Hill Road and the section of the building that housed the Continuing Care Units [CCU] are... Read more of this article

Reward Offered: Stolen Stump Grinder Machine

Reward Offered: Stolen Stump Grinder Machine

A Rayco brand stump grinder — which the police said is “believed to be the only one of its kind in Bermuda” — was stolen, and a reward is being offered for its return.A police spokesperson said, “On Wednesday 30th December 2015 police attended a Theft report at Island Construction, 79 Middle Road, Devonshire. It was reported... Read more of this article

Ongoing Resurfacing Works On South Road

Ongoing Resurfacing Works On South Road

The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to “advise motorists of continuing resurfacing work on South Road, Devonshire, from the entrance of Devonshire Bay Road to Sayle Road. Motorists have contacted the Ministry to enquire as to why part of this road appears to have been resurfaced soon after work earlier this year. “The resurfacing... Read more of this article

Photos: Store Hill Railway Trail Bridge Opening

Photos: Store Hill Railway Trail Bridge Opening

The official opening of the Store Hill Railway Trail bridge took place on Saturday [Nov 28] with Premier Michael Dunkley getting assistance from a young lady for the ribbon cutting. A spokesperson said, “The Friends of the Bermuda Railway group have already renovated several stretches of the railway trail in Hamilton Parish and this was the latest... Read more of this article

23-Year-Old Man Injured In Industrial Accident

23-Year-Old Man Injured In Industrial Accident

Around 1:00pm today, [Nov 3], emergency services responded to an industrial accident at a construction site on Tucker’s Town Road in which a 23-year-old workman had fallen off the scaffolding. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:00pm, today, [3-Nov- 2015], Emergency Services were dispatched to a report of a medical emergency, which occurred... Read more of this article

Minister Visits Artemis Facility At Morgan’s Point

Minister Visits Artemis Facility At Morgan’s Point

Planning permission and building permits for the Artemis Racing facility at Morgan’s Point were issued earlier this year, with additional phases expected in coming months as the Team completes the build out as part of its America’s Cup preparation. Yesterday the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy visited the Morgan’s Point site to check... Read more of this article

Construction Underway: Artemis Bermuda Base

Construction Underway: Artemis Bermuda Base

Fresh off their victory at the recent Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event in Bermuda, the Artemis Racing sailing team has returned to San Francisco, but work is underway in earnest at their new home at Morgan’s Point. The team said that “Bermudians are playing a major role in supporting the team’s efforts to be fully operational... Read more of this article

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