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Sidewalk Enhancement At Washington Mall

Sidewalk Enhancement At Washington Mall

Work on the City sidewalk at the southern entrances to the Washington Mall on Reid Street has started and is “expected to be completed in approximately three to four weeks,” the City said. “In 2018, owners of the mall, Washington Properties, completed renovations to the eastern wing of the ground floor and the work currently being... Read more of this article

Prospect Primary Playground To Be Repaired

Prospect Primary Playground To Be Repaired

Following an assessment, the playground equipment at Prospect Primary was “deemed to be unsafe” so it has been taped off, with the Ministry saying that the repair work is scheduled to start on December 20th, and “will be completed in time for the new school term in January.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of... Read more of this article

Video: New Airport Main Entrance & Access Road

Video: New Airport Main Entrance & Access Road

Skyport has released the twentieth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this episode highlighting the new main entrance and access road. Speaking in the twentieth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “Right now I’m standing at what will be the entrance to the new... Read more of this article

Stronger Penalties For Unauthorised Development

Stronger Penalties For Unauthorised Development

New amendments provide the Department of Planning with additional powers to take action against those who proceed with unauthorised development, by imposing penalties including the “enforced removal of already built unauthorised structures,” Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 23],... Read more of this article

Free Seminar For Contractors To Be Repeated

Free Seminar For Contractors To Be Repeated

A free seminar aimed at helping small and medium sized contractors potentially win new businesses is to be repeated following the success of the first event. The Ministry of Public Work’s quangos – the West End Development Corporation [WEDCO] and the Bermuda Land Development Company [BLDC] – joined forces recently to host an information session... Read more of this article

Minister Burch: Work To Start On Kings Wharf

Minister Burch: Work To Start On Kings Wharf

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 16], Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch provided information on work that will commence at the Kings Wharf in the Royal Naval Dockyard, saying that “works will commence tomorrow, Saturday November 17th and will rapidly gain speed as we move quickly to meet this critical time line.” The... Read more of this article

Official Opening Of Railway Bridge In Smiths

Official Opening Of Railway Bridge In Smiths

Yesterday [Nov 12], the Minister of Health Kim Wilson participated in the official opening of the new railway bridges at Flatts in Smiths, courtesy of Friends of the Railway. Minister Wilson said, “As we all know, in Bermuda today chronic diseases are crippling our health and damaging our economic recovery.”“Sedentary lifestyles contribute... Read more of this article

Video: Update On St Regis Hotel Development

Video: Update On St Regis Hotel Development

There are currently 55 people working on the construction of the St. Regis Bermuda Hotel in St. George’s, and a “tremendous amount of hard work has been carried out on the final stages of piling and foundations of the three blocks of the hotel,” and it is anticipated that the structure of the hotel will be complete by April 2019. This... Read more of this article

‘Electrical And Mechanical Engineering Section’

‘Electrical And Mechanical Engineering Section’

Qualified staff have been recruited this year to provide an “almost full complement to the electrical and mechanical engineering section of the ministry,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said today. Speaking at a press conference, Minister Burch said, ”I am joined today by some outstanding young Bermudian men who have... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Female Workers

Video: ‘Taking Off’ Highlights Female Workers

Skyport has released the seventeenth episode of ‘Taking Off’, a video series with host Mikaela Pearman that highlights the airport redevelopment project, with this week’s video highlighting some of the female workers helping to build to the new terminal. Speaking in the seventeenth episode, Mikaela Pearman said, “When most people think of... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gorham’s Home Fair Too Event

Photos & Video: Gorham’s Home Fair Too Event

Gorham’s held their Home Fair Too event today [Sept 29], with power tool lovers taking the opportunity to stock up with discounted pricing on Makita products and the Bosch cordless drill/impact driver combo. The 4-minute live video replay is below:The Home Fair brings together vendors and suppliers as well as members of the public in order to offer... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Longbird & Swing Bridge Designs

Photos/Video: Longbird & Swing Bridge Designs

[Updated with video] The Ministry of Public Works will be holding an information session at 6pm this evening [Sept 26] at Penno’s Wharf to present detailed designs for the Longbird & Swing Bridges, which they said are “designed to be unique landmark Bermuda structures which will reflect Bermuda’s unique and welcoming culture.” Update:... Read more of this article

Infrastructure Upgrades: Church & Court Junction

Infrastructure Upgrades: Church & Court Junction

The City of Hamilton advises that work to upgrade the junction of Court and Church Streets will commence on Monday, October 1st and is expected to be completed by November 9th. A spokesperson said, “This is part of the City’s ongoing Smart City initiative to install an intelligent traffic light management system and this junction will be rebuilt... Read more of this article