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City of Hamilton To Continue Essential Services

City of Hamilton To Continue Essential Services

During the Shelter in Place, the City of Hamilton “will continue its essential services with a sanitation crew continuing to empty waste bins and collect City trash once a day.” A spokesperson said, “Due to the Government’s ‘shelter in place’ directive as the country enters a state of emergency, all merchants, retailers and restaurants,... Read more of this article

‘Dumping Is Not Only Illegal But Irresponsible’

‘Dumping Is Not Only Illegal But Irresponsible’

“Household trash from outside the City limits is being brought into the City and dumped on City sidewalks for collection by City sanitation crews,” the City said today, adding that “this dumping is not only illegal but irresponsible.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton reminds the public that the dumping of household... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Latest City Of Hamilton Advisory

Covid-19: Latest City Of Hamilton Advisory

With confirmed cases of Covid-19 now on island, the Corporation of Hamilton said they “will be taking further steps to curtail possible spread of the virus.” A spokesperson said,  “The City will be scaling down its operation and initiating an emergency plan as it looks to minimize its footprint and the risk of infection for both its... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Postpones Upcoming Events

City Of Hamilton Postpones Upcoming Events

Given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the City of Hamilton has postponed several of its upcoming events, including the City Scavenger Hunt in Queen Elizabeth Park and the Bermuda International Town Crier Competition. A spokesperson said, “With the Bermuda Government’s directive to limit mass gatherings, as well as the recent order for certain... Read more of this article

‘Sanitizing Of City Fixtures Has Been Heightened’

‘Sanitizing Of City Fixtures Has Been Heightened’

“The sanitizing of City fixtures, including trash bins, crosswalk buttons, car park pay stations and street furniture, on both the sidewalks and in the City parks, has been heightened,” the City said today, adding that “all public bathrooms are currently sanitized and replenished with soap every two hours.” A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Testing Complete: King Street Barrier System

Testing Complete: King Street Barrier System

The City of Hamilton advises that “testing has been completed on the newly installed barrier system in the King Street Car Park.” A spokesperson said, “The car park is due to come online for automated payments on Monday, March 16th. “Motorists are reminded that the King Street Car Park is an all-day lot, with paid parking, at $2 per... Read more of this article

City Lends A Hand At The Grateful Bread

City Lends A Hand At The Grateful Bread

Mayor Charles Gosling and members of city council and staff recently lent a helping hand at The Grateful Bread’s monthly feeding program at Astwood Hall. A spokesperson said, “The program puts on a free dinner on the last Thursday of every month and also gives away toiletries, household goods and clothes to those in need. The City contributed... Read more of this article

Donleigh Park Nursery Sign Unveiled

Donleigh Park Nursery Sign Unveiled

Mayor Charles Gosling, along with members of city council and staff, recently unveiled a sign in Donleigh Park that highlights the process behind trees being grown at the on-site nursery since 2018. A spokesperson said, “Mayor Charles Gosling and members of the city council and staff officially unveiled an informative sign in Donleigh Park, the... Read more of this article

Photos: City Art Show Winners & Presentation

Photos: City Art Show Winners & Presentation

The winners of the “A City Celebrates” art exhibition, recently held at the Bermuda Society of Arts, were awarded their prizes along with certificates of recognition this morning in the Mayor’s Parlour at City Hall. As part of its ongoing celebrations to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the Corporation of Hamilton and its democratic electoral... Read more of this article

City To ‘Combat The Antisocial & Illegal Activity’

City To ‘Combat The Antisocial & Illegal Activity’

The City of Hamilton said they are “set to take action to combat the antisocial and illegal activity that has long-plagued certain areas in the City.” A City spokesperson said, “The situation is a dire one. Here at the City, we are exploring a menu of options, one of which includes removing obstructions that unwittingly provide cover for... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton To Honour George Burt

City Of Hamilton To Honour George Burt

The City of Hamilton will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the opening of City Hall tomorrow [Feb 11], with the original tools used by George L. Burt, who laid the cornerstone of the building, to be on display. “The cornerstone is the very first stone laid for a building. It is usually in the northeast corner but there was too much building material... Read more of this article

City Plaque To Commemorate George Trott

City Plaque To Commemorate George Trott

In the spirit of Black History Month, the City of Hamilton today [Feb 5] unveiled a bronze plaque to honour the contribution to the construction of City Hall by master carver George Trott. “The impressive chandeliers that command the City Hall foyer were designed by Mr. William Harrington but it was Mr. Trott who put his expertise to the ultimate... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Hosting School Essay Contest

City Of Hamilton Hosting School Essay Contest

The City of Hamilton is hosting a School Essay Contest, as part of its ongoing recognition of its 225th anniversary of service to the City. A spokesperson said, “The essay topic is ‘Homelessness in the City of Hamilton: How do we Deal With the Challenge?’ The City has reached out directly to schools in the hopes that students will embrace... Read more of this article