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Town Hall Meeting On Municipal Governance

Town Hall Meeting On Municipal Governance

The Ministry of Home Affairs is inviting people to a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening [Aug 22] at The New Testament Church of God Heritage Worship Centre to “discuss the most appropriate way to strengthen and modernise municipal governance for the benefit of Bermuda.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Summer Sunday At Victoria Park

Photos/Video: Summer Sunday At Victoria Park

The City of Hamilton hosted their “Summer Sunday in the Park” event this afternoon [Aug 12] at Victoria Park with MCs Ed Christopher and Power Girl. The 10-minute live video replay is below:The public enjoyed live entertainment, carnival games, fitness demos, dance troupes, the Gombeys, vendors, fun castles, prizes and plenty of food and... Read more of this article

Summer Sunday In The Park On August 12

Summer Sunday In The Park On August 12

On Sunday, August 12th, the public are invited to Victoria Park from 2pm – 8pm to enjoy live entertainment, carnival games, fitness demos, dance troupes, the Gombeys, vendors, fun castles, prizes and plenty of food and drink. Event Coordinator, Tamara Bradshaw, said of the event, “We haven’t hosted a Summer Sunday in the Park since 2014 so... Read more of this article

Dedicated Bays For Minibus Parking In Hamilton

Dedicated Bays For Minibus Parking In Hamilton

The City of Hamilton advises that dedicated bays for ‘Minibus Parking’ have been allocated in two locations within the City – one bay on Church Street outside the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity and additional overflow minibus parking at Albuoy’s Point. “These parking bays are clearly marked with the appropriate signage and are dedicated... Read more of this article

City Hall Lights Up For ‘Inclusion Revolution’

City Hall Lights Up For ‘Inclusion Revolution’

City Hall in Hamilton lit up in red for the ‘Inclusion Revolution’ on Saturday [July 21] as part of the Special Olympics 50th anniversary celebration. The Bermuda building was one of more than 225 landmarks around the world to light up in support of the event, according to the Special Olympics website.A Bermuda Special Olympics spokesperson previously... Read more of this article

Select Car Parks Going To One-Ticket System

Select Car Parks Going To One-Ticket System

The public are advised that No.1 Car Park as well as Par-la-Ville Car Park are scheduled to go live on Monday, July 9th with a one-ticket system; they will operate using a single ticket for entry, payment and exit. A spokesperson said, “The one-ticket system is gradually being implemented in all of the City’s barrier lots with Bull’s Head... Read more of this article

City Temporarily Closing Public Bathrooms

City Temporarily Closing Public Bathrooms

Citing the continual theft, vandalism and illegal activity, the City of Hamilton said they are closing the public bathrooms on Union Street and by the Bus Terminal so “that they can be repaired and they will only re-open once CCTV cameras have been installed outside the entrances. ” The Corporation said, “The City of Hamilton advises... Read more of this article

Corporation Of Hamilton Financial Statements

Corporation Of Hamilton Financial Statements

The Corporation of Hamilton announced that the 2017 Financial Statements have been posted on its website. The City said, “The Corporation’s excess of revenues over expenditures for 2017 was $1.9 million. This was more than double the amount reported in 2016 of $918K and far exceeded budgeted expectation which was projected to be a shortfall of $150K. Revenues “Total... Read more of this article

Former Mayor Of Hamilton, MacLeans In Court

Former Mayor Of Hamilton, MacLeans In Court

[Written by Don Burgess] Three people appeared in court today, however no charges were laid, and they are scheduled to re-appear later this month. Former Hamilton mayor Graeme Outerbridge along with businessman Michael MacLean and wife Yasmin MacLean appeared in Magistrates Court. Secretary for the Corporation of Hamilton Ed Benevides is off island... Read more of this article

‘Policing In And Around The City Of Hamilton’

‘Policing In And Around The City Of Hamilton’

Police representatives meet regularly with Corporation of Hamilton officials, and last Wednesday, a meeting was held to “address key concerns as it relates to policing in and around the City of Hamilton,” the police said today. This statement follows after multiple incidents in Hamilton over the past few days, including a gunshot being fired... Read more of this article

City Issues Garbage Collection Safety Reminder

City Issues Garbage Collection Safety Reminder

The City of Hamilton is reminding the public “to be mindful of garbage trucks while they are collecting refuse from around the city and to adhere to the rule to stay back at least 20 feet while the trucks are in operation.” Senior Engineer, Ian Hind, stated, ‘The safety of the public as well as our City workers is paramount during collection... Read more of this article

City Issue Parking Enforcement Reminder

City Issue Parking Enforcement Reminder

The City has issued a reminder about parking enforcement, saying “gone are the days when someone could throw their parking tickets away with no consequence.” The City said, “In June 2017, the Traffic Offenses Procedure Amendment and Validation Act 2015 became effective. “In partnership with the Bermuda Police Service, the City... Read more of this article

Bull’s Head Parking Work ‘Nearing Completion’

Bull’s Head Parking Work ‘Nearing Completion’

As part of its “continued initiative to upgrade” the City’s main car parks, the City of Hamilton has advised that Bull’s Head Car Park is nearing completion. The City said, “The final infrastructure at Bull’s Head is being installed and testing of the system will begin next week with an anticipated ‘go live’ date of Monday,... Read more of this article