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City Highlights 30-Foot Parade Balloon

City Highlights 30-Foot Parade Balloon

The City of Hamilton has provided some insight into the creation of their winning entry in last month’s Heritage Day Parade, a 30-foot balloon emblazoned with with the City’s vision statement. A City of Hamilton spokesperson said, “Hundreds of parade revelers were awestruck when they saw the City of Hamilton’s winning entry in the... Read more of this article

‘Potholes In City Tended To In A Timely Fashion’

‘Potholes In City Tended To In A Timely Fashion’

The City of Hamilton has “adopted a policy to ensure that potholes in the City are tended to in a timely fashion to minimize any detrimental impact they may have for motorists as well as pedestrians.” A spokesperson said, “The public are encouraged to contact the City when they discover a pothole in Hamilton. All reports of potholes will... Read more of this article

Partial Closure Of Third Level Of Bull’s Head

Partial Closure Of Third Level Of Bull’s Head

The City of Hamilton advises that a “significant portion of the third level of Bull’s Head Car Park will be closed off over the coming weeks, starting this Wednesday, while steel painting work is carried out on that floor.” “The ground and second floors as well as the roof-top parking will not be initially affected and anyone that... Read more of this article

Bee Hive Near The Entrance Of Fort Hamilton

Bee Hive Near The Entrance Of Fort Hamilton

An active bee hive has been identified near the entrance of Fort Hamilton, and the City has engaged the services of bee keeper to relocate the hive, and in the meantime the City is urging visitors to the Fort to be “aware of the situation and proceed with caution.” A City of Hamilton spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton advises... Read more of this article

Top Of Bull’s Head Closed As Work Underway

Top Of Bull’s Head Closed As Work Underway

The City of Hamilton advised that work has started to upgrade the infrastructure at Bull’s Head, explaining that “due to the work the top floor of the parking lot will be closed and access prohibited.” A City of Hamilton spokesperson said, “The work is expected to be completed in four to five days and all access should be reinstated... Read more of this article

Panel Discussion On Corporation Of Hamilton

Panel Discussion On Corporation Of Hamilton

Bernews will be hosting a News & Views panel discussion at around noon today [May 22] with Mayor Charles Gosling and Patrick Cooper set to discuss various aspects related to the Corporation of Hamilton. The panelists will be discussing the matter with journalist Don Burgess, and we will update this article with the live video at around noon today,... Read more of this article

City Urges Parade Spectators To Be Responsible

City Urges Parade Spectators To Be Responsible

The City of Hamilton is reminding parade spectators that hot coals or any type of barbecues are not permitted on City sidewalks and they encourage the public to take all of their belongings and trash away with them after the event on Friday [May 24]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Day Weekend is upon us and the City of Hamilton reminds parade... Read more of this article

Videos: Hamilton & St. George’s Swearing In

Videos: Hamilton & St. George’s Swearing In

Following yesterday’s Municipal Elections, swearing in ceremonies were held today [May 10] in both Hamilton and St. George’s, with the east end welcoming a new Mayor, after George Dowling III defeated Kenneth Bascome by 363 to 129 votes to become the new Mayor. In Hamilton, the Mayor’s seat was uncontested so Charles Gosling returned as... Read more of this article

Dowling Wins St. George’s Mayoral Election

Dowling Wins St. George’s Mayoral Election

[Updated: George Dowling III defeated Kenneth Bascome by 363 to 129 votes to become the new Mayor of St George’s, while the seats that were contested in Hamilton saw the four incumbent Business Ratepayers Councillors retain their seats] Voters in both Hamilton and St George’s will head to the polls today [May 9] with the Municipal Elections... Read more of this article

Branco Running For Hamilton City Council

Branco Running For Hamilton City Council

Businessman Michael Branco explained his reasons for running for the position of Business Councillor for the Corporation of Hamilton in next week’s Municipal Elections. Mr. Branco said, “Becoming a Hamilton building owner in 2015 put me in the position of being both a landlord and a city ratepayer and has provided me with considerable insight over... Read more of this article

City Garbage Collection During Triathlon

City Garbage Collection During Triathlon

The MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, and its associated events, is taking place April 25-28 in the City of Hamilton, and the public can expect road closures, parking restrictions and temporary changes to certain City services in the lead-up to and throughout the duration of the event. With regard to garbage collection in the City, Front Street businesses... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Readies For World Triathlon

City Of Hamilton Readies For World Triathlon

The City of Hamilton is proud to be a sponsor of the MS Amlin World Triathlon taking place this weekend, and said they have worked hard to prepare for the event. “The City was involved in conversations with the event organizers when the notion of such an event in Bermuda was just an ambitious idea, back in 2015. Once it became a reality, the City... Read more of this article

Upgrades: No.1 Car Park To Temporarily Close

Upgrades: No.1 Car Park To Temporarily Close

The City of Hamilton is advising that No.1 Car Park on Front Street will close on Friday, April 5th for “continued resurfacing upgrades.” City Senior Engineer, Ian Hind, said of the closure, “With the forecasted inclement weather on Saturday, we’re taking advantage of the opportunity to continue the asphalt preparations on Friday so... Read more of this article