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City Advisory: Tree Removal On Elliott Street

City Advisory: Tree Removal On Elliott Street

The City of Hamilton is advising the public that it will be removing three Mahogany trees on Elliott Street due to root systems that have adversely affected City sidewalks, roadways, as well as private properties.Parks Superintendent, Steven DeSilva, said of the removal, “The City has a Street Tree Policy in place that outlines our commitment to... Read more of this article

City Advisory: Trash Collection & Wheelie Bins

City Advisory: Trash Collection & Wheelie Bins

The City of Hamilton said they “would like to remind the public that there are policies and procedures in place to control how refuse is collected by the City.” “Due to the lack of effective enforcement the City encounters violations including waste being deposited outside of designated collection times, inappropriate items deposited... Read more of this article

Barricades In Place At Derelict Canadian Hotel

Barricades In Place At Derelict Canadian Hotel

The City of Hamilton is advising that “barricades have been put in place along the south-facing façade of the derelict Canadian Hotel at the corner of Reid and Court Streets,” as “the integrity of the building has been severely compromised over the years due to its derelict condition.”“The City of Hamilton’s Senior Engineer... Read more of this article

City Hall Car Park System To Be Fully Functional

City Hall Car Park System To Be Fully Functional

City Hall Car Park has completed testing and has moved to a one-ticket system and the system will be fully functional for Monday, October 15th, the Corporation of Hamilton said today. A spokesperson said, “As part of its continued initiative to upgrade the City’s main car parks, the City of Hamilton is pleased to advise that City Hall Car Park has... 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

City Receives Plaque For Recovery Month

City Receives Plaque For Recovery Month

This morning [Sept 18], representatives from the Department for National Drug Control [DNDC] presented a plaque to Mayor Charles Gosling recognizing the City of Hamilton for its continued contributions to assisting those in recovery. September is recognized and celebrated as Recovery Month by the DNDC. Left to right: Denise Goring, Men’s Treatment... Read more of this article

Controversy Over Removal Of Artwork In City

Controversy Over Removal Of Artwork In City

[Updated] Both the artist and Corporation of Hamilton have spoken out about the removal of a mural in the City, with the City saying as the art “strayed from criteria” they “made the regretful decision to paint over the work so that it does not violate City policy and set a precedent going forward,” while the artist who painted... Read more of this article

Municipal Governance Reform Online Survey

Municipal Governance Reform Online Survey

The Ministry of Home Affairs is reminding the public that they are currently undertaking consultation to “determine the most appropriate way to strengthen and modernize municipal governance for the benefit of Bermuda,” and noted that the public can give feedback via an online survey. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: City Back To School Event

Photos & Video: City Back To School Event

[Updated with photos] The City of Hamilton held a free Back to School event at the City Hall grounds this afternoon [Sept 1] in order to celebrate the start of the new school year, with a variety of fun activities and giveaways, as well as musical entertainment, refreshments, games and more. We will post a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton To Host Back To School Event

City Of Hamilton To Host Back To School Event

The City of Hamilton will host a Back to School event at City Hall this Saturday, September 1st from 1pm – 6pm. The event will offer up free school supplies, frees haircuts and hairdos and there will be entertainment and games to enjoy with prizes and gift vouchers from local retailers to be won. Glenn Jones will host the event with the Simons Brothers,... Read more of this article

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