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Business Rate-Payer Registration Closes Today

Business Rate-Payer Registration Closes Today

The City of Hamilton is reminding those City tax-payers that own or occupy commercial property in the City that they must register in order to cast their vote in the May 9th municipal election. Registration will close today, Wednesday, April 3rd at 5pm. “Registration for the business-rate-payers is not automatic. No registrations or changes to... Read more of this article

Hamilton & St. George’s Elections On May 9th

Hamilton & St. George’s Elections On May 9th

The Municipal Elections for the Corporations of Hamilton and St. George’s will be held on May 9th, officials have announced. A Government spokesperson said, “Ordinary Municipal Elections for the Corporations of Hamilton and St. George’s will be held on 9 May, 2019. “The seven day registration period for Municipal Residents and Business... Read more of this article

City Appoint Dwayne Caines As New Chief Officer

City Appoint Dwayne Caines As New Chief Officer

The City of Hamilton announce the appointment of Mr. Dwayne Caines as the new Secretary and Chief Operating Officer. Mayor Charles Gosling, said, “This is a demanding position, one that requires a strong command of the law, broad communication skills and effective leadership and management abilities. We interviewed a number of qualified candidates... Read more of this article

Bench & Flowers Celebrate Spring In The City

Bench & Flowers Celebrate Spring In The City

To celebrate the arrival of spring as well as the first cruise ship call for the season in Hamilton, the City has again installed floral hanging baskets and spring floral displays throughout Hamilton’s parks and public spaces. Superintendent of Parks, Steven De Silva said of the baskets, “Our staff have been very busy preparing floral hanging baskets,... Read more of this article

City Donates $1,200 To Two Local Charities

City Donates $1,200 To Two Local Charities

The City of Hamilton presented two local charities with donations of $1,200 each today, serving to assist the work of Big Brothers Big Sisters Bermuda and the Coalition for the Protection of Children. At the City’s Christmas party, their staff raised $1,200 through raffle ticket sales, and the City then matched this total, donating a further $1,200.00. The... Read more of this article

City of Hamilton’s Wheelie Bin Project Continues

City of Hamilton’s Wheelie Bin Project Continues

The City of Hamilton’s Wheelie Bin project continues to process applications for bins at a steady pace. Already in 2019, approximately 150 bins have been distributed to retailers, restaurants, residents and other tax-paying businesses in the City. “With the spate of rat sightings in Hamilton last year, the City reminds the public that proper... Read more of this article

BHW Parade Of Bands Event Moving To Hamilton

BHW Parade Of Bands Event Moving To Hamilton

The Bermuda Heroes Weekend Parade of Bands event will be held in the City of Hamilton this year, according to organizers. A spokesperson said, “This year Bermuda will celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Bermuda Heroes Weekend. In celebration of this milestone, BHW Ltd. has partnered with the City of Hamilton for the finale of what has become... Read more of this article

Video: Hamilton Mayor On Govt’s Proposal

Video: Hamilton Mayor On Govt’s Proposal

One of the Government’s proposals “sounds like” what Government proposed back in 2010 and “that was defeated back then, and I would hope it is being defeated again,” Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling said. The Mayor comments follow after Government announced public consultation regarding the future of Bermuda’s municipalities... Read more of this article

Column: Why Interfere With Corporations?

Column: Why Interfere With Corporations?

[Opinion column written by Shadow Minister for Home Affairs Sylvan Richards] It’s Déjà Vu all over again – Yogi Berra. The more things change the more they stay the same. What I am referring to is the recent announcement by Minister Walter Roban regarding the Government’s desire to take full control of the Municipalities of Hamilton and St George’s. You... Read more of this article

City: Edward Benevides To Retire This Month

City: Edward Benevides To Retire This Month

The City of Hamilton announced that it is seeking to fill the post of Secretary to the Corporation & Chief Operating Officer as Edward Benevides “has decided to retire at the end of this month having reached retirement age.” The City said, “In May of 2018, Mr. Benevides was put on paid administrative leave from the City following... Read more of this article

Corporations Become Quangos Or Dissolve?

Corporations Become Quangos Or Dissolve?

Should the Corporations of Hamilton and St. George be changed into quangos while “increasing the Government’s oversight over key initiatives” or should they be dissolved, and have their functions integrated into the “Government’s administrative structure.” Those are the two options being presented in a public consultation... Read more of this article

Fire Service Help Fix Flagpole On Front Street

Fire Service Help Fix Flagpole On Front Street

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were seen working at the top of the Flagpole on Front Street recently, providing assistance after a “random act of mischief put the Front Street flagpole out of order.”The City tweeted, “A huge shout out of thanks to the Bermuda Fire Service who came to the aid of the City after a random act of... Read more of this article

Talented Artist? Apply For City Art Initiative

Talented Artist? Apply For City Art Initiative

The City of Hamilton has released a Request for Proposal for the 2019 VIVID: City of Hamilton Public Art Initiative. Over the past four years, the City has installed eighteen pieces of public art around the City including murals, mosaics and the Chancery Lane lights. The City said the VIVID Art Initiative is “committed to working with Bermuda’s... Read more of this article