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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

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