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Clarien Help Local Charity With Clean-Up Efforts

Clarien Help Local Charity With Clean-Up Efforts

More than 20 Clarien Bank employees volunteered their time to doing light landscaping work at WindReach Bermuda, to help with necessary cleanup efforts following Hurricane Humberto. The staff members devoted half a day on Friday, November 1 to carrying out various tasks including the pulling of weeds, clearing of small rocks and stones, digging up of... Read more of this article

13 Flights, 8 Cruises Cancelled Due To Storms

13 Flights, 8 Cruises Cancelled Due To Storms

The overall impact on tourism statistics due to Hurricane Humberto is expected to be released in the third quarter results next month, however the Bermuda Tourism Authority has confirmed that 12 flights and 8 cruises were cancelled due to the storm. In addition, a WestJet flight was cancelled on September 24th due to the threat of Tropical Storm... Read more of this article

Govt Processed Emergency Permits To Cut Slate

Govt Processed Emergency Permits To Cut Slate

The Government said they are aware of the plight of homeowners who have suffered roof damage as a result of Hurricane Humberto, and said a “number of steps have been taken to determine sites that could be used to obtain slate.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Government is aware of, and concerned about, the plight of homeowners... Read more of this article

BELCO Saturday Morning Update: 28 Out

BELCO Saturday Morning Update: 28 Out

Following the passage of Hurricane Humberto, BELCO’s staff have been working hard to restore power to the over 28,000 who lost power due to the storm, and as of 8.00am this morning [Sept 28], 28 customers remain out of power. The company said, “Customers out as of 8:00am: 28 [0.1%]. And remaining outages by parish, in no particular order:St George’s:... Read more of this article

Documentary Seeking Hurricane Footage

Documentary Seeking Hurricane Footage

National Geographic is making a series about hurricane season and is seeking Bermudians who have captured hurricane-related footage on their phones or cameras. A spokesperson said, “Do you have footage from Hurricane Jerry or Humberto? You may have heard that National Geographic is making a series about hurricane season and we’d love to hear... Read more of this article

BELCO Friday Morning Update: 174 Out

BELCO Friday Morning Update: 174 Out

Following the passage of Hurricane Humberto, BELCO’s staff have been working hard to restore power to the over 28,000 who lost power due to the storm, and as of 9.30am this morning [Sept 27], 174 customers remain out of power. The company said, “Customers out as of 9:30AM: 174 [0.5%]. And remaining outages by parish, in no particular order:”St... Read more of this article

Planning Fees Waived For Hurricane Damages

Planning Fees Waived For Hurricane Damages

The Department of Planning will be waiving all planning costs related to hurricane damage repairs, with the period to have fees waived to run from September 27th until October 26th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Planning is sensitive to the needs of the public regarding potential repairs to damaged property caused by the recent... Read more of this article

BELCO Thursday Morning Update: 964 Out

BELCO Thursday Morning Update: 964 Out

[Updated] Following the passage of Hurricane Humberto, BELCO’s staff have been working hard to restore power, and as of 10.00am this morning [Sept 26], 964 customers remain out of power. The company said, “Customers out as of 10:00am: 964 [2.7%]. And remaining outages by parish, in no particular order:St George’s: 20 Pembroke: 81 Sandys: 57 Devonshire:... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Governor, UK OT Director

Minister Meets With Governor, UK OT Director

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines welcomed Governor John Rankin and the Director of Overseas Territories Mr. Ben Merrick to the Ministry Offices.A Government spokesperson said, “Mr. Merrick, who is visiting Bermuda from 24 – 26 September, is responsible for UK policy towards its overseas territories, with a particular focus on good... Read more of this article

Govt: Employee Salaries Following Humberto

Govt: Employee Salaries Following Humberto

The Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports said they have been ”inundated with inquiries from the public regarding salary deductions as a result of missed work days due to Hurricane Humberto” and are urging “employers to seek alternative measures as it relates to staff absences. ” Minister Lovitta Foggo said, “We’ve... Read more of this article

DENR On Hurricane Damage To Shipwreck Site

DENR On Hurricane Damage To Shipwreck Site

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is currently assessing damage caused by the passage of Hurricane Humberto to the site of the shipwreck of the Montana. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] is aware of significant damage to the side paddle steamer and blockade runner... Read more of this article

Live Updates: ‘Tropical Storm Warning’ Issued

Live Updates: ‘Tropical Storm Warning’ Issued

[Updating] Hurricane Humberto has now passed by Bermuda, and the clean up work is in progress and everyone is urged to stay prepared as a second storm, Jerry, is now a “threat to Bermuda” and a “Tropical Storm Warning” is in effect. All public schools and Government offices will be open on Wednesday [Sept 25], and buses, trash... Read more of this article

BMOC: Damaged Vessels After Hurricane

BMOC: Damaged Vessels After Hurricane

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] is currently following up with the boat owners with vessels that were damaged or broke free after the passage of Hurricane Humberto. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Since the passage of Hurricane Humberto, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] has been receiving information... Read more of this article