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Cablevision Hurricane Restoration Work Update

Cablevision Hurricane Restoration Work Update

Cablevision provided an update on their restoration efforts following Hurricane Joaquin, saying that work crews are targeting the remaining problem areas. The full statement from the company follows below: Restoration efforts continue with work crews targeting the remaining problem areas. If power has been restored and you don’t have cable, then the... Read more of this article

Appreciation Expressed After Hurricane Joaquin

Appreciation Expressed After Hurricane Joaquin

Both the PLP and OBA have expressed their thanks and appreciation to all the entities who assisted the island before, during and after Hurricane Joaquin. OBA Chairman Senator Lynne Woolridge said, ”When a hurricane hits or threatens Bermuda, Bermudians can rely on the men and women of the emergency services to do whatever is necessary to keep... Read more of this article

BELCO: 500 Customers Remain Without Power

BELCO: 500 Customers Remain Without Power

[Updated] As of 9:00am this morning [Oct 6] 2,300 customers remained without power following the passage of Hurricane Joaquin. A BELCO spokesperson said, “As of last night all mainline circuits had been restored and all schools have supply. As of 9:00am this morning 2,300 remained without power. “At this stage of restoration it is very common... Read more of this article

Photos: Hurricane Joaquin Passes By Bermuda

Photos: Hurricane Joaquin Passes By Bermuda

While it thankfully did not cause the damage Hurricane Gonzalo did last year, the passing of Hurricane Joaquin had an impact on the island, canceling school days, cruises, and other services, and requiring a clean-up in its wake. With the hurricane passed, both the OBA and PLP expressed their thanks and appreciation to those who assisted with the storm... Read more of this article

St John’s Standby During Hurricane Joaquin

St John’s Standby During Hurricane Joaquin

St John Ambulance Brigade were out in force for Hurricane Joaquin with ambulances positioned at strategic points across the Island. Ambulance crews were stationed in the east end of the Island at the Lambe Foggo Urgent Care Center, and in Hamilton St John’s members manned St John Headquarters Dunrossil House next to the King Edward Memorial Hospital... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Proves The Power Of Preparation”

“Bermuda Proves The Power Of Preparation”

“Bermuda has proven the power of preparation  again in the face of a hurricane. A successful recovery is underway,” BTA CEO Bill Hanbury said in a message for tourism industry stakeholders. “Our Bermuda Tourism Authority offices in Hamilton and New York City reopened on time this morning and we are mobilised. We’re getting... Read more of this article

Argo Group Gold Cup Schedule Unchanged

Argo Group Gold Cup Schedule Unchanged

Organizers for the Argo Group Gold Cup firmly stated today that racing for the 67th annual match racing regatta, an event of the World Match Racing Tour, will begin on Wednesday as scheduled. Hurricane Joaquin passed to the northwest of the island in the Atlantic Ocean yesterday, bringing strong winds and heavy rains. The eye of the hurricane was some... Read more of this article

Live Video Stream & Updates: Hurricane Joaquin

Live Video Stream & Updates: Hurricane Joaquin

[Updating] Bermuda is preparing for the impact of Hurricane Joaquin, which the Bermuda Weather Service said is a threat to Bermuda, and is expected to past by at its closest point on Sunday evening. Update 3pm: Live video stream has cut out [we lost power!] and a replay is belowThe Bermuda Weather Service has downgraded theHurricane Warning to a Tropical... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes Two Babies During Storm

Bermuda Welcomes Two Babies During Storm

Bermuda Hospitals Board announced the birth of two babies born yesterday during the storm conditions of Hurricane Joaquin, with Roman Ledyaev and London Rose Williams both making their grand entrance into the world as the hurricane passed by Bermuda. Roman Ledyaev came at 9:04pm during the height of the blustery weather. His mother Sabrina Ledyaev said... Read more of this article

BELCO Updates Following Hurricane Joaquin

BELCO Updates Following Hurricane Joaquin

BELCO has issued an update regarding the status of its customers following the passing of Hurricane Joaquin, saying that as of 5.00pm today [Oct 5], approximately 7,058 customers have had power restored, leaving 8,322 without power, and that it is unable to provide ETAs for specific areas of power restoration. A BELCO spokesperson said, “Of the... Read more of this article

Post Storm Briefing By Acting Premier Richards

Post Storm Briefing By Acting Premier Richards

In a statement following the passing of Hurricane Joaquin, acting Premier, Minister Bob Richards said that “Bermuda appears to have weathered this storm well,” expressing thanks to everyone on the island who worked throughout the storm in order to “ensure the safety of all of us.” Minister Richards said, “Bermuda appears... Read more of this article

BTC Reports Minimal Damage Following Joaquin

BTC Reports Minimal Damage Following Joaquin

BTC have reported minimal disruption to service following Hurricane Joaquin with only isolated issues caused by damage to some overhead cables. A spokesperson said, “Like sister company Digicel, BTC is expecting full service recovery to normal levels today [Oct 5]. “BTC’s care experts at St. John’s call center have received few calls... Read more of this article

“Business As Usual” For Fairmont Southampton

“Business As Usual” For Fairmont Southampton

Fairmont Southampton reports that it is working to restore all services following Hurricane Joaquin, reporting that their clean up is “well underway” and that the hotel suffered no significant damage, with reduced rates being offered to locals starting tomorrow [Oct 6]. A spokesperson said, “While there are some non structural issues... Read more of this article