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Photos: New Year’s Eve Party In Hamilton

Photos: New Year’s Eve Party In Hamilton

Helping to celebrate the beginning of a new year, the City of Hamilton hosted a New Year’s Eve party on Front Street in Hamilton, which got underway with the showing of the ‘Descendants 2′ movie, and was then followed by local entertainment and a performance from international recording artist Keri Hilson. You can watch a short video of Ms Hilson’s... Read more of this article

Video, Photos: Gombey Warriors In St. George’s

Video, Photos: Gombey Warriors In St. George’s

[Updated with photos] Following a tradition that goes back centuries, the Gombeys are out today [Jan 1] helping the island to celebrate the New Year, with Bernews catching up with the Gombey Warriors as they performed this afternoon on Cut Road in St. George’s. The 5-minute live video replay is below: Related StoriesVideos:... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2018

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2018

Marking the first baby born in Bermuda in 2018, Mari Saige Ann Hayward was born at 2.51am on New Year’s Day to parents Olivia Joell and Maxwell Hayward. A BHB spokesperson said, “Bermuda has welcomed the first baby of 2018! Mari Saige Ann Hayward was born in the KEMH Maternity Department at 2:51am, weighing 8lbs and 3oz to parents Olivia Joell and... Read more of this article

Video: Keri Hilson Performs On New Year’s Eve

Video: Keri Hilson Performs On New Year’s Eve

International recording artist Keri Hilson took to the stage on Front Street for a free concert on New Year’s Eve hosted by the City of Hamilton.The evening got underway at 7.30pm with the showing of the ‘Descendants 2′ movie, which was then followed by local entertainment and a performance from Ms Hilton. We will have additional coverage... Read more of this article

3 Hour Video: New Year’s Eve In St. George’s

3 Hour Video: New Year’s Eve In St. George’s

The Corporation of St. George is hosting a New Year’s Eve party at King’s Square in St. George’s this evening, with the event set to feature local entertainment and the dropping of the traditional Bermuda Onion to welcome in the New Year.Update 12.29am: The live stream has concluded and the three hour replay is below: According to... Read more of this article

Keri Hilson Set To Take Centre Stage On NYE

Keri Hilson Set To Take Centre Stage On NYE

The R&B singer, headlining the free concert on New Year’s Eve on Front Street, arrives in Bermuda this weekend and is excited to explore what Bermuda has to offer. “It’s my first time in Bermuda,” she said. “I’m outdoorsy, and I know the weather will be a bit rainy and overcast, but I’m looking forward to seeing as much of... Read more of this article

High Police Presence For New Year’s Weekend

High Police Presence For New Year’s Weekend

The Bermuda Police Service will be highly visible over the long New Year’s weekend and specifically  New Year’s Eve [NYE] with a view to “prevent incidents of antisocial behavior around the many functions and events that are planned”. A police spokesperson said, “On NYE, officers will be deployed in the Town of St. George as well... Read more of this article

Loren To Host NYE Party With The Big Chill

Loren To Host NYE Party With The Big Chill

Bermuda’s newest boutique hotel, The Loren, is planning its biggest event of the year, New Year’s Eve. “The party was announced at the end of November with Bermuda favourites, The Big Chill, as headliners. Organisers are hoping to deliver an unforgettable experience that local revellers will thoroughly enjoy,” a spokesperson said. “The... Read more of this article

Keri Hilson To Perform On New Year’s Eve

Keri Hilson To Perform On New Year’s Eve

The City of Hamilton announced that international recording artist, Keri Hilson, will be performing at the New Year’s Eve event on Front Street. “Ms. Hilson, who hails from the United States, has had numerous R&B hits and collaborated with stars such as Kanye West, Ne-Yo, Nelly, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly and Chris Brown,” the City said. “She... Read more of this article

BPS: “No Significant Incidents” Over New Year’s

BPS: “No Significant Incidents” Over New Year’s

The New Year’s holiday weekend was “relatively uneventful, with no significant incidents of anti-social behaviour,” the police said today.A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their cooperation over the New Year’s holiday weekend which was relatively uneventful, with no significant... Read more of this article

Holiday Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links

Holiday Weekend Reports, Photos, Videos, Links

This past holiday weekend saw Bermuda welcome in a new year, the island welcome the first baby born in 2017, Devonshire Cougars win the Friendship Trophy, BAA win the Shield Final, Nahki Wells score against Blackburn Rovers and Wigan, news that buses and ferries will likely be affected due to today’s BIU meeting, and various other community and... Read more of this article

Video: New Years Eve Fireworks In St George’s

Video: New Years Eve Fireworks In St George’s

Starting at midnight, fireworks lit up the night sky in the east end as locals welcomed in the New Year, and said good bye to the old.The fireworks were part of the annual New Year’s Eve celebration in St George’s Town Square, which included a host of local entertainment, food vendors, kiddie activities, and of course the Bermuda Onion dropping... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2017

Bermuda Welcomes First Baby Of 2017

Marking the first baby born in Bermuda in 2017, Ethelbert Bakurumpagi was born at 10:41am on New Year’s Day to parents Flavia Namazzi and Silverous Bakurumpagi. Both first time parents, the couple admitted that once contractions began they were nervous being away from their native Uganda.“We’ve been working in Bermuda for about two years.... Read more of this article