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Photos & Video: Giant Sunfish Washes Up

Photos & Video: Giant Sunfish Washes Up

[Updated with video] What appears to be a sunfish has washed up at John Smiths Bay, with the giant sea creature found laying on the beach earlier today [Mar 29]. While we have not confirmed exactly what it is with officials yet, unofficial reports suggest it is probably a sunfish.According to National Geographic, sunfish [also called mola] are the... Read more of this article

Heaven Denies Charges Involving Keeping Pigs

Heaven Denies Charges Involving Keeping Pigs

A 37 year old man appeared Magistrates Court this morning [Mar 26] where he pleaded not guilty to three charges involving pigs kept in Paget. Daniel Heaven pleaded not guilty to keeping multiple pigs without the Public Health licence that is required, as well as keeping pigs and causing a nuisance. After being asked by Senior Magistrate Archie Warner,... Read more of this article

Photo: Osprey & Its Prey Fly Over North Shore

Photo: Osprey & Its Prey Fly Over North Shore

During our travels on Sunday [Mar 23], we caught the photo below of an Osprey bird with a fish firmly gripped in its talons while flying over Wreck Hill, North Shore. An occasional visitor to Bermuda, the Osprey’s diet consists almost exclusively of fish which they pluck from the water after swooping down.Ospreys — which can have a wingspan... Read more of this article

Police: Intruder Shoots And Injures Himself

Police: Intruder Shoots And Injures Himself

The police have confirmed that an intruder apparently shot and injured himself during an armed burglary at a North Shore Road, Hamilton parish residence on Friday night. The male suspect was treated for a suspected gunshot wound at the hospital, and was then arrested. The police said a court appearance for the suspect who apparently shot himself is... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Tuxedo” Unleashed At The Oscars

“Bermuda Tuxedo” Unleashed At The Oscars

Grammy Award winning musician/entrepreneur Pharrell Williams raised eyebrows on the red carpet at the Oscars tonight [Mar 2] when he showed up wearing what the LA Times described as a “Bermuda tuxedo.” A screenshot from the LA Times article:A video was recently released online that depicts Bermudians dancing joyfully to the sound of the... Read more of this article

“Hot Mic” Catches Minister Using The F-Word

“Hot Mic” Catches Minister Using The F-Word

[Updated] In addition to the explosive allegations made in the House of Assembly on Friday, there was another incident that took place, with the recording catching Deputy Premier Michael Dunkley using the f-word. During the first few minutes of the session’s recording, before the proceedings had gotten underway, Minister Dunkley is heard talking... Read more of this article

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

[Updated] After originally reporting that the Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team were a “nod to their country’s proud tradition of looking like idiots,” the Houston Chronicle has now deleted the statement. It was made after the island’s team entered the Olympic stadium in Russia dressed in the traditional Bermuda business... Read more of this article

Man Sentenced To 30 Days For Stealing Broccoli

Man Sentenced To 30 Days For Stealing Broccoli

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 30] a 39 year old man was sentenced to 30 days in prison after admitting stealing almost 10lbs of broccoli from a farm in Southampton. Vernon Symonds thanked Senior Magistrate Archie Warner for sending him to jail, saying: “Thank you. I’m glad this happened. I asked you last week to send me to jail... Read more of this article

Man Crashes Into Police Station Wall, Arrested

Man Crashes Into Police Station Wall, Arrested

A 31 year old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving early this morning [Jan 21] after crashing into the perimeter wall of Somerset Police Station. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:55am on Tuesday, January 21st police officers attended a reported single vehicle damage only collision on Somerset Road in Sandys parish. “It... Read more of this article

Redemption Achieved After Cassava Pie Fiasco

Redemption Achieved After Cassava Pie Fiasco

Following a rather disastrous initial attempt at making a vegetarian version of cassava pie, Lorelei Logsdon returned to the kitchen this Christmas to try again, this time producing a far more appetizing creation. The American resident is part Swedish and part Bermudian, and grew up in the United States eating her Bermudian grandmother’s cassava... Read more of this article

Naked Man In Ski Mask Seen Again In Warwick

Naked Man In Ski Mask Seen Again In Warwick

A Warwick resident woke this Boxing Day morning to find a naked man wearing nothing but an orange ski mask in the bushes near her home. He was described as being light skinned, very hairy and stocky with a “big belly.” This follows after the initial sighting of a naked man in a ski mask which occurred on Sunday morning [Dec 22] at Warwick... Read more of this article

Reports Of Nude Man Wearing Ski Mask At Beach

Reports Of Nude Man Wearing Ski Mask At Beach

On Sunday morning [Dec 22] police attended Warwick Long Bay after receiving reports of a nude man wearing a ski mask. A police spokesperson said, “On Sunday at 9:28am, police were called to Warwick Long Bay after receiving reports of a nude man, wearing a ski mask. “The man is described as of stocky build and light brown complexion. “Searches... Read more of this article

Snowy Owl Discovered Dead In Dockyard

Snowy Owl Discovered Dead In Dockyard

[Updated: Dr David Wingate said the owl, who was seen alive yesterday in Dockyard, has died. It was discovered dead this morning laying under a perch in Dockyard. Dr Wingate said it will be properly autopsied. A preliminary examination showed the bird is not emaciated, so he suspects it might be a victim of “secondary poisoning” from eating rats... Read more of this article