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Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

Videos: PLP, OBA Candidates After Bye-Election

The PLP’s Jamahl Simmons won the bye-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South this evening [Nov 18], defeating the OBA’s Georgia Marshall, winning 462 votes [58.18%] to the OBA’s 326 [41.05%], with 6 spoiled ballots [0.75%]. Mr. Simmons holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Howard University in Washington, D.C., and began... Read more of this article

PLP Constituency 33 To Host Dinner On Sunday

PLP Constituency 33 To Host Dinner On Sunday

The Progressive Labour Party Sandys South Constituency #33 is inviting people to join them for a free dinner at 3pm this Sunday [Nov 16] at the Somers Isle Lodge in Sandys. The event flyer said, “Constituency 33 invites you to join us for Feed Our Families on Sunday, November 16, 2014 3:00 pm at Somers Isle Lodge, Hog Bay Level, next to Maximart,... Read more of this article

Four Men Injured In Shooting In Somerset

Four Men Injured In Shooting In Somerset

[Updated: Police confirm that there was a shooting outside Somerset Cricket Club, and said that four men were injured] Following the shooting in Devonshire earlier today [Nov 11], we are now receiving reports there has been another shooting, with unofficial reports indicating that this one took place a few minutes ago in Sandys. Details are limited... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Lane Officially Unveiled

Photos/Video: Clyde Best Lane Officially Unveiled

[Updated with video & more photos] Broome Street in Sandys has been officially renamed Clyde Best Lane, with the unveiling held earlier today [Nov 1] with friends and family, politicians from both sides of the aisle, and football fans both young and old in attendance. One of the most successful athletes the island has ever produced, Mr Best began... Read more of this article

Voter Information: Sandys South Bye-Election

Voter Information: Sandys South Bye-Election

The Parliamentary Registry Office issued an advisory for advising eligible voters in Constituency #33 Sandys South, which is set to have a bye-election on November 18th. The bye-election has been called due to the resignation of Terry Lister, with Georgia Marshall set to contest the seat for the OBA, while the PLP is expected to announce their candidate... Read more of this article

Clocktower Mall Closed On Thursday & Friday

Clocktower Mall Closed On Thursday & Friday

WEDCO has advised that due to the pending arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo, the Clocktower Mall will be closed from the end of the day on Wednesday [Oct 15] and will be closed on Thursday and Friday. “And we will be assessing the situation on Saturday – in order to make the decision to re-open or stay closed until further notice,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Water Pipeline Being Expanded In Somerset

Water Pipeline Being Expanded In Somerset

Bermuda Waterworks Ltd. said they are commencing trenching works to expand the company’s pipeline into Sound View Road and East Shore Road, in Somerset. This expansion is the continuation of works started in 2010 and will fulfill the Company’s obligation under the Memorandum of Understanding with the Bermuda Government to expand into the western... Read more of this article

By-Election To Be Held In C#33 Sandys South

By-Election To Be Held In C#33 Sandys South

The retirement of Independent MP Terry Lister paves the way for a by-election in Constituency #33 Sandys South, a constituency that has been voting for the PLP for the past few decades. Mr. Lister — who has represented Sandys South since he was first elected in 1998 – announced yesterday [Sept 23] that he will be retiring from politics. Saying that... Read more of this article

Tourism And Transport Minister Visits Dockyard

Tourism And Transport Minister Visits Dockyard

Earlier today [Aug 13] the Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell visited Dockyard to assess the new visitor transport system in place for cruise ship passengers, which has been the subject of news reports recently, with some complaints being registered over long waiting time. The Minister was joined by the Permanent Secretary... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: First Day Of 2014 Cup Match

Photo Set #3: First Day Of 2014 Cup Match

The 2014 Annual Cup Match Classic got underway on Thursday [July 31], with the challengers St. George’s batting first, scoring 274/7 declared, with OJ Pitcher the top scorer with 115.Pitcher faced 136 deliveries hitting 14 fours and 5 sixes in his inning, while Colt Delray Rawlins chipped in with 54, his runs came off 58 deliveries that included... Read more of this article


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