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St George’s Hotel: 883 Page Planning Application

St George’s Hotel: 883 Page Planning Application

The 883-page planning application by the Desarrollos Hotelco Group is now available online, providing details of their plans for the development in St George’s, which they said include “122 hotel rooms, a casino, a ballroom & function terrace as well as 98 branded condominiums [arranged across 7 Residences], estate lots for future development,... Read more of this article

Photos: Sir George Somers Statue Unveiled In UK

Photos: Sir George Somers Statue Unveiled In UK

A statue of Sir George Somers was recently unveiled in his hometown of Lyme Regis in the United Kingdom, with the town paying homage to his legacy. The statue was unveiled by Lyme Regis Town Crier Alan Vian, with the Mayor of St George’s, Quinell Francis, in attendance to present a specially commissioned painting by Jill Raine to Lyme Regis Mayor... Read more of this article

Photos: Anjeliersgracht Ship Visits St. George’s

Photos: Anjeliersgracht Ship Visits St. George’s

The “Anjeliersgracht” cargo vessel has been docked in St. George’s this week, and according to the Bermuda shipping schedule the 425-foot long ship stopped by the island this weekend for repairs. Built in 1990, the ship is registered in the Netherlands and managed by the Dutch company Spliethoff. Related StoriesDebate... Read more of this article

King’s Square Movie Night To Include Two Films

King’s Square Movie Night To Include Two Films

The Corporation of St. George is getting set to present a ‘Movies in the Square’ event tomorrow [Aug 5], with screenings of two films to take place. The films to be shown include ‘Kung Fu Panda 3′ and ‘The Proposal,’ with the event to get underway at 8.30pm at King’s Square, following Music in the Square, which... Read more of this article

Cup Match Extravaganza Set For King’s Square

Cup Match Extravaganza Set For King’s Square

A Cup Match themed event is set to take place on Friday July 15, from 6.30pm to 11.00pm at King’s Square in St. George’s. The event – which is sponsored by the Corporation of St. George, Surprises, Salt Spray Soap Co, Evolutions Health and Fitness Centre, and Robertson’s Drug Store – will include activities including a meet with... Read more of this article

Photos: Two Superyachts Visit St. George’s

Photos: Two Superyachts Visit St. George’s

Two super-yachts paid a visit to St. George’s this week, including the 50-metre ‘Carson’ and the 47-metre ‘Top Five.’ According to superyachts.com, “Motor yacht Top Five, built in 2005 by American shipyard Christensen Shipyards, is a modern and luxurious full displacement yacht. With a GRP hull and superstructure, she... Read more of this article

Roban & Ming: “Something Needs To Be Done”

Roban & Ming: “Something Needs To Be Done”

“With seemingly no real plan in place to arrest the increase in lawlessness throughout Bermuda, something needs to be done and soon,” Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban and Senator Renee Ming said. The joint statement said that incidents like the robbery at Vera P. Card in St George’s have “become all too common place... Read more of this article

Sustainable Water Strategy For St George’s

Sustainable Water Strategy For St George’s

[Updated with video] “The Ministry of Public Works has recently begun a study to formulate a strategy for sustainable water and wastewater servicing for St. George’s Parish,” Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier said today. Minister Cannonier said, “Today I am here to offer some good news to the residents of St. George’s... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Town Hall In St George’s

Live Video Replay: Town Hall In St George’s

Mayor of St. George Quinell Francis hosted a public Town Hall meeting this evening [June 16] at the Penno’s Wharf Terminal Building, with the speakers including Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy; Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier and Minister of National Security Jeff Baron. A number of topics were discussed during... Read more of this article

Developers: Hotel To Be Completed In 2019

Developers: Hotel To Be Completed In 2019

The Desarrollos Hotelco Group said they are “looking forward to completing the design work necessary to submit completed documents and plans to the Department of Planning later in the summer with a desire to start construction before the end of 2016″ adding that the “hotel is programmed to be completed in 2019.” A statement from... Read more of this article

St George’s Mayor To Hold Town Hall Meeting

St George’s Mayor To Hold Town Hall Meeting

The Mayor of St. George, Quinell Francis, will be hosting a public Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 16 at 6.30pm at the Penno’s Wharf Terminal Building. The Town Hall meeting will involve the Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities, the Minster of Public Works, and the Minister of National Security; with Ministers Fahy, Cannonier... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: St George’s Hotel Plans & Meeting

Photos, Video: St George’s Hotel Plans & Meeting

[Updated with video] A public meeting was held at Penno’s Wharf in St George’s this evening [June 9], allowing people to meet members of the development team and look at renderings of the planned hotel development in St George’s. In March of this year, the Government announced they finalized the hotel ground lease with Desarrollos... Read more of this article

Video: Annual Blessing Of The Boats Ceremony

Video: Annual Blessing Of The Boats Ceremony

A Bermudian tradition that dates back to the mid 1800s took place on Sunday morning [June 5], with Bishop Nicholas Dill and Reverend David Raths being rowed from St George’s to St David’s to bless boats that had gathered at Chapel of Ease Dock. Bishop Dill was rowed across by the Bermuda Pilot Gig Club in ‘Pilot Harry Fox’ while Reverend David... Read more of this article