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Senator Ming On East End Primary Concerns

Senator Ming On East End Primary Concerns

Following up on her recent column about the matter, Senator Renee Ming has continued to voice her concern over the possible closure of East End Primary School, saying that St. George’s “deserves better.” “The silence of the area representatives is extremely deafening,” Senator Ming said, “We would like to see some... Read more of this article

Opinion: Senator Ming On Plans To Close School

Opinion: Senator Ming On Plans To Close School

[Opinion column written by Senator Renee Ming] St George’s is more to me than the place I live. It is the place where I grew up. It is the place where my family is from and it is where I am raising my children. Some have used St George’s as a political football while displaying neither love nor commitment to the people who, like me, call... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fryderyk Chopin Visits Island

Photos & Video: Fryderyk Chopin Visits Island

The tall ship Fryderyk Chopin recently paid a visit to St. George’s, making for a graceful sight as it cruised gently through Bermuda’s waters, with white-roofed buildings providing a stark backdrop to the vessel’s arrival. The Fryderyk Chopin was designed by Polish naval architect Zygmunt Choreń and launched in Dora Shipyard in Gdańsk,... Read more of this article

Quinell Francis To Run For Mayor Of St George’s

Quinell Francis To Run For Mayor Of St George’s

The Town of St. George will see a municipal election take place in May 2015 with voters taking to the polls to fill the position of Mayor and Common Councillors. Sitting Deputy Mayor Quinell Francis has confirmed her intention to throw her name in the ring for the position of Mayor which is presently held by Garth Rothwell who was sworn in as Mayor... Read more of this article

2.5 Acres Of Land Gifted To Audubon Society

2.5 Acres Of Land Gifted To Audubon Society

On the occasion of their 60th anniversary, the Bermuda Audubon Society received a gift of 2.5 acres of open space in St. George’s Parish. The three undeveloped lots east of Mullet Bay Road and south of Stokes Point Road were gifted to the Society by the owner, who wishes to remain anonymous. Bermuda Audubon Society president Andrew Dobson said, “The... Read more of this article

St George’s Streets To Close: Urban Foot Race

St George’s Streets To Close: Urban Foot Race

The Urban Foot Race in St. George’s will be held on Friday [March 13] from 7.15pm through 8.30pm, and the Corporation of St. George said, “The race will see several streets closed for the duration of the event, including Water Street East and West, Penno’s Drive, Blacksmith Hill, King’s Square, and Ordnance Island. Additionally,... Read more of this article

Photos: East, West Ambulance Service Launched

Photos: East, West Ambulance Service Launched

[Updated with video] Earlier today [Mar 5], the official launch of the East and West Ambulance Service was held at Clearwater Fire Station in the east end, with the Health Minister saying it “essentially changes the dynamics of how we respond to emergencies at either end of the island. ” Premier Michael Dunkley said, “Bermuda is fortunate... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: East End House Fire Extinguished

Photos/Video: East End House Fire Extinguished

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended a house fire at approximately 8.30pm tonight [Feb 25] on Talavera Lane located in Wellington, St. George’s. Two fire service vehicles responded with police personnel also attending the scene. Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze and searched the property.... Read more of this article

Training Vessel Eendracht Visits St. George’s

Training Vessel Eendracht Visits St. George’s

The Dutch-flagged sail training vessel “Eendracht” berthed in St. George’s today [Feb 23] after stopping by the island for a crew transfer. The vessel sails as a training vessel and arrived in Bermuda from Marigot, St. Martin and is scheduled to depart on Wednesday to Horta, Azores. Eendracht is one of Holland’s largest three-mast schooners... Read more of this article

Art Walk: Carnival Of Light Set For St. George’s

Art Walk: Carnival Of Light Set For St. George’s

Art Walk is a self-guided artist experience that will be held in St. George’s on Friday, February 27th from 6pm-10pm. The event features local artists, like Taylor Rankin, Dem Biez, Rock Fire, Joy T. Barnum and more; interactive street street art, unique retailers, lively entertainment and area restaurants all on the same night. A spokesperson... Read more of this article


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