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Busking Fee Waived In St. George’s For 2017

Busking Fee Waived In St. George’s For 2017

The Corporation of St. George is waiving the usual busking fee for 2017 “in effort to create more atmosphere in the Town for the 2017 visitor season,” and is inviting interested musicians and street performers to contact them. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to extend an invitation to all musicians... Read more of this article

PLP Ask For Explanation For ‘Repeated Delays’

PLP Ask For Explanation For ‘Repeated Delays’

“Since the announcement of the St. George’s Project, we have had several ground breaking dates announced with great fanfare, yet each date has passed with no explanation,” Shadow Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons said, adding that it is “appropriate that the current projected date for breaking ground be announced and an explanation provided... Read more of this article

Minister: Fund Helping To Improve St George’s

Minister: Fund Helping To Improve St George’s

Speaking in the Senate, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy provided an overview about developments in St George’s, and how the funds from the fuel levy have been utilized. The Minister reminded listeners that the UNESCO World Heritage Fund and Levy Act 2013 was passed  back in 2013, enabling the town to collect a... Read more of this article

Penno’s Drive To Be Closed On Wednesday

Penno’s Drive To Be Closed On Wednesday

The Corporation of St. George said they would like inform the public that “Penno’s Drive will be closed to through traffic from February 22nd until further notice.” A spokesperson said, “This closure is necessary to complete urgent upgrades to Hunter’s Wharf. With the closure, access will remain for patrons of Dowling’s Gas... Read more of this article

Car Driver Crashes Into Tree In St George’s

Car Driver Crashes Into Tree In St George’s

Emergency services responded to a collision in St George’s at approximately 1.30am this morning [Feb 18] involving a car crashing into a tree. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the injured driver before he was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Police remained on the scene until a tow truck... Read more of this article

East End Mourn Passing Of Ashton ‘Tim’ Fox

East End Mourn Passing Of Ashton ‘Tim’ Fox

[Written by Kim Swan] The sudden death of our beloved Tim came as a shock and hit many in the St. George’s and St. Davids community for six. For those who routinely congregate at St. George Esso Station in the morning before work, Tim’s departure already leaves a hollow spot. You would think he owned the establishment [for at least a hour... Read more of this article

Video: “10 Most” Series Spotlights Kristin White

Video: “10 Most” Series Spotlights Kristin White

The “10 Most Fascinating People of Bermuda 2016″ series continues today with the second video release featuring Kristin White. Host Lisa Pickering introduces Ms. White by saying, “Kristin White is a writer, musician, artist, community activist, wife, mother, bookstore owner, and former executive director of Raleigh International, and she’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Town Cut 100th Anniversary Celebration

Photos: Town Cut 100th Anniversary Celebration

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club hosted an event to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the St. George’s Town Cut today [Jan 21], with boats making their way through the east end, as the cannon at Gates Fort fired in celebration as the boats paraded through. The participants in today’s event included the Spirit of Bermuda, Pilot Boats,... Read more of this article

Celebration To Mark 100th Town Cut Anniversary

Celebration To Mark 100th Town Cut Anniversary

The Bermuda Pilot Gig Club is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the opening of the St. George’s Town Cut on Saturday, January 21 at 1.30pm, with the public invited to “come out to celebrate this once in our lifetime event.” Participants will include Spirit of Bermuda, Pilot Boats, Gigs, and bagpipes, and the cannon will fire at Gates... 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

4 Hour Video: New Years Eve In St. George’s

4 Hour Video: New Years Eve In St. George’s

[Updated] The Corporation of St. George’s is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration this evening [Dec 31], with MC for the night Nadanja, and entertainment due to be provided by Devli’s Isle Audio Band, led by Jesse Seymour, and Black Lion, along with food vendors, fun castles, fireworks, and more.The Bermuda Onion has been raised and is due... Read more of this article

St. George’s Ice Skating Rink Extends Dates

St. George’s Ice Skating Rink Extends Dates

Saying that it is “due to an outpouring of support and number of requests to extend the ice skating rink into January,” the organisers announced that the rink will remain open until January 15th. “Planning Factory Bermuda today revealed the ice rink would be open on various dates through January 15; ptix.bm will list the dates and... Read more of this article

Holiday Trash Collection Details For St George

Holiday Trash Collection Details For St George

The Corporation of St. George is informing the public of their holiday waste collection schedule. A spokesperson said, “There will be no trash collection for businesses on Monday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 27, and Monday, January 2. “Residential trash will be collected on Wednesday, December 28 and Saturday, December 31. We would... Read more of this article