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Covid-19: Peppercorn Ceremony Cancelled

Covid-19: Peppercorn Ceremony Cancelled

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was scheduled to take place on April 22nd — has been cancelled due to Covid-19. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public that the annual Peppercorn Ceremony that was scheduled to take place 22nd April has been cancelled due to Covid-19. A look... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Corporation Of St. George Advisory

Covid-19: Corporation Of St. George Advisory

St George’s Town Hall and Somers Garden are closed, public restrooms will be closed today, wi-fi and music in King’s Square has ceased, the Corporation of St. George will continue to collect trash as per the normal schedule and the CSG offices are closed, but staff have access to email. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG]... Read more of this article

Swan Wins St. George’s Councillor Election

Swan Wins St. George’s Councillor Election

Zindziswa Swan has been declared the winner for the seat of Municipal Residents’ Councillor for the Corporation of St. George’s, winning 170 votes [57.05%] to Colin Campbell’s 128 [42.95%]. A Government spokesperson said, “An extraordinary municipal election was held at Penno’s Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal in St. George’s, to return the... Read more of this article

St. George’s Residents’ Councilor Candidates

St. George’s Residents’ Councilor Candidates

Two candidates – Colin David Campbell and Zindziswa Ixchel Kim Swan – were nominated for the Residents’ Councilor position in St. George’s. A Government spokesperson said, “At the close of nominations today to return the seat of Residents’ Councilor for the municipality of St. George’s two candidates where nominated. “They... Read more of this article

St. George’s Municipal Election Nomination Day

St. George’s Municipal Election Nomination Day

The nomination day for the extraordinary municipal election in St. George’s is on Thursday [Feb 13] from 11.00am to 1.00pm at Penno’s Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal. A government spokesperson said, “The Parliamentary Registrar today reminded the public that nomination day for the extraordinary municipal residents election in St. George’s is... Read more of this article

Hotelco Plans To Redevelop St. George´s Club

Hotelco Plans To Redevelop St. George´s Club

Hotelco said it intends to acquire the St. George’s Club and plans “to renovate and redevelop this much beloved property in the same spirit as we are developing the neighboring St. Regis Bermuda Resort.” This follows after the operators confirmed the Club would close on January 31st, stating that “after more than 25 years of operation,... Read more of this article

St. George’s Club To Close Effective Today

St. George’s Club To Close Effective Today

[Updated] The St. George’s Club will close effective today [Jan 31], with the Club thanking their “very loyal staff for their efforts over the years.”“After more than 25 years of operation, struggling as a ‘timeshare’ with changing legislation, the closure of the St. Georges golf course, increased costs, recession and members... Read more of this article

Extraordinary Municipal Election On February 27

Extraordinary Municipal Election On February 27

An extraordinary municipal election to fill the seat of Municipal Residents Councilor in St George’s will be held on Thursday, February 27th. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] would like to inform the public that an Extraordinary Municipal Election to fill the seat of Municipal Residents Councilor, will be held on... Read more of this article

St. George’s Christmas Window Display Winners

St. George’s Christmas Window Display Winners

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with the St. George’s Rotary and the Corporation of St. George, announced the winners of the annual St. George’s Window Display Contest, which began on November 30th during the Lighting of the Town Event.According to BEDC Micro Small & Medium Enterprise Officer, Dennis Carter,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2020 New Year’s In St. George’s

Photos & Video: 2020 New Year’s In St. George’s

The Corporation of St. George hosted their New Year’s Eve celebration last night [Dec 31] on King’s Square, ringing in 2020 with music, local entertainment and the traditional dropping of the Bermuda Onion at midnight. You can view photos from the east end event below, and all our coverage of New Year’s Eve here. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: Dowling’s Christmas Community Event

Photos: Dowling’s Christmas Community Event

The Dowling’s Marine & Auto Service Christmas meal giveaway for the community is currently underway this afternoon [Dec 25] with the Dowling family being joined by extended family members, friends and community volunteers. Garon Dowling explained the idea was spearheaded by his dad, George a few years ago and Garon decided to put it into... Read more of this article

Photos: Somers Gardens Christmas Wonderland

Photos: Somers Gardens Christmas Wonderland

Christmas Wonderland with holiday decorations and lights on display throughout the property of Somers Garden in the town of St. George’s is free to visit. Admission to the Christmas Wonderland is from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. The large display is decorated with a variety of lights, blow-up characters and a children’s area with snow blowing machines... Read more of this article

Video: Christmas Wonderland In St. George’s

Video: Christmas Wonderland In St. George’s

Somers Garden in the town of St. George’s has been transformed into a Christmas Wonderland with holiday decorations and lights on display throughout the property. 14-minute live video replay below:Admission to the Christmas Wonderland is from 6.00pm to 9.00pm, and is free for all, with donations accepted. The walk-through display will now be open... Read more of this article