Tag: St Georges

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with video] Despite the less than co-operative weather, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 23] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816. Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for... Read more of this article

Kim Swan: Sell St. George’s As “Exotic Port”

Kim Swan: Sell St. George’s As “Exotic Port”

[Updated with slideshow] Former St. George’s MP Kim Swan said St. George’s is “reminded of what it like to be busy once again” due to the arrival of a cruise ship, adding that since there are “limited smaller ships that only call into exotic ports,” we should market St. George’s in such a manner. The Silver... Read more of this article

East End Community Celebrates Easter Season

East End Community Celebrates Easter Season

In the lead up to this weekend’s many activities, the East-End Representatives have decided to host an Easter Community Event today [Apr 16] starting at 4.30pm at the east end of Kindley Field Road giving out free kites while supplies last. A spokesperson said, “The east end community celebrates the easter season on Wednesday, April 16th... Read more of this article

220ft Super-Yacht Docks At Ordnance Island

220ft Super-Yacht Docks At Ordnance Island

A trio of visiting yachts — including a 220 ft superyacht — were docked in St. George’s yesterday [Apr 7] lining the Bermuda Yacht Services berth at Ordnance Island. The motor yacht White Cloud arrived yesterday morning, as did the sailing yacht Montigne which is en route to the Azores and only planned to stop in Bermuda for a few... Read more of this article

Research Vessel Dana Returns To St George’s

Research Vessel Dana Returns To St George’s

After spending some time in the Sargasso Sea to investigate the relationship between climate-related changes in the eel’s spawning grounds and the sharp decline of the eel in Europe, the Danish marine research vessel Dana is back in St. George’s again today [Apr 7].Headed up by the Danish Centre for Marine Research, the expedition involves... Read more of this article

Debate Over Closure Of Swing Bridge Continues

Debate Over Closure Of Swing Bridge Continues

Sail charter operator Jerry Correia is expressing grave concern over the government’s plan to close Swing Bridge for maintenance, outlining the effect that such a move will have on local charter and marine tour businesses. Mr. Correia said, “I need to speak out again one more time as much as I can to try to get our government and the folks... Read more of this article

Car Collision Causes St George’s Traffic Delays

Car Collision Causes St George’s Traffic Delays

A car collision at around 2.30pm this afternoon [Mar 28] resulted in all traffic temporarily being blocked entering and leaving St. George’s, after a car driver struck a wall on the main road. Emergency personnel attended the scene, and with the assistance of another car driver removed the damaged vehicle from blocking the road at approximately... Read more of this article

Twelve Visiting Artists To Paint St George’s

Twelve Visiting Artists To Paint St George’s

St. George’s Foundation will host World Heritage Watercolor for a Wet Paint Auction and Reception on Saturday, April 5, from 6pm to 8pm at World Heritage Centre. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. There will be music, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. World Heritage Watercolor is a Rhode Island-based group that provides artists... Read more of this article

Emergency Personnel Attend Ordnance Island

Emergency Personnel Attend Ordnance Island

Firefighters, police and an ambulance attended the Ordnance Island, St. George’s area around 10.30pm this evening [Mar 25] and although the details are somewhat unclear, it appears the incident involved a person [s] needing assistance.We unofficially understand that a woman had fallen overboard before she had to be pulled from the rough waters... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Minister Fahy Tours St. George’s

Video/Photos: Minister Fahy Tours St. George’s

Earlier today [Mar 20], the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy spent some time in St. George’s getting an update on the ongoing refurbishments in the Town Square and at Pennos Wharf. He was joined by East End MPs Kenneth Bascome and Nandi Outerbridge. Government recently provided the Corporation of St. George’s with a grant of $750,000. The funds... Read more of this article


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