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St George’s Stakeholders Gear Up For Holidays

St George’s Stakeholders Gear Up For Holidays

The St. George’s Stakeholder Committee, a group of representatives for 40+ businesses, are prepping for the holiday season, hosting activities and participating in events organised by other groups. Kristin White, owner of Water Street gift store and tour company Long Story Short said, “My shop is hosting the first event, being held on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Kiwanis Club Clean Up At Cooper’s Island

Kiwanis Club Clean Up At Cooper’s Island

A clean up was held on Cooper’s Island by the Kiwanis Club of St George’s, who partnered with Keep Bermuda Beautiful, as part of the worldwide Kiwanis ‘One Day’ initiative. A spokesperson said, “One of Bermuda’s most picturesque parks was subject to invasion over the weekend. However, there was no need to call out the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

[Updated with photos] The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was originally scheduled to take place this past April – took place today [Oct 12], following a tradition that began over 200 years ago. The State House was built in 1620 and is Bermuda’s oldest stone building. The landmark was used for the General Assembly of Bermuda until 1816, when... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony To Be Held On Oct 12

Peppercorn Ceremony To Be Held On Oct 12

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was originally scheduled to take place this past April –  will now take place on Wednesday, October 12. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ceremony will take place on King’s Square in the Town of St. George. “The public are invited to attend the annual ceremony to enjoy the tradition,... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, 360: St George’s Seafood Festival

Photos, Video, 360: St George’s Seafood Festival

The St. George’s Seafood Festival was held this afternoon [Sept 18] at Ordnance Island, serving as a “showcase of Bermuda’s rich seafood culture all supported by a strong lineup of local entertainment and thrilling activities for kids of all ages.” A spokesperson  previously said, “The first annual St. George’s Seafood Festival will... Read more of this article

Photos: Roof Wetting Held In St George’s

Photos: Roof Wetting Held In St George’s

Plans to create a new eatery at the Old Pub on the Square location in St George’s continue, with a roof-wetting ceremony held recently to mark the progress. Hosted by Marico Thomas from FoodHub, those in attendance included Premier David Burt, Mayor of St George George Dowling, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch, St George’s MP... Read more of this article

‘Prioritize Work So Completed In Short Order’

‘Prioritize Work So Completed In Short Order’

“News that the St. George’s designated Orange Ferry has been suspended due to safety concerns with the ferry dock is disappointing” and hopefully the Ministries “can review the maintenance that has been planned and either reschedule the dates or prioritize the work so that it can be completed in very short order,” St George’s... Read more of this article

St George’s Cup Match Trash Collection

St George’s Cup Match Trash Collection

The Corporation of St. George is informing the public of the Cup Match trash collection schedule for businesses and residents. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George would like to inform the public, whose trash is normally collected by the Corporation of St. George, that Cup Match trash collection for businesses and residents is as follows: “Businesses... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Marina Preliminary Work

Photos: St. George’s Marina Preliminary Work

“I’m pleased by the progress of the preliminary work underway in the East-End for the construction of the St. George’s Marina. We promised to advance this construction and that promise is being kept,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, In providing an update on preparation work currently underway, the Minister said,... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Cup Match Extravaganza

Photos, Video & 360: Cup Match Extravaganza

[Updated with photos & 360] The Corporation of St George, supported by the UNESCO World Heritage Fund, is holding the Cup Match Extravaganza event this evening [July 15] at King’s Square in St. George’s, with the event including live entertainment, vendors and more. We will have full coverage later on, and in the meantime a 10-minute live replay... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Town That PLP Government Forgot’

Column: ‘Town That PLP Government Forgot’

[Opinion column written by Tia Smith] I’m a St. George’s parish girl at heart. I was born in St David’s, have spent most of my life living in St George’s town and have family and countless friends from this area. And, I mean, who doesn’t love the many [okay, two] shades of blue? So versatile with the colour yellow as well, if you find yourself... Read more of this article

Events To Mark St. George’s 410th Birthday

Events To Mark St. George’s 410th Birthday

On July 11, 1612, English settlers arrived in Bermuda on a ship called ‘The Plough’ and established the Town of St. George, and in honour of the 410 anniversary of that event, St. George’s will have a series of events throughout the afternoon of Monday, July 11. A representative of the St. George’s Stakeholder Committee, a group of business... Read more of this article

Cup Match Extravaganza Set For July 15

Cup Match Extravaganza Set For July 15

The Corporation of St George, supported by the UNESCO World Heritage Fund, is getting set to present the Cup Match Extravaganza on Friday, July 15 from 7.30pm to 10.30pm at King’s Square in St. George’s, with the event flyer noting it will feature players, food and entertainment. Related Stories Cup Match Extravaganza At King’s Square Cup... Read more of this article