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St George’s Repaving Project To Begin In May

St George’s Repaving Project To Begin In May

The Corporation of St. George is advising the public that a road works project will take place in King’s Square commencing Wednesday, 6th May. “The works will involve the repaving of the roadway from the entrance of King’s Square to the beginning of the bridge to Ordnance Island,” a spokesperson said. I”n the interest... Read more of this article

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 22] 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 use of the State House. The State House was built in 1620 and is... Read more of this article

St. George’s Welcomes First Cruise Ship Of 2015

St. George’s Welcomes First Cruise Ship Of 2015

[Updated with video] Marking the first cruise ship visit for the east end this year, the sailing cruise Club Med 2 arrived in St. George’s this morning [Apr 17], carrying an estimated 337 passengers and 200 crew. According to the 2015 cruise ship schedule, this is one of three cruise visits the east end will receive during 2015, with St. George’s... Read more of this article

Hamilton Mayor Election: Simmons vs Gosling

Hamilton Mayor Election: Simmons vs Gosling

[Updated] The Nomination Day for the upcoming Municipalities Elections was held today  [April 16], with the registration showing that Carlton Simmons is set to run against Charles Gosling for the position of Hamilton Mayor. Then 2015 Municipal elections have been set for May 7th, and will see voters head to the polls in both Hamilton and St George’s.... Read more of this article

St. George’s Hosts Tourism Industry Partners

St. George’s Hosts Tourism Industry Partners

Tourism industry personnel from across the island were invited to St. George’s yesterday [April 9] to experience a bus tour and presentation highlighting businesses and services available to visitors in St. George’s and St. David’s.St George’s Mayor Garth Rothwell addressed the group after the bus tour, giving welcoming remarks... Read more of this article

Ming: ‘St. George’s MPs Virtually Non-Existent’

Ming: ‘St. George’s MPs Virtually Non-Existent’

[Updated] “The St. George’s MPs were virtually non-existent in terms of their participation in the meeting,” Senator Renee Ming said following last night’s [Mar 31] OBA Town Hall In St George’s. Last night’s Town Hall was hosted by MP Kenneth Bascome, MP Nandi Outerbridge and MP Suzanne Roberts-Holshouser, and saw... Read more of this article

St. George’s To Celebrate Pilot ‘Jemmy’ Darrell

St. George’s To Celebrate Pilot ‘Jemmy’ Darrell

The family of Pilot James ‘Jemmy’ Darrell and the Corporation of St. George are getting set to promote its UNESCO World Heritage Site status by celebrating the 200th anniversary of the death of the pilot, who died on April 12, 1815. Considered to be the first black man to own a home in Bermuda, Mr. Darrell was a freed slave. Deed polls confirm... Read more of this article

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

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