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Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

In addition to hosting Steven Spielberg’s $200 million super-yacht, the east end is presently playing host to a bevy of sailboats who have stopped in Bermuda as part of the World Cruising Club Spring Rallies. Yachts sailing under the flags of 20 different nations and crews from many more, set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Town Councillors Sworn In

Photos: St. George’s Town Councillors Sworn In

St. George’s mayor Quinell Francis executed one of her first roles as mayor for the town today [May 12] when she swore in the eight Councillors that will sit on the Corporation of St. George’s. Mayor Francis was elected in on May 7 defeating the incumbent Garth Rothwell by 101 votes. Sworn in at the Town Hall were Business Rate Payers Councillors... Read more of this article

Queen St. In St. George To Close For 24 Hours

Queen St. In St. George To Close For 24 Hours

The Corporation of St. George said they wish to “advise the motoring public that Queen Street will be closed to motor vehicles this afternoon, 11th May 2015 for a 24 hour period in order to conduct necessary repairs.” “The area of road between Printer’s Alley and Chapel Lane will be affected by the road works,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Congratulations Offered To Both New Mayors

Congratulations Offered To Both New Mayors

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy and Shadow Minister of Home Affairs Walton Brown both offered their congratulations to the newly elected Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling and newly elected Mayor of St. George’s Quinell Francis. Last night [May 7], Charles Gosling defeated Carlton Simmons [409-158 votes] to become Mayor of Hamilton, while... Read more of this article

Video: Francis & Gosling Win Mayoral Elections

Video: Francis & Gosling Win Mayoral Elections

[Updated: Charles Gosling defeated Carlton Simmons [409-158 votes] to become Mayor of Hamilton, while the election in the east saw Quinell Francis [278 votes] defeat the incumbent Garth Rothwell [177 votes] and Alfonso Harris [23 votes] to become St George’s Mayor.]Voters are heading to the polls in both St. George’s and Hamilton today [May... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: End To End Walk Gets Underway

Photos/Video: End To End Walk Gets Underway

The Catlin End-to-End Event got underway this morning [May 2] with large crowds of people setting out to walk the entire length of the island in a bid to raise money for charity. The charities being supported by the Catlin End-to-End’s 2015 fundraiser include: The Eliza DoLittle Society: Bermuda’s largest food bank, providing free food to nearly... Read more of this article

RFP Open: Fort Tour Operator In St. George’s

RFP Open: Fort Tour Operator In St. George’s

A new opportunity has opened up for a tour operator in Bermuda’s UNESCO World Heritage Site of The Town of St. George and its Related Fortifications. “Proposals are being sought from interested parties who are willing to provide transport for 90-minute guided tours to Gates Fort, Alexander Battery and Fort St. Catherine this summer,” a... Read more of this article

Restoration Project: Cannons From The 1800s

Restoration Project: Cannons From The 1800s

As the Mayor of St. George included in his Peppercorn Ceremony speech, the two historic cannons at King’s Square — one of about 1810 and the other of the 1870s — have been thoroughly conserved and given new carriages to sit upon for many years to come. Together the St. George’s Foundation and the National Museum of Bermuda fundraised... Read more of this article

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

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