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Regatta Cruise Ship To Bypass St George’s

Regatta Cruise Ship To Bypass St George’s

The Regatta cruise ship will be bypassing St. George’s to berth in Dockyard due to predicted high winds, the Department of Marine & Ports said today [Oct 30]. The Regatta cruise ship — an occasional caller to Bermuda — was scheduled to dock at Pennos Wharf in St. George’s today carrying an estimated 709 passengers and 386 crew, in what would... Read more of this article

SGPC Hosting Seniors’ Tea On October 29

SGPC Hosting Seniors’ Tea On October 29

The St. George’s Parish Council will be hosting a Seniors’ Tea on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Tempest Restaurant in St. Georges [the former Carriage House]. The event will take place from 2.00pm through 4.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The Council is expecting more than 90 senior residents of the parish, aged 75 years and older. “The... Read more of this article

East End Team Host Halloween Fun For Kids

East End Team Host Halloween Fun For Kids

The ‘East End Team’ will be hosting their annual Halloween ‘Fun For Kids’ event on Thursday October 30th at Ordnance Island in St. George’s. The event is from 4.30pm to 6.30pm and costumes are encouraged. A spokesperson said, “There will be a fun castle, face painting and free candy giveaways. Bring your kids in costumes... Read more of this article

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

“After the one-two punch of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, our Deliverance looked more like how we imagine Sea Venture,” the latest issue of the St. George’s Foundation newsletter said, adding that the Deliverance has now re-opened to visitors, with free admission to the main deck area only while repairs to the stern, below... Read more of this article

St. Georges Mayor: ‘Determined To Look Good’

St. Georges Mayor: ‘Determined To Look Good’

Post-hurricane clean up progress in St. George’s is in full swing, with Mayor of St. Georges Garth Rothwell saying that there is a cruise ship scheduled for next week, and “we are determined to show this old town can take on a hurricane and still look good one week later.” The Regatta cruise ship — an occasional caller to Bermuda... Read more of this article

“Mess Around” Saved After Hurricane Gonzalo

“Mess Around” Saved After Hurricane Gonzalo

The well known St. George’s fishing boat “Mess Around” has been resurrected after sinking at a dock in St. David’s during Hurricane Gonzalo. The vessel, owned by St George’s charter fisherman Joe Kelly, was back at its normal spot pictured below at its Ordnance Island with friends assisting with getting the vessel secure.... Read more of this article

Photos: House Wall Collapses During Gonzalo

Photos: House Wall Collapses During Gonzalo

A house in St George’s sustained serious damage in Hurricane Gonzalo, with one wall of the house collapsing entirely. Fortunately the property, which was not built using traditional Bermudian architecture, was empty during the storm. For all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo click here, and for our live blog where we are bringing you continuous... Read more of this article

“Haunted History” Event Set For November 1

“Haunted History” Event Set For November 1

Sponsored by the Bank of Bermuda Foundation, and with proceeds going to the St. George’s Foundation, ‘Haunted History’ is set to be held at the World Heritage Centre on November 1 from 7.00pm through 11.00pm. Calling for attendees to “come and celebrate Halloween in Ye Olde Ghost Town,” the event will offer food, treats,... Read more of this article

Karaoke Family Night Coming To The Square

Karaoke Family Night Coming To The Square

The Corporation of St. Georges Activities Committee will be hosting a Karaoke Family Night on Saturday, October 11 from 8pm to 11pm at King Square. Karaoke operator Ragin Bajan will there along with celebrity guest appearances. In case of rain, the venue will move to Pennos Wharf. There will be refreshments on sale and admission is free. Attendees are... Read more of this article

St George’s: “Most Beautiful Coastal Towns”

St George’s: “Most Beautiful Coastal Towns”

St. George’s has been named as one of the “Most Beautiful Coastal Towns” in the October issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, which described the east end town by saying, “The Town of Saint George dates back to the early 17th century. “Today, you can visit St. Peter’s, the oldest Anglican church in the Western Hemisphere,... Read more of this article


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