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Logic CEO Thanks Customers & Praises Staff

Logic CEO Thanks Customers & Praises Staff

Logic internet and cable services are back to normal except for a small number of customers whose status the company is still attempting to verify, according to CEO Frank Amaral. Mr. Amaral said the processes the company uses to communicate with customers in the event of a major outage are being reviewed after collecting their feedback after Hurricane... Read more of this article

Series Of Outages Due To “Salt Build Up”

Series Of Outages Due To “Salt Build Up”

BELCO have this afternoon [Oct 20] advised its customers that there have been a series of outages throughout the Island today caused by “salt build up”. A BELCO spokesperson said, “BELCO would like to advise its customers that there have been a series of outages throughout the Island today. “Given the weather, crews have been... Read more of this article

30 Boat Incidents Due To Hurricane Nicole

30 Boat Incidents Due To Hurricane Nicole

Hurricane Nicole caused over 30 incidents involving boats either adrift, sunk or taking on water, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said. BMOC said, “Thursday 13th October 2016 saw the arrival of Hurricane Nicole with wind gusts of 102 knots recorded at the Maritime Operations Centre on Fort George. “As winds increased multiple 406... Read more of this article

Partial Service On Bus Route 1 Established

Partial Service On Bus Route 1 Established

[Updated] Following a temporary suspension due to damage from Hurricane Nicole, a partial bus service on Route 1 was established today by the Department of Public Transportation. “Normal service is from Hamilton to the Town of St. George via South Road including Mid Ocean Club. But at this time DPT is not able to service Mid Ocean because of ongoing... Read more of this article

Logic Continues Hurricane Restoration Work

Logic Continues Hurricane Restoration Work

Logic continues to work on repairs following Hurricane Nicole, with the company saying: “Ongoing repairs continue in the areas listed below, with a heavy focus in eastern parishes. Parts of these sectors have experienced extensive damages and have been identified with an asterisk [*]Hamilton North* Pembroke, Palmetto Devonshire, Middle Road... Read more of this article

Logic: Post Storm Tips About Internet & Cable

Logic: Post Storm Tips About Internet & Cable

Following Hurricane Nicole — which caused widespread power and telecommunications outages — Logic provided tips about helping to get your system working again. The company said: “Important: Once power has been restored to your home, please ensure all electronics have been connected correctly before powering ‘ON’. “Cable TV... Read more of this article

BELCO Update: All Customers Power Restored

BELCO Update: All Customers Power Restored

[Updated] As of noon today [Oct 18], 33 customers remain without power, down from 140 this time yesterday, and down from a peak of 27,431 customers who lost power due to Hurricane Nicole on Thursday. “Crews worked late into the night, and we are targeting to complete today,” BELCO said. ”Crews are moving throughout the Island today... Read more of this article

Two Vehicle Inspection Centers Out Of Service

Two Vehicle Inspection Centers Out Of Service

As the BECL Rockaway and Southside Satellite Vehicle Inspection Centers were damaged during Hurricane Nicole, they are unable to test Customers vehicles in either of these locations, the Government said today. “Therefore at this time all vehicle testing is being carried out at the North Street location until further notice,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

BELCO Update: 44 Remain Without Power

BELCO Update: 44 Remain Without Power

[Updated] As of 4:45pm today, 140 customers remain without power, down from 294 this morning, and BELCO said that crews will work late tonight to continue restoration efforts and they “anticipate having full restoration complete tomorrow.” “Six larger outage pockets remain and in some cases extensive work is being undertaken to effect... Read more of this article

Logic Continues With Hurricane Restoration

Logic Continues With Hurricane Restoration

[Updated] Logic said their field technicians continue to repair damages caused by Hurricane Nicole, and the areas currently being repaired include Palmetto Lane, Spice Hill and Verdmont Road. A Logic spokesperson said, “Our field technicians continue to repair damages, getting customers back online as soon as we can. Daily posts will be made listing... Read more of this article

BFRS Responds To 128 Hurricane Related Calls

BFRS Responds To 128 Hurricane Related Calls

During and after Hurricane Nicole – one of the strongest storms on record to pass over Bermuda in modern times — the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to 128 hurricane related incidents including flooding, roof damage coverings, utility pole fires, medical assistance and sinking boats.Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service spokesperson... Read more of this article

How To Help Your Vegetation After The Hurricane

How To Help Your Vegetation After The Hurricane

[Written by Jeff Sousa] I am – as all of you are – grateful there was no loss of life due to very powerful Hurricane Nicole, which delivered a direct hit to our lovely Island as a Category 3 hurricane. As we have all seen, the damage to our vegetation island-wide was substantial. Wind is nature’s way of pruning, as it gets the dead wood... Read more of this article

Ministry: Bus Route 8C Back In Active Service

Ministry: Bus Route 8C Back In Active Service

The Department of Public Transportation has advised that Bus Route 8C [Cedar Hill] has now been returned to active service, and a decision will be made later today on restoring Route 1 from Hamilton to St. George’s via Tuckers Town.” All the other bus routes returned to service on Saturday, after having been suspended due to Hurricane Nicole.A... Read more of this article