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BELCO Sunday Evening Restoration Update

BELCO Sunday Evening Restoration Update

“Saturday marked a week since Hurricane Gonzalo departed Bermuda, making it the second severe storm to do so in a week’s time, following on the heels of Tropical Storm Fay,” BELCO said this evening [Oct 26] adding that as of 4:00pm today, approximately 2,062 customers remain without power. A statement from the company said, “These... Read more of this article

Thanksgiving Gathering Following Fay & Gonzalo

Thanksgiving Gathering Following Fay & Gonzalo

Imagine Bermuda has revealed that the island’s major churches, along with various community groups, are joining in organizing a Thanksgiving gathering to express gratitude for the collective response to the circumstances flowing from the two recent storms on October 29 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm in Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “The purpose of... Read more of this article

Live Updates: Aftermath Of Hurricane Gonzalo

Live Updates: Aftermath Of Hurricane Gonzalo

[As of Friday, this live blog will continue to be updated, but will no no longer sit at the top of the page] Bermuda is in full recovery mode after being struck by Tropical Storm Fay, and Hurricane Gonzalo in the space of only a few days.There was no loss of life or critical injuries from either storm, however there were widespread power outages... Read more of this article

BF&M, Argus: Waiver of Double Deductible

BF&M, Argus: Waiver of Double Deductible

BF&M and Argus announced today [Oct 23] that they will be waiving the right to apply separate deductibles for those unfortunate residential customers who incurred damage during both Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo. The insurance companies said two named storms in such a short period is a very unique occurrence, and “two deductibles... Read more of this article

Marine & Ports Services Boat Removal Advisory

Marine & Ports Services Boat Removal Advisory

The Department of Marine & Ports Services reminded the public that they should remove any boats that broke loose or were wrecked during Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo to a repair facility or safe location as soon as they can, adding that all vessels still lying wrecked as of November 10th will come under the Bermuda wreck removal process... Read more of this article

BFA Reschedule Postponed Football Matches

BFA Reschedule Postponed Football Matches

After recent game postponements, the Bermuda Football Association [BFA] have today [Oct 21] issued a timetable for rescheduled matches. A BFA spokesperson said, “Please take note of the following changes to the schedule and be guided accordingly.The Dudley Eve Semi-Final scheduled for Sunday – October 19th has been moved to Thursday – October... Read more of this article

Argus Now Paying Claims For Fay And Gonzalo

Argus Now Paying Claims For Fay And Gonzalo

The Argus Group yesterday [Oct 20] revealed that it had already started making payments for claims from both Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo. The company reported that it received claims all weekend regarding damages from the storms. Within one hour of opening their offices on Saturday [Oct 18] morning, Argus representatives visited customer... Read more of this article

Governor: “Massive And Impressive Response”

Governor: “Massive And Impressive Response”

“We have seen a massive and impressive response to the double hit we have had within a week from Fay and Gonzalo,” Governor George Fergusson said today [Oct 20]. “There has been a tremendous job of organisation and co-operation – but above all effort and commitment by very many people. I want to pay particular tribute to those whose... Read more of this article

Govt. Tax Extension Due To Fay & Gonzalo

Govt. Tax Extension Due To Fay & Gonzalo

Due to the disruption caused by Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, the Government has extended the tax deadline from October 15th to October 24th. A spokesperson from the the Office of the Tax Commissioner said, “In consideration of the impact of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, all tax returns which were due by the 15th October... Read more of this article

All Govt Schools To Close At 1.30pm On Thurs

All Govt Schools To Close At 1.30pm On Thurs

BHS, Saltus, MSA, Warwick Academy, Somersfield Academy, Bermuda Institute and Berkeley Institute will all be closed on Thursday [Oct 16] and Friday [Oct 17], while the other Government schools will close at 1.30pm on Thursday. Bermuda College will close at 1pm on Thurday. As we are forecast to be getting battered by hurricane force winds on Friday,... Read more of this article

Island Residents Thank Regiment Soldiers

Island Residents Thank Regiment Soldiers

Island residents yesterday [Oct 14] united to praise Bermuda Regiment soldiers who have worked to repair the damage caused by Tropical Storm Fay. Regiment teams again fanned out around the Island to help clear up debris and patch damaged roofs as a new hurricane threat looms on the horizon. Health Visitor Diane Gledhill, who looks after babies and young... Read more of this article

Full Copy: EMO Emergency Plan For Public

Full Copy: EMO Emergency Plan For Public

With a Hurricane Watch now in effect as Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on Bermuda – directly on the heels of Tropical Storm Fay – island residents are working to prepare themselves for the storm’s effects. On that note, below is the Emergency Plan for the General Public released by the Bermuda Government Emergency Measures Organisation... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch-Meyer Group On Storm Claims

Freisenbruch-Meyer Group On Storm Claims

[Updated] Freisenbruch-Meyer Group said, “We are working diligently to process claims made related to Tropical Storm Fay in advance of the impending hurricane and we are monitoring Hurricane Gonzalo very closely. “While we continue to ‘hope for the best, we must prepare for the worst.’ Therefore, we urge our clients to make the necessary... Read more of this article