40-Year-Old Man Dies Following Collision

40-Year-Old Man Dies Following Collision

A 40-year-old man has died following a collision in Southampton, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that a 40-year-old male has succumbed to injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle road traffic collision, which occurred around 11:45 p.m. on Sunday 29th January 2023. “Initial reports indicated... Read more of this article

Video: ‘‘Finding Funds for College’ Webinars

Video: ‘‘Finding Funds for College’ Webinars

[Updated] Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 30] to highlight a Mirrors Programme initiative. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below Update 2.45pm: Minister Furbert’s... Read more of this article

Chamber Appoint Danielle Riviere As New CEO

Chamber Appoint Danielle Riviere As New CEO

Calling her a “highly accomplished consultant, advocate and leader,” the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce announced that Danielle Riviere will be joining the Chamber as the new CEO, effective February 1st. Nathan Kowalski, Chamber board chair said, “The board subcommittee conducted a recent search to find the right candidate to continue the... Read more of this article

Dr De Rosa To Speak At BC Science Event

Dr De Rosa To Speak At BC Science Event

The working of the brain and its cognitive abilities has been the focus of Bermudian Dr. Eve De Rosa’s research over many years, the results of which will be shared at the Bermuda College’s annual Roche Science Event public forum on Wednesday, February 8. A spokesperson said, “The Brain and Healthy Aging’ will examine Dr. De Rosa’s... Read more of this article

Family Pays Tribute To Myrtle Edness

Family Pays Tribute To Myrtle Edness

The family of Myrtle Edness, who died recently aged 108, have paid tribute to a “strong ambassador for Bermuda” who lived a “healthy and vibrant life”. Ms Edness, who was believed to be Bermuda’s oldest resident, enjoyed an almost daily ritual of swimming in the ocean, which she continued well into her 109th year, attributing her longevity... Read more of this article

Interruption In Public Services On Tuesday

Interruption In Public Services On Tuesday

There “will be an interruption in public services” tomorrow [Jan 31] due to a BIU full membership meeting, the Government has advised, with services to be impacted including buses, ferry service, trash collection, parks, postal delivery and other services. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that due to a Bermuda... Read more of this article

Over 12.5% Of Land In City Used For Parking

Over 12.5% Of Land In City Used For Parking

“Over 12.5% of land within the City is dedicated to parking facilities of various forms” and “the current volume and spread of parking facilities is to the detriment of the pedestrian environment and we believe that a better balance could be achieved.” This is according to the recently released City of Hamilton Plan 2023 Consultative... Read more of this article


Robert Richardson Earns RICS Membership

Robert Richardson Earns RICS Membership

Robert Richardson has successfully earned membership with the globally recognized Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors [RICS] as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. The qualification is a significant milestone in Mr. Richardson’s 15 year career in construction project management and cost management, and he noted that it “demonstrates his commitment... Read more of this article

Multiple Vehicle Collision In Southampton

Multiple Vehicle Collision In Southampton

[Updated] Two people were injured in a multiple vehicle collision in Southampton late last night, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January, 2023, police received several 911 calls reporting a serious multiple vehicle collision on South Shore Road, Southampton, just east of the Henry the... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw Dage Minors break the 4 minute mile, three people injured in a collision in Devonshire, the David Saul Memorial Fidelity 5K Road Race, and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more. News/Misc: Premier & Minister Meet St. Regis Owners Meeting Held To Discuss... Read more of this article

Photos: BBBS Honour ‘Bigs’ & Volunteers

Photos: BBBS Honour ‘Bigs’ & Volunteers

[Written by Stephen Wright] Larissa French and Jonari Smith earned the top honours at the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual awards ceremony at City Hall last week. Ms French, Big Sister to Nya Smith, was named Big Sister of the Year and Mr Smith, Big Brother to NiJasz Mello, whose father died six years ago, was Big Brother of the Year. Mr Smith is a former... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Meet St. Regis Owners

Premier & Minister Meet St. Regis Owners

“The St. Regis Hotel is a valuable addition to Bermuda’s tourism product and the Government enjoys a constructive working relationship with the owners,” said the Minister of Tourism, Vance Campbell following a meeting with the hotel’s owners and a representative of their proposed casino operator on Friday. Minister Campbell said, “The St.... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: ‘‘Finding Funds for College’ Webinars

Video: ‘‘Finding Funds for College’ Webinars

[Updated] Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert is holding a press conference this afternoon [Jan 30] to highlight a Mirrors Programme initiative. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below Update 2.45pm: Minister Furbert’s... Read more of this article

Video: Bermudian English Panel Discussion

Video: Bermudian English Panel Discussion

Bermudian English was recently highlighted in a webinar by the Oxford English Dictionary’s YouTube channel, with the panelists commenting on the uniqueness of the Bermudian vocabulary. The video’s description says, “In 2021, the Oxford English Dictionary was updated to include a set of Bermudian English entries, to which Dr Rosemary Hall’s... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos, 360 & Results: Fidelity 5K Race

Photos, Videos, 360 & Results: Fidelity 5K Race

[Updated] The David Saul Memorial Fidelity 5K Road Race is being held this morning [Jan 29] and we will have more information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video from the finish line is below. The race organisers said, “Now in its 24th year, the David Saul Memorial ~ Fidelity 5K. It is Fidelity’s honour to dedicate... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Harness Pony Racing Results

Bermuda Harness Pony Racing Results

The Harness Pony Racing season continued at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street. Two horses clocked a time of 1:02&1 in the 1:03 & faster time bar class. War Machine with Philip Correia in the bike clocked the time in heat one, while Simsfield Hardtimes with Kirista Rabain in the bike completed the time in heat 8. The full Harness... Read more of this article

Augustus Finishes 10th In APGA Tour Invitational

Augustus Finishes 10th In APGA Tour Invitational

Daniel Augustus concluded competing in the APGA Tour Farmers Insurance Invitational on the north and south courses at Torrey Pines Golf Course, finishing 10th after shooting a second round 9-over par 81, to finish at 14-over par. Marcus Byrd won the event at 6-over par, with Joey Stills second at 9-over par, and Gregory Odom was third at 10-over par. Augustus’... Read more of this article

Field Hockey: Ravens Defeat Budgies Grey

Field Hockey: Ravens Defeat Budgies Grey

The lone Bermuda field hockey match at the National Sports Center saw the Ravens defeat the Budgies Grey 2 – 0. Jessica Hollis gave the Ravens the lead in the 7th minute when she scored from a penalty corner. The lead was doubled in the 43rd minute when Rebecca Gibbons scored a field goal.  Read More →

BUSINESS

Chamber Appoint Danielle Riviere As New CEO

Chamber Appoint Danielle Riviere As New CEO

Calling her a “highly accomplished consultant, advocate and leader,” the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce announced that Danielle Riviere will be joining the Chamber as the new CEO, effective February 1st. Nathan Kowalski, Chamber board chair said, “The board subcommittee conducted a recent search to find the right candidate to continue the... Read more of this article

ABIC Host Registrar Of Companies Presentation

ABIC Host Registrar Of Companies Presentation

The Association of Bermuda International Companies [ABIC] recently hosted a presentation by a team from the Registrar of Companies on issues of interest to the International Business community. A spokesperson said, “Kenneth Joaquin, the Registrar, led the presentation attended by approximately 100 people at O’Hara House, which focused on issues... Read more of this article

BILTIR Companies Providing Summer Internships

BILTIR Companies Providing Summer Internships

Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] is encouraging young Bermudians who are interested in a career in the life and annuities industry to apply for its summer internship programme. A spokesperson said, “Twelve companies are running the ten-week intern programmes from June 13 to August 19. The internships, which are... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

BF&M Sponsors Free For February At NMB

BF&M Sponsors Free For February At NMB

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is opening its doors for free to all Bermuda residents during the month of February — the tenth year of this community programme –  and this year, like last, Free for February is generously sponsored by BF&M. Abigail Clifford, President and CEO of BF&M Limited, shared: “We are very proud to... Read more of this article

TROIKA Announces The Cast For ‘Sarafina!’

TROIKA Announces The Cast For ‘Sarafina!’

TROIKA Bermuda has announced the cast for their upcoming Work in Progress #8 production of the Broadway Hit Musical ‘Sarafina!’ A spokesperson said, “Sarafina! is a South African musical by Mbongeni Ngema and Hugh Masakela depicting students involved in the Soweto Riots, in opposition to apartheid. Further details regarding the production,... Read more of this article

Los Angeles Times Features Shiona Turini

Los Angeles Times Features Shiona Turini

Los Angeles Times recently featured Bermudian fashion expert and costume designer Shiona Turini in an article entitled “The L.A. style education of Shiona Turini.” The Los Angeles Times story says, “I don’t do a lot of celebrity styling — it’s something that I enjoy in small doses,” Shiona Turini told Darian Symoné Harvin at an Image... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

kWh & Aspen To Launch Property Insurance

kWh & Aspen To Launch Property Insurance

kWh Analytics, the industry leader in Climate Insurance, announced the launch of their highly anticipated Property Insurance for renewable energy assets with capacity partner Aspen Insurance. A spokesperson said, “kWh Analytics, the industry leader in Climate Insurance, announced the launch of their highly anticipated Property Insurance for renewable... Read more of this article

Guided Walk At Southlands Park On Saturday

Guided Walk At Southlands Park On Saturday

The Bermuda Audubon Society and the Bermuda National Trust will hold a guided walk at Southlands Park in Warwick on Saturday [January 28]. The walk, starting at 8.30 am, is free for members of both groups. Non-members are encouraged to donate. A flyer for the event reads: “Birds, trees, plants, history and whimsy – all in one place. What could be... Read more of this article

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

Video: BTA Highlights Humpback Whales

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has released a video titled ‘The Tale of the Bermuda Whale,’ noting that “humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s waters.” The video’s description says, “The humpback whales are a sight to be seen during their annual retreat to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

CRIME

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former RBR Commander Sentenced To Jail

Former commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] David Curley has been sentenced to six months in jail after admitting to a charge of official corruption A ZBM report said, “The 55-year-old former Lieutenant-Colonel had pleaded guilty to a charge of official corruption last July. His sentence totals 18 months, with 12 months suspended... Read more of this article

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

Man Arrested In Connection With Robbery

A 27-year-old man was arrested in connection with robbery at Ice Queen in Paget, with the police arresting the suspect and taking him to hospital for treatment of an injury he received after dropping the cash register and injuring himself. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:35 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 25th, 2023, police officers responded... Read more of this article

Two Males Arrested Following Assault

Two Males Arrested Following Assault

Two males have been arrested in connection with the “alleged assault of a 17-year-old male” yesterday in Pembroke, the police confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is investigating the alleged assault of a 17-year-old male, which reportedly took place around 10:20 a.m. yesterday, Monday 23rd January, 2023,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Kittens, Champagne, Food, High Heels, Loquats

Kittens, Champagne, Food, High Heels, Loquats

Pink sand kittens, Bermuda onion champagne, healthy eating, onion-shaped high heels, and loquat inspired jewels are featured in this month’s virtual art photo galleries from our network site ForeverBermuda.com, with the recently launched series serving to creatively highlight various aspects of Bermudian culture and heritage. The third month of galleries feature pink... Read more of this article

Minister Furbert Attends Data Privacy Tea Party

Minister Furbert Attends Data Privacy Tea Party

Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert recently attended PrivCom’s Senior’s Privacy Tea Party, saying “the Government remains committed to strengthening areas of legislation and policy that will positively enhance the lives of our seniors.” Minister Furbert said, “The Government remains committed to strengthening areas of legislation... Read more of this article

Dan Rance Joins Resilience Bermuda

Dan Rance Joins Resilience Bermuda

Resilience announced that Dan Rance will be joining as Head of Resilience Bermuda and Global Head of Large Accounts. A spokesperson said, “Resilience, the next-generation cyber risk solutions company, is proud to announce that Dan Rance will be joining as Head of Resilience Bermuda and Global Head of Large Accounts to help accelerate delivery of their Cyber Resilience... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

40-Year-Old Man Dies Following Collision

40-Year-Old Man Dies Following Collision

A 40-year-old man has died following a collision in Southampton, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that a 40-year-old male has succumbed to injuries sustained in a multi-vehicle road traffic collision, which occurred around 11:45 p.m. on Sunday 29th January 2023. “Initial reports indicated... Read more of this article

Multiple Vehicle Collision In Southampton

Multiple Vehicle Collision In Southampton

[Updated] Two people were injured in a multiple vehicle collision in Southampton late last night, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, 29th January, 2023, police received several 911 calls reporting a serious multiple vehicle collision on South Shore Road, Southampton, just east of the Henry the... Read more of this article

Three People Injured In Collision In Devonshire

Three People Injured In Collision In Devonshire

Three people were injured in a collision in Devonshire this afternoon [Jan 28] the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm on Saturday 28th January, 2023, police and other first responders were dispatched to a collision along South Road, near to the junction with Kent Avenue, Devonshire, involving two motorcycles. “Details... Read more of this article




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