Suspects Brandish Gun In Spanish Point Area

Suspects Brandish Gun In Spanish Point Area

Two suspects on a motorcycle “rode up to a group of men in the area of Spanish Point Park” where the ”pillion passenger reportedly brandished a firearm and pointed it at one of the men,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS] can confirm there was a firearms incident in... Read more of this article

BPS: Help Locate 61-Year-Old Brenda Cascino

BPS: Help Locate 61-Year-Old Brenda Cascino

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 61-year-old Brenda Cascino. A police spokesperson said, “Ms. Cascino is described as Caucasian, 5 feet 4 inches tall of slim build, weighing approximately 120 pounds with straight black hair and was last seen Sunday, 2nd October 2022. “She is said to frequent... Read more of this article

Walkers Grows Bermuda Office By 25%

Walkers Grows Bermuda Office By 25%

Walkers law firm said they are “substantially growing” their business in Bermuda, with the law firm noting that it “has increased its headcount in Bermuda by 25% in the last 12 months as it expands to meet growing market demand.” A spokesperson said, “Walkers, the international law firm, is substantially growing its business... Read more of this article

Items Seized And Five Suspects Arrested

Items Seized And Five Suspects Arrested

Police executed four search warrants and “packages containing the suspected controlled drug cannabis, along with approximately $10,000.00 BDA and U.S. currency” were seized, “jewellery believed to be acquired from the proceeds of crime” was also seized, three dogs were removed from one property, and “five persons have been arrested.” The... Read more of this article

Bermuda National Sports Policy Released

Bermuda National Sports Policy Released

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets tabled the National Sports Policy in the Senate today [Oct 5], with the policy having an aim to “raise the value of sport in Bermuda and increase participation and regional success.” A Government spokesperson said, “Earlier today, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest... Read more of this article

Minister Celebrates World Teachers’ Day 2022

Minister Celebrates World Teachers’ Day 2022

“Today, on World Teachers’ Day 2022, I want to celebrate all of our teachers who are instrumental in transforming education and the learning experiences of our young people.” said Minister of Education Diallo Rabain. “As reflected in the words of the late Maya Angelou, ‘I’ve learned that people will forget what you said,... Read more of this article

Covid: 66 Positive, 75 Active, 1 In Hospital

Covid: 66 Positive, 75 Active, 1 In Hospital

The Ministry received 2,916 test results — spanning 7 days — and 66 were positive, so there are now 75 known active cases, of which 1 person is in hospital. A Government spokesperson said, “Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 2916 test results, and 66 were positive for the coronavirus, giving a test positivity rate of 2%. “These... Read more of this article


30 Minute Video: October 5 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: October 5 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad. The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories 30 Minute Video: October... Read more of this article

Dunkley: Arbitrade Charges Are ‘No Surprise’

Dunkley: Arbitrade Charges Are ‘No Surprise’

“The PLP Government has shown its judgement is poor to say the least and the support of Arbitrade has cast a dark shadow over the island’s reputation,” Shadow Minister for National Security Michael Dunkley said. Mr. Dunkley said, “It comes as no surprise that the SEC, after an investigation, has filed charges against Arbitrade, a Bermudian... Read more of this article

Green Family Donates $20,000 To BCHC

Green Family Donates $20,000 To BCHC

The Green family have made a $20,000 donation to the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, who aim to raise $200,000 during this month’s Breast Cancer Awareness campaign. Since 2012 the Green Family have made cumulative donations to the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre of just over $650K. Their recent donation will support the organization’s educational... Read more of this article

Senate: Audio & Order Of Business

Senate: Audio & Order Of Business

[Updated with live audio] The Senate is scheduled to be in session on Wednesday [Oct 5], and the statements listed on the Order Paper include the Expression of Interest – Gender Affairs Council Membership and the Nurturing Our Nation: Imperfect Parenting Series, while Bills due for first reading include the Customs Tariff Amendment [No. 2] Act 2022... Read more of this article

Male Motorcyclist In ICU After Collision

Male Motorcyclist In ICU After Collision

A male motorcyclist is in the ICU after a collision on Sunday evening [Oct 2] in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:40pm Sunday, 2nd October 2022, a reported collision involving a car and a motorcycle occurred at the junction of Montpelier Road and Happy Valley Road in Devonshire. “It appears that a motorcyclist was travelling... Read more of this article

Review: City Of Hamilton Taste Of Bermuda

Review: City Of Hamilton Taste Of Bermuda

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Food lovers in Bermuda were in for a treat over the weekend as the City of Hamilton hosted Taste of Bermuda with three different events. The three-day event kicked off on Friday evening with the Set The Bar: Cocktail Competition at the Bacardi HQ. When I arrived, I was given two drink tickets to enjoy myself during the... Read more of this article

Photos: Fashion Show Fundraiser At Verdmont

Photos: Fashion Show Fundraiser At Verdmont

A fashion show fundraiser last Saturday [Oct 1] at the Bermuda National Trust’s Verdmont property. A spokesperson said, “Verdmont, a Bermuda National Trust historic house and garden, was the splendid setting for a one-of-a-kind fabulous fashion show on Saturday October 1st. Most likely for the first time in its 300-year history it hosted... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: October 5 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: October 5 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad. The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories 30 Minute Video: October... Read more of this article

Video: Jai Bean Scores In Duke Victory

Video: Jai Bean Scores In Duke Victory

Bermuda’s Jai Bean scored for the Duke University Men’s Soccer team as they played to a 2-0 victory over Howard Bison. The school’s match report said, “No. 2 Duke extended their unbeaten streak to 10 games on Tuesday night, defeating the visiting Howard Bison by a score of 2-0 at Koskinen Stadium. The Blue Devils [8-0-2, 3-0-1] were led by... Read more of this article

Video: October 5th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: October 5th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Ronald Kirkland Simmons sentenced to 11 years for sexual assault, Gombey Festival Showcase this weekend, Governor Rena Lalgie takes helicopter tour, Bermuda ranked #4 in Condé Nast Traveler, enter the Christmas Window Decorating Contest, school students sailing on Spirit of Bermuda, Taste of Bermuda Street Festival and Wallpaper Wednesday features... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Dudley Eve: Hamilton & North Village Rams Win

Dudley Eve: Hamilton & North Village Rams Win

The Dudley Eve Cup Competition continued at the Devonshire Recreation Club with a double header which produced a total of six goals in 180 minutes of football. Dandy Town Hornets 1 – Hamilton Parish 4 Hamilton Parish came from behind to defeat the Dandy Town Hornets 4-1 to advance to the Dudley Eve semi-finals. Chemarl Henry gave the Dandy Town... Read more of this article

Leverock, Rawlins & Florida Compete In Opener

Leverock, Rawlins & Florida Compete In Opener

Kamau Leverock, Delray Rawlins and their Florida Scorpion teammates lost to the Stallions by 23 runs in their opening match of the Atlanta Open 2022. Florida Scorpions won the toss and elected to bowl, the Stallions scored 240/4 in their 20 overs, Sharjeel Kan was their top scorer with 91, while Oshane Thomas was the pick of the Florida Scorpion bowlers... Read more of this article

Second Spring Senior Bowling League Results

Second Spring Senior Bowling League Results

Second Spring Senior Bowling League action at the Warwick Lanes saw the Star Lites fall 3 – 1 to the New Comers, the Last Pin defeat the Islanders 3 – 1, and the Blue Angels lose 3 – 1 to the Pinsplitters. Men Handicap Game: Wilfred Furbert 205 Men Handicap Series: Wilfred Furbert 586 Men Scratch Game: Wilfred Furbert 161 Men Scratch Series: Wilfred... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Walkers Grows Bermuda Office By 25%

Walkers Grows Bermuda Office By 25%

Walkers law firm said they are “substantially growing” their business in Bermuda, with the law firm noting that it “has increased its headcount in Bermuda by 25% in the last 12 months as it expands to meet growing market demand.” A spokesperson said, “Walkers, the international law firm, is substantially growing its business... Read more of this article

KPMG Announces New Leadership Appointments

KPMG Announces New Leadership Appointments

KPMG announced the appointment of Bron Turner and Ian Gardner as Managing Directors and Ed Fitzgerald, Jay Smith, and Lesley-Jane Smith as Directors. A spokesperson said,  “In addition to these appointments, we are announcing the retirement of Damion Henderson as Managing Director. “Bron Turner has 13 years audit experience and joined KPMG... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Oct 5 2022

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Oct 5 2022

October 5 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,375.41, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 67 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related Stories BSX Will Be Closed On Monday For Holiday LOM Company Shares Purchased By Director ‘Active And Significant... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: City Of Hamilton Taste Of Bermuda

Review: City Of Hamilton Taste Of Bermuda

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Food lovers in Bermuda were in for a treat over the weekend as the City of Hamilton hosted Taste of Bermuda with three different events. The three-day event kicked off on Friday evening with the Set The Bar: Cocktail Competition at the Bacardi HQ. When I arrived, I was given two drink tickets to enjoy myself during the... Read more of this article

Photos: Fashion Show Fundraiser At Verdmont

Photos: Fashion Show Fundraiser At Verdmont

A fashion show fundraiser last Saturday [Oct 1] at the Bermuda National Trust’s Verdmont property. A spokesperson said, “Verdmont, a Bermuda National Trust historic house and garden, was the splendid setting for a one-of-a-kind fabulous fashion show on Saturday October 1st. Most likely for the first time in its 300-year history it hosted... Read more of this article

Dr Reg Grundy Youth Photography Competition

Dr Reg Grundy Youth Photography Competition

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] and Mrs. Joy Grundy welcomes all primary, middle and high school students to participate in The Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth Photography Competition: Your Eyes on Bermuda, launching on October 3, 2022. A spokesperson said, “The competition, now in its fourth year, is an exciting opportunity for the next generation... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Two Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

Two Appointed To Sargasso Sea Commission

On September 27, 2022, the Bermuda Cabinet approved the appointment of two International Experts to the Sargasso Sea Commission that was established by the Hamilton Declaration on Collaboration for the Conservation of the Sargasso Sea, signed in Bermuda on March 11, 2014. A spokesperson said, “The two incoming Commissioners are Mrs. Rochelle Newbold,... Read more of this article

Freediving Bermuda Offers Courses & Tours

Freediving Bermuda Offers Courses & Tours

Freediving Bermuda is offering PADI Freediving Courses, freediving tours to various sites around the island, and surf survival workshops. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda: a sparkling gem in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by stunning coral reefs and steeped in history and adventure. For hundreds of years, Bermuda has been at the epicentre... Read more of this article

Greenrock To Host Sponsor Forum On October 7

Greenrock To Host Sponsor Forum On October 7

In its mission to “raise awareness and funds to support” the Offshore Wind Feasibility Study Series, developed in collaboration with UK-based Offshore Wind Experts, BVG & Associates, Greenrock will be holding a sponsor forum at the Chubb Building, from 12.00pm to 2.00pm, on Friday [Oct 7]. “The forum, designed to host existing... Read more of this article

CRIME

Suspects Brandish Gun In Spanish Point Area

Suspects Brandish Gun In Spanish Point Area

Two suspects on a motorcycle “rode up to a group of men in the area of Spanish Point Park” where the ”pillion passenger reportedly brandished a firearm and pointed it at one of the men,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS] can confirm there was a firearms incident in... Read more of this article

Items Seized And Five Suspects Arrested

Items Seized And Five Suspects Arrested

Police executed four search warrants and “packages containing the suspected controlled drug cannabis, along with approximately $10,000.00 BDA and U.S. currency” were seized, “jewellery believed to be acquired from the proceeds of crime” was also seized, three dogs were removed from one property, and “five persons have been arrested.” The... Read more of this article

Man Sentenced To 11 Years For Sexual Assault

Man Sentenced To 11 Years For Sexual Assault

Ronald Kirkland Simmons, 39, was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for sexual assault. Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police Nicholas Pedro said, “The Bermuda Police Service welcomes the sentence in the Supreme Court today [Tuesday, 4th October 2022], in a case where a man seriously sexually assaulted a woman in Pembroke on 20th September, 2020. “The... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Dunkley: Arbitrade Charges Are ‘No Surprise’

Dunkley: Arbitrade Charges Are ‘No Surprise’

“The PLP Government has shown its judgement is poor to say the least and the support of Arbitrade has cast a dark shadow over the island’s reputation,” Shadow Minister for National Security Michael Dunkley said. Mr. Dunkley said, “It comes as no surprise that the SEC, after an investigation, has filed charges against Arbitrade, a Bermudian company, and its... Read more of this article

Parliament.bm Back Online After ‘Short Outage’

Parliament.bm Back Online After ‘Short Outage’

After a “short outage” earlier this morning [Oct 5], the Parliament website is back online, the Government has advised. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that after a short outage earlier this morning, the Parliament website is back online. Members of the public can follow today’s Senate proceedings live via www.parliament.bm.” While... Read more of this article

RA Invite Feedback On Proposed Methodologies

RA Invite Feedback On Proposed Methodologies

The Regulatory Authority is inviting the public and other interested parties to comment on proposed methodologies under consideration for calculating the Feed-in Tariff [FiT]. A spokesperson said, “The FiT is the pre-determined rate at which renewable energy is purchased by BELCO from residential or commercial distributed generators [“DGs”], for the excess electricity... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Male Motorcyclist In ICU After Collision

Male Motorcyclist In ICU After Collision

A male motorcyclist is in the ICU after a collision on Sunday evening [Oct 2] in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:40pm Sunday, 2nd October 2022, a reported collision involving a car and a motorcycle occurred at the junction of Montpelier Road and Happy Valley Road in Devonshire. “It appears that a motorcyclist was travelling... Read more of this article

Reduction In Collisions In 2022 Third Quarter

Reduction In Collisions In 2022 Third Quarter

“Traffic collisions in the 3rd quarter of 2022 were significantly reduced, when compared with 3rd quarter figures for the three years prior,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “Between July and September of this year, there were 264 road traffic collisions. For the corresponding three months of 2021, there were 352... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Boat In Dockyard

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Boat In Dockyard

On Thursday [Sept 15] there was a fire onboard a 28-foot unmanned Chriscraft powerboat in Dockyard. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Thursday 15th September, 10:30pm. Astute neighbours at Pier 41 Marina in Dockyard, spotted a fire onboard a nearby 28-foot unmanned Chriscraft powerboat. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed... Read more of this article




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