NMB: Meet The Artists And Make Art On June 8

NMB: Meet The Artists And Make Art On June 8

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] will host the ‘Meet the Artists and Make Art’ event on Saturday, June 8 with three visiting Azorean contemporary artists. A spokesperson said, “Meet the Artists and Make Art! at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] on Saturday, June 8, from 12-2pm with three visiting Azorean contemporary artists.... Read more of this article

Khan Appointed Executive Director Of WeSpeak

Khan Appointed Executive Director Of WeSpeak

Suzanne Khan has been appointed the Executive Director of WeSpeak. A spokesperson said, “WeSpeak Bermuda is thrilled to announce the appointment of Suzanne Khan as its first Executive Director. Khan is a seasoned professional who brings a wealth of expertise and passion to the role. She is poised to lead WeSpeak Bermuda into its next chapter,... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 21 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: May 20... Read more of this article

Govt House On Bomb Threat Hoaxes In OTs

Govt House On Bomb Threat Hoaxes In OTs

Following a series of hoax bomb threats received by British Overseas Territories, including Bermuda. the Governor said her “office is working with the full range of Bermudian authorities and institutions to review our response and ensure that lessons learned are properly and rapidly applied.” Governor Rena Lalgie said, “Over recent... Read more of this article

Nic Narraway Wins Silver Medal In Brazil

Nic Narraway Wins Silver Medal In Brazil

Nic Narraway has claimed a silver medal at the Pan American Road Cycling Championships in Brazil today [May 21]. Narraway, competing in the under-23 time-trial over 11.8 kilometres in Sao Jose dos Campos, crossed the line 45min 35.581sec to secure a podium finish. He was just nine seconds off the gold medal won by Chilean Hector Quintana. Narraway finished... Read more of this article

Video: Aeziah Divine After Racing In UK

Video: Aeziah Divine After Racing In UK

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian motorcycle racer Aeziah Divine said he gained “valuable experience” racing in the R&G British Talent Cup second round at Donington Park in Leicestershire at the weekend. Divine, who races for British development team Microlise Cresswell Racing, said he is becoming more comfortable on the Honda NSF250R bike... Read more of this article

Major Simons Appointed As Commanding Officer

Major Simons Appointed As Commanding Officer

Governor Rena Lalgie announced that Major Duncan Simons will succeed Lt Col Ben Beasley BEM as Commanding Officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment on June 1, 2024. Governor Lalgie said, “The Regiment plays a key role in ensuring the safety and security of Bermuda both on land and on water and Major Simons’ experience, gained from within the Regiment... Read more of this article


Video: May 21st Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 21st Bernews Morning Newsflash

49-year-old motorcyclist arrested after collision, Premier David Burt on Red Tape Reduction Consultation, Bermuda Day Loyal Hill style, Minister Owen Darrell on Bermuda Day, Bermuda Day road & traffic closures announced, Bermuda Day tape markings, Court Street Market was held, End-To-End surpasses fundraising goals, Bermuda Teen Awards to honour... Read more of this article

Premier On Red Tape Reduction Consultation

Premier On Red Tape Reduction Consultation

Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt held a press conference today [May 20] on Red Tape Reduction Consultation. Premier Burt said, “Good afternoon, members of the media and to the people of Bermuda. “As your Government, we believe in a Bermuda where everyone has a voice, and our strength lies in listening to those voices when they... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Road & Traffic Closures Announced

Bermuda Day Road & Traffic Closures Announced

The Ministry of Public Works has announced road and traffic restrictions for Bermuda Day on May 24th. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to inform the public about road and traffic restrictions for Bermuda Day on Friday, 24 May 2024. These measures are necessary to accommodate the various race events and the parade... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teen Awards To Honour 88 Teens

Bermuda Teen Awards To Honour 88 Teens

Teen Services will honor 88 teens at the 38th Annual Bermuda Outstanding Teen Awards on May 26th at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “Teen Services is delighted to announce that 88 outstanding teens, representing a total of 114 nominations from all high schools on the island, will be honoured at the 38th Annual Bermuda Outstanding... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: May 20 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 20 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: May 21... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Loyal Hill Style

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Loyal Hill Style

The Loyal Hill community in Devonshire kicked off their Bermuda Day celebrations a bit early, with a special parade this weekend featuring dancers, the Gombeys, a race and more. Related Stories Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Tape Markings Photos, Video & 360: Spectators Set Up Photos & Video:... Read more of this article

49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

[Updated] A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision in Devonshire on Sunday evening. A spokesperson said, “A collision involving two male motorcyclists along North Shore Road, Devonshire, near Loyal Hill Road around 7:10pm Sunday 19th May 2024, has led to the arrest of one of the men, said to be a 49-year-old... Read more of this article

End-To-End Surpasses Fundraising Goals

End-To-End Surpasses Fundraising Goals

The Convex End-to-End took place on Saturday, April 27th with 2,578 individuals participating, and the organizers said it “surpassed expectations in funds raised, with an announcement on the total impact expected in June once all donations have been received.” Anne Mello, End-to-End Board Chair, said, “The organizing team extends heartfelt... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Court Street Market

Photos & Video: Court Street Market

The merchants of Court Street held a Court Street Market yesterday [May 19] with a wide variety of items for sale. Market spokesperson Gary Augustus previously said, “There are a lot of new vendors this year. Court Street Market is an outlet for up and coming business entrepreneurs to show their merchandise and sell to the public.” Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Tape Markings

Photos & Video: Bermuda Day Tape Markings

People have started marking their spots along the race and parade routes in anticipation of the upcoming Bermuda Day holiday, with numerous locations reserved along the routes. Bermudians traditionally mark their spots for Bermuda Day — which will take place on Friday, May 24th this year — seeking to claim prime viewing points for both the Half... Read more of this article

DailyMale Health Clinic Hosts First 2024 Event

DailyMale Health Clinic Hosts First 2024 Event

[Written by Patrick Bean] The DailyMale Men’s Health Clinic hosted a highly successful first event of 2024 on Saturday [May 18] at the Bermuda Industrial Union. Client traffic was brisk, as a clinic record 50 men were provided free offerings of testing for prostate cancer and cardiovascular disease between 9 am and 1 pm, with most grateful for the... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Darrell On Bermuda Day

Video: Minister Darrell On Bermuda Day

[Updated] Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell is holding a press conference today [May 20] to discuss the upcoming Bermuda Day celebrations. We will have additional information later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 8.53pm: The Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell said, “Good morning,... Read more of this article

Video: BermudAir Starts Flights To Canada

Video: BermudAir Starts Flights To Canada

BermudAir has launched service to Canada, beginning with flights to Toronto, with the inaugural flight to Pearson International Airport [YYZ] taking place on Friday [May 17]. “Flying to Canada marks the latest phase of our strategic expansion of service for Bermuda,” said Adam Scott, Founder and CEO of BermudAir. “Launching flights to Toronto... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: May 21 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: May 21 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: May 20... Read more of this article

Video: Aeziah Divine After Racing In UK

Video: Aeziah Divine After Racing In UK

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian motorcycle racer Aeziah Divine said he gained “valuable experience” racing in the R&G British Talent Cup second round at Donington Park in Leicestershire at the weekend. Divine, who races for British development team Microlise Cresswell Racing, said he is becoming more comfortable on the Honda NSF250R bike... Read more of this article

Video: May 21st Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: May 21st Bernews Morning Newsflash

49-year-old motorcyclist arrested after collision, Premier David Burt on Red Tape Reduction Consultation, Bermuda Day Loyal Hill style, Minister Owen Darrell on Bermuda Day, Bermuda Day road & traffic closures announced, Bermuda Day tape markings, Court Street Market was held, End-To-End surpasses fundraising goals, Bermuda Teen Awards to honour... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Eva Frazzoni Scores In Suffolk Cup Final

Eva Frazzoni Scores In Suffolk Cup Final

Eva Frazzoni scored in AFC Sudbury Women’s 11-1 win over Stowupland Falcons in the MH Goals Suffolk Cup final at Portman Road, the home of Ipswich Town, today [May 21] The Bermuda women’s national team captain scored her side’s fourth goal with a powerful strike and created the opener. In the 39th minute, the match was suspended for an hour... Read more of this article

Heart Foundation Congratulates Bermy Bouncers

Heart Foundation Congratulates Bermy Bouncers

The Bermuda Heart Foundation congratulated the Bermy Bouncer jump squad on their first, second, and third-place finishes at the North Carolina Classic. A spokesperson said, “They won! Congratulations to our outstanding Bermy Bouncer jump squad! Your remarkable achievements at the North Carolina Classic have left us bursting with immense pride.... Read more of this article

Public Service To Celebrate 115th Half Marathon

Public Service To Celebrate 115th Half Marathon

On Friday, May 24, 2024, the Bermuda Half Marathon Derby will celebrate its 115th Anniversary, and the Public Service will observe the milestone occasion with a series of wellness activities this week. A Government spokesperson said, “Tomorrow [Wednesday, May 22], public servants and members of the community will participate in a lunchtime Wellness... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

PartnerRe Dividend On Preferred Shares

PartnerRe Dividend On Preferred Shares

PartnerRe Ltd. announced a dividend of $0.3046875 per Series J preferred share for March 15 to June 14, payable on June 17, 2024, to shareholders of record as of May 31, 2024. A spokesperson said, “PartnerRe Ltd. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend for the period March 15, 2024 – June 14, 2024 of $0.3046875 per share... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: May 21 2024

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: May 21 2024

May 21 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,510.47, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 51 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related Stories ‘Active And Significant Year For The BSX’ Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: May 20 2024 Bermuda Stock Exchange... Read more of this article

Khan Appointed Executive Director Of WeSpeak

Khan Appointed Executive Director Of WeSpeak

Suzanne Khan has been appointed the Executive Director of WeSpeak. A spokesperson said, “WeSpeak Bermuda is thrilled to announce the appointment of Suzanne Khan as its first Executive Director. Khan is a seasoned professional who brings a wealth of expertise and passion to the role. She is poised to lead WeSpeak Bermuda into its next chapter,... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

NMB: Meet The Artists And Make Art On June 8

NMB: Meet The Artists And Make Art On June 8

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] will host the ‘Meet the Artists and Make Art’ event on Saturday, June 8 with three visiting Azorean contemporary artists. A spokesperson said, “Meet the Artists and Make Art! at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] on Saturday, June 8, from 12-2pm with three visiting Azorean contemporary artists.... Read more of this article

Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’ On June 22

Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’ On June 22

The City of Hamilton invited the public to Barr’s Bay Park on June 22 for Fresh Air Films: Sunset Cinema, featuring Kung Fu Panda 4 and The Beekeeper, with free admission, food vendors on-site and more. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is inviting members of the public to join us at the iconic Barr’s Bay Park on Saturday, June 22,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teen Awards To Honour 88 Teens

Bermuda Teen Awards To Honour 88 Teens

Teen Services will honor 88 teens at the 38th Annual Bermuda Outstanding Teen Awards on May 26th at the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “Teen Services is delighted to announce that 88 outstanding teens, representing a total of 114 nominations from all high schools on the island, will be honoured at the 38th Annual Bermuda Outstanding... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

BUEI Announces Winners Of YRE Competition

BUEI Announces Winners Of YRE Competition

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] has announced the winners of the 2024 Young Reporters for the Environment [YRE] Journalism Competition. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] is proud to announce the winners of the National Young Reporters for the Environment [YRE] Competition. This year,... Read more of this article

Aaron Crichlow Earns KBB’s President’s Award

Aaron Crichlow Earns KBB’s President’s Award

Aaron Crichlow and Bermuda Is Love have received this year’s President’s Award from Keep Bermuda Beautiful, with KBB noting that “Aaron and this amazing group of young adults have led monthly community clean-ups that have removed tens of thousands of pounds of waste from dozens of locations across the island.” The KBB newsletter... Read more of this article

Govt House Hosts School Gardens Project

Govt House Hosts School Gardens Project

Governor Rena Lalgie met with Victor School Primary and Dellwood Middle School students for the last day of their ‘school gardens’ project at Government House Government House said, “Over the school year, the students planted and maintained their gardens each week and their hard work paid off with both schools winning a “First... Read more of this article

CRIME

49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

[Updated] A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision in Devonshire on Sunday evening. A spokesperson said, “A collision involving two male motorcyclists along North Shore Road, Devonshire, near Loyal Hill Road around 7:10pm Sunday 19th May 2024, has led to the arrest of one of the men, said to be a 49-year-old... Read more of this article

Man Hospitalised After Stabbing Incident

Man Hospitalised After Stabbing Incident

A 33-year-old Sandys parish man has been hospitalised after a stabbing incident in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:40am Sunday, 12th May 2024, police received a report of a stabbing incident. “Apparently a 33-year-old Sandys parish man was assaulted by another individual in the parking lot between Legends Bar and Mr. Chicken... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Shooting

18-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Shooting

An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the shooting that injured four people earlier this month, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], can confirm that an eighteen-year-old male has been arrested in connection with a shooting, which left four people in hospital receiving treatment... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Happy Bermuda Day

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Happy Bermuda Day

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a cheerful graphic of pink balloons adorned with the flag of Bermuda, celebrating Bermuda Day. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 7,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s most comprehensive... Read more of this article

Digital Fare Phase 1 Starts On June 24

Digital Fare Phase 1 Starts On June 24

On June 24th “we are introducing phase one of the new digital fare media for public buses and ferries, marking a pivotal moment in our journey towards modernization and efficiency,” Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [May 17] the Minister said, “With the digital fare media, commuters can effortlessly manage... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Green Blue Gombeys

Wallpaper Wednesday: Green Blue Gombeys

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the island’s iconic Gombeys, adding a splash of color and energy to celebrate Bermuda Day. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 7,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s most comprehensive... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

49-Year-Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

[Updated] A 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving following a collision in Devonshire on Sunday evening. A spokesperson said, “A collision involving two male motorcyclists along North Shore Road, Devonshire, near Loyal Hill Road around 7:10pm Sunday 19th May 2024, has led to the arrest of one of the men, said to be a 49-year-old... Read more of this article

Two-Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

Two-Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

A two-vehicle collision involving two motorcycles occurred on North Shore Road in Devonshire this evening [May 19]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:10pm Sunday, 19th May 2024, a collision occurred on North Shore Road in Devonshire, near the junction with Loyal Hill Road. “Early information indicates that two motorcyclists collided... Read more of this article

Single-Vehicle Collision On Middle Road

Single-Vehicle Collision On Middle Road

[Updated] A single vehicle collision occurred in Southampton yesterday evening [May 17]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:10p.m. on Friday, 17th of May 2024, police and other emergency services were dispatched to a report a serious single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle, along Middle Road Southampton near the junction with Tribe Road... Read more of this article


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