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Partial Road Closure On Ewing Street For Repairs

Partial Road Closure On Ewing Street For Repairs

The City of Hamilton advised that “due to a waterpipe leak on Ewing Street, the City must close off part of the road to conduct repair works.” A spokesperson said, “The closure will be in effect from November 29th 2021 to December 6th 2021 and will impact access to and from Ewing Street. Access will be via the Court Street/Till’s Hill... Read more of this article

Ball Hockey: Frontier & Water Hazard Win

Ball Hockey: Frontier & Water Hazard Win

It was a high scoring affair at the PCC Hockey Rink in the latest round of Bermuda Ball Hockey Winter League action with 20 goals scored in a double-header. Frontier 7 – Spine and Sport 6 In the opener Frontier edged Spine and Sport 7 – 6, with the winner coming in the shoot-out. With the teams deadlocked at 6 – 6, Matthew Benson’s shootout... Read more of this article

Jillian Terceira Begins Competing In Belgium

Jillian Terceira Begins Competing In Belgium

Jillian Terceira began competing in the Sentower Park – CSI2*/CSI1*/CSIYH1* International Horse Show Jumping event in Belgium. On the first day, she competed in one class, with one horse. Terceira and Mia Volo Vd Molendreef finished 48th competing in the 1.35m CSI2* Two Phases Special in Two Phases Class, the pair had a first Phase Clear Round... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Covid Impact On Schools

Minister Updates On Covid Impact On Schools

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on the “on-going impact of Covid-19 in our schools and the preventative measures that have been put in place in both our public and our private schools to keep our children safe.” Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 26] the Minister said, “The coronavirus is with... Read more of this article

Videos: Ministry E-Mobility Summit Sessions

Videos: Ministry E-Mobility Summit Sessions

The Ministry of Transport recently hosted an E-Mobility Summit and you can watch the videos below. A Government spokesperson said, “As part of the Government of Bermuda’s Energy Transition Projects, which include the transition of the Public Bus Fleet to zero-emission vehicles, the Ministry of Transport recently hosted an E-Mobility Summit.... Read more of this article

‘Further Strengthening Of Workplace Protection’

‘Further Strengthening Of Workplace Protection’

The Labour Advisory Council will be asked to review a number of possible policies including a requirement to notify the Ministry of Labour when an employer intends to terminate more than 20 people, workplace inspections, wage theft protections and more. This is according to a statement from Minister of Labour Jason Hayward in the House of Assembly,... Read more of this article

Column: Youth Unemployment, Creatives & More

Column: Youth Unemployment, Creatives & More

[Opinion column written by the OBA’s Dwayne Robinson] The Government has made its intentions known on tackling youth unemployment. The 2021 Throne Speech lacked details, so I was not surprised by the vagueness on how the Government intends to reach this objective. However, I was given a bit of hope by the National Youth Policy produced by the... Read more of this article

Road Safety Council Designated Driver Campaign

Road Safety Council Designated Driver Campaign

The Bermuda Road Safety Council’s [RSC] slogan for December is ‘Designate Your Driver,’ Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said. Speaking the House of Assembly, Minister Scott said, “The Ministry of Transport, acknowledges the sobering fact that 16 lives have been lost to road traffic accidents in 2021 – I extend my condolences... Read more of this article

Nick Pilgrim Competes In Junior Pan Am Games

Nick Pilgrim Competes In Junior Pan Am Games

Nick Pilgrim was the second Bermuda athlete to represent the island as the 2021 Junior Pan American Games got underway in Cali, Colombia. Competing in the Men’s Triathlon, Pilgrim finished 23rd as Brazilian Miguel Lopes Hidalgo stormed to victory. Hidalgo clocked a winning time of 56:40, Eduardo Nuñez Gomez from Mexico was second in 5:01, and Cesar... Read more of this article

Jaydon Roberts Competes In Jr Pan Am Games

Jaydon Roberts Competes In Jr Pan Am Games

Jaydon Roberts was Bermuda’s first athlete to compete at the 2021 Junior Pan Am Games in Colombia, as he began competing in the Men’s Recurve Junior event. After 72 Arrows, Roberts finished in 22nd place with a score of 535. Nicholas D’Amour from the Virgin Islands had the best score in the Division for the day with 679, Adrian Munoz from... Read more of this article

Footballers Conclude NEPSAC Championships

Footballers Conclude NEPSAC Championships

Four Bermudian footballers and their teammates concluded competing in the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council [NEPSAC] Championships. In Boys Class B action Adrian Trott, Armand Foy, and their South Kent School Men’s Soccer teammates were crowned the New England Champions. They defeated Westminster 3 – 0 in the New England Final. Lazai... Read more of this article

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 27

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting November 27

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday November 27th.On Monday the Oleander container ship is expected, on Tuesday the MV Suhar cement carrier and the Martorell vehicles carrier will arrive, on Wednesday the Marsgracht general cargo ship is scheduled to arrive... Read more of this article

Dec 3: WindReach To Host Virtual Conference

Dec 3: WindReach To Host Virtual Conference

WindReach will be hosting a virtual conference in recognition of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Friday, December 3. A spokesperson said, “Common Ground 2021 is a virtual one-day conference that will focus on ‘encouraging advocacy.’ People with disabilities have been fighting for their right to be heard,... Read more of this article