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Photos: Police Seize Marijuana Plants In Smiths

Photos: Police Seize Marijuana Plants In Smiths

[Updated] Earlier today [Aug 21] Police seized what appeared to be a fairly large amount of marijuana plants from a location in Smiths parish, with police officers seen removing the plants this afternoon.The plants were estimated to be well over 6ft tall. A police investigation into this incident is underway, and we will update as able with any additional... Read more of this article

Photos: Seymour’s Pond “Blooms” Pink

Photos: Seymour’s Pond “Blooms” Pink

The Department of Conservation Services carried out preliminary tests on a sample from Seymour’s Pond in Southampton and found  single-celled plankton and numerous bacterial cells which are known to produce striking pink “blooms” in salt ponds. A spokesperson said: “The Department of Conservation Services has today carried out... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Lightning Strikes Off East End

Photos/Video: Lightning Strikes Off East End

[Updated with video] Numerous bolts of lightning could be seen over many parts of Bermuda this evening [July 23], with a frontal boundary lingering across Bermuda, causing showers and thunderstorms tonight. The photos and video below were taken between 8.30pm and 9.10pm this evening from a location in St David’s pointing in a southerly direction. A... Read more of this article

Photos: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with additional photos] Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 13] to celebrate a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century. The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton with participants walking on a... Read more of this article

Photos: Massive Fire At Pembroke Dump

Photos: Massive Fire At Pembroke Dump

A huge blaze broke out last night [Mar.29] at the Marsh Folly Composting Facility in Pembroke. Smoke billowed high in the sky, visible for miles around. Dozens of personnel from the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded, with firefighters called in from all over the island, as well as off duty staff receiving calls to respond to the emergency. They... Read more of this article

Photos: $45 Million Home For Sale

Photos: $45 Million Home For Sale

“Chelston”, one of Bermuda’s most impressive and historic properties has been listed for sale via Christie’s International Real Estate local affiliate John Sinclair for $45 million. The photos below, courtesy of JP Rouja/LookBermuda [link], show a glimpse of the property, which is located on Grape Bay Drive in Paget.Originally constructed... Read more of this article

Photos: Four Whales Fight Over Female

Photos: Four Whales Fight Over Female

Whale researcher Andrew Stevenson captured photos of four male humpback whales fighting over a female on Monday [Jan.23], with the ocean love fest taking place approximately 25 miles off Bermuda in deep waters. Mr Stevenson said it was the first time he has witnessed humpback mating behaviour entirely consistent with courting humpbacks he has observed... Read more of this article

Looking Back On 2011: The Year In Photos

Looking Back On 2011: The Year In Photos

To mark the end of an eventful year, Bernews has chronicled some of the memorable events with a selection of the most arresting images of 2011. While many of the dramatic moments are here, so too are some of the more celebratory, intimate and poignant ones. And although disciples of an American End-Times prophet took to Hamilton’s Streets early... Read more of this article

Photos: In Motion’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Photos: In Motion’s ‘The Nutcracker’

Dancing dolls, waltzing flowers and the Sugarplum Fairy returned to Bermuda when the In Motion School of Dance presented their second annual Nutcracker Holiday Spectacular on Friday [Dec. 16] and Saturday [Dec. 17]. Approximately 80 students, aged from seven to 18 years old, participated in the City Hall performance, which featured choreography from... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Christmas Boat Parade

Photos: 2011 Christmas Boat Parade

Boats decorated with dazzling arrays of holiday lights and equipped with sound systems playing seasonal favourites thrilled thousands of spectators as Bermuda’s Christmas Boat Parade took place in Hamilton Harbour last night [Dec.10]. The always popular event saw over 70 vessels, ranging from expensive yachts to Boston whalers, make their way across... Read more of this article

Photos: Kings of Construction Challenge

Photos: Kings of Construction Challenge

There were no 97-pound weaklings in evidence on Sunday [Oct.9] for the Construction Association Of Bermuda’s Fun Day at Clearwater Beach. The featured event was the Kings of Construction Challenge — a strong-man type competition pitting teams of construction workers against each other in feats such as the Truck Pull, Block Load, Tire Flip... Read more of this article

Photos: Tree Crashes On St George’s Roof

Photos: Tree Crashes On St George’s Roof

At approximately 4:30pm this afternoon [Sept.15] a tree crashed into the roof of a beauty salon in the Tiger Bay, St George’s area.Cheveux nail technician Shakirah Brangman was inside the building when the tree fell. She described hearing a loud crashing sound that sounded like lightening had struck the building. She went outside to check and... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Hurricane Fabian Memorial Ride

Photos: 2011 Hurricane Fabian Memorial Ride

The 8th Annual Remembrance Ride for the victims of Hurricane Fabian was held today [Sept 4], with riders starting from City Hall and making their way to Ferry Reach. The event serves to honour the memories of the four people who were swept from the Causeway by Hurricane Fabian on September 5th 2003; Constable Stephen Symons, Constable Nicole O’Connor,... Read more of this article