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BNT: No Christmas Walkabout Event This Year

BNT: No Christmas Walkabout Event This Year

The Bermuda National Trust has “made the difficult decision not to host the much-loved Christmas Walkabout this year.” The BNT posted on social media saying, “With the safety and health of the community in mind, the Bermuda National Trust has made the difficult decision not to host the much-loved Christmas Walkabout this year. Traditionally,... Read more of this article

Christmas Tree Collection On January 18 & 25

Christmas Tree Collection On January 18 & 25

The Ministry of Public Works reminds the public that Christmas tree collection will be held on this and next Saturday, the 18 and 25 of January. A Government spokesperson said, “The public are advised to adhere to the following Christmas Tree Collection schedule: “East End Christmas Tree Collection will be held on Saturday January 18 and... Read more of this article

Rotary Club Christmas Essay Contest Winners

Rotary Club Christmas Essay Contest Winners

The Pembroke Rotary Club has announced the winners of its Christmas essay competition, along with those who received honourable mentions. A spokesperson said, “For the past four years, the Pembroke Rotary club has sponsored a Christmas essay competition, open to students of all schools in elementary, middle and senior levels. “The chairperson... Read more of this article

City Of Hamilton Christmas Tree Collection

City Of Hamilton Christmas Tree Collection

The City of Hamilton is advising the public that Christmas tree collection in the City is scheduled for every Tuesday and Thursday in January beginning on Tuesday, January 7. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton advises the public that Christmas tree collection in the City is scheduled for every Tuesday and Thursday in January starting next... Read more of this article

St. George’s Christmas Window Display Winners

St. George’s Christmas Window Display Winners

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation, in collaboration with the St. George’s Rotary and the Corporation of St. George, announced the winners of the annual St. George’s Window Display Contest, which began on November 30th during the Lighting of the Town Event.According to BEDC Micro Small & Medium Enterprise Officer, Dennis Carter,... Read more of this article

Column: Celebrating The Season With Gombeys

Column: Celebrating The Season With Gombeys

[Column written by Glenn Fubler] The festive season – Christmas through New Year’s – includes a mix of traditions, dating back two millennia. That birth in a stable speaks to the power of humility; a challenge to the current culture of hyper-consumerism and self-promotion. The visit to Bethlehem by those following the star reminds us of the importance... Read more of this article

Ethiopian Orthodox To Host Christmas Service

Ethiopian Orthodox To Host Christmas Service

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church is inviting the public to join them for their Lidet Christmas Service on Monday, January 6 at 9.30pm at their St. George’s location, followed by a traditional Christmas feast after the service. A spokesperson said, “Christmas is a major holy day in Ethiopia, where more than half of the population is Orthodox Christian.... Read more of this article

Two Tourists Arrested After Failing To Pay Bill

Two Tourists Arrested After Failing To Pay Bill

Two 25-year-old American female tourists were arrested after they failed to pay their restaurant bill on Christmas Day. A police spokesperson said, “Two female American tourists were arrested after they failed to pay the bill having eaten at a Hamilton hotel restaurant on Christmas day. “The hotel’s General Manager made a report to police... Read more of this article

Heron Bay Wins Festival Of Trees Competition

Heron Bay Wins Festival Of Trees Competition

Students who decorated a Christmas Tree at Dockyard helped Heron Bay Primary school to win $2,500, as the school received the most votes in the Festival of Trees competition organised by the West End Development Corporation at the Royal Naval Dockyard. Ten schools each decorated a tree in The Mall and WEDCO’s Marketing and Events Manager, Stephanie... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Christmas Community Visits

Photos: BFRS Christmas Community Visits

Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service staff working across the island on Christmas Day [Dec 25] took time out of their schedule to accommodate some community visits which included seniors’ care facilities and families of fallen firefighters. In collaboration with community business partners, firefighters from the Port Royal, Hamilton and Clearwater... Read more of this article

Christmas Baby: Saunto Lorenzo Wilson

Christmas Baby: Saunto Lorenzo Wilson

One family in Bermuda received a super special Christmas gift today [Dec 25], with Saunto Lorenzo Wilson born just after 11.00am to parents Savanna Ramotar and Khyren Wilson. Savanna said, “Everyone is happy he is here. A lot of people said he would be a Christmas baby. He is definitely a blessing.” Mom Savanna Ramotar and baby Saunto with BHB midwife... Read more of this article

Photos: 2019 Christmas Day At Elbow Beach

Photos: 2019 Christmas Day At Elbow Beach

People made their way to Elbow Beach in Paget to celebrate Christmas today [Dec 25], spending the holidday socializing and celebrating on one of Bermuda’s most popular beaches. The annual Christmas get together is a long standing tradition, and usually sees many of the participants getting into the festive spirit, sporting seasonal attire at the event. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: Dowling’s Christmas Community Event

Photos: Dowling’s Christmas Community Event

The Dowling’s Marine & Auto Service Christmas meal giveaway for the community is currently underway this afternoon [Dec 25] with the Dowling family being joined by extended family members, friends and community volunteers. Garon Dowling explained the idea was spearheaded by his dad, George a few years ago and Garon decided to put it into... Read more of this article