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New Deal To Supply Industrial Aggregate

New Deal To Supply Industrial Aggregate

East End Asphalt Company Limited [EEA] announced a sole distributor partnership with Carver Companies [Carver], a US-based provider of industrial aggregate. A spokesperson said, “The newly forged alliance is set to positively impact the price, quality, and convenience of aggregate supply available in Bermuda for construction and related industries. “After... Read more of this article

Students Create Impressive Popsicle Bridge

Students Create Impressive Popsicle Bridge

The students of the 2022 STEAM Academy Programme built a rather impressive Popsicle Bridge, which was so well constructed that the Minister of Education Diallo Rabain walked across it. “I enjoyed the challenge of walking across the Popsicle Bridge built by students of the 2022 STEAM Academy Programme. I was impressed by how engaging and confident... Read more of this article

Pier 6 Undergoing A “Stunning Transformation”

Pier 6 Undergoing A “Stunning Transformation”

The City of Hamilton launched a marketing campaign for Pier 6, saying that the 6500 sq ft space is “currently undergoing a stunning transformation” and the expected completion date is Fall 2022. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is excited to launch its marketing campaign for Pier 6 – Hamilton’s premier event venue. “A... Read more of this article

$6.6M Project To Upgrade Laundry Facilities

$6.6M Project To Upgrade Laundry Facilities

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they have “started a $6.6-million project to renovate its ageing laundry facility.” The Laundry & Linen Department has been housed in the basement of the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s [KEMH] General Wing since the facility was constructed in the 1960s. “Renovation... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Marina Preliminary Work

Photos: St. George’s Marina Preliminary Work

“I’m pleased by the progress of the preliminary work underway in the East-End for the construction of the St. George’s Marina. We promised to advance this construction and that promise is being kept,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, In providing an update on preparation work currently underway, the Minister said,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda Triangle Point Plaque

Photos/Video: Bermuda Triangle Point Plaque

The City announced “spectacular upgrades” at the Albuoy’s Point area, including officially marking a spot as the northern point of the Bermuda Triangle; a bronze plaque has been placed in the area, along with a QR code that, when scanned, will show an informative video. Speaking at the unveiling last night, Councillor John Harvey said,... Read more of this article

Video: People Attend Porch Restoration Event

Video: People Attend Porch Restoration Event

[Updated with video] Starting today [May 23] the public has been invited to watch as the porch starts being rebuilt at the old Pub on the Square in St. George’s, with free food on offer from Freddies Buffet and Glaze Bakery. A spokesperson previously said, “Everyone is welcome to watch from a close but safe distance as the team of carpenters... Read more of this article

Cost Increase For St. George’s Marina Project

Cost Increase For St. George’s Marina Project

The cost of the St. George’s Marina Development will increase from $2.7 million to just over $4 million and the scheduled completion date of June 2022 has been extended to December 2022, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, with the Minister noting that “the budgetary increase is significant and reflects both the current inflationary... Read more of this article

Porch Restoration Event With Free Food Tasting

Porch Restoration Event With Free Food Tasting

The public is invited to watch as the “porch is being rebuilt at one of Bermuda’s heritage sites, the old Pub On The Square in St. Georges,” with free food tastings by Freddies Buffet and Glaze Bakery. A spokesperson said, “The restoration will start this weekend and last for approximately 2 weeks. Everyone is welcome to watch from a... Read more of this article

City Updates On Pier 6 Renovation Project

City Updates On Pier 6 Renovation Project

The City of Hamilton provided a progress update on the Pier 6 renovation project, saying that “most of the base work has been completed, with all the old building materials and fixtures having been removed.” A spokesperson said, “Last summer the City launched a massive renovation effort of the former No. 6 Shed with a host of major improvements... Read more of this article

Renovation Of Beacon House Now Underway

Renovation Of Beacon House Now Underway

The renovation of Beacon House is now underway, with Vision Bermuda aiming to raise $90,000 in order to “fully restore and equip our building to service the blind and visually impaired in our community.” A spokesperson said, “Vision Bermuda is delighted to share the news that the long awaited and much needed renovation of Beacon House... Read more of this article

Minister Updates: Short-Term Stimulus Program

Minister Updates: Short-Term Stimulus Program

29 of the 43 Short-Term Stimulus projects are either started or completed representing a spend of around $6 million, and 92 new jobs were created, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly, the Minister said, “I will provide the House with a report on the Short-Term Stimulus Program that was launched in... Read more of this article

Old Hangar On Boaz Island Being Demolished

Old Hangar On Boaz Island Being Demolished

Having been scheduled for demolition since 2015, the old airplane hangar in the west end is now being demolished, with WEDCo noting that after the front façade collapsed last year they “could not prolong this project as it became a health and safety issue.” The structure is part of the old Royal Naval Air Station on Boaz Island, and in... Read more of this article