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St Regis Exemption Approval Now Rescinded

St Regis Exemption Approval Now Rescinded

An “exemption approval issued to the St. Regis developers to conduct construction at the site during the Stay-at-Home period has been rescinded,” the Government confirmed this evening. This follows after footage of what appeared to be work ongoing at the site circulated today via messaging apps and social media, and what appeared to be an... Read more of this article

Construction Begins On $3.8M College Centre

Construction Begins On $3.8M College Centre

Construction of the new Career Development Centre at Bermuda College has “officially commenced,” with the project — which will include a 3,542 sq. foot addition with a number of state-of-the-art features — made possible thanks to a $3.8 million donation from several Bermuda-based re/insurers. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Delays In Repairing Wall On Harbour Road

Delays In Repairing Wall On Harbour Road

“Inclement weather and the inability to source local materials has resulted in considerable delays in completing repairs to the wall” on Harbour Road, the Government has advised. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works can advise the public that inclement weather and the inability to source local materials has resulted in... Read more of this article

Minister Burch: 67 Companies Approved To Date

Minister Burch: 67 Companies Approved To Date

To date 67 companies have been approved for the Short Term Stimulus Programme in which around $13 million was allocated for infrastructure improvements to be done by small to medium sized contractors, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [March 26], the Minister said, “The Ministry of Public... Read more of this article

BFRS Rescue Man Trapped In Overturned Crane

BFRS Rescue Man Trapped In Overturned Crane

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service rescued a man who was “trapped in the cab of an overturned crane” in St George’s today [March 22], with the BFRS saying “fire crews found one man trapped with no obvious injuries and conscious in the cab of the overturned crane.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “On Monday... Read more of this article

Plans To Repair Section Of Harbour Road Wall

Plans To Repair Section Of Harbour Road Wall

The Ministry of Public Works advised of “upcoming plans to repair a 50-foot section of wall located on Harbour Road Paget, east of Highwood Lane and Lovers Lane.”“In the coming weeks, the area in question will undergo remedial repairs to secure the wall section. Meanwhile, the planning and procurement of the necessary equipment and... Read more of this article

Construction Scheduled At Admiralty House Park

Construction Scheduled At Admiralty House Park

The Department of Parks is advising the public of construction scheduled to take place at Admiralty House Park on Monday [March 15]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Parks wishes to advise the public of construction scheduled to commence at Admiralty House Park on Monday, March 15. “The work involves reconstructing the beach access... Read more of this article

City Sidewalk/Light Works Now 80% Complete

City Sidewalk/Light Works Now 80% Complete

The City of Hamilton provided a progress report on the “infrastructure works at the junction of Par-la-Ville Road, Point Pleasant Road and Front Street,” saying that the work — which consists of “sidewalk refurbishment and the installation of new traffic lights” — is now 80% complete. “The new traffic lights, which... Read more of this article

Minister Burch On The Stimulus Programme

Minister Burch On The Stimulus Programme

“We are very pleased with the response to the Stimulus programme and are working as fast as we can to get contracts awarded,” Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said in the House of Assembly today [March 5]. The Minister said, “It was December 17th, 2020 when the Executive Director of the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation,... Read more of this article

City To Renovate Victoria Street Bathrooms

City To Renovate Victoria Street Bathrooms

The City of Hamilton will be renovating of the Victoria Street public bathrooms to “make them safer, more robust and easier to keep clean,” with the bathrooms to closed to the public while the work takes place. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is about to embark on a full renovation of the Victoria Street public bathrooms to... Read more of this article

Construction To Commence At #5 Car Park

Construction To Commence At #5 Car Park

The City of Hamilton said they wish to “advise motorists, businesses and the general public of future construction at the #5 Car Park, Front Street, for the installation of a barrier gate system.” “The barrier system will operate in a similar fashion to all other city car parks allowing ticketed entry and exit,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Albert Row Demolition Underway

Photos & Video: Albert Row Demolition Underway

Demolition work is now underway at the Albert Row building in Sandys, with crews on site at the Malabar Road location. The west end property was a Grade 2 listed building, however in October of last year the Government notices stated that the building would be ‘delisted as a ‘building of special architectural or historical interest.’Back... Read more of this article

Video: Ground Breaking At Western Stars Club

Video: Ground Breaking At Western Stars Club

A “ceremonial ground breaking” was held today [Feb 11] at the Western Stars field in Pembroke, with the Minister thanking both Gorham’s and Western Stars for their support of the initiative, which will result in upgrades to the field and club operations and Gorham’s having access to an unused strip of Government owned land for a... Read more of this article