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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

Minister Furbert Updates On Road & Trench Work

Minister Furbert Updates On Road & Trench Work

Acting Minister of Public Works Wayne Furbert held a press conference this afternoon [Jan 20] to provide an “update on the ongoing trench work being carried out across the island and to share the plans for asphalting the roads.” Acting Minister Furbert said, “Firstly, I want to recognize the frustration experienced by members of the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Food Truck Relocated By Crane

Photos & Video: Food Truck Relocated By Crane

Traffic controls were in effect in Flatt’s this morning [Jan 16] as a food truck was moved across the street using a crane.The Ministry of Public Works had previously advised that “the food truck located at Brightside Resort and Guest Apartments parking lot will be relocated by way of crane, to the North Shore Road private marina across from... Read more of this article

Road Work Notices For Harbour Rd & St George’s

Road Work Notices For Harbour Rd & St George’s

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public of road traffic notices affecting Harbour Road in Paget and Warwick as well as Rose Hill to St. George Club in the east end.For more information on the Harbour Road, Paget traffic flow change, click here. For more information on the Rose Hill To St George’s Club RO Plant, in St. George’s Parish... Read more of this article

Renovations Completed At Exhibition Office

Renovations Completed At Exhibition Office

The Ag Show Ltd has announced the completion of renovations to the Exhibition Office on the grounds of Botanical Gardens. A spokesperson said, “Weeks after the first-ever 2021 virtual Ag Show, work began on renovations to the Exhibition Office. In partnership with Paulo Construction, consultation with Steve Conway [Chief Surveyor approved by Col.... Read more of this article

Repairs To Section Of Harbour Road To Resume

Repairs To Section Of Harbour Road To Resume

The Ministry of Public Works advised that work will resume today [Dec 9] to “complete the structural repairs to the section of Harbour Road, between Lover’s Lane and Highwood Lane,” noting that “agreements have been finalised with the area resident this week, allowing for the work to get underway.” Acting Minister for Public... Read more of this article

Commissioner’s House Undergoing Restoration

Commissioner’s House Undergoing Restoration

The National Museum of Bermuda’s [NMB] Commissioner’s House — which was built in the 1820s — is undergoing restoration work and getting a facelift. A spokesperson said, ““Scaffolding is up, and a local construction crew is undertaking preservation and repair work on the verandah and 19th century cast-iron pillars and fascia... Read more of this article