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Roof Wetting Ceremony At Beacon House

Roof Wetting Ceremony At Beacon House

Vision Bermuda, formerly the Bermuda Society for the Blind, held their roof wetting ceremony at Beacon House, where major renovations are currently underway. Theresa Hall, Executive Director said, “We are very excited to be at this stage in our renovation project and celebrating by holding our roof wetting ceremony. Naturally we are disappointed that... Read more of this article

Harbour Rd Section To Briefly Close For Repairs

Harbour Rd Section To Briefly Close For Repairs

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that “weather permitting, on Tuesday, September 28 from 9.15am to 2.00pm, the section of Harbour Road located between Highwood Lane and Lover’s Lane in Paget will briefly close to all traffic to facilitate a concrete pour for the new wall construction.” A Government spokesperson said, “Road users... Read more of this article

Washington Lane Renovations Start This Month

Washington Lane Renovations Start This Month

Commencing mid-September, the City of Hamilton will be undertaking renovation works to Washington Lane which will involve the repaving of the lane and the installation of new lighting throughout. A spokesperson said, “Works will conclude at the end of October. While the lane will remain open at all times, access to certain stores located along... Read more of this article

Minister Burch Updates On Stimulus Programme

Minister Burch Updates On Stimulus Programme

The amount spent to date in the Short Term Stimulus Programme is $1,618,735.14 [12% of stimulus funds] and the contract value awarded to date is $4,875,308.70 [36% of stimulus funds], Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [July 16] Minister Burch provided an update on Short Term Stimulus Programme,... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Construction On Schedule

Bermuda College Construction On Schedule

The Bermuda College Foundation said that construction of the new $3.8 million Career Development Centre at Bermuda College is on schedule “despite the challenging environment.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College Foundation announced today that construction of the state-of-the-art Career Development Centre at Bermuda College is on schedule... Read more of this article

Minister: Development & Planning Act 2021

Minister: Development & Planning Act 2021

Commencement Inspections, which give an indication of new projects starting, have increased by 72%, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said in the House of Assembly today [July 2] The Minister explained that later today he will table the ‘Development and Planning Amendment Act 2021′ which he said “seeks to amend the Development... Read more of this article

Minister Provides Update On Wantley House

Minister Provides Update On Wantley House

While they realise that “this is an extremely sensitive subject ,” the Government plans to pursue the process to demolish Wantley House, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, explaining that it would cost over $1 million to bring the building to code and the “economic climate does not allow for the funding of such projects... Read more of this article

Photos: Govt Statement On Wantley House

Photos: Govt Statement On Wantley House

[Updated with photos & video] The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to “advise of the present disposition of Wantley House located at 20 Princess Street, City of Hamilton.” A Government spokesperson said, “Members of the public would be aware that the property has been in disrepair for many years and has unfortunately become... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Upgrades At Albuoy’s Point

Photos & Video: Upgrades At Albuoy’s Point

Construction work is underway at Albuoy’s Point, as the City of Hamilton is currently undertaking upgrades to the area. A spokesperson previously said, “The upgrades will include improved seating and shade, up-lighting of the existing trees and revitalization of the pedestrian areas for accessing the park as well as the waterfront. “Also... Read more of this article

‘$1.3 Million Spent On Stimulus Projects To Date’

‘$1.3 Million Spent On Stimulus Projects To Date’

Approximately $1.3 million has been spent on Stimulus Projects to date, the Government said, adding that they believe “these Stimulus Projects will not only help to stimulate economic and job growth, but will also create and enhance its valuable assets.” In an online post, the Bermuda Government said, “A total of approximately $1.3... Read more of this article

Photos: Construction At Old Severn Bridge Area

Photos: Construction At Old Severn Bridge Area

Construction work is underway in the vicinity of the old Severn Bridge in the east end. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The Department of Marine and Ports Services would like to advise water users that construction is taking place in the vicinity of the old Severn Bridge. “Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, particularly... Read more of this article

Construction At Old Severn Bridge Taking Place

Construction At Old Severn Bridge Taking Place

The Department of Marine and Ports Services said they “would like to advise water users that construction is taking place in the vicinity of the old Severn Bridge.” A Government spokesperson said, “Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, particularly during hours of darkness when floating pipework and unlit vessels are moored... Read more of this article

Nine Contracts Awarded For Upgrades

Nine Contracts Awarded For Upgrades

Nine contracts have been awarded to date for infrastructure upgrades including the MDL renovation project, the Flatts Bridge handrail project, Elbow Beach access, Artemis building, new plant inspection building at Botanical Gardens, verandah repairs at Camden and more, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said. Speaking in the House of Assembly... Read more of this article