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Photos: Flora Duffy Given ‘Key To The City’

Photos: Flora Duffy Given ‘Key To The City’

Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling presented Olympic champion Flora Duffy with the ‘Key to the City’ today. “The formal presentation of a ‘Key to the City’ is a symbolic gesture of honour and respect bestowed upon trusted individuals,” a spokesperson explained. “The tradition can be traced back to medieval times when cities... Read more of this article

Video: City Of Hamilton Spotlights 1609 Design

Video: City Of Hamilton Spotlights 1609 Design

The City of Hamilton continues their “Business Spotlight” video series, which serves to highlight some of the businesses that offer innovative and high-quality services or products, with this episode spotlighting Joanna Stapff and 1609 Design.The video’s description says, “The City of Hamilton is back to continue spotlighting more of our... Read more of this article

Trees To Be Removed From Victoria/King Street

Trees To Be Removed From Victoria/King Street

Three trees will be removed this month from the junction of Victoria Street and King Street as they have “caused extensive damage to the sidewalk and neighboring properties.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is advising the public that three trees [two mahogany trees and one white cedar] will be removed this month from the junction... Read more of this article

City Christmas Window Decorating Contest

City Christmas Window Decorating Contest

The City of Hamilton is inviting all City businesses to enter its 2021 Christmas Window Decorating Contest, with prizes awarded to the winners A spokesperson said, “Calling all City of Hamilton businesses! Now is the time to order those Christmas lights, get creative and plan to make Christmas 2021 in Hamilton a magical spectacle for our island’s... Read more of this article

City Hires Five Parking Enforcement Officers

City Hires Five Parking Enforcement Officers

The City of Hamilton hired five Parking Enforcement Officers to “assist the City with ensuring equal parking and vehicular access opportunities across Hamilton. A spokesperson said, “The officers commenced their new roles on August 23rd, 2021. Previously, such enforcement was carried out by Traffic Wardens via the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Businesses Encouraged To Update Voter Details

Businesses Encouraged To Update Voter Details

In preparation for the scheduled Ordinary Municipal Elections due to take place in May 2022, the City of Hamilton is “encouraging all Business Ratepayers in the City of Hamilton to ensure that their registration details are up to date.”Mayor of Hamilton Charles Gosling said: “The Parliamentary Registrar is currently in the process of... Read more of this article

Devices Ripped Off Over 20 Crossings In City

Devices Ripped Off Over 20 Crossings In City

Part of a device used to let people who are visually impaired and cannot see the lights know that it is safe to cross the road has been ripped off more than 20 pedestrian crossings around Hamilton, and the City has appealed to anyone with information about the matter to please contact them or the police. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton... Read more of this article

No Fireworks Display On ‘Flora Duffy Day’

No Fireworks Display On ‘Flora Duffy Day’

While it was originally announced that there would be a fireworks display as part of the ‘Flora Duffy Day’ celebration, there has been a change of plans, with officials stating that due to the increasing Covid-19 cases, they “decided against a fireworks display due to the nature of such an event which may encourage large gatherings... Read more of this article

City Postpones Taste Of Bermuda Due To Covid

City Postpones Taste Of Bermuda Due To Covid

Citing the increase Covid-19 cases, the City of Hamilton said the Taste of Bermuda Drive-In Experience– which was scheduled to take place from September 24-26 — has been postponed. A spokesperson said, “Due to the rise of Covid-19 infections in Bermuda, the City of Hamilton regrets to inform the public that this year’s Taste of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Taste Of Bermuda Vendors & Movie Line-Up

Taste Of Bermuda Vendors & Movie Line-Up

The City of Hamilton revealed the line-up of vendors taking part in this year’s Taste of Bermuda Drive-In Experience, which will be held in Par-La-Ville Car Park from September 24-26. A spokesperson said, “This bespoke culinary experience has been designed for attendees to enjoy from the comfort of their cars. The public can expect the car... Read more of this article

City Reminds Businesses To Secure Properties

City Reminds Businesses To Secure Properties

As Bermuda readies for Hurricane Larry, the City of Hamilton reminds City businesses to “prepare early and secure their properties to minimize any damage.” A spokesperson said, ““All City restaurants and businesses that currently use the wheelie bins provided by the City must secure their bins inside buildings or storage areas immediately... 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

New Speed Bump Installed On Laffan Street

New Speed Bump Installed On Laffan Street

The City of Hamilton is advising the public that a new speed bump has been installed on Laffan Street near the City’s Works Depot. A spokesperson said, “The speed bump was installed to serve a dual purpose. Firstly, to slow down traffic in the area and secondly, to provide added protection for a BELCO fuel line, four large electrical cables... Read more of this article