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City Of Hamilton To Waive Busker Fee This Year

City Of Hamilton To Waive Busker Fee This Year

The City of Hamilton has decided to waive busker fees for 2021 in “an effort to bring added vibrancy to Hamilton and alleviate financial strain on visual and performance artists caused by Covid-19.” The City’s Marketing and Communications Director Jessica Astwood said, “Every year the City of Hamilton hosts a Busker Programme which aims... Read more of this article

City Hall To Reopen On Monday May 10th

City Hall To Reopen On Monday May 10th

City Hall will reopen on Monday, May 10th from 9am until 3pm. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton wishes to advise the public that, following the Bermuda Government’s announcement this week that the island will enter Phase 2 on Sunday May 9th, City Hall will reopen on Monday May 10th from 9am until 3pm. “However, the administration offices... Read more of this article

Some City Services Set To Resume Tomorrow

Some City Services Set To Resume Tomorrow

With the island set to move into the next phase of restrictions tomorrow [April 20], some City of Hamilton services will resume. A spokesperson said, “Following Government’s announcement that Bermuda will move to the next phase of restrictions beginning April 20th, the City of Hamilton can advise of a resumption of services across several areas. “Refuse... Read more of this article

City Provides Masks For Unsheltered Population

City Provides Masks For Unsheltered Population

The City of Hamilton and the Department of Health have “teamed up to provide face masks for Bermuda’s homeless population, to protect against the spread of Covid-19.” A spokesperson said, ““2000 masks were provided to the City by the Department of Health following feedback from City employees moving about Hamilton who observed members... Read more of this article

City Services Reduced To Essential Services

City Services Reduced To Essential Services

Refuse collection in the City will continue but at a reduced level with no evening collection, all City parks and public bathrooms will be closed from 5:30pm today [April 12] and there will be no street sweeping or collection of cooking greases during the next week. A City spokesperson said, “Following Government’s announcement last night that... Read more of this article

City Responds To Supreme Court Judgement

City Responds To Supreme Court Judgement

“We will use every legal option at our disposal to protect our democratically elected system,” Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling said, adding that “we believe that there are a number of grounds on which we could launch an appeal.” A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of Hamilton has today received a decision from the Supreme... Read more of this article

City Hall & Galleries Closed To The Public

City Hall & Galleries Closed To The Public

The administration offices at City Hall, the City Works Depot, and the two art galleries in City Hall will be closed to the public, however “essential City services such as refuse collection and sewage treatment will not be interrupted.” A spokesperson said, “In light of the recent rise in cases of Covid-19 and the Government’s directive... Read more of this article

Stop Using Disabled Parking Bays Without Permit

Stop Using Disabled Parking Bays Without Permit

The City of Hamilton said that they “will be cracking down on motorists who park in disabled parking bays without a Disabled Parking Permit,” and reminded the public that “this is a ticketable offence with a $75 penalty.” A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton is advising the motoring public that they will be cracking... Read more of this article

City Announces Expansion Of Executive Team

City Announces Expansion Of Executive Team

The City of Hamilton said they would like to “formally introduce to the public its Executive Team who continue to drive the City’s policies and projects to ensure that we remain a leader in public service” adding that they “are proud to highlight that the team is entirely Bermudian.”“Recently, the City’s Executive... Read more of this article

City Postpones ‘Fresh Air’ Drive-In Movie Event

City Postpones ‘Fresh Air’ Drive-In Movie Event

Citing the “recent rise of Covid-19 infections in Bermuda,” the City of Hamilton said that Fresh Air Films: Drive-in Edition, sponsored by HSBC and scheduled for Easter weekend, has been postponed. Senior Events and Marketing Coordinator, Allison Tucker, said, “While we are disappointed, we have a duty of care to ensure that our events... Read more of this article

$3,000 Prize: City Marquee Sign Design Contest

$3,000 Prize: City Marquee Sign Design Contest

The City of Hamilton is inviting local artists and groups to participate in the “Bermuda” Marquee Sign Design Contest, with the winner set to receive $3,000, with the contest portion for the design element only, not for the fabrication or installation of the art. A spokesperson said, “Could you be the designer of Bermuda’s most iconic... Read more of this article

‘Remove Abandoned Vehicles Within City Limits’

‘Remove Abandoned Vehicles Within City Limits’

The City of Hamilton is “appealing to offending members of the public to please remove their abandoned vehicles from within the City limits.” A spokesperson said, “The City wishes to remind vehicle owners that, under Municipalities Ordinance 1986, if a vehicle is left in a fee car park for the period of three consecutive fee-parking... 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