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Traffic Diversions In Devonshire [Back To Normal]

Traffic Diversions In Devonshire [Back To Normal]

[Updated] As of 8.30am this morning [Feb 7], traffic is currently being diverted from the Middle Road, Montpelier Road Devonshire area due to a downed power line, the police said. “BELCO has been notified; however motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible until the situation can be rectified,” a police spokesperson said. Update 10.13am:... Read more of this article

Man Arrested At Lindo’s Market After Scuffle

Man Arrested At Lindo’s Market After Scuffle

An incident that took place at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire yesterday [Feb 5] lead to the arrest of one man following suspicious behavior within the market. According to a statement from police, “Around 6.00pm on Wednesday, February 5, police officers responded to a reported incident at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire. “It appears that... Read more of this article

Former Bermuda Educator Publishes Book

Former Bermuda Educator Publishes Book

A former Bermuda principal has taken what he’s learned about education on the island and around the world in putting pen to paper and publishing “Beyond the Manual: A Realist’s Guide to Independent School Governance,” a book intended to help educators to better prepare themselves for the reality of managing and teaching in independent... Read more of this article

Video: Grainy Footage Of Actual Home Explosion

Video: Grainy Footage Of Actual Home Explosion

[Updated] Thanks to a homeowner’s security camera, Bernews has obtained video footage of the actual explosion that rocked an Ariel Sands neighborhood last night. While not exactly the best quality, the video shows the actual point of the explosion, with a large bright orange burst appearing, which was followed by debris flying all through the... Read more of this article

Video/Photo Set #2: Explosion Damages House

Video/Photo Set #2: Explosion Damages House

[Updated with video] A massive explosion shook Devonshire at around 6.25pm this evening [Oct 16], leaving an Ariel Sands property with significant damage and the surrounding area strewn with debris after sections of the property’s roof, walls and windows were blown off. The Police and Fire Service both confirmed that no one was injured, however... Read more of this article

Photos: Explosion Damages Devonshire Property

Photos: Explosion Damages Devonshire Property

[Updated: There was an explosion at an Ariel Sands, Devonshire residence, which caused very significant damage to the property, and also shattered windows of surrounding residences. No one was injured, but a 46 year old woman was treated for shock.] At sometime around 6pm this evening [Oct 16] there was was an incident in the Ariel Sands area of Devonshire,... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Devonshire Community Meeting

Upcoming: Devonshire Community Meeting

The Devonshire Parish Council invites all Devonshire residents to their Annual Community Meeting on Tuesday, September 24th at 6pm at Elliott School Hall. A presentation on Essential Estate Planning Tools by Mr. Hil de Frias, Director, MJM Limited has been arranged there. Refreshments will be served and doors prizes will be offered in that meeting. For... Read more of this article

KBB Clean Up In Devonshire This Saturday

KBB Clean Up In Devonshire This Saturday

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] in association with Devonshire Parish Council will be hosting a Clean Up program at Barkers Hill & Vesey Street in Devonshire tomorrow [July 20] from 9am to 12 noon.A spokesperson said, “KBB will supply trash bags, blue recycling bags, gloves, bottled water and snacks. Wear sturdy shoes but not flip flops. Wear... Read more of this article

Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Deadline

Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Deadline

The deadline for the Devonshire Parish Council 2013 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship is this Friday. Applicants, who must be Bermudian and have resided in Devonshire Parish for at least 5 years, should submit a completed application form by the deadline of Friday, July 19th, 2013. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The scholarship will... Read more of this article

Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Recipients

Devonshire Parish Council Scholarship Recipients

The Devonshire Parish Council have announced the winners of its 2012 Scholarship and Bursaries. This year’s recipients have demonstrated dedicated community service, achieved academic and personal success and have all expressed a desire to return to Bermuda to contribute to our community with their chosen careers. The 2012 scholarship winner is Ms.... Read more of this article

Cedar Park Group Hosts ‘Seniors Tea Party’

Cedar Park Group Hosts ‘Seniors Tea Party’

The Cedar Park Community Board hosted a ‘Seniors Tea Party’ a few weeks ago at Christ Church in Devonshire between 3.00pm and 5.00pm.Special guests at this event were Premier Paula Cox and the Central Community Action Team. Entertainment was provided by Gene Steede, North Village Band, Shine Hayward and a senior who modeled the latest fashion... Read more of this article

Traffic Being Diverted On Middle Road Devonshire

Traffic Being Diverted On Middle Road Devonshire

[Updated] This afternoon [July 13] emergency service personnel attended the Middle Road, Devonshire area to a report of an accident which appears to have involved three vehicles.Police, fire and ambulance services attended the scene, where it appears a truck, car and motorcycle were all involved in the accident. As of 4.15pm, traffic flow is being... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Devonshire Council Scavenger Hunt

Upcoming: Devonshire Council Scavenger Hunt

The Devonshire Parish Council will be kicking off the Cup Match Holiday with a scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt is taking place on Friday, July 27th, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. and will start and end at Christ Church on Middle Road in Devonshire. A spokesperson said, “This fun-filled event has been planned to introduce you to your council members and... Read more of this article