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Court: Two People Fined For Curfew Breaches

Court: Two People Fined For Curfew Breaches

[Written by Don Burgess] Two people were fined in Magistrates Court for Covid-19 curfew breaches. Two people who were scheduled to appear did not show, and warrants were issued for their arrest, while a third person pled not guilty and has a court date set for June. Mad Hatters’ owner Ben Jewett, 51, was fined $1,500 after pleading guilty. Mr Jewett... Read more of this article

World Leaders Who Tested Positive For Covid

World Leaders Who Tested Positive For Covid

[Written by Don Burgess] Premier David Burt joins a list of world leaders who have tested positive for Covid-19 virus. Last night he said, “I recently tested positive for a coronavirus infection. I was a very low level positive due to the fact that my immune system can recognise the virus due to the vaccine, and I have had no symptoms whatsoever.”He... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Fined $3,000 For Breaking Curfew

Court: Woman Fined $3,000 For Breaking Curfew

[Written by Don Burgess] A Sandys woman was fined $3,000 for breaking curfew for an offence from last December. Nichole Lambert, 52, pled guilty to breaking the law. Police stopped her at 1 am on Middle Road in Warwick on December 27. Curfew was from 11 pm to 5 am at that time. Ms Lambert told the court she had gone to a viewing the previous night.... Read more of this article

Court: Curley, Adderley And Clarke Appear

Court: Curley, Adderley And Clarke Appear

[Written by Don Burgess] A former commander of the Royal Bermuda Regiment did not have to enter a plea in Supreme Court today [April 1]. Lieutenant-Colonel David Curley — who was commander of the RBR between 2016 and 2020 — faces three counts of corruption in connection with allegedly trying to arrange for a nomination for a Queen’s Certificate... Read more of this article

Kamal Worrell Appears In Supreme Court

Kamal Worrell Appears In Supreme Court

[Written by Don Burgess] A man appeared in Supreme Court today in connection with the murder of Chavelle Dillion Burgess. Lawyer Kamal Worrell did not have to enter a plea on a murder charge, unlawful wounding, and seven assault charges. Ms Dillion Burgess was reported missing in April 2020. Mr Worrell’s next court appearance is scheduled for May.... Read more of this article

Court: Dr Ewart Brown Appears Via Video Link

Court: Dr Ewart Brown Appears Via Video Link

[Written by Don Burgess] Former Premier Dr Ewart Brown appeared in Supreme Court today [April 1] via video link but did not have to enter a plea on 13 counts which relate to alleged corruption. Dr Brown’s next court date is scheduled for May. He was represented by Queen’s Counsel Jerome Lynch, while the Director of Public Prosecutions Cindy... Read more of this article

Court: MP DeSilva, Harper & Caldwell Appear

Court: MP DeSilva, Harper & Caldwell Appear

[Written by Don Burgess] A former cabinet minister facing charges related to a party during Covid was in Supreme Court today [April 1]. Zane DeSilva, along with his daughter Zarah Harper and MEF restaurant group’s Angela Caldwell, did not have to enter a plea. They face one charge of allegedly giving false information to a public officer and one... Read more of this article

Cancellation Turned Into Fundraising Giveaway

Cancellation Turned Into Fundraising Giveaway

[Written by Don Burgess] Turning a negative is an art form mastered by Ethos. Yesterday’s Covid restrictions announcement by Government left the group a problem – what to do with food for 40 people for the Bombay Bicycle Club event. The answer? Give the food away to anyone who stopped by their location at Leamington Caves but accept donations... Read more of this article

St David’s Students Spread Morning Cheer

St David’s Students Spread Morning Cheer

[Written by Don Burgess] Motorists passing through the roundabout connecting St David’s and St George’s received a bit of cheer this morning [Feb 22. Students from St David’s Primary School were holding up various signs of encouragement to start their Random Acts of Kindness Week. Deputy principal Andrea Isaac told Bernews, “We wanted to start... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Charged With Injuring Baby

Court: Woman Charged With Injuring Baby

[Written by Don Burgess] A woman was charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a baby. This morning [Feb 11] in Magistrates Court, the 32-year-old woman denied dropping the baby on October 26, 2018 at a nursery. The woman, who cannot be named at this stage for legal reasons, was granted $3,000 bail, and her next scheduled court appearance is in March. Senior... Read more of this article

Pompano Beach Club To Temporarily Close

Pompano Beach Club To Temporarily Close

[Written by Don Burgess] One of the owners of Pompano Beach Club said the decision to shutter its doors until late February was “brutal.” The south shore hotel closed its doors on Sunday, November 15, and will not reopen until February 25. Lawrence Lamb, general manager of the family-owned resort, told Bernews, “This was heart-wrenching.... Read more of this article

Video: Brian Gay Wins Bermuda Championship

Video: Brian Gay Wins Bermuda Championship

[Written by Don Burgess] A dramatic finish saw Brian Gay win the 2020 PGA Bermuda Championship. The drama played out on the last six regular holes before setting up a thrilling playoff. Clark had built out an early lead thanks to seven birdies on the first 11.Trailing by three, Gay managed birdies on 12, 14, and 15 to pull within a stroke of Clark.... Read more of this article

Videos: Bermuda Championship Round Three

Videos: Bermuda Championship Round Three

[Written by Don Burgess] The PGA Bermuda Championship is set for an exciting finish with 22 golfers within five strokes of leader Doc Redman. The American pulled into a one-stroke lead at Port Royal this afternoon [Oct 31] by shooting a four-under-par 67. His round included a bogey and five birdies. Round 3 Highlights, video courtesy of the PGA TourOne... Read more of this article