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Wilton Re Donates $15,000 To Knowledge Quest

Wilton Re Donates $15,000 To Knowledge Quest

Wilton Reinsurance Bermuda Limited has donated $15,000 to Knowledge Quest in support of academic scholarships. A spokesperson said, “Knowledge Quest, a Bermuda-registered charity [knowledgequest.bm], was founded in 2001 with a mandate to promote further education for Bermudians with limited financial means and who have otherwise been unable to secure... Read more of this article

Cycling: Flannery & Miller Record Personal Bests

Cycling: Flannery & Miller Record Personal Bests

Liam Flannery and Alexander Miller turned in personal best performances today at the UCI Road World Cycling Championships individual time trial in Belgium. Flannery posted the 55th best time in 28:09, an average speed of 29.5 miles per hour, his fastest ever time trial. Miller was just 37 seconds back at 29 miles per hour for 66th place, also recording... Read more of this article

Island Self Storage Business Expands Facility

Island Self Storage Business Expands Facility

Island Self-Storage has expanded into a new facility to provide a solution for people who may be renovating or relocating and looking to store bulky household items including furniture. The new 3,250-square-foot space is situated in Mill Creek Road next to ISS’s first self-storage facility. Since opening doors in 2010, this is the fourth expansion... Read more of this article

KPMG Bermuda Congratulates Viney & Alexander

KPMG Bermuda Congratulates Viney & Alexander

KPMG in Bermuda congratulated Matthew Viney and Christopher Alexander on the successful completion of their accounting designations. A spokesperson said, “The Managing Directors and staff of KPMG in Bermuda congratulate Matthew Viney [Chartered Professional Accountant – CPA Canada] and Christopher Alexander [Associate Chartered Accountant –... Read more of this article

Footballers Excelling, Scoring, Winning Awards

Footballers Excelling, Scoring, Winning Awards

While this month has proven difficult for the island with the continuing surge of Covid-19, Bermuda’s footballers have been making us proud as they have been excelling overseas in international matches, as well as professional and university-level games. So far this month, they have scored at least 25 combined goals, won multiple awards, recorded... Read more of this article

Nesbeth Assists As Florida State Earn 4-1 Victory

Nesbeth Assists As Florida State Earn 4-1 Victory

Bermuda’s Leilanni Nesbeth recorded two assists for Florida State as they played to a 4-1 victory against Boston College. The school’s match report said, “The number one ranked Seminole Soccer team [8-0] started ACC play at home with a 4-1 win over Boston College [6-2-1]. “By the eighth game of the season, all of the starting defenders... Read more of this article

Video: Victor Scott School’s “Level Up”

Video: Victor Scott School’s “Level Up”

Victor Scott School recently released a back to school video entitled “Level Up! Game on!” set over the song ‘Level Up’ by Ciara. Educational Therapist Shacolbi Basden said, “At our school, we take pride in our commitment, communication, consistency and cooperation. We’re hoping our parents, guardians and students have... Read more of this article

Nia Christopher Scores Twice In Towson Win

Nia Christopher Scores Twice In Towson Win

Nia Christopher scored twice for the Towson University women’s soccer team, marking her 8th and 9th goals of the season, with the Bermudian footballer currently the leading scorer in the CAA, which consists of a number of U.S East Coast Universities. The school’s match report said, “The Towson University women’s soccer team earned... Read more of this article

Ne-Jai Tucker Scores In Burnley U23 Win

Ne-Jai Tucker Scores In Burnley U23 Win

Bermuda’s Ne-Jai Tucker scored for the Burnley Football Club U23 team as they played to a 2-0 victory over Southampton. The club’s match report said, “Michael Jackson’s U23 side claimed their first victory of the Premier League 2 campaign with a 2-0 win away at Southampton. “Sam Unwin came off the bench to put the Clarets in front with a header... Read more of this article

Whaley Lead Monarchs To Play-Off Victory

Whaley Lead Monarchs To Play-Off Victory

Devwah Whaley and his Dresden Monarchs teammates advanced in the SharkWater German Football League play-offs following their 50 – 13 win over the Allgaeu Comets. Dresden Monarchs — who play what we call American football — shut out the Allgaeu Comets 31 – 0 in the first half, they then outscored the Comets 19 – 13 in the second half. Whaley... Read more of this article

Inez Wilson Celebrates 100th Birthday

Inez Wilson Celebrates 100th Birthday

Ms. Inez Wilson recently celebrated a notable birthday, being joined with by her friends and family as she celebrated her 100th birthday. Premier David Burt tweeted the photos below, saying: “Yesterday, MP Jason Wade & I had the pleasure to join the family of Ms. Inez Wilson to celebrate her 100th Birthday. It was a delight to share the afternoon... Read more of this article

Wellman Inducted Into University Hall of Honor

Wellman Inducted Into University Hall of Honor

Bermudian athlete Brian Wellman — who has won numerous international medals and represented the island in multiple Olympic Games — has been officially inducted into the University of Arkansas Sports Hall of Honor.The initial announcement on the Arkansas Razorbacks website said, “Six former University of Arkansas student-athletes, including a... Read more of this article

Four Complete Windsurfing Instructor Course

Four Complete Windsurfing Instructor Course

Adriana Penruddocke, Nancy Rickmann, Jade Smith and Moriah Wheddon have all completed a course and qualified as RYA Start Windsurfing Instructors. A spokesperson said, “Since March 2020 during the Easter Holidays, Bermuda’s first RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor course had been planned but then put on hold due to the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic. Following... Read more of this article