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Videos: Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Videos: Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Bermuda is celebrating National Heroes Day today [June 15], honouring the island’s National Heroes, including Dame Lois Browne-Evans, Dr. E.F. Gordon, Dr. Pauulu Kamarakafego, Sir Henry Tucker, Mary Prince, Gladys Morrell, Sir E.T. Richards, and Sir John Swan. To help mark the occasion, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs has shared... Read more of this article

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

Column: Glenn Fubler On Heroes Day

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Significantly, Heroes Day falls on Monday, June 15th, the anniversary of the beginning of the Theatre Boycott. That heroic campaign in 1959 provided Bermuda with a breath of fresh air. The two weeks of civic action by ordinary people produced extraordinary results, producing a key watershed in the transformation... Read more of this article

Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

Celebrating Bermuda’s National Heroes

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will be sharing a series of video tributes from local Bermudians who discuss the specific causes that our National Heroes were passionate about. A Government spokesperson said, “National Heroes Day will be observed on Monday, June 15. And this year the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs is... Read more of this article

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

BSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday

The Bermuda Stock Exchange advises that although the Exchange is continuing to work remotely, they will observe the Bermuda National Heroes Day holiday on Monday 15 June 2020, with operations resuming on Tuesday 16 June 2020. Related StoriesBSX Will Be Closed For National Heroes Day RUBiS National Heroes Day Holiday Hours Bermuda... Read more of this article

RUBiS National Heroes Day Holiday Hours

RUBiS National Heroes Day Holiday Hours

RUBiS Energy Bermuda provided information about their opening hours for their various locations during the upcoming National Heroes Day on Monday, June 15, with select sites offering 24-hour refueling for essential service workers only. Related StoriesBSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday BSX Will Be Closed For National... Read more of this article

OBA: Dedicate Heroes Day To Frontline Workers

OBA: Dedicate Heroes Day To Frontline Workers

National Heroes Day should be dedicated to all the frontline workers who have helped get Bermuda through the Covid-19 crisis, according to Shadow National Security Minister, Ben Smith. Mr. Smith said, “There were so many people who sacrificed so much to make sure Bermuda came through this pandemic. It is impossible to thank them all but the Police,... Read more of this article

Advisory: National Heroes Day Trash Collection

Advisory: National Heroes Day Trash Collection

Due to the National Heroes Day holiday on June 15, garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, June 13. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works advises that due to the National Heroes Day holiday [Monday, 15 June], garbage normally collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, 13 June 2020. “As... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Carnival Isle Of Devils J’Ouvert

Photos: Bermuda Carnival Isle Of Devils J’Ouvert

The Bermuda Carnival kicked off with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event at the City Hall Carpark on Friday, continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday, and the Isle Of Devils J’Ouvert celebration was held from 3.00am until 8.00am this morning [June 17] at Moresby Plains in Dockyard, with attendees watching the sun rise while partying to... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda National Heroes Tribute

Photos: Bermuda National Heroes Tribute

The Bermuda National Heroes Tribute event was held yesterday [June 15] at the World Heritage Centre in St. George’s, as people, including family members of the Heroes, gathered to pay tribute. A Government spokesperson previously explained that the event wll feature tributes by local historians and family members of some of Bermuda’s National Heroes,... Read more of this article

Advisory: Heroes Day Garbage Collection

Advisory: Heroes Day Garbage Collection

Garbage normally collected on Monday, June 17th will be collected on Saturday [June 15] due to the National Heroes Day holiday. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the National Heroes Day holiday on Monday, June 17th, trash that would normally be collected on that day will be collected on Saturday,... Read more of this article

BSX Will Be Closed For National Heroes Day

BSX Will Be Closed For National Heroes Day

The Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] advises that the Exchange will be closed on Monday 17 June 2019 in observance of the Bermuda National Heroes Day Public Holiday. The BSX will re-open on Tuesday 18 June 2019. Related StoriesBSX Closed For National Heroes Day Holiday RUBiS National Heroes Day Holiday Hours Bermuda Stock Exchange... Read more of this article

Police: National Heroes’ Day Holiday Advisory

Police: National Heroes’ Day Holiday Advisory

The police issued an advisory for the upcoming Bermuda National Heroes’ Day holiday weekend, detailing the traffic and parking restrictions that will be in place, and also reminding people that road sobriety checkpoints will be in effect in Hamilton parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton from Thursday, June 13th to Sunday, June... Read more of this article

National Heroes Tribute Event On June 15th

National Heroes Tribute Event On June 15th

National Heroes Day is June 17th, and the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo is “encouraging members of the public to attend a special Bermuda National Heroes Tribute event on Saturday, June 15.” “The special recognition event is free to the public and takes place at the World Heritage Centre, St. George’s.... Read more of this article