Flora Duffy Meets Fans & Signs Autographs

Flora Duffy Meets Fans & Signs Autographs

Clarien Bank hosted a card signing and photo session with world triathlon champion Flora Duffy on Saturday [Nov 16] at the BTA Visitor Service Centre on Front Street. Attendees received a signature Flora Duffy signing card, developed exclusively for this session, which included a brief message from the world champion. The 5-time Xterra World Champion... Read more of this article

Photos: Kaleidoscope Jamboree Fundraiser

Photos: Kaleidoscope Jamboree Fundraiser

The Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation [KAF] hosted their seventh annual Kaleidoscopic Jamboree fundraiser yesterday [Nov 16] in their backyard on the corner of Parsons Road and Jubilee Road in Devonshire. Organizers previously said, “Kaleidoscope will be bringing the 1975 eco-based classic ‘Michael Bird Boy’ to life. Michael Bird Boy, written by Tomie... Read more of this article

Auditor General Releases Annual Report For 2018

Auditor General Releases Annual Report For 2018

The Auditor General’s annual report on the work of her Office for the financial year ended March 31, 2018 was tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday, with the report stating that “Government should make getting to grips with the debt and the deficit its highest priority.” The report provides details of the audit work completed by the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted their annual Harbourside Market event on Saturday [Nov 16] with jolly ole Santa making an appearance. The 9-minute live video replay is below:The free event featured more than forty vendors spread over three floors offering a variety of holiday gifts, as well as a raffle draw, photos with... Read more of this article

Assault Bike Challenge Raises Money For Charity

Assault Bike Challenge Raises Money For Charity

Dave Wolffe, owner of the FIT4LIFE Gym, recently organized an assault bike challenge to raise money for the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, with the additional goal of increasing awareness of breast cancer in Bermuda.Mr. Wolffe said, “On, October 26, I organized an assault bike challenge at my gym with the hope of raising money for the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Progressive Labour Party Gala Event

Photos: Progressive Labour Party Gala Event

The Progressive Labour Party hosted their PLP Gala last night at the Fairmont Southampton featuring Bermudian entertainment that included the CedarBridge Academy Orchestra, Sheila Smith, the Gombeys and Jessie Seymour backed by DIA band. Howard University President, Dr. Wayne Frederick delivered the keynote address, and Party Leader & Premier David... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Nov 17th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Nov 17th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Support Public Schools Bermuda delivered $40,000 worth of school supplies to public primary schools, the Freemasons Fund for Bermuda donated to five charities, Clarien Bank helped a local charity with clean-up efforts, Zeiko Harris was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year, and and Detre Bell earned First Team All-WAC honours were... Read more of this article


Christmas Car Wash Raises $1,700 For Charity

Christmas Car Wash Raises $1,700 For Charity

The Bermuda Boys Brigade and the Church Girls’ Brigade worked together at their annual Christmas Car Wash at St. Paul’s Church car park in Paget today [Nov 16] raising a total of $1,700 to assist families in need.“The Boys’ Brigade also had a Christmas Sale of holiday decorations and gifts in the hall. The Boys’ Brigade and Church Girls’... Read more of this article

Flights Impacted, Diverted Due To Outage In NY

Flights Impacted, Diverted Due To Outage In NY

The FAA experienced a software outage at its New York Centre today [Nov 16] which resulted in a temporary ground stop of flights in the region including all Bermuda inbound and outbound traffic, while some flights that were already airborne were diverted to Bermuda.A Skyport spokesperson said, “At approximately 11:30am this morning, the FAA... Read more of this article

2019 Cardboard Boat Challenge Results

2019 Cardboard Boat Challenge Results

Team “Nat 1 – Stage Hazard”, from Warwick Academy beat out 24 other teams from seven high schools to win the Cardboard Boat Challenge held Friday afternoon at the Bermuda National Sports Centre Aquatics Centre. Teams of two to five students had two hours to build a boat, which could float two people, out of only the supplied materials, including... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Chaos in the House of Assembly as OBA Leader Craig Cannonier is ejected and the Speaker rules that Premier David Burt could not continue his speech, Jonte Smith chosen as Player of the Month, KFC donates over $5,000 to Knowledge Quest, City of Hamilton invites artwork submissions and Endeavour offers Maritime Springboard Training are some of the... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 15 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 15 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

New Year’s Eve Block Party With 3D Projection

New Year’s Eve Block Party With 3D Projection

The City of Hamilton will host a block party at City Hall and grounds on New Year’s Eve featuring a fire show, Twitter Resolution Wall, 3D projection and more. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton will host a memorable block party at City Hall and grounds on New Year’s Eve, saying farewell to 2019 and ushering in the next decade. Shaping... Read more of this article

KFC Donates Over $5,000 To Knowledge Quest

KFC Donates Over $5,000 To Knowledge Quest

Following a very successful 5th consecutive ‘Halloween Treat Voucher’ Campaign, KFC announced that they raised $5,058 in support of Knowledge Quest, after another year of selling treat voucher booklets at their Queen Street, Hamilton location. Knowledge Quest has provided approximately 220 college and university scholarships to Bermudians of limited... Read more of this article

Photos: Warwick Academy Holds Book Week

Photos: Warwick Academy Holds Book Week

Warwick Academy recently held its annual Book Week, with the genre being ‘Science Fiction’. A spokesperson said, “In Warwick Academy, every year we have a week called Book Week. It is a marvelous way to learn. This year, the genre we are doing is ‘Science Fiction’. Every year group explored science fiction books and also did different... Read more of this article

Premier: ‘Throne Speech 2018 And Beyond’

Premier: ‘Throne Speech 2018 And Beyond’

“‘Throne Speech 2018 and Beyond: Charting a path for the future while challenging the status quo to build a Bermuda that works for everyone,” was the name of the statement Premier David Burt was scheduled to deliver in the House of Assembly today [Nov 15]. However that did not happen, with Speaker Lister ruling that the Premier could... Read more of this article

“All Of Bermuda Should Be Alarmed At This”

“All Of Bermuda Should Be Alarmed At This”

[Updated] Following a rather heated session in Parliament this morning, the One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] is holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 15], and we will have additional coverage later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 12-minute replay is belowUpdated 1.39pm: OBA Leader... Read more of this article

Parliament: Audio & Order Of Business

Parliament: Audio & Order Of Business

[Updated with audio] The House of Assembly will be in session on Friday [Nov 15] and the only statement listed as scheduled to be delivered is the Premier on “Charting a path for the future while challenging the status quo to build a Bermuda that works for everyone,” while Bills scheduled to be introduced include the National Pension Scheme... Read more of this article

Video: Nov 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: Nov 15th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Teens arrested after ‘disturbance’ in Hamilton, police have concluded their follow up with the Swizzle Pub in Warwick about the “barely clothed man”, House of Assembly in session today, Employment Leave Act takes effect on January 1st, celebration event to highlight Sammy Wilson & Clarence Hill, section of Railway Trail closed for repairs, Fit... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Nov 14 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Nov 14 ZBM Evening News

With an aim to expand the way they deliver their news to the community, the Bermuda Broadcasting Company is continuing to live stream their evening news programme online for viewers both on the island and abroad.The live video will begin at 7.00pm, and play to 7.30pm, and then the replay will be available: Related Stories30 Minute Video:... Read more of this article

‘Resolve The Radar System’s Technical Issues’

‘Resolve The Radar System’s Technical Issues’

The Bermuda Airport Authority’s recently upgraded Doppler Weather Radar System has “suffered numerous outages” since July 2019, and they have informed the manufacturer “that the performance of the weather radar system is unacceptable.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Airport Authority’s recently upgraded Doppler Weather... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted their annual Harbourside Market event on Saturday [Nov 16] with jolly ole Santa making an appearance. The 9-minute live video replay is below:The free event featured more than forty vendors spread over three floors offering a variety of holiday gifts, as well as a raffle draw, photos with... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, Results: CEA Jumping Challenge

Photos, Video, Results: CEA Jumping Challenge

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Equestrian Federation hosted their Caribbean Equestrian Association 2019 Regional Jumping Challenge and a Support Show at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street. The Bermuda Team scored 0 Total Penalty Faults, clocking a time of 168.86. Scoring for Bermuda was Kayla Bardgett who had a Double Clear Round best... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Nov 17th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Nov 17th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Support Public Schools Bermuda delivered $40,000 worth of school supplies to public primary schools, the Freemasons Fund for Bermuda donated to five charities, Clarien Bank helped a local charity with clean-up efforts, Zeiko Harris was named the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year, and and Detre Bell earned First Team All-WAC honours were... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Bermuda Runners Compete In Las Vegas 5K

Bermuda Runners Compete In Las Vegas 5K

Seven Bermuda runners joined thousands of runners from the United States and around the world as they took part in the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K in Las Vegas. Cal Steede clocked a time of 30:42 to finish 1388th overall, while Mayberline Black finished 1602nd stopping the clock with a time of 31:30. With a time of 41:20, Renee Benjamin finished... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Meets Fans & Signs Autographs

Flora Duffy Meets Fans & Signs Autographs

Clarien Bank hosted a card signing and photo session with world triathlon champion Flora Duffy on Saturday [Nov 16] at the BTA Visitor Service Centre on Front Street. Attendees received a signature Flora Duffy signing card, developed exclusively for this session, which included a brief message from the world champion. The 5-time Xterra World Champion... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, Results: CEA Jumping Challenge

Photos, Video, Results: CEA Jumping Challenge

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Equestrian Federation hosted their Caribbean Equestrian Association 2019 Regional Jumping Challenge and a Support Show at the National Equestrian Center on Vesey Street. The Bermuda Team scored 0 Total Penalty Faults, clocking a time of 168.86. Scoring for Bermuda was Kayla Bardgett who had a Double Clear Round best... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Auditor General Releases Annual Report For 2018

Auditor General Releases Annual Report For 2018

The Auditor General’s annual report on the work of her Office for the financial year ended March 31, 2018 was tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday, with the report stating that “Government should make getting to grips with the debt and the deficit its highest priority.” The report provides details of the audit work completed by the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted their annual Harbourside Market event on Saturday [Nov 16] with jolly ole Santa making an appearance. The 9-minute live video replay is below:The free event featured more than forty vendors spread over three floors offering a variety of holiday gifts, as well as a raffle draw, photos with... Read more of this article

Aspen Declares Dividends On Preference Shares

Aspen Declares Dividends On Preference Shares

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited announced that the Board of Directors has declared the following dividends on its Preference Shares:Quarterly dividend of $0.3719 per share on its 5.95% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares with a $25 liquidation preference per share;Quarterly dividend of $0.3516 per share on its 5.625%... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Photos: Kaleidoscope Jamboree Fundraiser

Photos: Kaleidoscope Jamboree Fundraiser

The Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation [KAF] hosted their seventh annual Kaleidoscopic Jamboree fundraiser yesterday [Nov 16] in their backyard on the corner of Parsons Road and Jubilee Road in Devonshire. Organizers previously said, “Kaleidoscope will be bringing the 1975 eco-based classic ‘Michael Bird Boy’ to life. Michael Bird Boy, written by Tomie... Read more of this article

How Bermuda & Sesame Street Crossed Paths

How Bermuda & Sesame Street Crossed Paths

The 50th anniversary of Sesame Street is being brought to you by the letters I-M-A-G-I-N-A-T-I-O-N, which is what it took along with determination and plenty of hard work to transform the concept of an experimental children’s TV show into a reality. Premiering on America’s PBS on November 10, 1969, the programme was built around the idea... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

Photos & Video: BUEI Harbourside Market

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted their annual Harbourside Market event on Saturday [Nov 16] with jolly ole Santa making an appearance. The 9-minute live video replay is below:The free event featured more than forty vendors spread over three floors offering a variety of holiday gifts, as well as a raffle draw, photos with... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Offshore Boat Trips To View Bermuda Cahows

Offshore Boat Trips To View Bermuda Cahows

The Bermuda Audubon Society, together with the Bermuda Zoological Society will be offering offshore boat trips to view Bermuda Cahows starting November 9th until November 23rd. A spokesperson said, “Our Cahows are back! The Bermuda Audubon Society in conjunction with the Bermuda Zoological Society will be offering offshore boat trips to view... Read more of this article

Ceremonial Tree Planting At Botanical Gardens

Ceremonial Tree Planting At Botanical Gardens

Earlier today [Nov 4] Premier David Burt and Azorean President Vasco Cordeiro conducted a ceremonial tree planting in the Botanical Gardens as part of the celebrations of the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants to Bermuda.In attendance for the occasion were the visiting Azorean delegation, Public Works Minister Lt/Col... Read more of this article

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Photos: First Bermuda Climate Risk Forum Held

Michael Bloomberg joined Premier David Burt and climate champions from science, business and government at the first Bermuda Climate Risk Forum highlighting policy and pathways to a cleaner environment. Some 150 delegates turned out for yesterday’s inaugural event, presented by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] in association with the Bermuda Institute... Read more of this article

CRIME

Motorcycle Stolen From City Hall Now Returned

Motorcycle Stolen From City Hall Now Returned

A motorcycle, which was reported stolen from behind City Hall, has been returned to its owner. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating a silver grey Honda motorcycle, license plate CP 627, which was reported stolen from behind City Hall sometime between 9:30am and... Read more of this article

Teens Arrested After ‘Disturbance’ In Hamilton

Teens Arrested After ‘Disturbance’ In Hamilton

Three teenagers were arrested following a “disturbance” near the bus terminal in Hamilton yesterday afternoon, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:40pm Wednesday, November 13th police officers responded to reports of a disturbance involving a group of males in the City of Hamilton, near the City of Hamilton bus... Read more of this article

Honda Bike Stolen From Behind City Hall

Honda Bike Stolen From Behind City Hall

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver grey Honda bike which was reported stolen from behind City Hall, with the police releasing two images to assist the appeal.A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a silver grey Honda Sh-i, license plate CP 627, which... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

‘Resolve The Radar System’s Technical Issues’

‘Resolve The Radar System’s Technical Issues’

The Bermuda Airport Authority’s recently upgraded Doppler Weather Radar System has “suffered numerous outages” since July 2019, and they have informed the manufacturer “that the performance of the weather radar system is unacceptable.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Airport Authority’s recently upgraded Doppler Weather Radar System... Read more of this article

Regiment Phone Lines ‘Currently Inoperable’

Regiment Phone Lines ‘Currently Inoperable’

The Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] is advising that its phones lines at Warwick Camp are “currently inoperable.” “The RBR notes that technicians are working to restore the service,” a spokesperson said. “The public is encouraged to call the Duty Mobile at 335-8212 should they need to contact the RBR.” Related StoriesSoldiers... Read more of this article

Mailboxes Launches New Upgraded Website

Mailboxes Launches New Upgraded Website

Mailboxes today announced more developments in its modernisation drive, launching a brand new website Mailboxes.bm. President Kenny Thomson wants to push technology to help make the company more customer focussed, saying: “We are all living such hectic lives – we need to make our service as quick and easy a possible. My dad was innovative when he started this business... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Multiple People Injured In Separate Collisions

Multiple People Injured In Separate Collisions

The police said that inquiries continue regarding two separate collisions which both resulted in people being transported to the hospital for treatment. Inquiries Continue After Motorcycle Crash Leaves Two Males Injured A police spokesperson said, “Inquiries continue regarding a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred around 1:15am... Read more of this article

Two Injured In Scaur Hill Motorcycle Crash

Two Injured In Scaur Hill Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist and his passenger were transported to hospital this morning [Nov 13] after crashing into a wall in Sandys and falling several feet to the shoreline below, according to police. A spokesperson said, “Around 1:15am Wednesday, November 13th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Warwick Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Warwick Collision

Emergency services responded to a collision at the junction of Middle Road and Khyber Pass in Warwick tonight [Nov 12] involving a car and a motorcycle which resulted in the motorcyclist being injured and transported to hospital. BPS Corporate Communications Manager Gary Moreno said, “At around 8:59 p.m. Tuesday 12th November 2019, police and... Read more of this article