Police Investigating Death Of 54-Year-Old Man

Police Investigating Death Of 54-Year-Old Man

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed that they are “investigating the sudden death of a 54-year-old male following an incident at a Hamilton Parish residence earlier today.” “Police and other first responders were dispatched to a residence at My Lords Bay Lane around 2:45 p.m. today, Friday 11th June after receiving reports of a domestic... Read more of this article

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Bermuda Industrial Union members have started a ‘Work to Rule’ and will not work overtime for one week, BIU President Chris Furbert confirmed at a press conference today [June 11], with the Union President explaining his member’s position as far as decertification. The full video of the press conference is below: Related... Read more of this article

Four Recognized In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Four Recognized In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Allan Trew, Laurie Shiell, Dr. Clarence Maxwell and Jon Beard have all been recognized in the annual Queen’s Birthday Honours List. A spokesperson said, “Her Majesty The Queen has recognised the following people in her annual Birthday Honours Iist: “Queen’s Certificate and Badge of Honour awardees:Mr. Allan Trew – for services... Read more of this article

CURB: Wantley House Should Be Saved

CURB: Wantley House Should Be Saved

“Wantley is of significant architectural, cultural and social importance to African Bermudian life in the 19th and 20th centuries and should be saved for the long-term enjoyment and appreciation by the people of Bermuda,” the Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda said. A spokesperson said, “CURB is disturbed to hear of the plans to demolish one... Read more of this article

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda has announced its 2021 programming, with some of the highly anticipated initiatives to commence this summer. A spokesperson said, “TROIKA Bermuda is thrilled to announce our 2021 programming. “For over ten years, TROIKA Bermuda has delivered a platform for providing excellence in the arts for the youth of Bermuda. Although... Read more of this article

Government Statement On Wantley House

Government Statement On Wantley House

The Ministry of Public Works said they wish to “advise of the present disposition of Wantley House located at 20 Princess Street, City of Hamilton.” A Government spokesperson said, “Members of the public would be aware that the property has been in disrepair for many years and has unfortunately become a site for illicit drug use resulting... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Videos Of Revolve Party

Police Appeal For Videos Of Revolve Party

The police have appealed for anyone who may have recorded the Revolve event to contact them, noting that while videos and photographs of the event are being circulated on social media “they cannot be submitted as evidence before a court of law.” A police spokesperson said, “As part of the police investigation into the Revolve boating... Read more of this article


Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Christopher Joell-Deshields is serving as Executive Director of Pride in London, leading a team of six directors and over 200 volunteers to organise the parade, which is a major event that attracts tens of thousands of participants. The Bermudian — who noted that London is his second home as “Bermuda will always be my first” —... Read more of this article

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Ltd. Bermuda, a Bermudian tech company, has launched a mobile app that aims to make signing documents easier. A spokesperson said, “Amy Peniston, the Bermudian CEO of Cactus Ltd, wants to make it easy for you to add your signature to a PDF document. Her app, Stamper, does precisely that. “A simple phone app [available for Apple and... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

A Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft paid a visit to Bermuda yesterday [June 10], stopping by the LF Wade International Airport in the afternoon.The Government of Canada website says, “The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced... Read more of this article

Video: June 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police appeal for videos of Revolve raft up, BIU to work to rule, no new confirmed Covid-19 cases, AstraZeneca vaccines expire on June 30th, Royal Canadian Air Force visit, Dance Company Wales appoints Krystal Lowe, Hamilton Princess supports call to encourage more blood donors, superyacht Arctic Pride II in Bermuda, MEF Trainee Programme a recipe... Read more of this article

Grocers On Food Prices, Global Impact & More

Grocers On Food Prices, Global Impact & More

A number of international factors have resulted in food prices increasing and as ”much as we strive to keep the costs of food as low as possible, it is unavoidable that these increased costs will impact the retail trade in Bermuda.” This was stated in a letter from Lindo’s Manager Zach Moniz, with a contribution from Will Cox of Miles... Read more of this article

Covid: 0 New Cases, 7 Active, 0 In Hospital

Covid: 0 New Cases, 7 Active, 0 In Hospital

The Ministry received 1436 test results and zero were positive for Covid-19 and there are currently seven active cases.A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health received 1436 test results since the last update, and zero [0] were positive for Covid-19. This gives a test positivity rate of 0.0%. “Additionally, there were no recoveries... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Sports With Stempel & Smith

Video: BNV Sports With Stempel & Smith

Robin Stempel and Bermuda Dressage Coach Angela Halloran Smith are joining Bernews this evening [June 10] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. Related StoriesVideo: BNV Sports With Madelyn Moore Video: BNV Sports With Andrea McKey Video: BNV Discussion With Jyire Mitchell Video: BNV Discussion With... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: June 10 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: June 10 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... Read more of this article

MEF Trainee Programme A Recipe For Success

MEF Trainee Programme A Recipe For Success

MEF Ltd — otherwise known as The Little Venice Group –  launched a pilot Trainee Programme in November 2020 and yesterday “seven recipients graduated and received job placements in the company and three received certificates of participation,” the company said. At the Awards Ceremony held at the Harbourfront restaurant, Labour... Read more of this article

Photos: Superyacht Arctic Pride II In Bermuda

Photos: Superyacht Arctic Pride II In Bermuda

The superyacht Arctic Pride II has been in Bermuda for the past days, with the luxury vessel currently located in the east end. The Superyacht Times website said, “The 46m Arctic Pride II yacht [ex: Aqua] was built in 2020 by Delta Marine. She features an exterior design by Delta.” Related Stories$100... Read more of this article

BTA Statement On Revolve Yacht Event

BTA Statement On Revolve Yacht Event

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] said they “shared full support for an investigation into the possible breach of Covid protocols at the yacht event on June 8.” A spokesperson said, “The BTA assisted local organisers’ administrative filings, including group exemption applications for a series of photo-shoots and on-site destination... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Video: BIU President Holds Press Conference

Bermuda Industrial Union members have started a ‘Work to Rule’ and will not work overtime for one week, BIU President Chris Furbert confirmed at a press conference today [June 11], with the Union President explaining his member’s position as far as decertification. The full video of the press conference is below: Related... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

Photos & Video: Royal Canadian Air Force Visits

A Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft paid a visit to Bermuda yesterday [June 10], stopping by the LF Wade International Airport in the afternoon.The Government of Canada website says, “The CC-177 Globemaster III strategic airlifter transports troops, cargo and oversized combat equipment. Rapid, reliable and flexible, it is equipped with advanced... Read more of this article

Video: June 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Video: June 11th Bernews Morning Newsflash

Police appeal for videos of Revolve raft up, BIU to work to rule, no new confirmed Covid-19 cases, AstraZeneca vaccines expire on June 30th, Royal Canadian Air Force visit, Dance Company Wales appoints Krystal Lowe, Hamilton Princess supports call to encourage more blood donors, superyacht Arctic Pride II in Bermuda, MEF Trainee Programme a recipe... Read more of this article

SPORTS

White Horse Restaurant Featuring Euro Cup

White Horse Restaurant Featuring Euro Cup

White Horse and Tobacco Bay Beach Club will be featuring the Euro Cup 2021 at both establishments for one month with accompanying drink specials. A spokesperson said, “White Horse and Tobacco Bay Beach Club is excited to announce that they will be featuring the Euro Cup 2021 at both establishments for one month with accompanying drink specials.”Owner... Read more of this article

Tennis: MTM Summer Bowl Day Five Results

Tennis: MTM Summer Bowl Day Five Results

The MTM Summer Bowl 2021 moved into the fifth day at the Fairmont Southampton Tennis Courts, with several matches needing a tie-breaker to decide a winner. The A Division match between Antonio Warner and Romar Douglas was deadlocked at a set apiece, before Doubles retired leading 3-2 in the third. Zach McGuire came from a set down in his Under 14 battle... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Sports With Stempel & Smith

Video: BNV Sports With Stempel & Smith

Robin Stempel and Bermuda Dressage Coach Angela Halloran Smith are joining Bernews this evening [June 10] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. Related StoriesVideo: BNV Sports With Madelyn Moore Video: BNV Sports With Andrea McKey Video: BNV Discussion With Jyire Mitchell Video: BNV Discussion With... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

White Horse Restaurant Featuring Euro Cup

White Horse Restaurant Featuring Euro Cup

White Horse and Tobacco Bay Beach Club will be featuring the Euro Cup 2021 at both establishments for one month with accompanying drink specials. A spokesperson said, “White Horse and Tobacco Bay Beach Club is excited to announce that they will be featuring the Euro Cup 2021 at both establishments for one month with accompanying drink specials.”Owner... Read more of this article

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Ltd. Bermuda, a Bermudian tech company, has launched a mobile app that aims to make signing documents easier. A spokesperson said, “Amy Peniston, the Bermudian CEO of Cactus Ltd, wants to make it easy for you to add your signature to a PDF document. Her app, Stamper, does precisely that. “A simple phone app [available for Apple and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 10 2021

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 10 2021

June 10 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,569.33, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 1 decline, and 60 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF]. Related Stories‘Active And Significant Year For The BSX’ Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: June 9... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda Announce 2021 Programming

TROIKA Bermuda has announced its 2021 programming, with some of the highly anticipated initiatives to commence this summer. A spokesperson said, “TROIKA Bermuda is thrilled to announce our 2021 programming. “For over ten years, TROIKA Bermuda has delivered a platform for providing excellence in the arts for the youth of Bermuda. Although... Read more of this article

MSA Launches First Virtual Art Auction

MSA Launches First Virtual Art Auction

Mount Saint Agnes Academy has launched their first Virtual Art Auction, with all artwork on display at Brew coffee house on Front Street from June 7th until June 13th. A spokesperson said, “Online bidding will start at 9am on Friday, June 11th and go to Midnight on Sunday, June 13th 12:00pm. Click here to place your bids.“There are 19... Read more of this article

Dance Company Wales Appoints Krystal Lowe

Dance Company Wales Appoints Krystal Lowe

National Dance Company Wales [NDCW] has appointed four new trustees to its board, including Bermudian Krystal Lowe. A report on the NDCWales website said, “National Dance Company Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of four new trustees. “Cathryn Allen, Martin Hylton, Krystal S. Lowe and Tupac Martir join the board with immediate... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

Reminder On Overhanging Trees & Hedges

The Ministry of Public Works said they “would like to remind the public that trimming back overhanging trees and hedges from private property to prevent vegetation from projecting into the roadways or sidewalks is the property owner’s responsibility.” “Overhanging trees and hedges can cause safety hazards to road users including... Read more of this article

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

$450K For BIOS Fish Biodiversity Research

Marking World Environment Day, the U.K. Government has announced over £8 million for projects in Overseas Territories, including £316,829 [$449,249] for the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences to “assess the mobile fish biodiversity for Bermuda’s deep seas.” In an online post, Government House said, “On World Environment Day 2021... Read more of this article

Student Launches Clean Up Doughnut Challenge

Student Launches Clean Up Doughnut Challenge

Student Isis Tucker recently teamed up with Keep Bermuda Beautiful to launch a cleanup effort  — called the ‘Doughnut Challenge’ –  in which the school class that collected the most trash won a doughnut party. A spokesperson said, “Isis Tucker, a Year 8 Saltus student, approached Keep Bermuda Beautiful with the idea... Read more of this article

CRIME

Court Dismisses  Former Care Officer’s Appeal

Court Dismisses Former Care Officer’s Appeal

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application from Cheyra Bell — who workED as a Residential Care Officer at the Department of Child & Family Services – to quash the decision to fire her for “gross misconduct on the ground that she was unfit for duty as a result of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.” In explaining... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

A 24-year-old female car driver was arrested on “suspicion of impaired driving” after a “collision involving four other cars in the City of Hamilton,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A car driver, said to be a 24-year-old Hamilton parish woman, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving Sunday... Read more of this article

Stolen Motorcycle Recovered, Suspects Arrested

Stolen Motorcycle Recovered, Suspects Arrested

A stolen motorcycle was recovered and two female suspects were arrested in connection with the matter, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A stolen motorcycle was recovered Wednesday night [2nd June] and two suspects – said to be an 18-year-old Smith’s parish woman and a 19-year-old Devonshire woman – were arrested in... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Bermuda Launches Signature App

Cactus Ltd. Bermuda, a Bermudian tech company, has launched a mobile app that aims to make signing documents easier. A spokesperson said, “Amy Peniston, the Bermudian CEO of Cactus Ltd, wants to make it easy for you to add your signature to a PDF document. Her app, Stamper, does precisely that. “A simple phone app [available for Apple and Android] allows you... Read more of this article

BHB Resumes Biopsies With 3D Mammography

BHB Resumes Biopsies With 3D Mammography

The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] has announced the resumption of stereotactic biopsy service today [June 9]. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] is pleased to announce the resumption of stereotactic biopsy [biopsies that are carried out using our mammography machine] service today. “The recent upgrade to the GE Pristina 3D mammography unit meant... Read more of this article

Relay For Life: One Communications Raises $6K

Relay For Life: One Communications Raises $6K

One Communications employees took part in the Relay For Life event, and raised $6,000 by walking, running, biking, and swimming 200 miles. “The initiative, which began on 24 May, originally challenged participants to cover 100 miles in two weeks, a target that was reached before the end of week one,” a spokesperson said. “Relay For Life Bermuda raises... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

Man Injured In Collision In Sandys Parish

Man Injured In Collision In Sandys Parish

[Updated] This afternoon [June 9] police and first responders were dispatched to a serious collision in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20pm today [Wednesday, 9th June] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision in Sandys parish. “Details are limited at this time. However, early information... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

Driver Arrested After Five Vehicle Collision

A 24-year-old female car driver was arrested on “suspicion of impaired driving” after a “collision involving four other cars in the City of Hamilton,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A car driver, said to be a 24-year-old Hamilton parish woman, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving Sunday... Read more of this article

BFRS Releases Call Data For Month Of May

BFRS Releases Call Data For Month Of May

During the month of May, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a number of medical, fire, and airport-related calls. A BFRS spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service for the month of May responded to a number of medical-related calls. These calls include medical calls, road traffic collisions, and medical transports.The... Read more of this article




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