Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 22], 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 20-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.55pm: The press conference was to announced that Circle plans to launch a new subsidiary... Read more of this article

Video: Future Leaders Holds Induction Ceremony

Video: Future Leaders Holds Induction Ceremony

The Future Leaders Programme recently held its closing ceremony, where 23 students from various schools around the island and overseas were officially inducted as Future Leaders.Students had spent the past three weeks on an intensive leadership course which combines academic study, mentorship and community service to enlighten students on a number... Read more of this article

Dunkley: Questions About Bermudiana Resort

Dunkley: Questions About Bermudiana Resort

“It is unacceptable that a Minister would deliver a statement to Parliament and then be unable to provide the most basic answers to questions,” MP Michael Dunkley said, adding that “it makes one wonder why there was a ribbon cutting ceremony when the Government cannot readily give summary details on the investment in the new venture.” Mr... Read more of this article

BOA Names Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games

BOA Names Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has officially ratified Bermuda’s team for the upcoming Pan Am Games in Lima, which will start on July 26th, with 17 athletes set to represent Bermuda in seven sports. AthleticsDage Minors [800m & 1500m] Tyrone Smith [Long Jump]BowlingGloria Dill Earlene Tucker Damien Matthews David MaycockCyclingCaitlin... Read more of this article

49 People Earn Education Ministry Scholarships

49 People Earn Education Ministry Scholarships

On July 17th, the Ministry of Education hosted a Scholarship and Awards reception to honour and congratulate the 49 recipients of the 2019 Government Scholarship and Award offerings.“These scholarship and awards opportunities are funded through the Ministry of Education, to provide public school students in Bermuda with the proper funding through... Read more of this article

Photos: Old Canadian Hotel Building Demolished

Photos: Old Canadian Hotel Building Demolished

[Written by Don Burgess] The historic Canadian Hotel was nothing but a pile of rubble after being demolished this weekend. Built in 1918, it managed to last 101 years. The Canadian Hotel was the first time a black man, James ‘Dick’ Richards, owned a hotel licence. The hotel had been unusable for some time now. Back in October barricades were put... Read more of this article

Women’s Football: Bermuda Defeat Antigua

Women’s Football: Bermuda Defeat Antigua

Bermuda recently played their final match of the Women’s Under 20 CONCACAF Championships against Antigua at the National Track and Field Center Leonora in Guyana, making a superb showing to win the game by a score of 5-1. Bermuda’s starting line up included Zahkari Turner, Koa Goodchild, Jenna Rempel, Zemira Webb, Jadae Steede Hill, Danni Watson,... Read more of this article


Zeiko Lewis Scores For Charleston Battery

Zeiko Lewis Scores For Charleston Battery

Bermuda’s Zeiko Lewis scored for his Charleston Battery team as they played to a 3-2 win over Hartford Athletic, marking Lewis sixth goal of the season. The club’s match report said, “The Battery took three points, beating out Hartford Athletic late, in a 3-2 win on Saturday night at Dillon Stadium. It was a thrilling second half of play which... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw the Pacers track team win medals in North Carolina, the Bermuda Volleyball Association beach tournament, Bermuda win games at the Junior Caribbean Area Squash Association tournament and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more.News/Misc:Teen Brittonie Taylor Reported... Read more of this article

BPO Issues Commemorative Stamp Series

BPO Issues Commemorative Stamp Series

The Bermuda Post Office has issued its latest commemorative stamp series featuring the 150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Floating Dock. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s location as a half-way point of call between British colonies in the Western Atlantic and Great Britain itself, was considered an important location for a Dockyard, and especially... Read more of this article

Stubbs To Detail Economic Stimulus Programme

Stubbs To Detail Economic Stimulus Programme

A public presentation entitled Building an Economic Roadmap to Bermuda’s Future is being offered by Robert Stubbs on Wednesday [July 24] at 6.00pm in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Tradewinds Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Stubbs will detail an economic stimulus programme for Bermuda and outline a long-term, multi-decade... Read more of this article

Police Media Room Honours Commissioner Bean

Police Media Room Honours Commissioner Bean

At a ceremony held Friday, July 19th, Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley officially renamed the Community Meeting & Media Room on the ground floor of Hamilton Police Station in memory of the late Commissioner of Police [Retired] Frederick C. B. ‘Penny’ Bean. A police spokesperson said, “Commissioner Bean’s wife Mrs. Romaine Bean... Read more of this article

Results: BVA Beach Volleyball Tournament

Results: BVA Beach Volleyball Tournament

On Saturday, July 20th the Bermuda Volleyball Association [BVA] hosted their second beach tournament of the season. The tournament involved four divisions. Sophia Sontag and Brenda Dalida placed first in the Women’s 2s while Ivy Manio, Ana Liza Perez, Margaret Naval and Floriefe Nery would place first in the Women’s 4s. Ian Bucci and Bill... Read more of this article

Brittonie Taylor Reported Missing Again [Located]

Brittonie Taylor Reported Missing Again [Located]

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service is once again appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 15 year old Brittonie Taylor. A police spokesperson said, “He was reported missing last night [Saturday, July 20th] from the Aeolia Drive, Devonshire area. Most recent photo of Brittonie Taylor“The young man is described as dark complexioned,... Read more of this article

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Over the weekend, I was invited to head to Ocean Club at the Fairmont Southampton for a swanky event – Buck Moon Fizz. The resort is known for these parties with unlimited champagne, food and entertainment, so needless to say, I was excited about the experience. The event started at 7pm and guests were given a glass... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 22], 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 20-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.55pm: The press conference was to announced that Circle plans to launch a new subsidiary... Read more of this article

Video: Future Leaders Holds Induction Ceremony

Video: Future Leaders Holds Induction Ceremony

The Future Leaders Programme recently held its closing ceremony, where 23 students from various schools around the island and overseas were officially inducted as Future Leaders.Students had spent the past three weeks on an intensive leadership course which combines academic study, mentorship and community service to enlighten students on a number... Read more of this article

Video: Pan Am Profile Of Damien Matthews

Video: Pan Am Profile Of Damien Matthews

In the fifth of a series of video profiles of the athletes set to represent Bermuda at the upcoming 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, meet Damien Matthews, who will be competing in bowling. The Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international sporting festival, and will run from 26 July to 11 August, and will host 7,000 athletes from... Read more of this article

SPORTS

BOA Names Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games

BOA Names Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has officially ratified Bermuda’s team for the upcoming Pan Am Games in Lima, which will start on July 26th, with 17 athletes set to represent Bermuda in seven sports. AthleticsDage Minors [800m & 1500m] Tyrone Smith [Long Jump]BowlingGloria Dill Earlene Tucker Damien Matthews David MaycockCyclingCaitlin... Read more of this article

Women’s Football: Bermuda Defeat Antigua

Women’s Football: Bermuda Defeat Antigua

Bermuda recently played their final match of the Women’s Under 20 CONCACAF Championships against Antigua at the National Track and Field Center Leonora in Guyana, making a superb showing to win the game by a score of 5-1. Bermuda’s starting line up included Zahkari Turner, Koa Goodchild, Jenna Rempel, Zemira Webb, Jadae Steede Hill, Danni Watson,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Finishes Fourth In RAN Play-Off

Bermuda Finishes Fourth In RAN Play-Off

The Rugby Americas North [RAN] Under 19 Tournament recently concluded in Barbados, with Bermuda finishing in fourth place. Bermuda took to the field for the final day of the tournament, taking on Trinidad & Tobago in the third and fourth place match. Bermuda lost the match 22 – 15 to finish the tournament in fourth place. Related StoriesO’Shaughnessy... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 22], 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 20-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.55pm: The press conference was to announced that Circle plans to launch a new subsidiary... Read more of this article

Stubbs To Detail Economic Stimulus Programme

Stubbs To Detail Economic Stimulus Programme

A public presentation entitled Building an Economic Roadmap to Bermuda’s Future is being offered by Robert Stubbs on Wednesday [July 24] at 6.00pm in the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Tradewinds Auditorium. A spokesperson said, “Mr. Stubbs will detail an economic stimulus programme for Bermuda and outline a long-term, multi-decade... Read more of this article

Hilton Brand ‘Announces Debut in Bermuda’

Hilton Brand ‘Announces Debut in Bermuda’

In a statement posted on their company website, Hilton announced the “company’s debut in Bermuda with the signing of Bermudiana Beach Resort, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.” “Representing the brand’s first hotel in Bermuda and second development in the Caribbean region, the 111-room resort is slated to open in 2020. Owned by Bermudiana... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

Review: Buck Moon Fizz At Ocean Club

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Over the weekend, I was invited to head to Ocean Club at the Fairmont Southampton for a swanky event – Buck Moon Fizz. The resort is known for these parties with unlimited champagne, food and entertainment, so needless to say, I was excited about the experience. The event started at 7pm and guests were given a glass... Read more of this article

BSG Security Firm Mural Is Out Of This World

BSG Security Firm Mural Is Out Of This World

A mural celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing can be seen on the premises of the Bermuda Security Group, thanks to a project launched in partnership with the Bermuda Society of Arts and local schools. A spokesperson said, “When the Bermuda Security Group [BSG] was founded in 1969, the world was abuzz with the breakneck... Read more of this article

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Soul Session Saturday Event On August 31

Tino Sax is getting set to hold an event titled ‘Soul Session Saturday’ on August 31 at the Blue Waters Anglers Club dock from 8.00am to 12.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Kicking off Labour Day weekend, Tino Sax is back with his Soul Session Saturdays. If you missed the first one, be sure to catch this event. “Capping off the end... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Initiatives To ‘Encourage A Greener Bermuda’

Initiatives To ‘Encourage A Greener Bermuda’

Following the recent environmentalist demonstration, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said he welcomes an “open dialogue regarding sustainability and the preservation of our island” and provided information on what is presently being done within the Ministry to “encourage a greener Bermuda.” Minister Roban said, “I encourage... Read more of this article

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

Video: Climate Change Rally In Hamilton

The Greenrock Youth Council and Fridays for Future Bermuda held a climate change rally today [July 19] in Hamilton, with young people marching from Nellie’s Walk to the Cabinet Office aiming to bring attention to climate change; with the group carrying signs and chanting “what do we want, climate justice, when do we want it, now.” The... Read more of this article

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Climate Change Rally Set For This Friday

Greenrock and Fridays for Future Bermuda has formed the Greenrock Youth Council and will hold a climate change rally in Hamilton on Friday [July 19] from 11.30am to 1.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Greenrock has formed a Youth Council to provide young environmental advocates and green entrepreneurs with a platform to express their interests, proposed... Read more of this article

CRIME

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

Man Arrested In Connection With ‘Drill Video’

[Updated] One man has been taken into custody in connection with a ‘drill music’ video being circulated that promotes violence against police officers, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of a local ‘Drill’ music video being circulated on social media promoting violence... Read more of this article

32-Year-Old Arrested For ‘Assault On Police’

32-Year-Old Arrested For ‘Assault On Police’

A 22-year-old man hurt in a disturbance at St. George’s Cricket Club on Sunday evening was treated and discharged from hospital, while a 32-year-old man was “arrested for assault on police during the incident.” A police spokesperson said, “It has been confirmed that a 22-year-old man hurt in a disturbance at St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

Police: Man Injured In St. George’s Altercation

Police: Man Injured In St. George’s Altercation

Emergency services responded to St. George’s Cricket Club tonight [July 14] after a man was injured in an “altercation involving several individuals”, according to police. Police spokesperson Robin Simmons said, “Around 11pm Sunday, July 14th police and ambulance personnel responded to a reported disturbance at St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

Video: Premier Burt & Circle Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt is holding a press conference this afternoon [July 22], 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 20-minute replay is belowUpdate 1.55pm: The press conference was to announced that Circle plans to launch a new subsidiary in Bermuda, and a statement... Read more of this article

Bespoke Analytics Partners With TimeXtender

Bespoke Analytics Partners With TimeXtender

TimeXtender has announced a new partnership with Bespoke Analytics due to the “growing number of companies needing to build out their data estate on the Microsoft platform to get to data insights faster.” A spokesperson said, “With an ever-growing number of companies around the world needing to build out their data estate on the Microsoft platform to... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Weather Radar Ribbon Cutting

Photos & Video: Weather Radar Ribbon Cutting

[Updated with photos] A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held this morning [July 17] for the official opening of the upgraded weather radar system at Cooper’s Island. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 9-minute replay is belowUpdate 5.59pm: A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

The 58-year-old man injured in a two car collision on South Road in Paget on Sunday [July 14] remains in stable condition in the hospital’s ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [July 18th] the 58-year-old male driver injured in a two car collision that occurred around 2:40am Sunday, July 14th on South Road in Paget, near... Read more of this article

Truck Pulled Down Wires At Paget Traffic Lights

Truck Pulled Down Wires At Paget Traffic Lights

[Updated] A tractor trailer truck has pulled down overhead wires this afternoon [July 17] in the area of the Paget traffic lights. A police spokesperson said, “It appears that a tractor trailer truck has pulled down overhead wires at the Paget traffic lights, located at the junction of Middle Road and South Road in Paget. “Traffic delays are expected... Read more of this article

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

58-Year-Old Remains Stable In ICU After Collision

The 58-year-old man injured in a two car collision on South Road in Paget on Sunday [July 14] remains in stable condition in the hospital’s ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [July 16th] the 58-year-old male driver injured in a two car collision that occurred around 2:40am Sunday, July 14th on South Road in Paget, near... Read more of this article