BTUC To Host ‘Solidarity March’ On May 1st

BTUC To Host ‘Solidarity March’ On May 1st

In order to mark International Workers Day, the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] will be holding a ‘Solidarity March’ from Victoria Park at 12 noon on May 1st, and a ‘Solidarity Service’ on Sunday, April 30th at St. Paul A.M.E. at 10.55am.The BTUC said, “Annually, May 1st is recognized around the world as “May Day” or “International... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: April 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 25 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

Police: Two Family Members Involved In Dispute

Police: Two Family Members Involved In Dispute

The police said that after conducting further enquiries into the altercation at the ATM in St George’s, they “believe that two male family members, who have since been identified, were involved in a physical dispute” and the other men that got involved were “attempting to stop the scuffle.” A police spokesperson said, “Contrary... Read more of this article

‘Release 2016 Crime Statistics Without Delay’

‘Release 2016 Crime Statistics Without Delay’

“We call on the OBA to do the right thing and release the 2016 Crime Statistics without delay,” Shadow Minister of National Security Walter Roban said. Mr Roban said, “The OBA government has failed to release the 2016 Annual Crime Statistics. Historically, these figures were released by February, yet in an election year when many, particularly... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Kris Furbert, the owner of Bermuda Pie Company is one of five local businesses to be selected as a primary food and beverage vendor, serving the public at the America’s Cup Village. Here he talks about his decision to get involved, what he believes the 35th America’s Cup will bring to the island, and the pie he has created just for the occasion. 1.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda gathered in Victoria Park this morning [April 25] to mark ANZAC Day, which commemorates those who served and died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The Service is traditionally held at dawn in both Australia and New Zealand, with services also taking place around the world... Read more of this article

Swing Bridge Work “Nearing Completion”

Swing Bridge Work “Nearing Completion”

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that work being conducted at Swing Bridge is “nearing completion” and they expect to open the bridge to two lane traffic immediately after the contractor removes the remaining scaffolding, which is estimated to take seven days. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works... Read more of this article


‘Escalation Of Lawlessness In The Old Town’

‘Escalation Of Lawlessness In The Old Town’

“The numerous incidents in and around St. George’s over the past few weeks are a clear sign that the current approach simply isn’t working and as a result, criminals are getting bolder,” Shadow Minister of Municipalities Senator Renee Ming said. Recent incidents in the east end include buses being left damaged after the fare vaults were... Read more of this article

Video: Caroline Bay Marina Holds ‘Dock Wetting’

Video: Caroline Bay Marina Holds ‘Dock Wetting’

Caroline Bay Marina held a ‘dock wetting’ yesterday to celebrate the completion of phase one of Bermuda’s newest superyacht marina. Caroline Bay Marina started actual construction in November 2016, and the company said that the ”completion of phase one included the structural completion of the 110 berths and mooring spaces which... Read more of this article

Impact Academy Students Return From Haiti

Impact Academy Students Return From Haiti

Fifteen staff and students from all-male school Impact Mentoring Academy recently returned back from a life changing missions trip with Feed My Lambs Ministry in Haiti. From March 22 to April 2, the team worked to build a home for the charitable organisation founded by Philip Rego; the small property would go to the primary caregiver of the orphanage,... Read more of this article

New ‘Self-Service Dog Wash’ Business Opens

New ‘Self-Service Dog Wash’ Business Opens

With a “mission to make bathing your dog easy and affordable on your time schedule,” Indra’s Place Self Service Dog Wash recently opened on Elliott Street West in Hamilton, with the new business offering dog wash machines in order to help people provide their dogs with easy, thorough bathing. The soft opening of Indra’s Place... Read more of this article

UK MPs Discuss Bermudians Movement In EU

UK MPs Discuss Bermudians Movement In EU

The impact of Brexit on Bermudians freedom of movement in the European Union was recently discussed in UK Parliament, with Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Robin Walker saying the “post-exit immigration rules that apply to British nationals in the EU will be the subject of negotiations, as will the detail of the future relationship between... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos & Video: St. George’s Marine Expo

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with a Committee of St. George’s Stakeholders and title sponsor RUBIS Energy Bermuda hosted their annual St George’s Marine Expo this weekend, with the area was transformed into a festive setting, featuring an array of marine related products, services, sports, demonstrations as well... Read more of this article

‘Small Wonder: Bermuda’s Super-Sized Impact’

‘Small Wonder: Bermuda’s Super-Sized Impact’

“We are a population of 65,000, and over time we’ve had to find ways to make a living beyond the limits of our natural resources,” Premier Michael Dunkley told attendees at RIMS in Philadelphia, adding that, “Bermuda has a proud history of punching above its weight,” as it is the “standing national challenge we face... Read more of this article

Bermuda Outstanding Teen Awards Nominees

Bermuda Outstanding Teen Awards Nominees

On Saturday, April 29th, Teen Services will be hosting its annual Outstanding Teen Awards Ceremony at the Greater Heritage Worship Centre in Hamilton, with the ceremony serving to recognize and pay tribute to the island’s exceptional teenagers. “Thank you to all Outstanding Teen Awards committee members and volunteers. Teen Services could not have... Read more of this article

BPS Assisting JCF With Murder Investigation

BPS Assisting JCF With Murder Investigation

The Bermuda Police Service is assisting the Jamaican Constabulary Force with their investigation into the death of 55-year-old Bermudian Ronald Raynor, with the BPS saying that the “circumstances of Mr. Raynor’s death are suspicious and the JCF is dealing with the matter as a murder investigation.”A police spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza Looking Forward To AC

J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza Looking Forward To AC

“Selected as a healthy alternative to fish sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs, the start of the 35th America’s Cup will be a big moment for Tim Jackson, his wife Michelle Brock Jackson, and the employees at J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza,” the ACBDA said. “Named as one of the five primary food and beverage vendors for the America’s Cup... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: April 25 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: April 25 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

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s Spirit of Bermuda sailed to Antigua to participate in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta as well as the Antigua to Bermuda Race, and while in Antigua she participated in a gamut of activities, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Week. The vessel and her crew did very well, with Spirit of Bermuda winning the Concourse... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda gathered in Victoria Park this morning [April 25] to mark ANZAC Day, which commemorates those who served and died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. The Service is traditionally held at dawn in both Australia and New Zealand, with services also taking place around the world... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Meet Bermuda Netball Player Karlandra Smith

Meet Bermuda Netball Player Karlandra Smith

In the fifth in a series of profiles of netball players who will be part of the team representing Bermuda at the Netball Europe Open being held in Scotland from May 11th to 14th, we spotlight Karlandra Smith, a 32-year-old who plays in the Goal Defence and Goal Keeper positions.1. How does it feel to have been selected for such an elite squad? It... Read more of this article

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s Spirit of Bermuda sailed to Antigua to participate in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta as well as the Antigua to Bermuda Race, and while in Antigua she participated in a gamut of activities, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Week. The vessel and her crew did very well, with Spirit of Bermuda winning the Concourse... Read more of this article

Video: 2017 Butterfield Grand Prix In Hamilton

Video: 2017 Butterfield Grand Prix In Hamilton

The Criterium race on Sunday morning — the final leg of the three day Butterfield Bermuda Grand Prix — saw every second count in some divisions. The Male A Division was won by three seconds as Matthew Oliveira clocked an overall time of 2:43:12, Kaden Hopkins was second in 2:43:15 and Darren Glasford finished third in 2:44:48. Alyssa Rowse finished... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

Intellectual Property: ‘Innovation Improving Lives’

Intellectual Property: ‘Innovation Improving Lives’

April 26th marks World Intellectual Property Day and the Registry General will join other Intellectual Property Personnel around the world to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day with a view to raise awareness. The theme for World Intellectual Property Day 2017 is “Innovation – Improving Lives” which encourages us to reflect on how innovation... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Kris Furbert, the owner of Bermuda Pie Company is one of five local businesses to be selected as a primary food and beverage vendor, serving the public at the America’s Cup Village. Here he talks about his decision to get involved, what he believes the 35th America’s Cup will bring to the island, and the pie he has created just for the occasion. 1.... Read more of this article

Video: Caroline Bay Marina Holds ‘Dock Wetting’

Video: Caroline Bay Marina Holds ‘Dock Wetting’

Caroline Bay Marina held a ‘dock wetting’ yesterday to celebrate the completion of phase one of Bermuda’s newest superyacht marina. Caroline Bay Marina started actual construction in November 2016, and the company said that the ”completion of phase one included the structural completion of the 110 berths and mooring spaces which... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Bermuda Pies To Be Available At AC Village

Kris Furbert, the owner of Bermuda Pie Company is one of five local businesses to be selected as a primary food and beverage vendor, serving the public at the America’s Cup Village. Here he talks about his decision to get involved, what he believes the 35th America’s Cup will bring to the island, and the pie he has created just for the occasion. 1.... Read more of this article

Seniors Craft Show To Take Place Next Week

Seniors Craft Show To Take Place Next Week

On Tuesday May 2nd, from 11:45am until 6.00pm, the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs will host a Seniors Craft Show to mark the beginning of Heritage Month. “There will be various tables and displays showcasing arts and crafts made by Bermuda’s seniors, with many of their hand-crafted items available for purchase from the seniors... Read more of this article

J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza Looking Forward To AC

J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza Looking Forward To AC

“Selected as a healthy alternative to fish sandwiches, burgers, and hot dogs, the start of the 35th America’s Cup will be a big moment for Tim Jackson, his wife Michelle Brock Jackson, and the employees at J&B’s Wood Fired Pizza,” the ACBDA said. “Named as one of the five primary food and beverage vendors for the America’s Cup... Read more of this article

ENVIRONMENT

Spring Lionfish Tournament Sees 30lbs Caught

Spring Lionfish Tournament Sees 30lbs Caught

Bermuda’s first spring lionfish tournament took place over the weekend, with the successful event seeing 25 people registering to enter, about 30lbs of fish being hauled from the waters in 24 hours and more than 50 people attending the weigh-in and prize giving event on Saturday. “An important aspect of this tournament is that is has been organized... Read more of this article

Undersea Robot To Combat Lionfish Problem

Undersea Robot To Combat Lionfish Problem

The non-profit group RSE: Robots in Service of the Environment is unveiling the Guardian LF1, an affordable unmanned undersea robot designed to control the population of invasive lionfish in the Atlantic. Designed to cost less than $1000 and go below sport diver depth down to 400 feet, the Guardian LF1 fully functioning prototypes can stun and collect... Read more of this article

Celebrity Chefs Join Fight Against Lionfish

Celebrity Chefs Join Fight Against Lionfish

Celebrity chefs committed to sustainability will compete to see who has the tastiest solution to the problem of invasive lionfish at the #EatLionfish Chefs’ Throwdown, to be held at the National Museum of Bermuda on April 19, ahead of Earth Day. Organized by 11th Hour Racing, the Chefs’ Throwdown brings together all the teams competing in the 35th... Read more of this article

CRIME

Police: Two Family Members Involved In Dispute

Police: Two Family Members Involved In Dispute

The police said that after conducting further enquiries into the altercation at the ATM in St George’s, they “believe that two male family members, who have since been identified, were involved in a physical dispute” and the other men that got involved were “attempting to stop the scuffle.” A police spokesperson said, “Contrary... Read more of this article

‘Release 2016 Crime Statistics Without Delay’

‘Release 2016 Crime Statistics Without Delay’

“We call on the OBA to do the right thing and release the 2016 Crime Statistics without delay,” Shadow Minister of National Security Walter Roban said. Mr Roban said, “The OBA government has failed to release the 2016 Annual Crime Statistics. Historically, these figures were released by February, yet in an election year when many, particularly... Read more of this article

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

Court: Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison

Appearing in Magistrates Court, a 40-year-old man was sentenced to thirty months in prison for burglary and using dishonestly obtained credit cards to acquire goods. Ernest Smith was handed down a thirty month prison sentence as a result of his two convictions, following a guilty plea, of burglary and using credit cards obtained from the burglary to... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Intellectual Property: ‘Innovation Improving Lives’

Intellectual Property: ‘Innovation Improving Lives’

April 26th marks World Intellectual Property Day and the Registry General will join other Intellectual Property Personnel around the world to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day with a view to raise awareness. The theme for World Intellectual Property Day 2017 is “Innovation – Improving Lives” which encourages us to reflect on how innovation improves lives.Registrar... Read more of this article

Mobile App To Be “Virtual Crew Member”

Mobile App To Be “Virtual Crew Member”

BT, together with UK tech start-up Coderus, revealed a tactical app they said “will act as a virtual ‘seventh crew member’ to help Sir Ben Ainslie’s Land Rover BAR team gain a competitive edge in their bid to win the 35th America’s Cup this summer in Bermuda.“BT and Coderus needed to develop an app for use on mobile and wearable tech which could intuitively... Read more of this article

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In April

Top 20 Bermuda Youtube Channels In April

[Written by Don Burgess] Minister Dr. Cindy Trimm continues to get the Word out through social media. She enters Bermuda’s Top YouTube Channels Top 20 at number six with 3.5 million views. Reggae star Collie Buddz reigns supreme at the top of the list with more than 24 million views, having gained more than a million views over the past three months.Singing group... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

20-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

20-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

The 20-year-old man injured in the car crash on Middle Road in Southampton on Sunday [April 16] has been transferred from the ICU to a general ward at the hospital.A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier this morning [April 24th] the 20 year old man believed to be from Pembroke injured in the car crash that occurred around 2am Sunday,... Read more of this article

Shadow & Minister On Maintenance Of Bus Fleet

Shadow & Minister On Maintenance Of Bus Fleet

The Minister and OBA government “made a bad judgement call, one evidenced horrifically in pictures” and “thankfully, no lives were lost because the Minister decided that it was not cost-effective to worry about safety,” Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, while Transport Minister Michael Fahy said the “Government... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Investigation Into Bus Fire

Minister Updates On Investigation Into Bus Fire

An investigation by the Department of Public Transportation and Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service into the school bus fire last month has revealed that a malfunction in the braking system was the probable root cause, Minister of Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Michael Fahy said today. Speaking at a press conference today, Minister Fahy said, “I... Read more of this article