Live Updates & Videos: Hurricane Fiona

Live Updates & Videos: Hurricane Fiona

[Updating] Bermuda is now in recovery mode after the passage of Hurricane Fiona, which the Bermuda Weather Service said was a “threat to Bermuda,” with the hurricane making its closest approach early this morning. If you have information or footage [that you obtained safely!] to share, please email info@bernews.com. Your screen will automatically... Read more of this article

Govt Advisory On Bus And Ferry Service

Govt Advisory On Bus And Ferry Service

The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] advised that the “bus service will remain inoperable as power has not yet been restored at the bus depots”, while ferry service will resume at 9.00am tomorrow [Sept 24] morning. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] provided an update regarding the... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 23 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 23 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Sept... Read more of this article

Couple Welcomes Baby During Hurricane Fiona

Couple Welcomes Baby During Hurricane Fiona

While winds from Hurricane Fiona were raging outside, Bermudian couple Kei-she Fubler and Brandon Wilson were oblivious as they brought their first child, daughter A’riyah Justice Fubler-Wilson into the world at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital. A’riyah was born at 3:17am weighing 6lbs 8oz. Mother Kei-shea was overdue and was actually slated to... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Hurricane Fiona Impacts Bermuda

Photos/Video: Hurricane Fiona Impacts Bermuda

Hurricane Fiona is now moving away from Bermuda, and the task of restoring the island is well underway, with Bermuda’s experienced crews working to bring us back to normal. A look at the hurricane and the impacts is below, and for all our coverage of Hurricane Fiona click here, and for ongoing live updates click here. 4.45pm Sept 22 | Weather as... Read more of this article

Govt: Hurricane, Buses, Schools, Roads & More

Govt: Hurricane, Buses, Schools, Roads & More

A determination on the resumption of bus service will be made later today, ferry service is suspended until tomorrow, the Causeway is open and the airport will reopen later today, Government said. A Government spokesperson said, “With the passage of Hurricane Fiona, and following an Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO] meeting earlier this afternoon,... Read more of this article

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone used an uncrewed wind-powered vehicle to get a look inside Hurricane Fiona before it reached the island. The Saildrone website said, “For the second year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone are hurricane chasing with uncrewed wind-powered... Read more of this article


Video: ABC News On Hurricane Fiona

Video: ABC News On Hurricane Fiona

[Updated] ABC News visited Bermuda in advance of Hurricane Fiona, with Senior Meteorologist Rob Marciano and his crew spending time at BELCO, Gorham’s, and John Smiths Bay as they covered the storm. Their coverage included footage of island residents preparing for the storm, power crews readying themselves for the work ahead, an interview with... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: Sept 22 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 22 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Sept... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Inside Of Hurricane Fiona

Photos & Video: Inside Of Hurricane Fiona

A 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron aircrew — known as ‘Hurricane Hunters’ — flew a “data collection mission into Hurricane Fiona“ today [Sept 22] and provided images of the powerful hurricane. A statement on the U.S Department of Defence website said,, “A 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron aircrew from Keesler... Read more of this article

House Of Assembly Will Not Meet On Friday

House Of Assembly Will Not Meet On Friday

The House of Assembly will not meet as planned tomorrow [Sept 23] due to Hurricane Fiona. A Government spokesperson said, “In light of Hurricane Fiona, please be advised that there will be no meeting of the House tomorrow Friday, 23rd September. “By agreement between the Speaker, Premier and Opposition Leader the next meetings will be on 30th September... Read more of this article

Search Warrant, Drugs Seized, Suspect Arrested

Search Warrant, Drugs Seized, Suspect Arrested

Police officers executed a search warrant and “a quantity of suspected cocaine, heroin and fentanyl, along with drug paraphernalia” were seized and a “male suspect was arrested.” The police said, “On Tuesday, September 20th, police officers executed a search warrant in support of Operation Kagera. “The operation was conducted... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

30 Minute Video: Sept 23 ZBM Evening News

30 Minute Video: Sept 23 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 Stories 30 Minute Video: Sept... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Hurricane Fiona Impacts Bermuda

Photos/Video: Hurricane Fiona Impacts Bermuda

Hurricane Fiona is now moving away from Bermuda, and the task of restoring the island is well underway, with Bermuda’s experienced crews working to bring us back to normal. A look at the hurricane and the impacts is below, and for all our coverage of Hurricane Fiona click here, and for ongoing live updates click here. 4.45pm Sept 22 | Weather as... Read more of this article

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone used an uncrewed wind-powered vehicle to get a look inside Hurricane Fiona before it reached the island. The Saildrone website said, “For the second year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone are hurricane chasing with uncrewed wind-powered... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Kempe & Penruddocke Conclude ILCA Qualifier

Kempe & Penruddocke Conclude ILCA Qualifier

ILCA sailors including Sebastian Kempe and Adriana Penruddocke were back on the water to complete competing in the UKLA Noble Marine & Vaikobi ILCA 4, ILCA 6, ILCA 7 Qualifier. On the final day in the ILCA 6 Fleet, Penruddocke competed in two races. She finished the first race of the day and the fifth of the series in eighth place. She then finished... Read more of this article

Fischer Scores Twice In Blair Academy Win

Fischer Scores Twice In Blair Academy Win

Sydney Fischer scored twice to help her Blair Academy Varsity field hockey teammates move to 3 and 0 on their season with a 3 – 0 win over Kent Place. Fischer scored the game’s first goal in the first period on an assist from Ella Gaitan. Gaitan then doubled the lead, with Fischer this time getting the assist. Neither team scored in the second period,... Read more of this article

Narraway Wins Short Track Mountain Bike Race

Narraway Wins Short Track Mountain Bike Race

Nic Narraway took the opportunity to represent his Fort Lewis College team at the Collegiate CU Mountain Bike Races. Unranked in mountain biking cross country, Narraway was granted a Collegiate License upgrade to race in Collegiate Men B Division. Narraway clocked a winning time of 20:26 while competing in the short track race, finishing 11 seconds... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Essent

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Essent

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A [Excellent] and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “a” [Excellent] of the operating subsidiaries of Essent Group Ltd., which are Essent Guaranty, Inc., Essent Guaranty of PA, Inc. [both domiciled in Radnor, PA] and Essent Reinsurance Ltd. [Hamilton, Bermuda] [collectively referred to as... Read more of this article

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Sept 22 2022

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Sept 22 2022

September 22 saw 0 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The BSX finished at 2,375.41, even on the day. There were 0 advances, 0 declines, and 68 remained unchanged. The full report for the day is available here [PDF], and the full report for the week is available here [PDF]. Related Stories BSX Will Be Closed On Monday For Holiday LOM Company... Read more of this article

BSX To Close Due To Hurricane Fiona

BSX To Close Due To Hurricane Fiona

Due to the approach of Hurricane Fiona, the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] and the market will close at 4.30pm on today [Sept 22]. A spokesperson said, “Due to the approach of Hurricane Fiona, the Bermuda Stock Exchange [BSX] and the market will close at 4:30pm on today, 22 September 2022. “Please be advised that the BSX will also be closed on Friday... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Album Featuring Collie Buddz #1 On Charts

Album Featuring Collie Buddz #1 On Charts

Reggae band Stick Figure has unseated Bob Marley and the Wailers’ “Legend” from the top spot on the Billboard Reggae Albums chart, with the American group’s album featuring Bermudian artist Collie Buddz. The New York Carib News website said, “American reggae band Stick Figure unseats Bob Marley and the Wailers’ ‘Legend’ from... Read more of this article

Gallery Collaboration Features Artist Niels Reyes

Gallery Collaboration Features Artist Niels Reyes

Black Pony Gallery is collaborating with Maxima Gallery in Havana, Cuba to feature artist Niels Reyes. A spokesperson said, “Black Pony Gallery is pleased to announce a collaboration with Maxima Gallery in Havana, Cuba. For the first time, each gallery will simultaneously present a new group of oil paintings by talented Cuban artist Niels Reyes.... Read more of this article

Charity To Hold French-Themed Fundraiser

Charity To Hold French-Themed Fundraiser

Friends of Hospice, the charity supporting Agape House and hospice care in Bermuda are planning a French themed fundraiser to take place on Saturday [Sept 24] at the Media Lounge in Dockyard. A spokesperson said, “Friends of Hospice, the charity supporting Agape House and hospice care in Bermuda are planning a French themed fundraiser to take place... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

NHC Monitoring 5 Systems In Atlantic Ocean

NHC Monitoring 5 Systems In Atlantic Ocean

While Bermudians are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Fiona – which is expected to impact us starting later today [Sept 22] – officials at the National Hurricane Center are monitoring five different disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean. NOAA tweeted the animation below and said, “Tropical activity has really picked up in the Atlantic... Read more of this article

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

Youth Climate Summit Set For November

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute will present their Youth Climate Summit [YCS] from November 21 to November 26. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute is pleased to announce the return of our Youth Climate Summit November 21 to 26th. Once again, students ages 13-22 will have the opportunity to liaise with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

Bermuda Parish Garden Competition

The Department of Health is reminding the public to register for the Bermuda Parish Garden Competition 2022 with the theme ‘Let’s grow together.’ A spokesperson said, “The categories are School Garden, Community Garden, Non-Traditional Garden, Small Garden and Large Garden. “The registration deadline is September 22 at forms.gov.bm/gardencompetition.... Read more of this article

CRIME

Search Warrant, Drugs Seized, Suspect Arrested

Search Warrant, Drugs Seized, Suspect Arrested

Police officers executed a search warrant and “a quantity of suspected cocaine, heroin and fentanyl, along with drug paraphernalia” were seized and a “male suspect was arrested.” The police said, “On Tuesday, September 20th, police officers executed a search warrant in support of Operation Kagera. “The operation was conducted... Read more of this article

$10,000 In Court Fines For Traffic Offenders

$10,000 In Court Fines For Traffic Offenders

More than $10,000 will be “contributed to government’s coffers by traffic offenders following yesterday’s and today’s plea court sessions,” the police noted. In an online post, the police spokesperson said, “Slightly more than 10,000 dollars to be contributed to government’s coffers by traffic offenders, following yesterday’s... Read more of this article

BPS Investigating Rider Pursuing Car Incident

BPS Investigating Rider Pursuing Car Incident

The police confirmed they are investigating an incident last night [Sept 19] which “involved a single rider on a motorcycle pursuing a silver coloured motorcar” from South Road near Devonshire Bay to Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “Police are investigating an incident which occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Monday, 19th September,... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

Video: Drone Footage Inside Hurricane Fiona

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone used an uncrewed wind-powered vehicle to get a look inside Hurricane Fiona before it reached the island. The Saildrone website said, “For the second year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [NOAA] and Saildrone are hurricane chasing with uncrewed wind-powered vehicles. Saildrone... Read more of this article

Tech Education Day To Be Held On October 31st

Tech Education Day To Be Held On October 31st

The Ministry of Economy and Labour, through the Economic Development Department [EDD], announced that the annual Tech Education Day will be held in person on October 31st. A Government spokesperson said, “Co-sponsored by Circle and Nimble, leaders in Bermuda’s Fintech industry, the event is held in partnership with the EDD and Bermuda Business Development Agency.... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Flag Necklace

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Flag Necklace

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a necklace which will add a touch of Bermudian themed elegance to your phone screen. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story. You can download... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Boat In Dockyard

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Boat In Dockyard

On Thursday [Sept 15] there was a fire onboard a 28-foot unmanned Chriscraft powerboat in Dockyard. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Thursday 15th September, 10:30pm. Astute neighbours at Pier 41 Marina in Dockyard, spotted a fire onboard a nearby 28-foot unmanned Chriscraft powerboat. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed... Read more of this article

Police Inquiries Regarding Medical Emergency

Police Inquiries Regarding Medical Emergency

A 62-year-old man had “apparently fallen from a wall and sustained a head wound” and police inquiries are “underway regarding the circumstances of this reported medical emergency and members of the public with any information are urged to come forward.” A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 1pm on Thursday, September... Read more of this article

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

[Updated] Approximately 350 residents lost power after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cable” on South Road in Devonshire today [Sept 16] and a BELCO crew is on scene working to restore power. BELCO tweeted the photo below, saying: “Shortly after 11am a tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables... Read more of this article




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