86-Year-Old In Hospital After Taxi Crash

86-Year-Old In Hospital After Taxi Crash

An 86-year-old woman was “placed on a ward as a precautionary measure and continues to receive treatment for her injuries, which are understood to be non-life threatening,” after the taxi crash on Harbour Road this weekend, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, 22nd June 2024,... Read more of this article

Two Injured In Collision On Harbour Road

Two Injured In Collision On Harbour Road

Two people have been injured in a collision on Harbour Road this afternoon [June 24], the police have confirmed A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20pm, Monday 24th June 2024, Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel were dispatched to a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a private motor car and a livery cycle on Harbour Road,... Read more of this article

KraftHeinz & Butterfield & Vallis Donate $4,205

KraftHeinz & Butterfield & Vallis Donate $4,205

KraftHeinz and Butterfield & Vallis recently presented a cheque to The Reading Clinic for $4,205.18. A spokesperson said, “For a limited time, with the purchase of any participating KraftHeinz product, including Kraft mayonnaise, Heinz ketchup, Kraft dressing, Kraft barbecue sauce, Heinz mustard and Heinz relish, at stores throughout Bermuda,... Read more of this article

BELCO Urges Preparation For Hurricane Season

BELCO Urges Preparation For Hurricane Season

BELCO advised that “with hurricane season beginning on June 1st, the Company has and is taking all the necessary steps to prepare should the island be impacted by a storm this season and encourages the public to prepare as well, specifically as preparations pertain to the trimming of trees.” A spokesperson said, “Ensuring that trees... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Installs Astronaut Sculpture

Hamilton Princess Installs Astronaut Sculpture

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has installed “Bronze Eroded Astronaut,” a life-size sculpture by Daniel Arsham inspired by Neil Armstrong, in its front garden. A spokesperson said, “Recently, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club installed its latest art piece Bronze Eroded Astronaut [2022], in its front garden. The ‘Astronaut’... Read more of this article

Noelle Young To Join Caribbean Climate Academy

Noelle Young To Join Caribbean Climate Academy

Island Innovation announced that Bermuda’s Noelle Young has been selected for the 2024 Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy. A spokesperson said, “Noelle will be part of a cohort of 50 young leaders from across the Caribbean. Following a strict application process that reviewed hundreds of applicants, the cohort features participants... Read more of this article

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Engineering company iEPC Limited congratulated Electrical Engineer in Training Jarreau Daniels on attaining several professional certifications. Mr Daniels attained his Applied Project Management Certificate from US-based Villanova University after completing a 16-week, three-course online programme consisting of Essentials of Project Management, Mastering... Read more of this article


Health Ministry Issues Updated Covid Guidance

Health Ministry Issues Updated Covid Guidance

As the summer season approaches with increased travel and gatherings, the Ministry of Health’s Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit [ESU] “wants to remind residents to be mindful of the potential risks associated with COVID-19, during this time of increased COVID-19 transmission in our community.” “While we have made progress in protecting... Read more of this article

BEDC To Host MSME Day & Open Houses

BEDC To Host MSME Day & Open Houses

To mark Micro, Small & Medium Enterprise [MSME] Day, the BEDC will be hosting open houses from 11am to 7pm at its North East Hamilton Incubator Hub and St. George’s Incubator Hub. A spokesperson said, “In celebration of MSME Day, the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] proudly joins the international community in acknowledging... Read more of this article

Emma And Jack Harvey To Swim At Olympics

Emma And Jack Harvey To Swim At Olympics

Siblings Emma and Jack Harvey will represent Bermuda in swimming at the Olympic Games in Paris next month, the Bermuda Olympic Association has confirmed. Emma punched her ticket after winning the 100 metres backstroke B final at the recent Mare Nostrum Barcelona in 1min 01.21sec; meanwhile, Jack hit the standard after stopping the clock in 55.19 in... Read more of this article

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

Newsflash Video & Weekend Reports, Photos

This past weekend saw West End Warriors’ celebration, the Peace March For Palestine, Fresh Air Films and various other community and sporting events. Links to our weekend coverage are below, click to view more. News/Misc: Minister Attends AfriCaribbean Investment Forum PLP Support UN Ceasefire Resolution Dr Ty Douglas Co-Writes Juneteenth... Read more of this article

Minister Attends AfriCaribbean Investment Forum

Minister Attends AfriCaribbean Investment Forum

Minister of Economy and Labour Jason Hayward, attended the 3rd AfriCaribbean Trade and Investment Forum [ACTIF] and the Afreximbank Annual Meetings [AAM], a joint conference hosted by the African Export-Import Bank [Afreximbank] in Nassau, The Bahamas from June 12-14. A Government spokesperson said, “The ACTIF/AAM event is centred around the theme... Read more of this article

PLP Support UN Ceasefire Resolution

PLP Support UN Ceasefire Resolution

Noting that while “Bermuda’s foreign policy is dictated by the United Kingdom,” the PLP believe it is “important to let the people of Bermuda know where we stand as an organisation,” and said their Central Committee “has voted to support United Nations resolution 2728, calling for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza.” A... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Peace March For Palestine

Photos & Video: Peace March For Palestine

The Peace Collective and several other organizations held a march this weekend to show solidarity with Palestine, and launched an online petition urging the Governor to support international efforts for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. The organizers previously said, “The Peace Collective, along with Social Justice Bermuda, the Muslim Community... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’

Photos & Video: Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’

The City of Hamilton invited the public to Barr’s Bay Park for Fresh Air Films: Sunset Cinema, featuring free screenings of “Kung Fu Panda 4″ and “The Beekeeper,” along with on-site food vendors and more. Related Stories Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In Fresh Air Films Returns To City... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: West End Warriors Celebration

Photos & Video: West End Warriors Celebration

The West End Warriors held a celebratory Family Fun Day and Motorcade this weekend, with their invitation stating that “all are invited to embrace the future as we move ‘Forward Together’ in the spirit of unity for the Sandys Parish community.” The group began a campaign two years ago to prevent West End Primary School from being... Read more of this article

Dr Ty Douglas Co-Writes Juneteenth Song

Dr Ty Douglas Co-Writes Juneteenth Song

Dr Ty Douglas performed a song he co-wrote titled ‘Baton in Hand’ in honour of the 1968 Olympic legends Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Harry Edwards at the recent San Francisco Juneteenth Festival and Parade. Dr Douglas, who co-wrote the song with his colleague Dr Wayne Bucknor, was also interviewed and featured on the KBMX FM radio and the... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday June 23rd “Good News” Spotlight

Video: Sunday June 23rd “Good News” Spotlight

News that the Department of Sport and Recreation’s Summer Day Camp Program Team won the PSEA award, ABIR members will host 108 paid summer interns, the Bermuda National Trust’s annual awards were presented and DaRock footballers helped a Keep Bermuda Beautiful clean up on Collector’s Hill were all some of the positive news stories... Read more of this article

Archaeological Materials Returned To Bermuda

Archaeological Materials Returned To Bermuda

Thirty-six boxes of 17th century archaeological material have returned to Bermuda after study at William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. A spokesperson said, “The returned materials include archaeological finds and records relating to the First Forts Project, undertaken between 1993 and 2003 by the Department of Anthropology at the College of... Read more of this article

Family Celebrates ‘Miracle Twins’ Graduation

Family Celebrates ‘Miracle Twins’ Graduation

Ryan and Edonna Bean expressed gratitude as their twins, Emyr and Esai, graduated from Port Royal Primary School. Ryan and Edonna Bean said, “As parents of Emyr and Esai, we are overwhelmed with gratitude and joy as we share this milestone with our community. Against all odds, our beloved twins, affectionately known as Bermuda’s Miracle... Read more of this article


VIDEOS

Photos & Video: Peace March For Palestine

Photos & Video: Peace March For Palestine

The Peace Collective and several other organizations held a march this weekend to show solidarity with Palestine, and launched an online petition urging the Governor to support international efforts for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza. The organizers previously said, “The Peace Collective, along with Social Justice Bermuda, the Muslim Community... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’

Photos & Video: Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’

The City of Hamilton invited the public to Barr’s Bay Park for Fresh Air Films: Sunset Cinema, featuring free screenings of “Kung Fu Panda 4″ and “The Beekeeper,” along with on-site food vendors and more. Related Stories Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In Fresh Air Films Returns To City... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: West End Warriors Celebration

Photos & Video: West End Warriors Celebration

The West End Warriors held a celebratory Family Fun Day and Motorcade this weekend, with their invitation stating that “all are invited to embrace the future as we move ‘Forward Together’ in the spirit of unity for the Sandys Parish community.” The group began a campaign two years ago to prevent West End Primary School from being... Read more of this article

SPORTS

Hopkins And Arnold Win Road Race Titles

Hopkins And Arnold Win Road Race Titles

Kaden Hopkins and Gabriella Arnold were crowned the male and female winners in the Bermuda National Road Race Championships in St David’s yesterday [June 23]. Hopkins followed up his win the time-trial on Thursday by completing the 62-mile course in the open male road race in 2hr 24min 25.2sec. Conor White came second in 2:26:09.4, with Matt Boys,... Read more of this article

Results: Premier & First Division Cricket

Results: Premier & First Division Cricket

St. George’s Cricket Club, St. David’s Cricket Club, Bailey’s Bay and Warwick Workmen’s Club all recorded victories in this weekend’s Premier and First Division cricket action. Premier Division St. George’s Cricket Club Won by 5 Wickets: Cleveland County 120 St. George’s Cricket Club 121/5 At the Wellington Oval, the St. George’s Cricket... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Lepercq Karate Tournament

Photos & Results: Lepercq Karate Tournament

The Paul Lepercq Memorial Traditional Karate Tournament was held this weekend. A spokesperson said, “The Paul Lepercq Memorial Traditional Karate Tournament concluded with spectacular displays of skill and determination from Bermuda’s finest martial artists. Held at the Whitney Institute, this prestigious event showcased athletes across... Read more of this article

BUSINESS

KraftHeinz & Butterfield & Vallis Donate $4,205

KraftHeinz & Butterfield & Vallis Donate $4,205

KraftHeinz and Butterfield & Vallis recently presented a cheque to The Reading Clinic for $4,205.18. A spokesperson said, “For a limited time, with the purchase of any participating KraftHeinz product, including Kraft mayonnaise, Heinz ketchup, Kraft dressing, Kraft barbecue sauce, Heinz mustard and Heinz relish, at stores throughout Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Engineering company iEPC Limited congratulated Electrical Engineer in Training Jarreau Daniels on attaining several professional certifications. Mr Daniels attained his Applied Project Management Certificate from US-based Villanova University after completing a 16-week, three-course online programme consisting of Essentials of Project Management, Mastering... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Promotes Michelle Falcucci

Carey Olsen Promotes Michelle Falcucci

Carey Olsen has promoted six lawyers to the partnership across its Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, and Jersey offices, effective July 1, 2024, with Michelle Falcucci being promoted in the Bermuda office. A spokesperson said, “Carey Olsen is pleased to welcome Michelle Falcucci [Corporate, Bermuda], Richard Sykes [Property, Cayman Islands],... Read more of this article

ENTERTAINMENT

Hamilton Princess Installs Astronaut Sculpture

Hamilton Princess Installs Astronaut Sculpture

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has installed “Bronze Eroded Astronaut,” a life-size sculpture by Daniel Arsham inspired by Neil Armstrong, in its front garden. A spokesperson said, “Recently, Hamilton Princess & Beach Club installed its latest art piece Bronze Eroded Astronaut [2022], in its front garden. The ‘Astronaut’... Read more of this article

Review: Dr. Ridley-Smith’s Performance Part 1

Review: Dr. Ridley-Smith’s Performance Part 1

[Written by Dale Butler] In August 2021, I did a review of a concert entitled “Reflection of a Hymn” and stated that I was most impressed with the performance of Dr. Constance Ridley-Smith [piano] and flutist Michael J.Taylor. I wondered where they had been hiding with so much talent. In a recent interview, prior to her second performance in the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’

Photos & Video: Fresh Air Films ‘Sunset Cinema’

The City of Hamilton invited the public to Barr’s Bay Park for Fresh Air Films: Sunset Cinema, featuring free screenings of “Kung Fu Panda 4″ and “The Beekeeper,” along with on-site food vendors and more. Related Stories Photos, Video & 360: Fresh Air Films Drive-In Fresh Air Films Returns To City... Read more of this article


ENVIRONMENT

Noelle Young To Join Caribbean Climate Academy

Noelle Young To Join Caribbean Climate Academy

Island Innovation announced that Bermuda’s Noelle Young has been selected for the 2024 Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy. A spokesperson said, “Noelle will be part of a cohort of 50 young leaders from across the Caribbean. Following a strict application process that reviewed hundreds of applicants, the cohort features participants... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda National Trust Annual Awards

Photos: Bermuda National Trust Annual Awards

The Bermuda National Trust Annual Awards were presented, recognising individuals, organisations, groups and schools that have worked to protect and promote Bermuda’s natural and cultural heritage. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust’s annual heritage awards were presented on 20 June. The awards, sponsored by Butterfield &... Read more of this article

Column: Addressing Environment Issues & More

Column: Addressing Environment Issues & More

[Opinion column written by Malachi Symonds & Noelle Young] As professionals deeply committed to advancing sustainable practices, we are united in our concern for the escalating environmental challenges in Bermuda. Our expertise, although stemming from different fields, converges on a common goal: to foster a culture of sustainability and resilience. Historically,... Read more of this article

CRIME

Since 2023, 18 Cases Of Seniors Being Scammed

Since 2023, 18 Cases Of Seniors Being Scammed

The police confirmed that since January 2023, they have investigated 18 cases involving seniors being duped out of approximately $1.5 million dollars by online fraudsters. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], wishes to remind the public of the need to help protect our senior citizens against falling victim to scams in... Read more of this article

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

BPS Urge People Not To Share Voicenotes/Images

The police said they are “aware of voicenotes and images being circulated via social media pertaining to allegations of serious child related offences” and said the “sharing of this material violates the protection of sensitive information relating to minors.” Detective Chief Inspector Derricka Burns of the Serious Crime Unit stated,... Read more of this article

Relatively Quiet, Still A Number Of Arrests Made

Relatively Quiet, Still A Number Of Arrests Made

The Bermuda Police Service said the National Heroes Holiday long weekend “went off without any reported major incidents or significant criminal activity” and “while the recent holiday period can be considered relatively quiet from a crime perspective, there were still a number of arrests made.” A police spokesperson said, “Our... Read more of this article

TECHNOLOGY

Column: PIPA Compliance With PIPA Express

Column: PIPA Compliance With PIPA Express

[Column written by The TLC Group] As we approach the full enforcement date of Bermuda’s Personal Information Protection Act [PIPA] on January 1, 2025, it’s crucial for small businesses to ensure they meet the minimum requirements for compliance. With just six months left, there’s still time to get your data protection practices in order, and PIPA Express... Read more of this article

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Jarreau Daniels Earns Professional Certifications

Engineering company iEPC Limited congratulated Electrical Engineer in Training Jarreau Daniels on attaining several professional certifications. Mr Daniels attained his Applied Project Management Certificate from US-based Villanova University after completing a 16-week, three-course online programme consisting of Essentials of Project Management, Mastering Project Management,... Read more of this article

ShoreLink App Launch Postponed Until July 8

ShoreLink App Launch Postponed Until July 8

The Ministry of Transport advised that the launch date of the Shorelink App has been postponed to 8 July 2024. A Ministry of Transport spokesperson stated, “Following consultation, we have determined that two additional weeks will give us sufficient time to allow for further training with the Department of Public Transportation and Marine & Ports staff to ensure... Read more of this article

ACCIDENTS & FIRES

86-Year-Old In Hospital After Taxi Crash

86-Year-Old In Hospital After Taxi Crash

An 86-year-old woman was “placed on a ward as a precautionary measure and continues to receive treatment for her injuries, which are understood to be non-life threatening,” after the taxi crash on Harbour Road this weekend, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, 22nd June 2024,... Read more of this article

Two Injured In Collision On Harbour Road

Two Injured In Collision On Harbour Road

Two people have been injured in a collision on Harbour Road this afternoon [June 24], the police have confirmed A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20pm, Monday 24th June 2024, Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel were dispatched to a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a private motor car and a livery cycle on Harbour Road,... Read more of this article

‘Went Through A Wall & Landed In The Water’

‘Went Through A Wall & Landed In The Water’

A “vehicle with four occupants inside went through a wall and landed in the water“ on Harbour Road today [June 22] and “all four occupants were pulled from the vehicle with one of them reportedly having sustained a minor injury,” the police confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “There has been a single vehicle road traffic... Read more of this article


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