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‘Effort To Revive Tech Education Worth Pursuing’

“Your efforts to revive technical education are worth pursuing,” Stuart Hayward told attendees at the Bermuda Technical Institute Alumni [BTIA] reunion event at the Fairmont Southampton. The event served to mark the 60 year anniversary of the Bermuda Technical Institute, […]

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BELCO solar policy bad for everyone

On August 16, 2016, in the doldrums of the summer, Belco informed the Energy Commission that it has ended its eight-year “pilot” and would no longer allow “net-metering” for people who install rooftop solar power. This proposal is not only […]

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Objections filed against St. Regis

Objections have been filed against the proposed St Regis project in St George’s, with the location of estate lots being one area of contention. A series of estate lots are included in the fifth phase of the hotel project, located […]

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Tucker’s Town project worries BEST

Environmentalist Stuart Hayward has expressed his concern over the potential development of the White Crest Hill site in Tucker’s Town, which is now on the market. Mr Hayward, spokesman for the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce BEST, said he was particularly […]

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BEST: positive hotel plan changes

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) has noted positive changes in the plans for a new St George’s Hotel, according to Stuart Hayward, but some questions remain. Plans for the 122-key St Regis hotel were presented to the Department of […]

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August 2016:  Information on Inshore Fishing in Bermuda

> Recreational hook-and-line fishing does not require a licence and the general fishing regulations can be found online at www.gov.bm/fishing-restrictions-and-catch-limits.   > Information on protected species can also be found online at https://www.gov.bm/bermudas-protected-species, and http://environment.bm/protected-species.  Although you can target certain […]

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BEST Submission to the Cross Island Legacy Committee – Ideas for End-uses

At the top of BEST’s wish list for any virgin tract of land in our densely populated Island would be that 40% of the land area be inviolably zoned as open space in a combination of parkland, nature reserve, waterfront/coastal […]

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Horseshoe Bay broken glass alert

Members of the public have been injured by broken glass left strewn across Bermuda’s most popular beach, Horseshoe Bay, over the Cup Match holiday weekend. The Bermuda Volleyball Association contacted this newspaper to highlight large amounts of glass — everything […]

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