News http://www.royalgazette.com News en-us St. Johns Preschool to remain closed tomorrow St. Johns Preschool will remain closed tomorrow as Belco continues to work on repairs at the school. The preschool is the only Government School that has not been able to open this week due to the after effects of Hurricane Gonzalo. A Government statement released tonight said ?Parents who have children who attend St. Johns. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029847&source=RSS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:18:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029847&source=RSS St. Johns Preschool will remain closed tomorrow as Belco continues to work on repairs at the school. The preschool is the only Government School that has not been able to open this week due to the after effects of Hurricane Gonzalo. A Government statement released tonight said ?Parents who have children who attend St. Johns. .. Going off the grid may be a powerful move <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029895/AR/0/AR-141029895.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> While many Islanders have endured almost a fortnight of no power thanks to the wrath of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, those living with solar power have largely been enjoying the luxury of hot running water, fully-charged batteries, and flushable toilets. Hurricanes do pose a certain risk to solar panels, as demonstrated by. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029895&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:49:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029895&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029895/AR/0/AR-141029895.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> While many Islanders have endured almost a fortnight of no power thanks to the wrath of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, those living with solar power have largely been enjoying the luxury of hot running water, fully-charged batteries, and flushable toilets. Hurricanes do pose a certain risk to solar panels, as demonstrated by. .. Drivers urged to use caution in City The Corporation of Hamilton has urged drivers and pedestrians to use caution in the city as they continue working to restore several traffic lights. City workers have focused on restoring areas that help the flow of traffic throughout the city after Hurricane Gonzalo hit the island last Friday. But work continues at the. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029856&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:44:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029856&source=RSS The Corporation of Hamilton has urged drivers and pedestrians to use caution in the city as they continue working to restore several traffic lights. City workers have focused on restoring areas that help the flow of traffic throughout the city after Hurricane Gonzalo hit the island last Friday. But work continues at the. .. No regrets for injured soldier <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029857/AR/0/AR-141029857.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A Regiment soldier injured while he helped the post-Gonzalo relief effort has said he has no regrets about his hurricane service. Che Edmead suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a car while directing traffic during the massive clean-up of roads after Hurricane Gonzalo. Pte Edmead said It was crazy my leg is broken. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029857&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029857&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029857/AR/0/AR-141029857.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A Regiment soldier injured while he helped the post-Gonzalo relief effort has said he has no regrets about his hurricane service. Che Edmead suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a car while directing traffic during the massive clean-up of roads after Hurricane Gonzalo. Pte Edmead said It was crazy my leg is broken. Post Office sorting centre closed <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029860/AR/0/AR-141029860.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Post Offices Processing Centre has been closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The building sustained damage during the Category 3 hurricane and there remains a hole in the roof of the structure. A Government spokesman said this evening that the closure may result in temporary delays in the processing and delivery. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029860&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:15:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029860&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029860/AR/0/AR-141029860.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Post Offices Processing Centre has been closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The building sustained damage during the Category 3 hurricane and there remains a hole in the roof of the structure. A Government spokesman said this evening that the closure may result in temporary delays in the processing and delivery. .. Majority of CableVision subscribers have service CableVision technicians are continuing to work to restore service to subscribers this evening, five days after Hurricane Gonzalo hit Bermuda. The firms CEO, Terry Roberson, said the majority of subscribers now had their video and internet services back on. But he insisted that crews would continue to work extended hours to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029861&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:58:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029861&source=RSS CableVision technicians are continuing to work to restore service to subscribers this evening, five days after Hurricane Gonzalo hit Bermuda. The firms CEO, Terry Roberson, said the majority of subscribers now had their video and internet services back on. But he insisted that crews would continue to work extended hours to. .. Belco Connect generators properly <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029883/AR/0/AR-141029883.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Belco has urged residents to make sure their generators are connected properly after cases of back feeding into the electricity suppliers tramsmission and distribution system. This evening a spokeswoman said No one has been hurt yet, but we want to keep our workers and customers safe. Never try to power your house by. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029883&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:43:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029883&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029883/AR/0/AR-141029883.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Belco has urged residents to make sure their generators are connected properly after cases of back feeding into the electricity suppliers tramsmission and distribution system. This evening a spokeswoman said No one has been hurt yet, but we want to keep our workers and customers safe. Never try to power your house by. .. Seeing red to prevent youth drug abuse <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029863/AR/0/AR-141029863.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Residents were seeing red at City Hall today but all for a good cause. PRIDE Bermuda launched its Red Ribbon awareness week this afternoon, which aims to celebrate the parents, families, organisations, teachers, religious communities and service agencies that play a part in preventing youth drug abuse. Residents were urged to. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029863&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:42:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029863&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029863/AR/0/AR-141029863.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Residents were seeing red at City Hall today but all for a good cause. PRIDE Bermuda launched its Red Ribbon awareness week this afternoon, which aims to celebrate the parents, families, organisations, teachers, religious communities and service agencies that play a part in preventing youth drug abuse. Residents were urged to. .. Owners of damaged boats given deadline <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029865/AR/0/AR-141029865.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Department of Marine and Ports Services is urging owners of damaged boats to quickly move the damaged vessels to a safe location, or repair them. While Marine Services Officer Deborah Moran said the department sympathised with those whose boats were damaged, or torn from their moorings, during Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029865&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:32:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029865&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029865/AR/0/AR-141029865.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Department of Marine and Ports Services is urging owners of damaged boats to quickly move the damaged vessels to a safe location, or repair them. While Marine Services Officer Deborah Moran said the department sympathised with those whose boats were damaged, or torn from their moorings, during Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo,. .. Ebola outbreak Govt drafts travel guidelines <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029868/AR/0/AR-141029868.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> The Ebola scare has prompted the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment to draft formal guidelines regarding travel to Bermuda from countries experiencing the disease outbreak. Senator Michael Fahy said Whilst there are no direct commercial flights to Bermuda from Ebola affected countries and there is. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029868&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029868&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029868/AR/0/AR-141029868.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> The Ebola scare has prompted the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment to draft formal guidelines regarding travel to Bermuda from countries experiencing the disease outbreak. Senator Michael Fahy said Whilst there are no direct commercial flights to Bermuda from Ebola affected countries and there is. .. Govt dragging its feet in East End hotel plan <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029867/AR/0/AR-141029867.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva has accused Government of dragging its feet over the plans to develop the old Club Med site. The claims came after Government granted developers, Desarrollos, and extra 60 days to finalise plans to build a luxury brand hotel on the St Georges site. Mr DeSilva described the move as a joke. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029867&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:20:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029867&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029867/AR/0/AR-141029867.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Shadow Tourism Minister Zane DeSilva has accused Government of dragging its feet over the plans to develop the old Club Med site. The claims came after Government granted developers, Desarrollos, and extra 60 days to finalise plans to build a luxury brand hotel on the St Georges site. Mr DeSilva described the move as a joke. .. Residents given gas warning <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029870/AR/0/AR-141029870.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Residents who use gas have been told to take extra caution in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo. And the Bermuda Gas Company said safety measures should be implemented. Bermuda Gas technicians continue to refuel, repair, and reconnect customers as quickly as safe practices allow, said Chief Operating Officer and General Manager,. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029870&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:23:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029870&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029870/AR/0/AR-141029870.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Residents who use gas have been told to take extra caution in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo. And the Bermuda Gas Company said safety measures should be implemented. Bermuda Gas technicians continue to refuel, repair, and reconnect customers as quickly as safe practices allow, said Chief Operating Officer and General Manager,. .. OBA announces candidate for Sandys South by-election <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029880/AR/0/AR-141029880.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Lawyer Georgia Marshall has been unveiled as the One Bermuda Alliances candidate in the by-election for Sandys South. A leading specialist in matrimonial and family law and a director at law firm Marshall Diel and Myers, the long-term resident of the area and mother of two is a newcomer to politics. For the past 28 years I have. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029880&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:59:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029880&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029880/AR/0/AR-141029880.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Lawyer Georgia Marshall has been unveiled as the One Bermuda Alliances candidate in the by-election for Sandys South. A leading specialist in matrimonial and family law and a director at law firm Marshall Diel and Myers, the long-term resident of the area and mother of two is a newcomer to politics. For the past 28 years I have. .. Recycling collection resumes <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029872/AR/0/AR-141029872.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Blue bag recycling will be collected tomorrow in the West and on Friday in the East. Regular garbage and recycling collections will continue next week as per the 2014 Garbage and Recycling calendar which can be found on pages 18-21 in the blue pages of the BTC phone book or downloaded from www. wastemanagement. gov. bm. The Waste. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029872&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:36:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029872&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029872/AR/0/AR-141029872.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Blue bag recycling will be collected tomorrow in the West and on Friday in the East. Regular garbage and recycling collections will continue next week as per the 2014 Garbage and Recycling calendar which can be found on pages 18-21 in the blue pages of the BTC phone book or downloaded from www. wastemanagement. gov. bm. The Waste. .. Man banned for drunk driving <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029874/AR/0/AR-141029874.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> A St Georges man was banned from the road after admitting drinking and driving. Andrew Larkins, 52, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court this morning to a single count of driving while impaired in the early hours of September 25. The court heard that at around 1. 30am officers were in patrol in Kings Square when they noticed Larkins. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029874&source=RSS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:08:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20141022/NEWS/141029874&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20141022/NEWS/141029874/AR/0/AR-141029874.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> A St Georges man was banned from the road after admitting drinking and driving. Andrew Larkins, 52, pleaded guilty in Magistrates Court this morning to a single count of driving while impaired in the early hours of September 25. The court heard that at around 1. 30am officers were in patrol in Kings Square when they noticed Larkins. ..