• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.


  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

Minister and Members of Parliament Visit Business Owners in Town of St George

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, the Hon. Jamahl Simmons and area MP’s Renee Ming and Kim Swan visited with business owners in the Town of St George.  The historic town is decked out with festive Christmas decorations, and the lively atmosphere is perfect for holidays cheer.  With only a few days left for shopping St. George businesses are open and ready to assist during these final days leading up to Christmas.

Joined by BEDC’s Ray Lambert, the group spoke with St. George’s Crown Creative Director, Jarae Thompson about his new St. George’s Community Newspaper, and  Mark Soares, Bermuda Yacht Services, shared stories about the impact of visiting yachts to the St George business community.

The group stopped in to meet with Kelly Thompson of Saltwater Jewelry and Kristen White of Long Story Short.  Along the way, the group met up with the Corporation’s tour guide, Rev. Lauren Bean and visitors on a UNESCO Heritage Site Walking Tour.  To wind up the visit they met with Mr Terry Robert at Paradise Gifts and enjoyed coffee with Juliette Hoerrmann of Temptations Café and finished at Paradise Gifts.