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Classic Crow's Nest

January 1969

The following item, date-line Pontypridd, Wales, appeared in Pageant magazine recently: "A nanny goat got herself into the record books. It seems she was minding her own business and munching buds in a field when 148 cross-country runners raced by. She ran after them, through a pond, around a slag heap, and over two fences, crossing the finish line ahead of many of the runners. The crowd cheered and the amazed judges of the Welsh Amateur Athletic Association decided to award the goat 103rd place in the race."   In Pelican Rapids, Minn...

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March 1981

RIGHT OF WAY (ran March 1981) In the past ten years, hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent in Bermuda on such essential community facilities as education, health and social welfare, public works, tax gathering, the Police, and the Civi...

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April 1981

FROM FARAWAY SHORES (ran April 1981) The past couple months have brought us some rather extraordinary mail. (more…)

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April 1974

INCOME TAX  (ran April 1974) As far back as we remember there have been intermittent attempts to introduce income tax in Bermuda. (more…)

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Bermuda and Hollywood

On July 24, 1946, the film Strange Love, starring Kirk Douglas, premiered at box offices across the United States. During the making of the film, which grossed $3.25 million, Mrs. Thomas N. Dill of Bermuda travelled to California to visit her s...

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June 1946

History was made on Sunday, May 12th, when Bermuda‚Äôs first radio station Z.M.B, was opened and gave a programme throughout the day. (more…)