East End seniors dive into good health

Water therapy is doing wonders for 20 senior citizens in the East End district.

Legislative Assembly meeting heads to Cayman Brac

Cayman Islands lawmakers will hold their next Legislative Assembly meeting at the Aston Rutty Centre on Cayman Brac, starting Sept. 5, Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed this week.

Family celebrates North Sider’s 92nd birthday

A large gathering of family and friends of North Sider Clinton Onslow Whittaker celebrated the retired merchant seaman’s 92nd birthday on Sunday.

Judge stops trial, brothers not guilty

A judge directed a jury to return not-guilty verdicts on two brothers charged with assaulting police after finding that police officers’ testimonies in the case were contradictory and that one of the defendants had not been arrested.

Feral cats pose threat to survival of Brac seabirds

Feral cats present a threat to the survival of a rare seabird colony on Cayman Brac, according to Department of Environment researchers.

Cyclist hit by vehicle on Cayman Brac

A female bicyclist is in critical condition at Health City Hospital after being struck by a car Thursday evening on Cayman Brac, according to police. The accident took place just after 8:30 p.m.

Push for more Sister Islands breast cancer support

Kathy Kirkconnell, wife of MLA Moses Kirkconnell, is joining the Breast Cancer Foundation of Cayman as a volunteer who will head up a new effort to better serve breast cancer patients and survivors on the Sister Islands.

Miller: Government ‘making excuses’ on school playfield

Cayman’s opposition leader blasted the civil service Tuesday for “making up excuses” on a proposal to put artificial turf down on a section of field outside the North Side primary school – a project MLA Ezzard Miller said school parents and his constituent office have been working on for four years.

50 years ago: Parliament Association meets; chicks hatch on Brac

In the July 4, 1968 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story, titled “First Conference of Caribbean Parliaments,” appeared.
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Man arrested following West Bay fire

Police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of arson after a residence in which 12 people were living was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The suspect was a resident of the property, police said.

Easy Street, once a haunted cow pasture

Local legend has it that Easy Street was possibly one of the most haunted places in all of Bodden Town. White ghosts, strange noises, feelings of creepiness and scared farmers were often reported years ago.

Another wave of blue iguanas ready for release into the wild

The blue iguana population at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park cleared an important hurdle last week, when a visiting team of veterinarians and technicians performed its annual health check

Foots found not guilty of obscene publication

Nearly a year after Cayman Brac artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes was arrested for possessing what was described as an “obscene publication” last July, Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn ended the proceedings against him with one simple sentence on Wednesday.

Brac sees recent boost in tourism

Tourism on Cayman Brac has been on the rise in recent years, with the number of visitors there having increased by about 12 percent from 2015 to 2017.

Music fans help clean up Owen Island

Music fans recently gathered at the Southern Cross Club on Little Cayman for a week of scuba diving, fishing, hermit crab racing and touring the island. They were invited to join in a number of projects such as educational classes on the invasive green iguanas and the indigenous rock iguanas, along with turtle nest locating.

‘Large-scale drug trafficking’ defendants appear in court

Two men who were allegedly caught importing some 250 pounds of ganja into Cayman appeared in court on Monday, where Magistrate Valdis Foldats denied them bail and set a case management hearing for July 12.

Cayman police rediscover their ticket books

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has quadrupled the number of speeding tickets its officers have written during the first five months of this year when compared to the department’s ticketing output for 2017.

Brac Airport conducts emergency exercise

Authorities took part in a detailed emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The mock scenario involved a terrorist situation and featured a simulated hijacking with fatalities and over a dozen people taken as hostages.

Man wounded in East End

A man received unspecified wounds after an altercation Friday night in East End, police said.
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Final inspection finds good progress at Cayman Brac’s West End school

The last inspection of 10 Cayman Islands government primary schools has been completed. The Office of Education Standards published its report on Cayman Brac’s West End Primary School on Thursday.
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