Construction of mental health facility in East End delayed

Groundbreaking on a new residential health facility in East End has been delayed by at least several months, according to an official close to the project.

10,000 dives and counting for Little Cayman instructor

It was a cold, overcast day in the Netherlands and the water was the color of lead when Mike Schouten took the first tentative steps in what would become a lifelong love affair with scuba diving.

No air-pollution controls at landfill incinerators

The George Town and Cayman Brac landfill incinerators have burned nearly 2 million pounds of trash since August 2016, all without the use of scrubbers – devices to remove toxins from the incinerators’ exhaust.

2 women arrested over North Side bar altercation

Police arrested two women in relation to an altercation outside a bar in North Side earlier this month.

Police make arrests for whelk poaching, ganja

A man and woman were arrested at Kaibo Public Beach Thursday for allegedly taking marine life from a marine park out of season.

Police respond to altercation at North Side bar

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service responded to a report of an altercation outside a bar on Frank Sound Road in North Side over the weekend.

Poisons regulation to close cat cull loophole

New regulations allowing officials to sanction the poisoning of animals in certain circumstances could pave the way for the resumption of a planned cull of feral cats said to pose a threat to rare seabirds on the Sister Islands.

Grandparents honored at church service

Grandparents were honored in a special way at Boatswain Bay Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Sept. 9.

Brac rape charge sent to Grand Court

A resident of Cayman Brac was transported to Grand Cayman last week to appear in court on a charge of rape.

Brac celebrates 60th anniversary of coat of arms

Around 200 people, including schoolchildren, turned out in Cayman Brac Thursday for a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Cayman’s coat of arms.

Cayman to create new trade ministry

Premier Alden McLaughlin revealed plans to create a new ministry to fight for Cayman’s interests overseas, saying the territory could no longer rely on the United Kingdom to defend the islands’ economic interests.

Brackers invited to coat of arms ceremony

The government is inviting members of the public to take part in a celebration on Cayman Brac of the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands coat of arms this week.

East End residents meet with police constables

East End residents got to share their thoughts with their local constables on Thursday, when the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service held a community meeting at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall.

Light agenda for Cayman Brac Legislative Assembly session

A relatively light legislative agenda is expected when Cayman Islands lawmakers head to the Brac next week.

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.
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