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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Gaelic heritage builds cultural bridges

When it comes to opening lines of communication and understanding, sport has proven time and again to bring people of all stripes together. That is...

George Town parents are Partners in Print

A series of parent workshops focused on developing literacy skills in Year 1 children at George Town Primary launched on Jan. 12. With support from...

50 Years ago: Airport faces maintenance hurdles

In the Jan. 12, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, updates on the airport included: “The full-time Groundsman is...

Discovering East End’s hidden treasures by bike

Plenty of visitors flock to Seven Mile Beach for its spectacular sunsets, and if Shane Edwards has his way, they’ll soon be just as eager to trek out to the East End around sunrise.

Gripping North Side sculptures

“The Michelangelo of North Side,” sculptor David Quasius, known as “Davinoff,” has just completed his latest work. “Spectre the Octopus” is now on display at Davinoff’s Concrete Sculpture Garden on Old Robin Road.

The People Time Forgot: Rachel Rankin

Rachel Rankine’s home was located near the old Cayman Diving lodge in East End. She enjoyed playing guitar, though usually her instrument had no more than a few strings.

Forging community connections at GTPS

PwC volunteers and George Town Primary students joined for an afternoon of fun on Jan. 5. Breaking out the sidewalk chalk, basketballs and soccer...

Eastern districts host primary sports day

It was “ready, set, go,” for Eastern District youngsters at North Side’s Edna M. Moyle Primary and East End Primary’s joint sports day.

50 years ago: Visits, weather and fishing make the news

In the Jan. 19 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, East End correspondent Charles Dixon wrote:

Orchid blooms a love for one BT resident

The connotation of exclusivity that orchids and their cultivation carry is reflected in the fact that they are some of the most exquisite and expensive flowers in the world.

50 years ago: Woman’s guild social tea deemed a success

In the Feb. 16, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, East End correspondent Charles Dixon wrote: “Miss Valintine Wood returned form the U.S. on the 7th after spending a few weeks with her daughter."

Pauline ‘Polly’ Tibbetts, 1927-2016

Polly Tibbetts passed away on January 4, 2016

Brac sports day heralds a new era

Young Brac athletes were the stars of a notable track and field event held on Friday Feb. 5.

The fishermen of Bodden Town

Hugh Bush, Kevin Levy, Olson Levy, John Andrews, Truman, Tony and Ronnie Minzett, Marko Whittaker and Bradley McLaughlin are all from a long line of Caymanian fishermen.

50 years ago: Great fishing, welcome rain and rough roads mark the season

Rain and good fishing made the news.

Christmas is Hair!

Annmarie Tomlinson creates an elaborate hairstyle to mark the Christmas season in West Bay.

New pharmacy coming to Bodden Town

Bodden Town will be getting its own pharmacy this year, as part of two-phase development in the district.

Horsing around makes for memorable fire safety talk

A recent visit by the Cayman Islands Fire Services to the Cayman Riding School on Hirst Road in Savannah was a hit with young riders and firemen alike.

What is your New Year's resolution?

West Bayers share their New Year’s resolutions.

50 years ago: A play, fellowship and visitors

In the Feb. 16, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Bodden Town correspondent Arthur Hunter wrote: "Many persons will recall the hilarious comedy that was staged a the local Town Hall on New Year’s night."

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