BODDEN TOWN

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.

EAST END AND NORTH SIDE

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.

GEORGE TOWN

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.

LITTLE CAYMAN AND CAYMAN BRAC

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.

WEST BAY

Grandparents honored at church service

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

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.

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.
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