BODDEN TOWN

Pensioners gather at Pedro St. James

More than 400 people attended a Public Service Pensions Board pensioners appreciation event at Pedro St. James last week.

EAST END AND NORTH SIDE

Students gain gardening insight

A group of students from Clifton Hunter High School made a study visit to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park as part of their mini-gardens practical project last month.

GEORGE TOWN

Garden Club’s show celebrates 60 years

The South Sound Community Centre was bustling with activity as exhibitors and visitors admired the beautiful creations on display at the Garden Club’s 60th anniversary flower show.

LITTLE CAYMAN AND CAYMAN BRAC

30 years in the making, Roberts family goes back to Brac

For Paul and Ann Roberts, a trip back to Cayman Brac was 30 years in the making. And for their twin daughters Kate and Laura, it was a chance to see where they spent part of the first year of their lives.

WEST BAY

Parrot release poster and essay contest finalists announced

The Cayman Turtle Centre has announced the winners of the primary school Poster competition and the high school essay competition.

Pensioners gather at Pedro St. James

More than 400 people attended a Public Service Pensions Board pensioners appreciation event at Pedro St. James last week.

50 years ago: Police opportunities open up

In the April 19, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following article appealed to young Caymanian men in search of work:

30 years in the making, Roberts family goes back to Brac

For Paul and Ann Roberts, a trip back to Cayman Brac was 30 years in the making. And for their twin daughters Kate and Laura, it was a chance to see where they spent part of the first year of their lives.

50 years ago: Electricity distribution upgrades commence

In the April 12, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch wrote: “It is not always in the sequence of duty that a workman enjoys the privilege of implementing his own plans."

Garden Club’s show celebrates 60 years

The South Sound Community Centre was bustling with activity as exhibitors and visitors admired the beautiful creations on display at the Garden Club’s 60th anniversary flower show.

St. Ignatius students win Saxon Investment Club Challenge

A team of four students from St. Ignatius Catholic School won the eighth annual Saxon Investment Club Challenge for local high school and college students.

John Gray student wins oratorical contest

Mark Plowright, a 15-year-old student in Year 10 at John Gray High School, is the winner of Optimist Club of George Town’s Oratorical Contest.

Seniors feted at pre-Easter celebration

Cayman’s seniors from across the three islands gathered for a special pre-Easter service and open-air luncheon in Savannah on April 10.

Fishermen get a cleaning table

Bodden Town fishermen using the Coe Wood Public Beach marine channel and boating facilities now have a new table for cleaning fish.

Students gain gardening insight

A group of students from Clifton Hunter High School made a study visit to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park as part of their mini-gardens practical project last month.

50 years ago: Motor Vehicle Law changes raise issue of poor roads

In the April 19, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following letter took on changes to the Motor Vehicle Law impacting the eastern districts.

50 years ago: Armstrongs recognized for community service

In the April 19, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Bodden Town correspondent Floris McCoy wrote: “Leaving this week for Port Richey, Florida were the Donald Armstrongs."

Historic meeting for marine institutes

A meeting between marine research institutes from the Cayman Islands and Bermuda last month signals an alliance that has the potential to benefit the entire Caribbean region, according to the organizations.

Cruise ship pays a visit to the Brac

The MS Amadea cruise ship, sailing from Puntarenas, Costa Rica to Nassau, Bahamas through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico called in to Cayman Brac on March 30.

50 years ago: Inaugural phone call connects Creek to Brac grid

In the April 12, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Cayman Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch wrote: “‘Hullo … Yes, Mr. Foster, Constable McLaughlin here, sir, at the police station …"

Parrot release poster and essay contest finalists announced

The Cayman Turtle Centre has announced the winners of the primary school Poster competition and the high school essay competition.

The People Time Forgot: Marl road news

In any small community, be it West Bay, North Side, East End or the Brac, a favorite pastime (especially during campaign season) is gossip, known in Cayman as “marl road news.”

From the archives: Adelaide Hydes’ house

This image from the Compass photo archives shows the Adelaide and Moses Hydes house in West Bay.

50 years ago: District welcomes numerous babies at start of spring

In the March 29, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, news from West Bay included: “Hell has been really hot the last couple of nights. Jamaica’s No. 1 all-girl band, Ingrid Chin and the fabulous Carnations ... "
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Easter Convention starts this week

The West Bay Wesleyan Holiness Church at 150 North West Point Road will hold its annual Easter Convention from April 12 to 16.
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