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Tad Stoner, Journalist
Tad Stoner, Journalist

Tad Stoner


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Miss Cayman and Miss Universe gain government funding

Despite initial lack of government support for both the 2018 Miss Cayman Islands and subsequent Miss Universe pageants, local organizers started recruiting candidates in April, planning participation in the late-autumn global final.

Cayman’s first independent Miss World pageant launches

The website for Miss World Cayman Islands opened Saturday, kicking off recruitment for Cayman’s first privately staged Miss World competition as contestants vie for a chance to attend the global finals in China.

A fish tale on a giant scale

You have to repeat the phrase a couple of times to grasp the importance: the world’s second-largest, private, indoor, salt-water reef aquarium – and it is in Steve and Andrea Hughes’s Cayman Yacht Club living room.
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Meeting to debate East End mental health facility

The Ministry of Health will convene a public meeting at the East End Civic Centre on Wednesday night, Feb. 21, to discuss the district’s new mental health facility. The 7-9 p.m. gathering will feature representatives from the ministry, including Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn and East End MLA Arden McLean.

Rock concert raises $10,000 for Breast Cancer Foundation

Tickets sold out, the 200-plus audience screamed for more and the Breast Cancer Foundation raised more than $10,000 for its Wellness Program.

High demand for vaccines in busy flu season

Cayman’s flu longer-than-usual season rages on, but a larger-than-usual stock of vaccines and medication ordered by public health officials last year means doses are still available.

Security concerns addressed at East End mental health facility

Doctors and community leaders are reassuring East End residents about security as Cayman’s first long-term mental health center moves toward an August groundbreaking.

Rock band to headline breast cancer concert

The Last Internationale’s Delila Paz and Edgey Pires will be playing in Cayman on Feb. 10 at the Harquail Theatre, seeking to help the Breast Cancer Foundation fund its annual $200,000 operating budget.

Donated artificial limb saves young Caymanian from lifetime disability

Renaldo Taylor and his mother walk through the door, like any day after school. The 16-year-old crosses the room, pulls out a chair and wonders what he’s going to say about his left leg.

New York rock band to headline Breast Cancer Foundation concert

New York alternative rock outfit The Last Internationale will stage a Feb. 10 benefit concert for Cayman’s Breast Cancer Foundation at the Harquail Theatre, seeking to help the charity fund its annual $200,000 operating budget.

Architects detail mental health facility design

Architects for East End’s mental health facility say they are creating a “dignified” and “home-like” environment at the nine-cottage, 54-bed home, ensuring “safety and security” for both residents and the surrounding community.

HospiceCare looks to August completion

Builders at Cayman HospiceCare are preparing to roof the new building, projecting an August opening for the combined administrative and inpatient palliative-care facility on the one-acre West Bay Road site.

Cayman developer takes global award for local property

Local and international architect and developer Encompass has won the “Best Single Residential Property in the World” for their Cayman Kai, five-star, six-bedroom Sun Serenity accommodation at London’s Dec. 4 gala International Property Development Awards.

Boggy Sand Road home sells for record US$12.5 million

Realtors are pointing to the US$12.5 million sale of the seven-bedroom Coconut Walk residence in West Bay as the most lucrative in Cayman Islands’ history, outpacing the previous $7.9 million record.
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Mental health facility goes to Planning Department

Architectural plans for Cayman’s first residential mental-health retreat, 54 beds in nine cottages on 15 acres in East End, are set to go to the Planning Department this month ahead of a scheduled summer 2018 groundbreaking.

Cayman has Caribbean’s highest hotel prices, study finds

Topping US$370 per night, hotel-room prices in Cayman are the highest in the Caribbean, growing 4.5 percent since last year, according to U.S.-based property and business valuation agency Integra Realty Resources.

FATCA repeal fails, new efforts focus on government agreements

U.S. senators on Friday rejected an amendment to tax-reform legislation that would have repealed the Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act, dashing immediate hopes for a repeal of the controversial 2010 law.

CUC, OfReg plan major changes for consumers, renewable energy program

Seeking to diffuse peak power demands, the Caribbean Utilities Company will make major changes, starting this month, to its renewable energy program ahead of a report about allocating resources during the next 30 years.

Ocean Week, Shark Project raising funds and awareness

Ocean Awareness Week kicked off Sunday, joining with the Department of Environment and its Shark Project, raising public awareness, hoping to persuade private companies to launch conservation efforts and underlining critical issues of marine health.

CUC releases first earnings report on solar energy

For the first time, the Caribbean Utilities Company has listed renewable energy in its public financial statements, accounting for nearly $350,000 in September.

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