Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Facing up to the challenges of old age

The challenges of old age are many, and North Side resident Arthurlyn “Arty” Miller, 87, worries about Cayman’s elderly, as in her words, when you are old, “dog eat your supper,” the expression meaning things are not going well for you.

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Auto shop owner ignored enforcement notice for 5 years

The owner of an auto repair business who failed to comply with an enforcement notice from the Planning Department was fined $1,000 in Summary Court on Wednesday.

Cayman Water wins first-phase Mexico bid; may dwarf local operations

The Cayman Water Company has cleared the first of two hurdles, winning the technical phase of its bid to build a half-billion-dollar desalinization plant in northern Mexico, close to the U.S. border.

Birthday yoga class to raise funds for charities

To celebrate her 30th birthday, Stephanie Espeut is holding a Hatha yoga class that she hopes will help raise money for three local charities.

Facing up to the challenges of old age

The challenges of old age are many, and North Side resident Arthurlyn “Arty” Miller, 87, worries about Cayman’s elderly, as in her words, when you are old, “dog eat your supper,” the expression meaning things are not going well for you.


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50 years ago: Turtlers return from Mosquito Cays

“After completing a successful three months on the Mosquito Cays, the turtle trappers returned to their wives and loved ones on May 17. As a result, meat has been plentiful but at various prices."

BREAKING: Brothers found guilty of murder

Brothers Osbourne Wilfred Douglas, 29, and Justin D'Angelo Ramoon, 24, were found guilty of murdering Jason Charles Powery in George Town on the night of July 1, 2015.

Responders get plane crash refresher

First responders got a refresher course in aviation disaster management when the Cayman Islands Airports Authority simulated a plane crash on Wednesday afternoon.

$100 ruling may set stamp duty precedent

A disputed stamp duty assessment on a land purchase in South Sound – amounting to a $100 difference in what was charged to the buyer – could have major ramifications for the Cayman Islands property market.

Premier: Three-year budget surplus is $399 million

The Cayman Islands public sector will end its current budget year with a $145 million operating surplus, Premier Alden McLaughlin told a private audience at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman Tuesday night, noting that the total surplus over three years is $399 million.

Scientists move to quell GM mosquito concerns

Cayman’s Mosquito Research and Control Unit and U.K. biotech company Oxitec tackled questions Tuesday night from West Bay residents concerned about the planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in their neighborhood.
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