In Focus: Orange You Glad charity fundraiser

Orange was the colour of the evening on Saturday as hundreds of guests turned out to support the Orange You Glad event to raise funds for Meals on Wheels at The Ritz-Carlton Saturday night.

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Premier congratulates new Opposition leader

Premier Alden McLaughlin released some details Friday of a letter of congratulations he sent to the new Leader of the Opposition, Arden McLean.
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Bus stop relocated for safety reasons

As roadwork along Crewe Road by the airport perimeter continues, the National Roads Authority is moving the bus stop opposite the Mango Tree restaurant to a safer location on Shedden Road.

Swimmers hit the water for Butterfield Sea Swim

The annual Butterfield open water 800m sea swim attracted more than 130 participants this year.
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Food truck robbed

A masked man armed with a machete robbed a food truck on Crewe Road early Saturday morning.

Seventh Day church shares with others in Bodden Town

The Seventh-day Adventist Community Service Department pitched tents in the shade of trees on Northward Road in Bodden Town Saturday to pray and share with those who are less fortunate.
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Celebrate Cayman gears up for ‘60 Acts of Service’

Organisations and individuals are preparing to take part in next weekend’s Celebrate Cayman 60 Acts of Service.

2 Cayman police officers receive regional awards

Two Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers received awards last week when they were named as finalists in the Regional Recognition Awards Programme.

Campaigners: Threshold met to trigger cruise pier referendum

The Cruise Port Referendum Cayman campaign announced on Friday that it has received enough signatures on its petition to initiate a referendum on the government’s proposed cruise pier facilities.

Carlene McTaggart passes away

Carlene McTaggart, mother of Finance Minister Roy McTaggart and his brothers William, Christopher and Arthur, passed away on Thursday morning at Health City Cayman...

Colorado State researchers keep eye on tropical weather

Located just north of Denver, Colorado, the community of Fort Collins shares little with the climate or geography of the Caribbean.

Damaged police chopper to be inspected in US

The police helicopter that was damaged in February during takeoff is being sent to the United States for an assessment on the extent and nature of repairs that need to be made on the vehicle.

Brac to the future: Stakeholders aim to fuel the next Sister Islands boom

Geographically speaking, Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman are separated by 90 miles of water. In terms of economic development, the distance could be measured in decades.

‘Battle-ready’ McLean named new opposition leader

East End MLA Arden McLean was sworn in as the new Leader of the Opposition by Governor Martyn Roper on Thursday, replacing North Side MLA Ezzard Miller who resigned in early May.

Beach Bay residents caught off guard by hotel planning application

After years of planning, a proposal for a $200 million, 10-storey hotel in Bodden Town has been submitted to the Central Planning Authority and will be heard in an upcoming meeting.

Dog lover, 5, raises $500 for animal charity

Five-year-old Alyssa Hislop raised more than $500 in three hours for the dog support charity One Dog at a Time. She did it by selling lemonade, and a few other things.

Students exposed to host of career choices at George Town Primary

Students learned about careers and the journey it takes at George Town Primary School Careers Day on Wednesday.

First fixed-wing air operator certificate issued to SEZ company

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has issued the first air operator certificate for fixed-wing commercial operations in the Cayman Islands’ Special Economic Zone to Cayman Bellawings.

$300,000 donation for Guy Harvey shark studies

An anonymous donor has gifted US$300,000 to the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation to support shark research.

Economic Forum to provide update on key policies

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development will host the 2019 Chamber of Commerce Economic Forum at the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa on Friday, 31 May.

Firefighters douse Lower Valley brush fire

Teams of firefighters spent more than four hours Wednesday tackling a brush fire on land off Pedro Castle Road in Lower Valley.

Celebrate Cayman memorabilia on sale

Memorabilia created to mark the 60th anniversary of Cayman’s coat of arms will be on sale until the end of June.

Man pleads guilty for cocaine, dangerous driving

A man pleaded guilty on Thursday to possession of cocaine and dangerous driving for an April incident in which he drove a Toyota Camry into North Sound.

Trio pleads guilty to selling lottery tickets

Three people pleaded guilty to selling lottery tickets Thursday stemming from an incident in October.

Sailors riding wave of international recognition

Matheo Capasso used to get puzzled looks when fellow sailors saw his competition gear.
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Controversy follows Cayman billfish tournament

A protest and controversy have marred the first Cayman Billfish Rundown, with local fisherman Nathan Day saying he plans to take the tournament organisation to court.

EDITORIAL – Another early introduction to hurricane season

The time to prepare is when the sun still is shining, not when a storm is heading our way.

Jamaica’s commissioner of police urges regional cooperation

The Caribbean encapsulates many nations of different sizes and cultures, but when their police commissioners get together, they can count on a common language and a shared set of goals.
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Hurley’s drops plastic bags

Hurley’s has taken a step towards making its shopping experience more environmentally friendly.
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Visitor turns loss into love for Cayman

Life has a way, from time to time, of destroying our comfort zones and upending our plans.

Brush fire in Lower Valley

Teams of firefighters were fighting a brush fire on land off Pedro Castle Road in Lower Valley Wednesday. Fire officers from Central and Frank Sound fire stations were dispatched shortly before 2:30pm, and additional off-duty personnel were called in to assist the firefighting efforts.
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