Mark Muckenfuss, Journalist
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Historic home damaged by fire

A historic Bodden Town home that was at one time visited by Queen Elizabeth was damaged by fire on Friday morning.

Ground broken for new automotive training center

Denise DeMercado still remembers how terrible she felt in 2009 when she turned away a young man looking for a job at Superior Auto, a business she runs with her husband Mark.

Test scores of Cayman students below U.K. average

Tests designed to measure student potential show Cayman government school students scoring 2 percent to 8 percent below the mean established by students in the United Kingdom.
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Health, safety problems found at Brac day care center

Inspectors have found what they deemed “important weaknesses” in a review of the Cayman Brac Day Care Centre.

St. Ignatius team wins Saxon Investment Challenge

Neither Kelsi Persad nor Justine Rhule have plans to play the market with the $2,500 prize they are splitting after winning the Saxon Investment Challenge, an annual competition for Cayman high school students.

Forecast: Hurricane season slightly above average

Following last year’s devastating series of storms, Colorado State University weather experts are predicting a slightly above-average hurricane season for 2018.

Inspectors find East End Primary making progress

A new report says East End Primary School has made mostly “satisfactory” progress in the past three years on recommendations that were made after an inspection during the 2014-2015 school year.

Sister Islands welcome new governor

Moments after his arrival on Cayman Brac on Wednesday, March 28, the Cayman Islands’ new governor, Anwar Choudhury, found himself shaking hands with John Gayle, 13, a member of the Brac’s cadet corps.

Governor visits Sister Islands

New Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury spent Wednesday getting an introduction to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

Athletes head to CARIFTA championships

A group of Cayman Islands athletes will depart Thursday, March 29, to compete in the annual CARIFTA championships in two different locations.

Students explore diapers, slime and more

There were volcanoes, models of human cells and slime, lots of slime.

North Side community honors Bo Miller at beach dedication

Derrington “Bo” Miller was honored in a bittersweet ceremony Saturday evening, when a small public beach in the North Side district was dedicated in his name.

A big fish story: Meet the chef who catches what he cooks

When a 72-pound tuna latched onto Roman Kleinrath’s line a couple of weeks ago, he knew he had a fight on his hands.

Students get primer on stranger safety

LeGae McLean recently got a crash course in avoiding strangers. The 9-year-old student at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School is the cousin of a young girl who was nearly abducted March 10 on Up the Hill Road in West Bay.

New ICCI president lays out vision

The new president of the International College of the Cayman Islands says he wants to make campus offerings more accessible and, in doing so, make an impact on the number of Caymanians with degrees in higher education.

Women open their purses and show their power

More than 500 women, along with a few men, packed into a ballroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, Friday afternoon for the annual Power of the Purse, a Scotiabank-sponsored fundraiser that benefits the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre women’s shelter.

Agency tests tsunami response with drill

Officials with Hazard Management Cayman Islands prepared for a tsunami on Thursday, generated by a magnitude 8.1 earthquake off the coast of Columbia at 9 a.m. Both the quake and the resultant wave were imaginary. This was only a drill.

UCCI to unveil new social work program

Officials at UCCI say they are addressing a need for social workers by introducing a three-tiered program this fall that will allow students to pursue everything from a certificate to a bachelor’s degree in the field.

Young parliamentarians take over the House

Cayman students got the chance to take over parliament for a day on Monday.

TEDx builds bridges at University College of the Cayman Islands

Attendees of the TEDx UCCI event on Saturday learned about building bridges, whether they be figurative or literal.
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