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Two men stabbed in Bodden Town

Shortly after 6pm on Saturday, 27 Feb., police responded to a call 911-call, reporting an altercation that led to two men suffering stab wounds at a residence in the North Sound Estate area of Bodden Town.

Eastern district businesses find innovative ways to survive

With Cayman’s borders still closed to international travel, businesses are having to make some tough and innovative decisions.

Burglary suspect arrested at BT church

Police dispatched to a reported burglary in progress Friday evening at a Bodden Town church and arrested a 19-year-old male.
Police blocked off Northward Road Saturday following a vehicle accident.

Three hospitalised after fiery crash

Police were on the scene of a serious vehicular accident on Northward Road near Old Yard Lane in Bodden Town on Saturday shortly after 4pm. 
The George Town landfill, also known as Mount Trashmore

Half a century of Mount Trashmore

What started as an informal dump site in the 1960s has now become a protagonist in day-to-day life in Cayman. The Compass compiled a short history of waste management in Grand Cayman to explain how the island got to this point.
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UPDATED: Driver critical in Pease Bay crash

A single-vehicle crash in Bodden Town landed one driver in hospital Monday afternoon.

School field renamed for district’s sports icon

David Gerrard Powell Field is the new name for the playing grounds at the Theoline L. McCoy Primary School in Bodden Town.
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Man stabbed in Bodden Town

A man has been stabbed in Bodden Town.

Trust moves historic house to Bodden Town

It may have taken the Ministry of Culture and the National Trust for the Cayman Islands nine hours on Sunday to secure a piece of Cayman history, but it was a proud moment for all involved.
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Driver critical after Bodden Town crash

A man remained in critical condition Tuesday after his car collided with a tree in Bodden Town on Sunday night.

Bodden Towners hold New Year Garden Party

Dozens of people turned out at the Harry McCoy Sr. Park to celebrate Webster’s United Memorial Church’s New Year’s Day Garden Party on Wednesday.

Young father killed in early morning car crash

A young father was killed in the early hours of Monday morning after his car collided with a utility pole in Bodden Town. The victim...

Breaking: Motorcyclist hurt in school bus collision

A motorcyclist and a school bus collided Monday morning forcing immediate road closures.
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Pedestrian killed in Bodden Town: Anton Bodden Drive, Condor Drive closed

A pedestrian has been killed in Bodden Town. Police have closed off Anton Bodden Drive and Condor Drive for investigations.

Scholars, Bodden Town alone at top of the Cayman Islands Premier League table

Scholars and Bodden Town are the only two teams that have won twice in the season’s opening weeks, and the two undefeated clubs will both play at home this weekend.

HSA moves ahead with Bodden Town clinic project

The Health Services Authority has issued a request for proposals for architectural drawings of a new Bodden Town medical centre. The RFP was published Friday...

Years in the making, church shelter nears completion

After years of fundraising, prayers and hard work, Bodden Town’s new church hall and hurricane shelter is expected to be completed next year.

Art as service: Bodden Town illustrator creates a storybook world

By day, Michelle Bryan is a corporate administrator. By night, she creates fanciful illustrations that harken back to childhood.

Purse robber sentenced to 3 years

A man has been sentenced to three years in prison for robbing a woman of her purse. The robbery happened at the Everglo Bar in Bodden Town around 1:55am on 29 Sept. last year.

Delays in garbage pick-ups in Bodden Town

Bodden Town residents are experiencing delays in the collection of their garbage.

UPDATE: Man arrested for death by dangerous driving

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after his passenger died from injuries sustained in a collision in Bodden Town early Sunday morning.

Police: Reports of child rape in Bodden Town ‘misinformation’

Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne says online reports of a rape of a boy in Bodden Town are incorrect, describing them as “misinformation” that has been causing alarm and tension in the district.

Driver arrested for assaulting police officers

Police arrested a 20‑year-old Bodden Town man on Wednesday following an assault during which an officer’s finger was broken.
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Man arrested for assault

A 30-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of assault and causing damage to property following an incident on 5 July in which a man’s jaw was seriously injured.

Historic Nixon house to be relocated and preserved

A historic home on a plot of land across from the Citrus Grove business centre will be moved to Bodden Town in order to preserve it.

CUC gives update on Bodden Town power outages

Upgrade work on the Bodden Town substation is “near completion”, according to the Caribbean Utilities Company.

Pole fire causes widespread power outages

Power outages affected thousands Friday evening in Savannah, Bodden Town and East End. The Caribbean Utilities Company reported outages began around 7:00pm due to a pole fire. 

Police seize ganja plants in Bodden Town

Police seized 38 mature ganja plants from a location in Bodden Town last week.

Police search Holiday Inn for criminal suspect

Police spread out over the grounds of Holiday Inn on Thursday afternoon, searching for, and reportedly apprehending a “wanted” male suspect who fled, along with a woman companion, when police tried to stop their vehicle in West Bay.

New Bodden Town clinic to offer more services

There is, as of yet, no designated site, but a new and larger health clinic serving Bodden Town is expected to be under construction by 2021.

NEW: Man found dead in Bodden Town

A 51-year-old Jamaican man was found dead inside a Bodden Town home on Tuesday morning.

Police seeking burglary suspect

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is appealing to the public to help track down a man they are looking for in relation to burglaries in Bodden Town this month.

Strategic Policy Statement: A detailed look at premier’s long-term plans

In a lengthy speech Friday, Premier Alden McLaughlin outlined the broad strokes of government’s policy agenda through to the end of 2021.

Drug, gambling arrests made in eastern districts

Police made a number of arrests in relation to drug and gambling offenses in the eastern districts over the weekend.

Phase 2 of affordable housing scheme in Bodden Town opens

Housing Minister Dwayne Seymour joined the staff and board of the National Housing Development Trust at the opening ceremony for the homes. The houses are the first to be built by the Trust as part of Phase 2 of the Affordable Housing Initiative.

Child rescued after being buried alive

A 3-year-old child was rescued Wednesday night after being buried alive outside a Bodden Town home.
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BREAKING: Child in hospital after ‘serious incident’

A young child is in the hospital following what the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service described as a "serious incident" in Bodden Town.

Letter: Trash in Bodden Town

The irony is the slogan touted some time ago, “No garbage in Bodden Town.” Now, my residents, you have it.

Newlyweds ‘abducted’ by pirates

A new bride had a close encounter with Cayman’s pirates on Saturday. Inspired by the desire to do something unconventional for his wedding day, groom Ben Jones organized a surprise kidnapping of bride Sharon Hong.

Wild dogs at home at the quarry

As excavators dig marl from the Bodden Town quarry, a small group of dogs wanders amid the mounds of rock, seeking shelter from the sun in the lengthening shadows.

Worker killed by tire explosion

A 54-year-old man died and two others were injured when a tire exploded at a Bodden Town quarry work site on Sunday.

DEH: Bodden Town fire extinguished after several weeks

A quarry fire in Bodden Town that had been smoldering in the Pease Bay area for more than three weeks was extinguished Thursday, according to the Department of Environmental Health.

Six arrested in illegal gambling raid

Police arrested six people on suspicion of illegal gambling following a search of a location on School House Road on Saturday.
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One person injured in Bodden Town collision

A motorcycle and a car collided Friday evening near Agricola Drive and Shamrock Road in Bodden Town, sending one person to the hospital.

One person injured in Bodden Town collision

A motorcycle and a car collided Friday evening near Agricola Drive and Shamrock Road in Bodden Town, sending one person to the hospital. Police said the believed the motorcycle had been carrying two people and that the person riding on the back of the bike was the one hurt.

Sargassum invasion hits Cayman again

Several Cayman Islands beaches were blanketed in foul-smelling sargassum weed again this week, with the Department of Environment warning periodic seaweed invasions are likely to continue.

Opposition questions claims over port’s economic benefit

Opposition politicians continued to argue against government’s cruise port plan at the latest in a series of public meetings Wednesday night.

Man charged with robbery outside bar

Dalton Benjamin Robinson Jr., 21, was remanded in custody Monday after appearing in Summary Court charged with robbery.

Bodden Town man charged with West Bay burglary

Dalton Benjamin Robinson Jr., a resident of Bodden Town, appeared in Summary Court on Thursday charged with burglary of a West Bay residence on Monday.

Suspect robs woman at knifepoint in Bodden Town

Suspects remain at large in two separate incidents that happened Friday night and Saturday morning in Bodden Town.

Vegetation fuels fire at Bodden Town quarry

Large piles of vegetation that went up in flames in Bodden Town could burn for days, fire officials said on Tuesday.
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Course offered on pesticide use

The Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture is offering a six-day training course on the safe use and handling of pesticide products.

Two injured after car hits wall

Two occupants of a car were injured when the vehicle hit a wall of a house in Bodden Town Tuesday night.

EDITORIAL – Boxing Day: Sorry, not this year

The Bodden Town boxing gym has been KO’d without a single punch being thrown or a competitor entering the ring … which, of course, raises a serious question: Has anyone yet notified Manny?

DUI suspect charged with assaulting police

A 32-year-old man arrested on suspicion of DUI following a single vehicle collision in West Bay early Saturday was charged with assaulting police after he allegedly kicked an officer.

Hopewell Drive launches neighborhood watch

Police Constable Clifford Garcia, Sergeant Cornelius Pompey and other RCIPS officers joined residents of Hopewell Drive, off Will T Drive, to launch the Neighbourhood Watch Scheme on Saturday.

Easy Street, once a haunted cow pasture

Local legend has it that Easy Street was possibly one of the most haunted places in all of Bodden Town. White ghosts, strange noises, feelings of creepiness and scared farmers were often reported years ago.

Another neighborhood watch launches in Bodden Town

Nature’s Circle residents in Bodden Town put their feet down and joined hands with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service to address crime in the area by setting up a neighborhood watch program Saturday evening.

Crash closes Bodden Town Road

Bodden Town Road was closed Sunday afternoon following a two-car collision in which a Jeep ended up on its side and four people suffered minor injuries. 
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Police investigate two Sunday house fires

Two homes in Grand Cayman’s eastern districts were set on fire Sunday afternoon, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported Monday.

Robbery, firearm and damage add up to nine-year sentence

A modified flare gun was not loaded, but the victims of a daylight robbery did not know that, Justice Michael Wood pointed out on Friday.

Man arrested in Bodden Town beach crackdown

A man was arrested on suspicion of gambling and money laundering during a police operation at Bodden Town’s Coe Wood Beach Saturday night.
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Burglaries double in Bodden Town

A Royal Cayman Islands Police district-by-district breakdown of burglaries and related crimes has revealed that Bodden Town district saw more than a two-fold increase in home and business break-ins last year.

Police seize gun, arrest 3

Police seized a Glock 17 automatic pistol and a number of rounds of ammunition at an address in Newlands, Bodden Town following a search of the premises Wednesday. Police seized a Glock 17 automatic pistol and a number of rounds of ammunition at an address in Newlands, Bodden Town following a search of the premises Wednesday. Police seized a Glock 17 automatic pistol and a number of rounds of ammunition at an address in Newlands, Bodden Town following a search of the premises Wednesday.

Woman fights off masked man in her house

A woman fought off a masked man she found inside her residence when she returned to her Bodden Town home on Monday afternoon, March 26. Police responded to a report of a burglary around 1 p.m. at the premises off Northward Road.

Trial date set for Bodden Town robbery, firearm

Odain Lloyd Ebanks, 23, pleaded not guilty in Grand Court on Friday to five charges arising from a robbery in Bodden Town earlier this month followed by an incident involving police in Prospect.
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Police respond to Bodden Town death

Police reported that a man found near Bodden Town died Saturday morning after they received calls of someone in distress.

Bones found in Bodden Town could be tied to decades old mystery

A Bodden Town man believes bones found by a member of the public in September last year could be those of the late Sarah Bodden, a woman from the district who disappeared in the 1940s.

Bodden Town launches neighborhood watch program

Bodden Town residents and police officials launched the Valley Garden area’s first neighborhood watch program on Saturday, March 10. It is the eighth such program now active in the district.

Police: Bones in Bodden Town were in ground 75 years

Human remains found in Bodden Town in September last year were buried there more than 75 years ago, according to police.

Witnesses sought in police shooting

Police have impounded a burgundy SUV believed to have been used as a getaway vehicle in the robberies that sparked a shoot-out between gunmen and armed officers in Grand Cayman, Saturday.

Gunmen fire on police officers after two armed robberies

A pair of suspected armed robbers exchanged gunfire with police officers pursuing them through the back streets of Prospect Saturday night.

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