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Airfield works again close part of Crewe Road

Ongoing work at the airfield at Owen Roberts International Airport are again requiring the night-time road closure of a section of Crewe Road.

Department of Children and Family Services evicts tenant from government housing

At approximately 10am on Friday 12 Dec., armed with an eviction warrant issued by the court, a team consisting of multiple officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service and the Department of Agriculture along with Social Workers arrived on the property that sits at the intersection of Agnes Way and Crewe Road.

Signal to ease Grand Harbour traffic

The National Roads Authority is installing a new traffic signal on South Sound Road in an effort to ease traffic on Crewe Road and Linford Pierson Highway during evening rush hour. The signal is expected to begin operating on 19 Aug.
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Wreck on Crewe Road

Just about 11:20pm Wednesday, 24 July, police attended a report of a motor vehicle collision that took place on Crewe Road, George Town, between Clarence Drive and Belmont Close.

Airport blast wall planned, wells drilled

Recently drilled wells are designed to keep the section of Crewe Road that skirts the end of the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport from flooding during heavy rains.
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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.
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Food truck robbed

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

Food truck, restaurant robbed in George Town Saturday

A food truck and a restaurant were the victims of robberies on Saturday, April 13, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. 

New roundabout on Crewe Road opens Monday

The National Roads Authority will open a new roundabout and temporarily realign Crewe Road starting Monday, as part of the Elgin Avenue/Crewe Road extension project.

Airport seeks contractor to extend runway

With the new Owen Roberts International Airport terminal set to have its grand opening on March 27, government is planning the next upgrade at the facility: the lengthening of the runway, which will allow for larger planes and longer flights.
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Printers Way roadwork

The National Roads Authority is advising that roadwork on Printers Way will continue between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday this week, during which the road will only be open for local access.

Ambulance involved in three-vehicle crash

An ambulance responding to an emergency call was involved in a three-vehicle collision at a roundabout in George Town Friday morning. No patient was in the ambulance at the time.

Robbers target George Town barbecue spot

Armed robbers held up Chef John’s barbecue spot in George Town, Friday evening.

Crewe Road lane closure

The westbound lane of Crewe Road at the King’s Gym roundabout will be closed for another week, as National Roads Authority road work at the site continues.

Crewe Road lane to close Wednesday

Traffic traveling toward Crewe Road on the Kings Gym roundabout are advised to use the Linford Pierson Highway instead on Wednesday as the westbound lane of the roundabout will be closed while roadwork in the area continues.

Roadwork on Crewe Road

The National Roads Authority will be closing the westbound lane of Crewe Road at the Silver Oaks Roundabout on Saturday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 19, while roadwork in the area continues.

Road opening marks step toward cutting commute times

The $10.6 million dollar first phase of the Linford Pierson Highway widening project is now complete and could help slash commute times in half, according to National Roads Authority officials.

Police emails searched over 2009 death investigation

The Cayman Islands government has agreed to inspect the email accounts of two former Royal Cayman Islands Police officers in connection with an open records request seeking information on a woman’s 2009 traffic death.

Officers respond to aggravated burglary

Officers responded to a report of an aggravated burglary off Crewe Road just after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Two suspects entered a home on Palm Dale and demanded money from the residents. One of the alleged burglars appeared to be carrying a gun. Both suspects had their faces covered.

Work begins on Elgin Avenue extension, new roundabout

The National Roads Authority has begun construction on an extension to Elgin Avenue, which will include the addition of a new roundabout.
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Section of Crewe Road to close over 3 days

The National Roads Authority will close the westbound lane of Crewe Road at the Silver Oaks Roundabout from Wednesday to Friday, July 18-20.
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Power outages along Crewe Road area scheduled

The Caribbean Utilities Company advised that customers in Tropical Gardens and Legacy Drive areas of Crewe Road in George Town will experience interruptions in their electrical service between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday.
The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing on Crewe Road in George Town

New Traffic Law seeks to end Cayman’s car troubles

Cayman lawmakers are hoping that recently approved changes to traffic rules will finally sort out how many vehicles are on the islands, how many of them are being legally driven and how many are on the roads unlawfully.

No criminal conviction in fatal 2009 wreck

No criminal conviction was ever recorded in connection with a fatal collision in which a 33-year-old woman died in 2009, a Cayman Compass investigation has revealed.

Man beaten and robbed

A man who was followed from a bar on Crewe Road in George Town was beaten and robbed by two men on Prospect Point Road early on Monday morning, police reported.

Progressives George Town headquarters for sale

The long-time George Town headquarters of the Progressives political party is being sold, and party officials will have to move out once the sale takes effect.

Car crash on Crewe Road

This Kia Optima collided with a Lexus GS 350 shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday night on Crewe Road, along the end of the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, blocking much of the roadway and snarling traffic.

Oil spill shuts down airport area roundabout

An oil spill temporarily shut down the roundabout at Shedden Road and Dorcy Drive, beside the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, Thursday afternoon.
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Doggie day care center concept drives neighbors barking mad

Plans for a “doggie day care center” on land close to the airport have been rejected by the Central Planning Authority after neighbors raised concerns about noise pollution.
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EDITORIAL – A heinous attack on all law-abiding Cayman citizens

Last Sunday’s arson targeting a senior member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service was far more than a crime. It is a symptom of an unacceptable fraying of respect for law enforcement.

New doctor joins Cayman Clinic

There is a new face at Cayman Clinic, with Dr. Heidi Fahy from the U.K. joining the busy practice on Crewe Road.
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Officer fears for ‘life of my family’

An intentionally set fire outside a George Town home early Sunday destroyed two vehicles and damaged part of a house belonging to a senior member of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Vehicle licensing office to open late on Wednesdays

The Department of Vehicles and Drivers’ Licensing on Crewe Road office will remain open longer one day every week this month.

55 arrested in holiday drunk driving clampdown

Police have condemned the “unacceptable conduct” of some drivers during a holiday season that saw 55 people arrested for drunk driving.

Police inspector charged in hit-and-run

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Inspector who formerly ran the Traffic Management Unit has been charged with a number of offenses in relation to a June 10 hit-and-run crash that occurred near Hurley’s Supermarket.

Extended DVDL opening hours in December

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing office in Crewe Road, George Town, will open longer for two days every week during December, the department announced this week.

New license plates ready for pickup

Police and the Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing are advising motorists that temporary license plates must be replaced with new plates as soon as possible.

Man charged in ruckus outside May political event

Half a dozen traffic offenses have been levied against a driver who witnesses said attempted to disrupt a Progressives party political event in early May.

EDITORIAL – Company’s coming: ‘Dressing up’ Cayman for unexpected guests

Quick, Cayman: Lay out the good napkins and set extra places at the table. Unexpected guests are coming – 250,000 of them.

Police investigate two motorcycle crashes

A George Town man was badly hurt when his motorcycle smashed into a concrete wall Tuesday morning.

Accident: Truck rolls on Crewe Road

Crewe Road was temporarily closed Friday night after two vehicles collided.
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Roundabout at King’s to close Saturday

The National Roads Authority has advised that the west-bound lane of the roundabout by King’s Gym on Crewe Road will be closed Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Roundabout slated for busy junction

Road construction will begin Tuesday at the intersection of Crewe and Smith roads in George Town as the National Roads Authority places a new roundabout at the junction near the edge of the airport runway.
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Suspect sought in alleged indecent exposure case

The Royal Cayman Islands Police are seeking a man who reportedly harassed and exposed himself to a female pedestrian on Wednesday afternoon in the vicinity of Crewe Road.

Rowdy biker crashes outside political meeting

A man who was reported to be revving a motorcycle and shouting obscenities outside a George Town political meeting Tuesday night ended up crashing the motorbike into a car, injuring the driver.

EDITORIAL – The quality of Cayman crime: (Not good enough!)

The Cayman Islands is one of the world’s foremost offshore financial centers, home to complex multibillion-dollar corporate structures. Accordingly, you would think that the crimes committed here would tend to be really smart. Not so.

6 liquor licenses granted to gas stations, 1 to sell on Sundays

Six new liquor licenses have been granted to gas stations, including one to sell alcohol on Sundays.

Collision takes down airport fence

A vehicular collision reported around 1 a.m. Thursday brought a portion of the Owen Roberts International Airport fencing along Crewe Road near Larkspur Way. No vehicle or driver were found at the scene.

Traffic court for ‘racing’ DVDL inspector

A Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing inspector who drove a sports car he was inspecting into a light pole, over the median and onto the opposite lanes of Crewe Road in July will face prosecution for careless driving.

Maedac closes Crewe Rd. station, but mini-mart, car wash, tire shop still open

After 37 years in the gas business, Maedac House on Crewe Road has closed its pumps.

‘Racing’ inspector to return to work

A Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing inspector who drove a 1996 Toyota Supra into a light pole and onto the opposite lanes of Crewe Road Monday afternoon is due back at work Monday, according to department officials.

UPDATE – DVDL reopens, phone lines still down

A lightning strike overnight caused an electrical failure at the Department of Vehicles and Drivers Licensing on Crewe Road. The department Thursday said it would be closed until further notice.

Vehicle inspector crashes car during test drive

Johnny Salas was going to sell his 1996 Toyota Supra after getting it registered at the Cayman Islands Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing Monday.

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