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The George Town landfill, also known as Mount Trashmore

Dart: Landfill remediation begins this month

Remediation of the George Town landfill is expected to begin this month, the Dart group has announced.

Dart considers parking lot sale for port

The Dart group has confirmed it is in talks to sell a plot of land in George Town for the port project should the development get the people’s blessing in a referendum later this year.

EDITORIAL – A sustainable future for Cayman Brac

For all Grand Cayman’s explosive growth over the past few decades, the Sister Islands have remained relatively unchanged. Whether that is desirable is an open question, as the Compass’ fascinating overview of Cayman Brac, published last Friday, clearly shows.

DoE receives objections about Barkers plan

An application to remove some 180,000 square feet of sea grass to create a swimming beach for cruise ship tourists off Barkers peninsula received more than 100 written objections from members of the public, according to the Department of Environment.

EDITORIAL: The landfill saga continues – seemingly without end

The long wait continues, despite last year’s selection of a Dart group-led consortium to build and operate what officials like to call an “Integrated Solid Waste Management System” (or “ISWMS”) but what we’ll refer to as a “new landfill.”

Dart launches first Camana Bay community for home buyers

The Dart group has begun marketing its first for-sale residential development within Camana Bay, a 124-home community named OLEA.

Dart plans to reopen Seven Mile Beach hotel

The Dart group plans to reopen the Beach Suites as an unbranded “boutique hotel” before the end of the year.

Dart makes new tunnel extension bid

The Dart group has submitted a new application to extend the length of the tunnel it is building on West Bay Road.

EDITORIAL – Mount Trashmore: Good news, goodbye and good riddance!

After years of anxiety (and for this newspaper, reporting and editorializing) over what the Cayman Islands is going to do about the hulking health hazard known as the George Town landfill, residents can finally rest easy: The government has reached an agreement with the Dart Group.

Lumbering down the highway

Workers undertake some emergency trimming to ensure the large tree they are transporting for landscaping can pass safely through the Dart Group’s underpass on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.

Old Hyatt going down in flames

Firefighters battled for more than an hour Tuesday evening to extinguish a blaze on the upper floor of the derelict Hyatt hotel. Thick black smoke could be seen pouring from the roof of the building and across the skyline.

EDITORIAL – A banner year for tourism in Cayman

The Cayman Islands are shining like a newly polished ornament. Holiday lights are shimmering, our white beach sand glitters in the sunshine like freshly fallen snow (almost), and everywhere, it seems, is decked out in the trappings of the season.

EDITORIAL – We’re inspired by ‘Minds Inspired’

It is with tremendous satisfaction that we celebrate the academic achievements of our brightest, most-talented and hardest-working children.

Bridge to Festival Green on track

Construction is well under way on a bridge that will accommodate pedestrian and vehicle access from Camana Bay’s Town Centre to Festival Green, the site of a tennis court and helipad and the location of various events, such as the Taste of Cayman.
Point of Sand on Little Cayman.

Dart to conserve Little Cayman forest

A large piece of forest land on Little Cayman bought by the Dart Group in March will be held undeveloped for conservation purposes, with the possibility of creating a hiking trail open to the public, according to the company.

Dart buys Little Cayman resort

The Dart group has confirmed that it is purchasing the Paradise Villas resort and Hungry Iguana restaurant on Little Cayman.

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