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Closed care home sore point in East End, North Side

It may be almost two years since Sunrise Cottage closed its doors in East End, but the absence of the residential facility for senior citizens is still being felt in the constituencies of East End and North Side.

Crosstalk debate: East End candidates face off

East End candidates Arden McLean, McCleary Frederick and Isaac Rankine join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.

Cost of living, development top issues for candidates in East End

On Nomination Day, the three East End candidates in the upcoming election shared the main topics that will dominate their campaigns.

Cayman’s oldest woman dies at 105

Stella Louise Welcome of East End passed away on 8 Jan. at the age of 105.

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.

Boutique resort opens in East End

The Cottages, a new tourism property in Colliers, East End, celebrated its official opening on Saturday, 1 Feb. The 10 bed-and-breakfast-style cottages with kitchenettes allow for self-catering, but the resort also offers daily breakfast.
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Two stabbed in East End brawl

Two men were stabbed during a fight near a bar on Sea View Road in East End shortly after midnight on Monday.

Two held for attack on DoE officer

Two men have been detained for the assault of a senior Department of Environment conservation officer who suffered a head injury on Tuesday during an arrest in East End. They have since been bailed.

Underwater ‘train wreck’ could be relic of phosphate mining

The discovery of old-fashioned train wheel-sets in shallow water off East End may be linked to the bygone era of phosphate mining in the Cayman Islands, historians believe.

Divers discover ‘train wreck’ off East End

Dive shop owner Steve Broadbelt thought he had seen it all. That was until he stumbled across a train wreck in the shallow waters off East End.

Three masked men break into East End home

Three masked intruders, one armed with a gun, broke into a home on the Queens Highway in East End in the early hours of Thursday morning.

CIBC FirstCaribbean opens branch at Health City

CIBC FirstCaribbean’s opened a new branch at Health City in East End on 12 June with a ribbon cutting ceremony with executives, directors, government officials and guests.

East End’s Sunrise Cottage seniors home shuts its doors

Elderly residents of East End’s Sunrise Centre have been moved to a residential home in West Bay after the facility closed down.

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. 

Sunrise Cottage closes

East End Sunrise Cottage, the Department of Children and Family Services' oldest residential facility for seniors, closed on Wednesday, 29 May.

Memories of mum from an earlier era

A daughter recalls her mother’s thatch-making efforts

Morritt’s Tortuga Club celebrates 30 years

Wednesday was the best day of David Morritt’s life. Morritt said that multiple times during his Morritt’s Tortuga Club 30th anniversary event in East End, where dozens of people gathered at the timeshare resort property to celebrate.

Cuban migrants move to East End civic centre

Cuban asylum applicants previously detained in a Prison Service facility in George Town will now await their process in East End under a supervised release programme.

Police seek three attempted robbery suspects

Police are seeking assistance in locating three men who were captured on CCTV footage attempting to burgle a residence on Sea View Road in...

Eco-resort planned for East End’s Barefoot Beach

The Dart group is supporting plans for an eco-resort featuring 89 cottages at Barefoot Beach in East End.

Date set for Fidelity Cross Island Relay

The organizers of the annual Fidelity Cross Island Relay have announced that the 45th edition of the event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 3.

BREAKING: Toddler drowns in East End

A toddler who went missing Friday evening just before 6 p.m. was later found unresponsive in the ocean near Austin Connolly Drive in East End. The family of the girl, who was not quite 2 years old, had notified police that she was missing.

Cayman welcomes 2019 with celebrations and fireworks

As the clocks struck midnight, the light show began. Fireworks illuminated the night sky from West Bay to East End as Grand Cayman rang in the new year in style.
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Visitor dies in kitesurfing accident

A visitor from the United States died from injuries suffered during a kitesurfing accident that happened on Thursday.

East End chicken farm plan denied

After approving plans in May to build an $800,000 commercial poultry farm in East End, on Wednesday the Central Planning Authority refused similar plans to build the same farm on a different piece of land – despite the new land being farther away from fresh groundwater that was at risk of being contaminated under the original plans.

One found guilty of Christmas Eve robbery

A jury found Marvin Gregory Grant guilty of robbery, but not guilty of conspiracy to supply controlled drugs in connection with a robbery on the beach at Morritt’s Resort on Christmas Eve.

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.

Schools join beach cleanup efforts

More than 120 volunteers, including students, parents, teachers and community members, took part in an effort to clean up a previously pristine East End beach on Sunday.

East End residents meet with police constables

East End residents got to share their thoughts with their local constables on Thursday, when the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service held a community meeting at the East End Presbyterian Church Hall.

Hotel burglary charge sent to Grand Court for sentence

A man who pleaded guilty to burglary in Summary Court has been sent to Grand Court for sentencing because a magistrate’s sentencing power is limited to four years for this offense.

Man in stabbing case appears in court

A 22-year-old man arrested last week in connection with a stabbing in East End appeared in court Friday charged with assault causing grievous bodily harm.

Man arrested in stabbing case

Police arrested a 22-year-old man from East End Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder, following a July 31 stabbing of a man on Sea View Road in East End.

Police: Man stabbed by cyclist in East End

A man is in critical condition at Cayman Islands Hospital following a stabbing late Tuesday afternoon in East End. The man was standing outside a residence on Sea View Road, when a man passed on a bicycle and stabbed him around 5:15 p.m., according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Trial set for Christmas Eve cocaine robbery

A September trial has been set for three men accused of involvement in the cocaine robbery at Morritt’s Tortuga Resort in East End on Dec. 24 last year.

Jury hears excessive speed caused East End road fatalities

An inquest into four deaths began on Tuesday, with a Coroner’s Jury hearing evidence that excessive speed caused a collision in which three tourists and one resident were killed in East End last year.

Man pleads guilty to grievous bodily harm in stabbing case

Jaron Calvin Solomon, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to causing grievous bodily harm to his ex-girlfriend, who was stabbed multiple times. He was originally charged with attempted murder.

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