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In the run-up to the polls, the Cayman Compass will be checking in with constituents across the islands in this special ‘Voter Voices’ series to hear what issues are uppermost in their minds when it comes to deciding who they want for their Member of Parliament.
Battle lines were drawn Monday as Nomination Day kicked off as Premier Alden McLaughlin and leader-in-waiting Roy McTaggart rallied the Progressives candidates in George Town.
The recently launched free shuttle service in George Town has expanded its routes to include supermarkets.
Four people were injured at a bar on Seymour Drive around 8:30pm on Friday, police reported.
Two people were injured and transported to the hospital early Saturday morning due to a stabbing incident at a Canal Point Drive nightclub, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.
There was an eerie stillness to the usually bustling George Town waterfront this week.
A police investigation has been launched into a serious wounding incident in West Bay, during which a man was assaulted with a machete.
Godfrey’s Enterprise on Elgin Avenue may not look the same today as it did at the beginning, but its family-oriented atmosphere and core philosophies remain the same
Several people have been arrested after a tip-off on illegal employment activity at a large-scale construction site in George Town.
More than 80 people turned out on Sunday in George Town to clean the streets, collecting more than 12,000 pieces of litter in two hours.
Police said more than 100 packets of ganja have been found hidden under the front fender of a car with a help of a drug-sniffing dog named Shadow.
Improvement works have started at Heroes Square in George Town.
Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of an abandoned vessel in George Town containing a quantity of barrels filled with liquid.
Two men are left nursing stab wounds following two separate incidents on Saturday in George Town. A police statement on Monday said the first incident...
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has added four custom-built Chevrolet Tahoe vehicles to its Firearms Response Unit fleet. The SUVs have been fitted...
Police said they are continuing their probe into the death of a George Town man who was found unresponsive outside his home on Shedden Road last week.
The RCIPS is urging motorists to drive with caution during Sunday’s Mercuryman Triathlon. The race begins at 6:45am at Eden Rock on South Church Street, George Town.
A man was assaulted and robbed on School Road in George Town early on Sunday morning.
Discussions of a George Town cruise pier have been dominating the headlines. Let’s take a look back at the developments.
Police advised that a number of streets in George Town will be closed on Saturday during Junior Batabano.
Police are seeking the driver of a vehicle that struck a cyclist on Tuesday night and left the scene of the accident.
A 38-year-old George Town man reportedly broke into a residence Monday morning and attempted to rape a woman, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
Wilson Connell ‘Connie’ Edwards Sr., the former owner of Cayman’s old Seaview Hotel on South Church Street, George Town, has died.
Police arrested a man who held a baby at knifepoint following a violent domestic assault in George Town Monday.
Police are advising motorists that roads in downtown George Town will be closed Saturday to facilitate a demonstration by opponents of the recent same-sex marriage court ruling.
A man and a woman suffered knife wounds during an early morning altercation in George Town, police reported.
Police arrested a 26-year-old West Bay woman on Wednesday morning after a man sustained a stab wound to his chest at a George Town bar.
The weekly numbers have been decreasing since the first week, when 53,464 iguanas were delivered to the George Town landfill.
High water has forced the closure of Harbour Drive between Fort Street and Goring Street along the George Town waterfront.
Scores of privateers and marauders flooded the streets of downtown George Town in search of plunder and booty Saturday in the marquee event of Grand Cayman’s annual Pirates Week celebration.
Part of Shedden Road was closed Wednesday during the peak morning commute time, following a collision involving a pedestrian. That person is in critical condition and updates from police were expected to follow.
In principle, I do not oppose the building of the new cruise terminal, but having worked in George Town for nearly 40 years, I can say that the influx of a large number more cruise passengers to George Town would make the problem of getting to and leaving from work there a complete nightmare.
Police arrested six people on suspicion of illegal gambling following a search of a location on School House Road on Saturday.
Police arrested a 49-year-old man following an altercation outside a George Town bar in the early hours of Sunday morning during which another man suffered a facial wound.
A worker in the government’s community cleanup program sustained serious injuries after being stabbed by a colleague at the George Town landfill site Tuesday.
The proposed George Town harbor cruise pier project continued to spark controversy last week as opposition leaders called for a referendum on whether or not to build the pier.
Lawmakers have approved a change in planning rules that will allow for a hotel of up to seven stories to be built along the northern George Town waterfront.
A spate of armed robberies over the past week, including one where a man was stabbed and another where gunshots were fired, has led to increased police patrols in areas hit by the crimes.
A selection of around 50 pieces of student artwork celebrating Cayman is currently on display at the George Town Public Library’s historic building.
A 26-year-old George Town man has been charged with one count of animal cruelty following a Department of Agriculture investigation into an incident from December of last year.
A 45-year-old George Town man was charged with burglary in connection with an incident on April 10 on Andrew Drive. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said a residence was broken into, and cash and personal items were taken.
A 17-year-old male from George Town has been charged with attempted rape, indecent assault and robbery, in relation to an incident on South Church Street the night of Aug. 26, 2016.
Tributes have been paid to a “Caymanian patriot” following the death of Derrington “Bo” Miller Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 66.
A company run by Junior Achievement students has found a way to cut down on the number of used tires that end up in the George Town landfill by recycling them into colorful pet beds and eye-catching plant holders.
Two robbers who apparently posed as construction workers held up a cash courier on Eastern Avenue, George Town early Friday afternoon, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported.
A Cayman businessman is seeking permission to station a 15,000-square-foot inflatable water park offshore on the George Town waterfront.
A Digicel worker was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night after leaving the company’s George Town waterfront store.
Hundreds of job-seekers turned out for the 2017 recruitment fair held in downtown George Town last week.
A look behind the scenes of garbage and recycling at the George Town landfill revealed some interesting facts for students from Sir John A. Cumber Primary School.
Fearsome pirates, salty seadogs and gun-toting wenches invaded George Town harbor Saturday in a swashbuckling display to celebrate Pirates Week in the Cayman Islands.
Five vehicles and a bicycle were involved in a pile-up that snarled rush hour traffic around George Town for nearly two hours Thursday.
In the Aug. 2, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story, headlined “New Street Lights in Town,” appeared: “From the sea, George Town looks like a big city."
We don’t know (but rest assured, we are looking into) the magnitude of the disaster that could have occurred if firefighters had not been able to control Sunday’s blaze.
A car drove off the road, careered through the bush, landed on the ironshore and plunged into the sea near Mr. Arthur’s store on the George Town waterfront Thursday morning.
With two major highway expansions in process, Transport Minister Joey Hew said government is doing all it can to ease traffic congestion in Grand Cayman.
Royal Cayman Islands Police are searching for three older model vehicles that were stolen late last week from various locations around George Town.
Police who were alerted Saturday by a landlord who had not seen her tenant for several days found the body of the 42-year-old female tenant in her apartment in Windsor Park.
A vehicle stolen from central George Town in late June was found two weeks later “stripped,” according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.
News that cruise giant Royal Caribbean has pulled Jamaica’s purpose-built port at Falmouth from multiple vacation itineraries has sparked concern about proposals for a new dock in Grand Cayman.
Stepped-up police activity in the wake of four armed robberies on Grand Cayman this week led to the arrest of one man who officers said was responsible for two of the crimes. Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers chased down the 25-year-old Bodden Town resident in a stolen, gold-color SUV Wednesday afternoon following a 3 p.m. robbery at the Lookout Grocery Store.
The issue is a long-standing toxic eyesore that dominates Grand Cayman’s landscape, presents an odorous nuisance for neighbors and poses a potential health threat to the Cayman Islands public. The George Town Landfill has been a fixture on the political calendar for decades but became a headline-grabbing topic during the United Democratic Party’s 2009-2012 administration.
Barbara Conolly is a Progressives candidate for George Town South.
Alric Lindsay is an independent candidate for George Town South.
Karin M. Thompson is an independent candidate for George Town North.
Pearlina McGaw-Lumsden is a Cayman Democratic Party candidate for George Town North.
Sharon Roulstone is an independent candidate for George Town East.
Roy McTaggart is a Progressives candidate for George Town East.
David Charles Wight is a Progressives candidate for George Town West.
Mike Adam is a Cayman Democratic Party candidate for George Town South.
Denniston Tibbetts is a Cayman Democratic Party candidate for Red Bay.
Tessa Bodden is a Cayman Democratic Party candidate for George Town East.
Austin Harris is an independent candidate for Prospect.