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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.
Candidates vying for the North Side constituency provided mixed views about whether they would work with West Bay West MP McKeeva Bush if he is re-elected to Parliament.
Candidates for North Side Ezzard Miller, Johany Ebanks, Justin Ebanks and Debra Broderick join host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
Incumbent North Side MP Ezzard Miller has told the Compass he has Cayman's top job in his sights.
Olga Elizabeth Smith has pleaded guilty to a single charge of manslaughter, in relation to the stabbing death earlier this year of her partner Marvin Xavier Conolly Armendarez, 27.
A 36-year-old woman, who was arrested last week following the fatal stabbing of 27-year-old Marvin Xavier Conolly Armendarez, has been charged with murder, police said Monday.
Police have named the man who was stabbed to death in North Side on Sunday as 27-year-old Marvin Xavier Conolly Armendarez.
Caymanians have always prided themselves on their excellence in the kitchen. They are known for cooking up spicy concoctions, comprising mainly of natural ingredients...
Cayman’s birders flocked to Malportas Pond in North Side last week to catch a glimpse of a visitor who hadn’t been recorded on island in four decades: the American White Pelican.
The Pirates Week Office has pulled the plug on the North Side District Heritage Day events planned for 14 Nov. as part of this year’s national festival.
Beacon Farms is pushing ahead with plans to produce coconut oil, grow tobacco and experiment with other marketable products to help fund its work with recovering addicts.
A man pushed a woman to the ground and indecently assaulted her in Old Robin Road in North Side on Sunday morning, according to police.
Government is searching for bidders to repair the floor, windows and roof at North Side’s Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre.
Mosquito Research and Control Unit director Jim McNelly acknowledged that the Cayman Islands was facing a “bad infestation” of swamp mosquitoes.
Despite a ban on shark fishing and 10 years of focussed conservation effort, the apex predator remains vulnerable in Cayman’s waters.
It’s one of the shortest streets on Grand Cayman, but how Friendly Lane got its name is a big mystery.
Presley Charles Whittaker was sentenced to 40 months in prison Friday after pleading guilty to an aggravated burglary in which he entered an unoccupied home in North Side with a machete in June.
The renewable energy company Cayman OTI released a statement on Thursday disputing the characterization by the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg) that a proposed floating power plant in North Side would not produce energy at a reasonable price.
You do not usually expect to find a reef shark in a garden, but that is exactly what visitors artist David Quasius’s Davinoff’s Concrete Sculpture Garden in North Side find when they enter.
The Children’s Garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park in North Side is the recipient of US$20,000 from Clarke’s One For Tomorrow Next Gen Award program.
Police arrested two women in relation to an altercation outside a bar in North Side earlier this month.
Waylon Timothy Rivers, 19, appeared in Grand Court on Friday charged with the murder of his father, Timothy Rivers, in North Side on June 8 this year.
Cayman’s opposition leader blasted the civil service Tuesday for “making up excuses” on a proposal to put artificial turf down on a section of field outside the North Side primary school – a project MLA Ezzard Miller said school parents and his constituent office have been working on for four years.
Presley Charles Whittaker, 35, was charged with entering a premises on Old Robin Road in North Side with intent to steal and, at the time of entering, had in his possession an offensive weapon – namely, a machete.
Police charged Waylon Rivers, 19, with murder Wednesday in relation to the fatal stabbing of his father Timothy Rivers in North Side on June 8.
Police arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of the stabbing death of North Side resident Timothy Rivers, 66, on Friday.
Police are confirming reports of a death in the North Side area.
A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an arson attack in North Side.
Two homes in Grand Cayman’s eastern districts were set on fire Sunday afternoon, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported Monday.
One person died and two people were hospitalized following a single-car accident in North Side just before 8 p.m. Sunday.
Here in Cayman, where the flowers remain vibrant all the year round, we have our own season of growth to celebrate – economically, that is – as dozens of exciting development projects are springing up.
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.
One advantage to being the governor in a tourist destination is getting to play the tourist.
Dorriel McLean, a 76-year-old resident of West Bay, was identified by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Wednesday as the man who passed away Monday after getting into difficulty while fishing in North Side.
An elderly man died Monday afternoon after getting into difficulty while in the water fishing off Rum Point Road in North Side, according to police.
Long ago, Mr. Miller championed the idea of creating a public beach on Old Robin Road just east of the junction with Frank Sound and North Side roads. He never contemplated its bearing his name.
Derrington “Bo” Miller was honored in a bittersweet ceremony Saturday evening, when a small public beach in the North Side district was dedicated in his name.
Brianna Michelle Watler, 25, appeared in Grand Court on Friday, when she was asked to plead to the charge of murdering Azzan Sherieff on Sept. 17, 2017, in North Side.
A child was struck by probes from a police Taser weapon Friday morning during a career fair event at the Edna Moyle Primary School on Grand Cayman.
A photograph taken last month of three young children staring out to sea from a North Side beach strewn with plastic debris and other garbage brought home to many in Cayman the prevalence of the islands’ plastic pollution problem.
The Edna M. Moyle Primary School in North Side will hold a fundraiser Saturday night at the Craddock Ebanks Civic Centre, next door to the school.
Equipment failure during scheduled maintenance and upgrade work on a transmission loop led to power outages in a number of districts on Grand Cayman Friday, the Caribbean Utilities Company said.
A group of North Side residents took cleanup efforts into their own hands Friday when they removed large amounts of debris from a stretch of beach between a family cemetery plot and Chisholm’s Supermarket.
Police landed a helicopter on the beach in North Side to intercept a suspected drink driver after reports of a BMW being driven erratically on Rum Point Road.
North Side volunteers removed 150 cubic yards of bulk waste from the district this weekend in a two-day cleanup held in memory for the late Speaker of the House Edna Moyle.
A 30-year-old North Side man has been reported missing at sea, more than a week after he set off.
All residents of North Side district are invited to the monthly meeting of the District Council, which is set for Thursday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. at the theater at Clifton Hunter High School.
Residents of North Side, including Frank Sound, attended the district council meeting last week to air their grievances but also to get involved in community projects.
A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the stabbing death of her boyfriend Sunday evening in the Frank Sound area. Azzan Sherieff, 23, died at the Cayman Islands Hospital after he was stabbed in the neck.
In the Aug. 16, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following article titled “Marchers present petition” appeared: “It was certainly an unusual sight to see men and boys with placards marching through the streets of George Town yesterday."
North Side beachgoers, including children, were nearly struck by an illegal dirt bike rider who was attempting to flee police on Sunday, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said Tuesday.
In the Aug. 2, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:
Police seized 80 ganja plants being grown in an open lot in North Side Tuesday morning.
In the July 26, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:
Riders in the Cayman Islands Cycling Association’s 27-mile Handicap Road Race set off from Bodden Town early Sunday morning.
The Queen’s Baton found its way into the hands of Cayman residents this weekend, when it made the rounds of several of the most scenic points of interest on Grand Cayman.
An 18-year-old North Side resident has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty in connection with the case surrounding a dog that was burned earlier this month, police reported on Monday.
Four new police officers have been stationed permanently in the districts of East End and North Side as of May 1, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne announced last week.
In the April 5, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, News from North Side included:“A unique and hilarious race was held at North Side on Easter Monday.
A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.
In the March 8, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, North Side correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:“Those returning from Jamaica recently were Mrs. Carsley Rivers, and Mr. Colmore McCoy."
Justin Ebanks is an independent candidate for North Side.
When members of the Committee to Elect Edward Chisholm started their latest North Side beautification project, they found a pleasant surprise. Their project was the repainting of the concrete and wood fence that borders Jerald Smith Park on Hutland Road.
The initial site preparations are nearly complete at the children’s garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park in North Side. Workers from K.P. Heavy Equipment were wrapping up their work this week, setting the stage for the next phases of work to get under way.
Edward Chisholm is a Progressives candidate for North Side.
Johany (Jay) Ebanks is an independent candidate for North Side.
In the Feb. 1, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, news from North Side included: “A man who likes to spend most of his time in the water – and where better to do that than in Grand Cayman – is Naval Reserve Commander William Henry Hamilton Jr."
Ezzard Miller is an independent candidate for North Side.
“Wed. 21st was a great day for the children of East End, for at 10 a.m. Santa Claus visited their district in person for the first time."
“No doubt many residents are looking forward to the arrival of the contingent of British troops from British Honduras who are due to arrive for a military exercise on Sunday the 11th at 10 a.m."
Seven burglaries and one attempted burglary have been reported to police in the Rum Point area of North Side district within a month, leading police commanders to reopen the district police station in response to community fears about crime.
Eight burglaries and one attempted burglary in North Side within a month have led Royal Cayman Islands Police Service commanders to reopen the district police station in response to residents’ fears about crime.