December 17, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Road Closures for Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, Sunday 3 December The Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will be taking place this Sunday, 3 December, from 5:00AM to 11:00AM. There will be several road closures along its route. We ask that motorists and pedestrians familiarize themselves with the route (in the attached map) and closures (detailed below), […]

Cayman Islands police remind motorists to exercise caution with buses

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From RCIPS Police are reminding motorists to exercise care when it comes to public buses and school buses that have stopped to load or unload passengers. This week, police have received multiple reports of incidents where motorists attempted to overtake buses without considering the safety of passengers who may be disembarking. One such incident, which […]

Cayman Islands: Work begins on West Bay Wed (22) between Marsh and Cemetery Roads

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From NRA The National Roads Authority (NRA) wishes to advise the public that starting Wednesday 22nd November to Thursday 30thNovember, West Bay Road between Marsh Road and Cemetery Road will be under construction to improve both its road surface and drainage. While the road will not be closed, motorists are asked to please use the […]

Sunday (19) night Cayman Islands police searches turn up cocaine and ganja

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From RCIPS Shortly before 11PM on Sunday, 19 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of an altercation in the vicinity of Public Beach on West Bay Road, and a man causing a disturbance at a liquor-licensed premises.  After speaking with witnesses and observing some suspicious behavior by the man involved, officers […]

Cayman Islands: West Bay Road Road closures to continue through Saturday, 18 November

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From RCIPS The nightly road closures of a section of West Bay Road between Lawrence Boulevard and the Gecko Link mini roundabout which began on Sunday, 12 November, will continue through Saturday, 18 November. The closures take place nightly between 10PM and 6AM. During these times, traffic needing to access the area within the closed […]

The Editor Speaks: Why don’t people listen?

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Have you noticed with just simple requests some people don’t listen? They hear but it falls on deaf ears. The latest example of this is the continual requests from the Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DOE) to install turtle-friendly lighting on beachfront property. Simple request and costs very little. Yet every year we get the […]

Dart Real Estate submits application to extend planned vehicular underpass in Cayman Islands

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Dart Real Estate submitted an application to the Cayman Islands Department of Planning on September 8, 2017 to extend the underpass along West Bay Road. Modification of the Planned Area Development (PAD) is also being sought to include the Royal Palms land. The underpass incorporates the two West Bay Road traffic lanes with sidewalks located […]

Cayman Islands judge involved in accident arrested for DUI

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From RCIPS Single-Vehicle Accident Last Night on West Bay Road, 4 September Last night, 4 September, just before 10:15PM, police and emergency services responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident on West Bay Road in the vicinity of the Lime Tree Bay Road.  The driver, a woman, age 52, was alone in the vehicle, […]

Cayman Islands: Two separate vehicular accidents Sun 13 August

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From RCIPS Three Vehicle Collision on West Bay Road, 13 August The 9-1-1 Communication Centre dispatched police and other emergency personnel to a motor vehicle collision involving 3 vehicles on West Bay Road, just passed the Lawrence Blvd stop light, Sunday, 13 August, just before 9PM. A white Toyota Trueno appears to have collided into […]

Cayman Islands: Man Charged: Officers Respond to Burglary-in-Progress on West Bay Road Early Wed Morning, 2 August, One Arrested

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Charged with Burglary, in Court Fri Morning, 4 August From RCIPS The 29-year-old man arrested early Wednesday morning during a police response to a burglary-in-progress on West Bay Road has been charged with Burglary with Intent, Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent to Resist Arrest and Attempting to Pervert the Course of Justice. The […]