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We Celebrate Juneteenth


Juneteenth, a new annual federal holiday created by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden on June 17, 2021, commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.  Although this year marks the first time Juneteenth is r…

Short Term Rental Applications Deadline July 1st


With new Short Term Rental regulations set to take effect July 1, 2021, the Code Enforcement Office has established an informational Short Term Rental page for residents interested in obtaining a Short Term Rental Permit.  The new page offers quick …

In-person town meetings resume July 1, 2021


Beginning July 1, 2021 all town meetings will return to in-person format at Town Hall.  All meetings are open to the public.  Town Council, School Board, Planning Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals monthly meetings will be broadcast live on CETV, as…

Town Council to hold workshop on affordable housing June 22


At the conclusion of the Monday, June 14, 2021 Town Council voted 6-1 in favor of holding a workshop to further discuss the Town Center Affordable Housing Amendments.  The workshop has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m. and will be fol…

Town Manager's Report


Town Manager’s ReportJune 14, 2021As the fiscal year comes to a close, the council will be pleased to know that the fiscal health of the Town is robust. Property tax collection is currently at 99.64% of the anticipated amounts, which is .13% greater…

Notice of Change in RSS feed Service


The Town of Cape Elizabeth offers email notification of frequently updated content on our website using Google's FeedBurner platform.  Google will be discontinuing this service beginning July 1, 2021.  In it's place, notification of feed updates wil…

Town Council to consider next steps for Affordable Housing Amendments tonight


Town Council will consider next-step options for the Town Center Affordable Housing Amendments this evening, June 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  On May 10, the Council voted to refer to the Ordinance Committee four zoning amendments stemming from a proposed…

Principal Jeff Shedd among retirees recognized at School Board Meeting


During the Tuesday, June 8, 2021 School Board Meeting the board recognized a long list of retirees, most of whom have been with the school department for many years.  The list includes administrators, teachers and long-term administrative assistants…

School Budget Passes


Cape Elizabeth voters approved a $29,857,097 million school budget for fiscal year 2021-22 during the June 8, 2021 referendum.  The Town Council voted to approve the school budget on May 10 before sending it to a citizen referendum.Town Clerk, Debra…

Police Department is Recruiting


The Cape Elizabeth Police Department is currently advertising for two full-time police officer positions.  Read below for more information."Come join our team! The Cape Elizabeth Police Department is currently looking for two motivated, dependable, …

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