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Ballots: Return by mail, drop box at Town Hall, or drop off at Town Hall during designated hours


10/05/2020 - updated 10/21/2020 Link to Secretary of State's Absentee Ballot Request Status service - Voters may check the status of their absentee ballots using this new service provided by the Secretary of State's Office. Note: Processing…

Town of Cape Elizabeth Boards and Committees Annual Appointments Process


The Town Council Appointments Committee is accepting applications from residents to fill anticipated vacancies for various boards and committees. All new terms will begin on January 1, 2021 and consist of three-year terms. The following is…

Town Council Promotes Safe Halloween Guidelines


Updated: October 20, 2020 Cape Elizabeth Community Services will be holding a Halloween event on October 30 for preschool through grade 4 children. For more information visit Cape Elizabeth Community Services. During the October 14, 2020 Town …

Students Hosting Municipal Candidates Night October 21


Updated 10/19/20 Students from Cape Elizabeth High School's advanced-placement government class will host a municipal virtual candidates night on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m.  This is the second of two scheduled can…

Robert Malley Receives the Ralph T. Gould Award


At the beginning of the Town Council meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, Robert Malley was presented with the Ralph T. Gould Award by Chair Valerie Adams on behalf of the Town Council.  This annual award, established in 1986, was named for …

Town Manager's Report


Town Manager’s Report October 14, 2020 Over the past couple of days the Town has received requests for expanded in-person absentee voting. In response to those requests we have added an additional hour and a half per day, with …

Bottle Shed open for donation of returnables beginning Oct. 12


Starting Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, the Bottle Shed at the Recycling Center will be available to residents who wish to donate their returnables. Proceeds are distributed to Cape Elizabeth non-profit organizations that benefit Cape youth. "I am h…

Short-term rental amendments: Planning Board public hearing expected Nov. 17


Proposed amendments regulating short-term rental operations in Cape Elizabeth are continuing to move through the ordinance-amendment process. The Planning Board held its fourth workshop at which short-term rentals were discussed on Oct. 6, 2020. …

Town announces launch of newly redesigned website


The town of Cape Elizabeth is pleased to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. Anticipated launch date is Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 at 11 a.m. The updated site is intended to improve navigation, quicken the access of relevant informati…

Fall cleanup update: Refuse-disposal fees waived for residential users Oct. 10-26; area open Sundays between Oct. 18 and Nov. 8


Update: Disposal fees at the Recycling Center will be waived for residents transporting their own material and/or items from Saturday, Oct. 10 through (up to including) Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Contractors however will be assessed fees in accordance …

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