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Trails closed near Willow Brook culvert work are now OPEN


The Town Farm Trail was closed during installation of the Willow Brook culvert and stabilization of the site.  The trail from Starboard Drive to the east side of Willow Brook is now OPEN.  In addition, the re-decking of the Spurwink Bridge and Board…

Council approves grants for CEPD and Cape Care


On Monday, November 14, 2022, the council voted via a consent calendar to approve three grants.  An American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant in the amount of $39,501.60 will be appropriated to Department 0639-Cape Care ARPA.  The grant provides funds i…

Town Manager's Monthly Report


Town Manager’s Report as reported by Matthew Sturgis at the November 14, 2022, Town Council meeting To begin this manager’s report I would like to start by thanking our nation’s veterans for their service to America. Observing Veteran’s Day in the s…

Council to hold public hearing on General Assistance Maximums


At the Monday, November 14, 2022 Town Council meeting, the council will hold a public hearing on proposed General Assistance Maximums, Appendices A - G for October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023 and the new Recovery Residence Housing Maximums.  Follow…

GPCOG launches safer-roads project


Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) is developing a regional initiative called Vision Zero aimed at eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries by changing the road designs and systems to ensure safe, healthy, equitable mobility …

CEPD Annual Food Drive November 20


The Cape Elizabeth Police Department will be holding their Annual Food Drive on Sunday, November 20, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the IGA parking lot.  Canned food and non-perishable items such as pasta, pasta sauce, tuna, rice, and soup. Ca…

Following bond rejection, School Board poised to move forward


The School Board held their monthly business meeting on November 8, 2022 at the same time last-minute voters headed to the polls to determine the fate of the proposed $116 million School Bond for two new schools.  Not knowing that the bond would ult…

School Bond and Ordinance Amendments fail passage; Carney and Millett hold on to seats


UPDATED 11/09/2022Cape Elizabeth voting results for November 8, 2022:  The number of certified municipal ballots cast was 6,285.  The number of unofficial state ballots cast was 6,279 (state election ballots are certified through the State).  Approx…

Veterans Day Town Closures


In observance of Veterans Day, the following town offices will be closed on Friday, November 11: Town Hall, Cape Elizabeth School Department, and Thomas Memorial Library.  The Recycling Center and Pool/Fitness Center will be open for regular hours.

NESDEC projects school enrollment increase


The Cape Elizabeth School Department has received the anticipated New England School Development Council (NESDEC) Student Enrollment Forecast based on October student enrollment numbers as reported to the MDOE.  Per the report, NESDEC is projecting …

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