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Oakhurst Road closed to through traffic Wednesday, Oct. 14


A portion of Oakhurst Road will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The closure will accommodate removal of a large tree on private property at Rock Wall Lane, requiring a large crane to be staged on Oakhurst…

Town Council proclaims Oct. 5 as 'Ernest Brien Day'


During a Special Town Council meeting on Sept. 28, 2020, the Town Council voted unanimously to proclaim Oct. 5, 2020 as Ernest Brien Day in Cape Elizabeth in recognition of his distinguished service to our country and on the occasion of his 100th bi…

Second Annual No/Low Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinic on October 3


The Second Annual Rabies Vaccine Clinic will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Fort Williams Picnic Shelter.  The clinic will provide rabies vaccines at no to low cost to promote rabies prevention awareness.  The clinic is made p…

Fort Williams Park Master Plan - Get involved and make a difference


On Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, the Fort Williams Park Committee and members from Richardson & Associates Landscape Architects met at the Picnic Shelter in Fort Williams Park to kick off the park's Master Plan Update. This introductory meeti…

Pond Cove Elementary named 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Department of Education


Pond Cove Elementary School of Cape Elizabeth has been named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2020 by the U.S. Department of Education.  The Maine Department of Education shared the news in a press release Sept. 24.  "Th…

Cape Elizabeth under 'very high' fire watch


The Cape Elizabeth Fire and Rescue Department would like to remind all residents that due to drought conditions, Cape Elizabeth and the surrounding areas are under Very High to Extreme Fire Watch.  No exterior fires are to be tindered…

Community Flu Clinic canceled this year; officials encourage vaccination at other locations


The School Department will not be offering its annual community flu clinic this fall, due to COVID-19 and unavailability of the organization that usually provides the vaccine. Officials, however, are still encouraging everyone to get a flu shot a…

Food Preservation Classes


The University of Maine Cooperative Extension staff is offering a series of free webinars on food preservation.  The four October webinars will provide live demonstrations from experts on how to safely preserve food and taste from Maine's F…

Final Scott Dyer Road paving set for Sept. 23-25


Traffic on Scott Dyer Road will be reduced to one lane Sept. 23-25 as final paving takes place near the intersection of Hill Way at the town center.  Motorists should expect delays and are encouraged to seek alternate routes, said Public Wor…

Application for Bottle Shed proceeds to benefit Cape youth postponed


Due to the COVID-19 closure of the Recycling Center Bottle Shed, the town's Bottle Shed Committee will not be soliciting applications for a share of the proceeds this fall. Revenues from returnable bottles and cans left at the shed are awarde…

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