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Town accepting applications for fall 2016 bottle-shed proceeds to benefit Cape youth

Bottle ShedCape Elizabeth not-for-profit organizations may apply for a share in proceeds from returnable bottles collected at the Recycling Center. See story for details, downloadable application form. Deadline for application is 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21
- Published: Sat, 03 Sep 2016 13:26:57 GMT

Absentee voting now through Nov. 3

See story for links to sample ballots, online application for absentee ballots. Voting at Town Hall during business hours until Thursday, Nov. 3
- Published: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 11:13:17 GMT

Bring your unused, unwanted medication to police station Oct. 22

Police will collect expired, unwanted medication for safe disposal as part of National Drug Take Back Day
- Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:13:59 GMT

Fall Cleanup: Disposal fees waived for residential users Oct. 15-31; refuse-disposal area open Sundays between Oct. 23 and Nov. 13

See story for details, link to fee schedule effective after Oct. 31
- Published: Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:43:18 GMT

Students to host two 'Candidates Nights' before November election

Students in Cape High School's government class will hold their second session, featuring candidates for state House and Legislature Thursday, Oct. 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Audience may submit questions for the candidates, and by live call-in on CETV Channel 3.
- Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:33:50 GMT

Efficient use of resources goal of new school special-services director

Jessica Clark, who started as Cape Elizabeth's director July 1, reports on her first few months and goals for special education
- Published: Sat, 15 Oct 2016 14:43:21 GMT

School Board eyes policy governing transgender students

Draft calls for individual student plans, defers to Maine Principals Association policy on participation in interscholastic sports. Board is also set to approve a revised policy that brings newly approved regulations for gifts and donations into state compliance
- Published: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 20:51:35 GMT

Program offers Election Day ride service to seniors

Community Services is taking reservations from senior citizens who would like a ride to the polls on Election Day, Nov. 8, part of Cape High School's 'Senior to Senior' program
- Published: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:46:12 GMT

Volunteers wanted for new Comprehensive Plan Committee, Harbors Committee and 6 standing boards and committees

Citizens needed to advise the Town Council on conservation, firing ranges, Fort Williams Park, planning, recycling and the Thomas Memorial Library. Citizens are also sought for two new, ad hoc committees: Comprehensive Plan 2019 and Harbors. See story for details, link to online application. Deadline for application is Nov. 4
- Published: Thu, 06 Oct 2016 15:30:57 GMT

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  • Pending Ordinances: Technical Amendments to the Subdivision Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance, Conservation Ordinance (approved Oct. 5, 2016)
  • Solid Waste and Recycling Long Range Planning: Planning Board approved Recycling Center improvments site plan Oct. 18, construction expected to begin next April
  • Paper Streets: The Town Council on Oct. 5, 2016 voted to extend its rights in 32 of the town's 58 paper streets; to vacate rights in seven; and to accept 19 of them for specific purposes


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