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Cape Coral Police begin using body cameras

The Cape Coral Police Department announced on Thursday that officers have begun using police body cameras as part of what is being called a “soft-launch” of the department’s use of the cameras.

According to a released statement, the department has begun utilizing a small number of the Taser Axon Flex body camera systems to be put into service to test the cameras, the docking stations, IT infrastructure, and wireless technologies that make the systems work.

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Pets of the Week (Mar. 27)

CapeCoral.com has partnered with the Gulf Coast Humane Society to create a weekly feature highlighting a few of the many pets the organization currently has up for adoption, as well as tips for those who have pets.

Gulf Coast Humane Society is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, no-kill, animal welfare organization.

Below is our "Pet Tip of the Week" and six pets (four dogs, two cats) along with the pictures and bios, that are waiting to go home to a loving new owner.

Be sure to check back each Friday for six pets eligible for adoption.

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Yacht Club racquetball courts closed for maintenance starting Mar. 30

The racquetball courts at the Yacht Club will be closed for maintenance beginning Monday, March 30 and continuing through Thursday, April 2. 

The courts are scheduled to reopen for play on Friday, April 3.

Maintenance work will include painting and patching the courts. The work is being completed by crews with the City’s Facilities Maintenance Division in Public Works. 

 

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Lee Sheriff Traffic Enforcement Update (Mar. 27, 2015)

Below is information regarding targeted traffic enforcement locations for the upcoming day and the previous day's traffic enforcement results by the Lee County Sheriff's Department.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is providing the information listed below in continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education, plus to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and death on Lee County roads.

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Cape Coral Firefighters kick off 2015 ‘Fill the Boot’ campaign

To help kick off their 2015 Fill the Boot drive, Cape Coral firefighters treated nine-year-old Myles to lunch and a tour of Fire Station 2 yesterday, March 25.

Myles was diagnosed last April with limb girdle muscular dystrophy which affects his voluntary muscles including his neck, limbs, trunk and other parts of his body. His respiratory function will decline, and his heart can be affected as well. His diagnoses as a child indicates that the disease will progress faster than others, eventually leaving him dependent on a wheelchair or scooter.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend (Mar. 26)

In an effort to help our readers plan their weekend, we have created a simple and easy way to find out what is going on in Cape Coral over the weekend.

Whether it is finding something for the family or a night out with friends, 5 Things to Do- this weekend, provides you are quick and simple solution to planning your weekend.

Below are five things taking place across Cape Coral this weekend.

 

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Out & About in The Cape: Bears & BBQ II

This weekend, the South Cape will be filled with the smell of barbeque, the sights of classic cars and trucks, and the sounds of live music, as the annual Bears & BBQ comes to Club Square.

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Cape Coral News & Notes (Mar. 25, 2015)

Every Wednesday, CapeCoral.com brings our readers information, upcoming events, recent hires and promotions, and more from area businesses, clubs, and organizations.

If you would like to provide the latest happenings at your place of business or organization, email your press release to contact@capecoral.com.

The deadline for submission is Monday at 5:00pm.

 

CRS Technology Consultants promotes Jay Raymond

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Cape Coral Real Estate Market- New changes looming for the home-buying process

Later this summer there are substantial changes in store for the closing process for home sales involving mortgages on the buyer’s side of the transaction.

Wed
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Lunger retires, Treece named as new Oasis High principal

The City of Cape Coral Charter School Authority announced the hiring of Shannon Treece as the new principal at Oasis High School.

Treece, who is currently an Administrator at Eminence High School in Kentucky, will take over as Oasis High School Principal July 1.

Treece replaces Kim Lunger as the school’s principal. Lunger, who has served as the principal at Oasis High School since 2012, announced her retirement after 33 years in the education system. Lunger’s last day at the school will be this Friday.

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