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May
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5 Things to Do This Weekend (May 4)

In an effort to help our readers plan their weekend, every Thursday you can find out what is going on in Cape Coral over the next few days with our "5 Things To Do This Weekend".

Whether it's finding events for the family or a night out with friends, here you will find details on a few of the events taking place in Cape Coral over the weekend in a quick and simple format.

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

 

Wed
03
May
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CCPD Traffic Enforcement Update (May 4)

The Cape Coral Police Department Traffic Unit is providing this notice as part of their continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education.

These daily notices (Monday-Friday) will identify possible locations that the department are conducting enforcement operations and results from the previous day's operation.

All is being done by the department to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and deaths on our roads here in Cape Coral.

Wed
03
May
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Cape Coral News & Notes (May 3, 2017)

Every Wednesday, CapeCoral.com brings our readers information, upcoming events, recent hires, 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.

 

Tue
02
May
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CCPD Traffic Enforcement Update (May 3)

The Cape Coral Police Department Traffic Unit is providing this notice as part of their continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education.

These daily notices (Monday-Friday) will identify possible locations that the department are conducting enforcement operations and results from the previous day's operation.

All is being done by the department to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and deaths on our roads here in Cape Coral.

Tue
02
May
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5 Things To Know from the Cape Coral City Council Meeting (May 1)

Cape Coral's City Council held its first regular meeting of May at City Hall Monday evening.

The meeting included discussions on the city's efforts to bring much needed canal water into the city, an apology from the mayor, speed limit reductions on SE 17th Place, and more. 

 

Below are five takeaways from last night’s meeting.

 

Mon
01
May

San Carlos Canal to close for maintenance beginning Tues., May 2

The San Carlos Canal at Cape Coral Parkway will be closed for maintenance from Tuesday to Thursday (May 2 - May 4).

The canal will be closed from 7:00am to 4:00pm each day. The area of the canal to be closed is located just east of Santa Barbara Boulevard along Cape Coral Parkway.

The section of the canal will be closed to allow city to dredge the canal and clear an oyster bed that is impacting navigation. 

Passage from Tuesday to Thursday will only available before 7:00am and after 4:00pm during maintenance.

Work is expected to be completed Thursday.  

Mon
01
May
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CCPD Traffic Enforcement Update (May 2)

The Cape Coral Police Department Traffic Unit is providing this notice as part of their continuing efforts to increase traffic safety awareness and education.

These daily notices (Monday-Friday) will identify possible locations that the department are conducting enforcement operations and results from the previous day's operation.

All is being done by the department to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and deaths on our roads here in Cape Coral.

Mon
01
May
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On the Agenda: Cape Coral City Council Meeting Preview (May 1)

The city council will hold its first regular meeting of May this afternoon.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 4:30pm in Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 1015 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral. The meeting is open to the public.

Below are details on some of the items scheduled for discussion and possible vote, as well as the full meeting agenda.

Mon
01
May
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City begins pumping water from Charlotte County reservoir

Late last week, the City of Cape Coral launched the test run to pump water from the reservoir property at Southwest Aggregates in Punta Gorda into the freshwater canal system in Cape Coral. 

The city pumped 8.5 MGD (million gallons per day) for the first 48 hours. With the success of the initial run, Cape Coral will be permitted to pump up to 17 MGD from the reservoir. The current test run is scheduled for 90 days. 

Mon
01
May
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Cape Coral Civic Assoc. elects new president, looks for return to prominence

After spending the past few years in the background, an organization deep rooted in Cape Coral tradition is preparing to make a comeback, just in time for the upcoming election season.

The Cape Coral Civic Association has announced that long-time Cape Coral resident Paul Prince will serve as the organization's new president.

Prince comes into the position with civic leadership pedigree. His father, Ed, served as the Civic Association president from 2013 to 2014 before he was forced to step down after being diagnosed with cancer.

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