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Cape Police release results of July 8 DUI operation

On Saturday, July 8, the Cape Coral Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a High Visibility Enforcement (HVE) DUI Operation as part of a grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).

The operation was a saturation patrol consisting of four officers. Officers were focused on identifying and taking impaired drivers off the road. 

Below are the results of this operation:

Mon
10
Jul
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Organizers set Sept. 24 date for 10th annual Peace Day in the Park

Organizers for the annual Peace Day in the Park say preparations for this year's event are in full swing.

2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Peace Day in the Park in Cape Coral, and the event will be held on September 24 at Jaycee Park.

For the past decade, the event has been held in Cape Coral to coincide with the International Day of Peace, which this year will be on September 21.

Fri
07
Jul
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5 Things to Do This Weekend (July 6)

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.

 

Fri
07
Jul
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Small plane crashes in South Cape Coral

UPDATE 2:30pm- The police department is reporting that the pilot's condition has been upgraded to a trauma alert.

First responders are still holding the scene as they await the arrival of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Transportation Safety Board NTSB). 

 

Fri
07
Jul

Playground at Jim Jeffers Park closed for resurfacing July 11-17

The playground at Jim Jeffers Park will be closed from Tuesday, July 11 through Monday, July 17 for a resurfacing project.

The current mulch surface is being removed and replaced with an artificial turf called X-grass, which comes with a soft pad base to help prevent injuries caused by falls. In addition, the new turf is much smoother than the mulch, which will improve accessibility for all patrons.

Thu
06
Jul
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Cape Coral Police release results of latest traffic enforcement wave

During the week of June 26 through June 30, the Cape Coral Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement/saturation wave.

The operation was conducted to emphasize the importance of obeying traffic laws to reduce traffic crashes, injuries, and deaths on our roads here in Cape Coral.

 

Below are the final results of the latest operation.

Wed
05
Jul
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Cape Coral in Pictures: Red, White & Boom 2017

The City of Cape Coral hosted its annual Fourth of July celebration, Red, White & Boom at the foot of the Cape Coral Bridge, and once again, it was a show to remember.

Even heavy late afternoon downpours couldn’t dampen spirits, as an estimated 40,000 people came down to celebrate America's 241st birthday.

The day and evening brought not only a packed crowd but, a packed event designed for the entire family to enjoy.

Wed
05
Jul
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Cape Coral in Pictures: Freedom 5K & Fun Run 2017

The heat came early this Fourth of July, both figuratively and literally, as the Chamber of Commerce of Cape Coral kicked off the holiday with their annual Freedom 5K and Fun Run.

This year, runners and walkers of all ages braved the early morning sauna-like weather to take part in the unique race that features the only 5K course that allows participants the opportunity to run over and back the Cape Coral Bridge.

Wed
05
Jul
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Cape Coral News & Notes (July 5, 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
04
Jul

Drones not being permitted at Red, White & Boom

For public safety purposes, the Cape Coral Fire Department and partnering public safety agencies are instructing Red, White, and Boom attendees to leave their drones at home.

The department says, due to the large number of people who attend the event, the possibility of a medical emergency or injury occurring that would require medical evacuation increases.

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