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45 years and counting

August 14, 2015 In August 1970, nearly 4,000 Cape Coral voters went to the polls with one key issue on their mind — to approve incorporation, or not. While the vote was close, Cape Coral was to become a city. more »»

 
 
 
Special Anniversary book inside today's Breeze

August 14, 2015 In August 1970, nearly 4,000 Cape Coral voters went to the polls with one key issue on their mind - to approve incorporation, or not. more »»

Incorporation: from dream to reality

August 14, 2015 With a growing population approaching 15,000 and general concerns that the Lee County government was not meeting the city’s needs and services, Cape Coral residents decided in the late 1960s that it... more »»

Incorporation time line

August 14, 2015 (Editor’s note: The following items were taken directly from the headlines published in The Cape Coral Breeze from 1969-1974) 1969 ? July - Population tops 12,000 ? July - Formal incorporation... more »»

Cape Coral’s mayors and council members through the years

August 14, 2015 (Editor’s note: The following information was provided by the Cape Coral City Clerk’s office. more »»

Pioneering businesses faced struggles

August 14, 2015 Elmer Tabor knows better than anyone how difficult it is to start a business. After all, it was his father that started the first grocery store in Cape Coral when all of 13 families lived ther. more »»

Cape has long history of social, service groups

August 14, 2015 From the very beginning, Cape Coral has been known as a city full of people who give back by donating time, services or just being there for people of certain nationalitie. more »»

Cape kids: Growing up in the fledgling city

August 14, 2015 Growing up in Cape Coral as the city itself grew from a vision to the largest municipality between Tampa and Miami was a experience. more »»

Did you know?

August 14, 2015 From the early years of Cape Coral … most from the headlines of the Cape Coral Breeze. ? Advertisements for available land for sale in Cape Coral were published across the U.S. more »»

A look back to 1970

August 14, 2015 (Editor’s note: Cape Coral was incorporated in 1970. Here’s a glimpse of the headline news items from that year published in The Cape Coral Breeze. more »»

Cape has always been a special place for Elmer Tabor and his family

August 14, 2015 One family helped shape Cape Coral into what it is today by contributing one of the first businesses to the city in the early 1960s. more »»

Cape Coral Breeze notes 40 years at Del Prado office

August 14, 2015 Although the city of Cape Coral is only 45 years old, it has a number of landmarks — locations that stand out in people’s minds as having been here for “a long time. more »»

Pioneering business leader looks back

August 14, 2015 You can count on your fingers how many people are still here from when the city of Cape Coral was started. more »»

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