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Food Aid Rising in Cecil County: 11% Get Help

January 3, 2010

  Federal food stamps are now used by about 11 percent of  Cecil County residents, up from about 10 percent of county residents just a few months ago, according to state data. The indicators show the impact of the recession is still growing in Cecil County, even as some economic forecasters project that the economy...
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Email Subscriptions to Cecil Times Now Available

December 24, 2009

   You can now sign up for email subscriptions to The Cecil Times and receive automatic notification of updates to the blog.  See the email subscription link on the right column and sign up. You will receive an email requesting that you confirm your subscription by clicking on  a link in that email.   ...
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REP. KRATOVIL: Your 24-cents worth– an Incumbent's advantage

December 14, 2009

   Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-1st) has spent nearly $83,000 in taxpayer money to send out newsletter mailings to constituents this year, at  per household costs of 24-cents, according to a Cecil Times search of voluminous Clerk of the House documents.  It is a perfectly legal, and even routine, expenditure by sitting House members but...
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CENSUS: Cecil County Women–Smarter but Poorer?

November 1, 2009

  Cecil County women are better educated than men in the county but they earn significantly less money from their jobs than less-educated men, according to new three-year data issued this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.   The discrepancies in income are not easily explained by the cliched notions that women work part-time,...
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Getting Older in Cecil: More Seniors Need Services

September 28, 2009

   The new U.S. Census Bureau “American Community Survey” finds that in 2008, 11.1 percent of Cecil County residents were age 65 or over.  But longer term state projections estimate the senior population will more than double and reach about 15.3 percent of the county’s overall population by 2030.   Cecil County needs to start planning now for the...
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