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COMMENTARY: Mama Mia Maria (or Kilby's Apologist)

September 24, 2008

        It was worth missing family time and TV comedies to witness Maria Mastrippolito, a member of the Cecil County Board of Appeals, as she fumbled, stumbled and mumbled her advocacy for her neighbor, mentor and gal-pal, former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby, at  Tuesday night’s (9/23/08) meeting of Cecil County Board of...
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BULLETIN: Kilby Wins Zoning Appeal on Tie-Breaker Vote

September 24, 2008

       Former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby won a zoning appeal before the Cecil County Board of Appeals Tuesday night (Sept. 23) on a 3-2 vote, ruling that her Rising Sun area ice cream, soup and sandwiches emporium isn’t really a restaurant and does not need a zoning special exception.      Leading the...
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EXCLUSIVE: Phyllis Kilby Venture on County Board Hot Seat

September 19, 2008

     Former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby and her family business enterprises are on the hot seat before the county Board of Appeals this week.        The case involves “Kilby Cream,” which Mrs. Kilby bills as an ice cream parlor located on land owned by Kilbys, Inc., of which she is the long-term President. ...
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UPDATE: Gilchrest says he's not REALLY endorsing Obama…

September 19, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, is backpedaling from his strongly positive comments on the Democratic Obama-Biden presidential ticket during a WYPR radio broadcast this week. Obama-Biden is a great ticket, and we need to break with past policies, according to Gilchrest, but that isn’t REALLY an endorsement. Funny how in this latest flipper-oo by Gilchrest...
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Gilchrest Backs Obama: Not his first party flip

September 18, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, who was defeated in the Republican primary, has declared his support for Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and VEEP running-mate Sen. Joe Biden in an interview with Baltimore public radio WYPR.  (Read the brief report here:  http://www.politickermd.com/danielreiter/3660/gilchrest-throws-support-behind-obama-biden It might seem like more of the same, since Gilchrest has endorsed Democrat Frank...
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