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Patchell to Resign from Cecil County Council for Perryville Town Post, Setting Off GOP Nominations, Council Vote; Quiet, Respected Voice of Reason Departs

September 20, 2021

NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County Council member George Patchell (R-4), a two-term elected official from Perryville and a consistently thoughtful and nonpartisan voice on many local issues, is resigning from the panel to take a job as the Perryville town administrator. His departure will set off a potentially politically fraught process, led by the local...
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Cecil County Council Strikes Out on Ethics Panel, Bond Bill and New $2.1 Million Reserve Funds Raid; Hornberger Throws Spitballs

June 18, 2021

NEWS ANALYSIS “And it’s one, two, three strikes you’re out, at the Old Ball Game.” The Cecil County Council stepped up to the legislative plate against the Hornberger administration this week but struck out, after some verbal swings at bat, on three major issues: the secret installation of a member of the Ethics Commission...
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State Prosecutor Charges ex-County Election Official with 5 Criminal Counts in Handling of Danielle Hornberger Campaign Filings; Court Case Testimony Cited

June 6, 2021

The Office of the State Prosecutor (OSP) has filed five criminal charges against the former deputy director of the Cecil County Board of Elections for perjury, misconduct in office and allegedly falsifying required documents for the candidacy of Danielle Hornberger in her 2020 County Executive campaign. The prosecutor cited Hornberger’s candidacy and finance report...
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Scott, New Cecil County Attorney, Fumbles First Meeting of Hornberger’s New Ethics Panel; Clueless on Open Meetings Law, State Ethics Commission Role

April 21, 2021

NEWS ANALYSIS It was the first time that Lawrence Scott, an Annapolis political consultant and the new Cecil County Attorney, put in an official appearance at a public county meeting when he presided over the first session of the all-new membership of the county’s Ethics Commission on Tuesday 4/20/2021. It did not go well....
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Hornberger Budget Cuts Property Tax Rate Slightly, Keeps Income Tax Boost; $1 Extra for Schools, Cuts Library Operations

April 5, 2021

NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County Executive Danielle Hornberger submitted her first budget to the County Council on 4/1/2021, proposing about a 1-cent cut in the property tax rate while keeping income tax rates at the level set by her predecessor, Alan McCarthy. She also slashed operating funds for county libraries and bestowed the hefty sum...
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