Cecil Whig

Alan McCarthy, Cecil County Councilor, to Run for County Executive in 2016

November 11, 2015

Dr. Alan McCarthy, the vice president of the Cecil County Council, a veterinarian and local businessman, announced on Monday that he will be a candidate for Cecil County Executive. The Republican is the first candidate to formally announce a run for the county’s top elected post but several other potential challengers are also considering...
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COMMENTARY: Cecil County Charter Amendments on Election Ballot– NO on Questions A and D; YES on Questions B and C

October 30, 2014

COMMENTARY In this year’s election, Cecil County voters are being asked to decide four local ballot questions on whether to overhaul some key provisions of the county’s new Charter form of government. The proposed changes would alter the county budget process and in some cases tilt the balance of power toward the County Executive...
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Cecil County Councilor/Vet Finds ‘Mess’ at Buddy Animal Shelter, Oversight Chair Questions ‘Overstaffing’ at Govt. Expense

August 4, 2014

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Cecil County Councilor Alan McCarthy (R-1), who is a licensed veterinarian, made a surprise visit to the Buddy for Life animal shelter in Elkton late last week and found unremoved feces, odors and many dogs with serious “mange” and other skin conditions. “It was a mess,” he said of...
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Five Shades of Grey: Broomell Bondage of Cecil County Council–Election Rants on Horses, Ethics

February 12, 2014

News Analysis The Cecil County Council has been tied up in knots— some might say a “Five Shades of Grey” political bondage—by recent take-colleagues-as-prisoners attacks by Cecil County Councilor Diana Broomell (R-4), full of salacious verbiage with little if any factual substantiation on issues as unrelated as horses and ethics. Not since the 2011-2012...
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Cecil County Chatter: Hold the Phone; Bailey Dials 911, Broomell’s 411, Whig Gets Ringtones

October 8, 2012

Commentary Bailey Dials 911, McCarthy Urges “Repeal” of Controversial Animal Law We’re not sure on what frequency Pamela Bailey, the Democratic candidate for County Council for District 1, operates, but it clearly wasn’t the same as others in the room for a candidates’ discussion before a small audience at an Earleville church breakfast on...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*CECIL COUNTY voters, I need your support in the upcoming November general election, to move our county to a new path for better jobs, economic opportunity and improvements in our quality of life.

*PLEASE join me in a PIG ROAST fundraiser on Oct. 9, 2016, from 1-4p.m. at 1009 Wilson Rd., Rising Sun, (behind Ramsay Ford). TICKETS: $35 adults, kids under 12 FREE.

* RSVP: Call 410-398-7082 /strong>

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)