Politics

Cecil County Budget: Sheriff’s Deputies Lack Riot Gear, Short-Staffed; Unable to Help Baltimore Cops in Riot

April 30, 2015

Cecil County Sheriff’s deputies have no riot gear to protect them in violent crowd situations and are so short-staffed that the agency could not respond to a request for help from the embattled Baltimore City Police Department during the past week, Sheriff Scott Adams told the Cecil County Council in Elkton on Thursday. “We...
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Cecil County Budget: Moore Boosts Exec Spending, Cuts County Council $ for Advisers; Employee Health Costs Explode

April 24, 2015

NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County Executive Tari Moore’s new proposed budget would boost her own office’s spending by 3.2 percent while cutting the County Council’s current budget by 4.2 percent, especially in accounts that could enable the Council to hire independent advisers to review or challenge her policies. In addition, county employees have a “Cadillac”...
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Cecil County Says Farewell to Former Commissioners President and Educator Nelson Bolender, with Tears and Laughter

February 19, 2013

There were tears and laughter—much, much laughter—as Cecil County residents gathered on Tuesday to say farewell to Nelson Bolender and celebrate the life and legacy of the county’s premiere educator and government leader. Bolender, the former principal of North East and Elkton high schools and the two-term president of the Cecil County Board of...
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Cecil County Votes: Early Vote Tally Favors Moore for County Exec; Hodge, McCarthy for Council

November 6, 2012

Early voting tallies for the historic Cecil County election for the first County Executive show Republican Tari Moore ahead and fellow Republicans Robert Hodge and Alan McCarthy leading in two County Council races. Moore, currently serving as a County Commissioner from District 2, received 2,949 votes—51.7 percent—of early voting ballots while Democrat Pam Howard,...
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Cecil County Exec: Pam Howard Defeats McKnight for Democrats

April 3, 2012

(UPDATED 11:23 pm) Pam Howard, the former Cecil County Treasurer, soundly defeated her chief rival, North East Mayor Robert McKnight, for the Democratic nomination for the county’s first County Executive. With 20 precincts reporting, Howard had 54.9 percent of the vote to McKnight’s 37.1 percent. She will face County Commissioner Tari Moore, victor in...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, Cecil County, for your support in the recent primary election. I hope to have your support in the November general election.

*With your support, we will move Cecil County forward, with job creation, education, and preserving our quality of life

* Cecil County has lost too many jobs, without creating new employment opportunities. I will work hard to bring the jobs home, create new local work opportunities and job training for our youth.

*My administration will save local jobs— with casino 'impact aid' money directed to create a local fund to keep jobs here.

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