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Cecil County Sheriff, Schools Outline Plans to Keep Kids Safe in School Shootings Aftermath

March 27, 2018

As the nation mourns the loss of 17 students recently in the Parkland, FL school shootings, Cecil County schools and law enforcement officials held a public briefing Monday evening (3/26/2018) to detail longstanding, and new, initiatives designed to protect students in county schools. But as policy and political debates rage nationally and on local...
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Posted in Alan McCarthy, Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, education, Elkton, politics, Rising Sun, Sheriff's Department | No Comments »

Cecil County’s Names-the-Same GOP Politics, Round 2: GOP Club Vs. Sammons’ Soiree

March 14, 2018

NEWS ANALYSIS We’ve seen it before in Cecil County politics: a disgruntled lone wolf creates a rump group with a name similar to a well-established organization to confuse the public and launch political attacks on the original group. So, a dissident online presence created in 2016 by conservative activist Vincent Sammons that had existed...
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Posted in Business, campaign finance, Cecil Chatter, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, Cecil Whig, Elections, Elkton, Michael Smigiel, politics, Republican Central Committee, Republicans, Rising Sun, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Faux Turf Fields Vs. Grass: Budget Plan Costs More and Shifts Expenses out of Cecil Co Schools Budget; Fiscal, Safety Questions

May 8, 2017

NEWS ANALYSIS A proposal to spend $1 million for an artificial turf playing field in Perryville in the county executive’s Fiscal 2018 budget raises questions about costs, safety and policy issues on pushing expenses out of school accounts into county parks liabilities. In other words, is fake grass greener than the real thing? The...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, chesapeake city, education, Elkton, politics, real estate, Rising Sun, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Cecil County Election: Councilor Broomell’s Ally Rozanski Allegedly Bites Nose of Political Foe McCanick in Election Day Fracas

June 24, 2014

Election day poll workers in Cecil County usually stock a supply of sunscreen, water bottles and signs to wave on behalf of their preferred candidates outside polling places. But an incident Tuesday morning indicates that hockey faceguards might also be in order: a candidate for the Cecil County Republican Central Committee says he was...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, Elections, Elkton, politics, Republicans, Rising Sun, Uncategorized | 5 Comments »

Dan Bongino Backs ‘Liberty’ Candidate for Cecil County Council, Past Backers Protest; Slates Heat Up County GOP Committee Contest

June 9, 2014

Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent who drew strong support among many Cecil County conservatives in his failed bid for a US Senate seat two years ago, has stuck his toe into Cecil County local politics this year by endorsing a controversial “Campaign for Liberty” candidate for County Council—much to the surprise and...
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Posted in Business, campaign finance, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, Democrats, Elections, Elkton, politics, real estate, Republican Central Committee, Republicans, Rising Sun, Robert Hodge, Tea Party, Ted Kolodzey, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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