Uncategorized

Cecil County Health Dept. Considers Addicts’ Needle Exchange, After 3 Years of Talk; County Council Politically Wary but County Exec Backs Effort

August 14, 2018

The Cecil County Health Department is considering creation of a “clean” needle exchange program for intravenous users of illegal drugs, as a way to prevent HIV and Hepatitis C infections and reach addicts with treatment options. The idea was first broached to the County Council three years ago but no action was taken by...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Alan McCarthy, Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, Elkton, Health, politics, Republicans, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Familiar Jockey Rides New Horse: Schools Chief Questioned on $, Security by County Council as Exec McCarthy Offers $1 million Aid

August 9, 2018

NEWS ANALYSIS Jeffrey Lawson is a familiar face in local government circles, as a nine-year veteran of the county public schools’ administrative staff. But that experience was like being an exercise rider at the racetrack before a recent elevation to the top jockey position: Superintendent of the Cecil County Public Schools. In his first...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Alan McCarthy, Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, education, Elkton, politics, Sheriff's Department, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Sewage Fees: Another ‘Holy Crap Moment’ Faces County Council; Will They Punt Again?

July 18, 2018

NEWS ANALYSIS The three water-filled jugs placed in front of the witness table at the Cecil County Council worksession on Tuesday (7/17/2018) were a graphic show-and-tell representation of what has been described in the past as a “holy crap moment” in the long and politically torturous saga of providing and paying for adequate sewage...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Alan McCarthy, Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, Elections, Elkton, Health, politics, real estate, Republicans, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

ELECTION: Miller Ousts Schneckenburger on County Council; Patchell Re-Elected; Coutz Wins GOP Nod

June 27, 2018

Al Miller ousted incumbent Cecil County Councilor Dan Schneckenburger on Tuesday, as George Patchell retained his Council seat and Bill Coutz won the Republican nomination for an open seat in District 2. In all three contests, the winners also scored major victories over candidates aligned with the ultra-conservative Campaign for Liberty group. In Districts...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Alan McCarthy, Business, campaign finance, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, Democrats, education, Elections, Elkton, politics, Republicans, Uncategorized | No Comments »

ELECTION: Lyn Nickle Wins Register of Wills Race, Returns to Office

June 27, 2018

Making a strong comeback, Allyn “Lyn” Price Nickle won a commanding victory in the hotly contested race for Register of Wills, unseating Michael W. Dawson who had scored an upset victory over Nickle four years ago. This year’s fight was on different political turf: Nickle ran as a Democrat last time but switched her...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in cecil county, cecil county government, Democrats, Elections, politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, women | 1 Comment »

ADVERTISEMENTS

Fine Maryland Wines
Proudly made in Cecil County

www.dovevalleywine.com