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Earleville Residents Demand Expedited Water Service Before Feds Resume Spoils Dumping; State Holds Enviro Hearing

September 28, 2014

Residents of three Earleville area communities told state environmental officials Saturday 9/27/14 that they must receive safe, clean drinking water before the US Army Corps of Engineers gets possible state approval for resumed dumping at its nearby Pearce Creek site, which has polluted area aquifers and drinking water wells. About 100 area residents attended...
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Two Drug Rehab Centers Proposed for Same Earleville Road; Cecil County Backs Treatment Options

September 26, 2014

The Cecil County government has been quietly working with sponsors of two separate drug rehabilitation centers to bring live-in treatment facilities to Grove Neck road in rural Earleville, including a 50-bed medical facility on the site of the Bracebridge Hall mansion and farmland. The first public disclosure of the projects came Thursday 9/26/14 at...
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Taxes, Tears, and Cecil County Council: Lame Duck Quacks, Belatedly

September 24, 2014

“Now, if there’s a smile on my face, It’s only there tryin’ to fool the public… I’m hurt and I want you to know, But for others I put on a show… The tears of a clown, When there’s no one else around.” –Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder: “Tears of a Clown” There weren’t many...
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State Sets Hearing on Renewed Federal Dumping in Earleville; Cecil County Council Backs Free Bottled Water for Residents

September 17, 2014

Earleville residents whose water wells have been polluted by a federal dredge spoil dumpsite will get their chance to weigh in on a proposal to renew dumping at the site at a state public hearing next week, as the Cecil County Council supported demands by local residents that free bottled water be provided by...
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Cecil County Council Dist. 2 Race: Bowlsbey Boots Campaign $, Ulrich Steps Up Fundraising

September 11, 2014

The campaign for the Cecil County Council seat from District 2 has been a polite, so far, contest between the two actual candidates: incumbent Joyce Bowlsbey, a Republican, and challenger John Ulrich, a Democrat. But as both candidates boost their fundraising efforts, shots have been fired from the sidelines by others who lost their...
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Cecilton Water Pipeline on Track as State Agrees to Require Connection of Earleville Homes Affected by Federal Dump

September 3, 2014

A stumbling block to bringing safe, clean water to three Earleville communities with wells polluted by a US Army Corps of Engineers dredge spoil dumpsite has been overcome with a new commitment by state environmental officials to require homes to connect to the water system once it is completed. Without such state action, there...
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CECIL (Politics) CHATTER: Tilghman TV Ads; PAC Still Hides $ Used to Attack Judge

August 27, 2014

CONGRESS RACE TAKES TO AIRWWAVES The longshot candidacy of Bill Tilghman, a Democrat running in November against incumbent Republican Rep. Andy Harris (R-1), recently took an expensive gamble: buying about a week’s worth of heavy saturation over-the-air television ads in Baltimore and Salisbury. The ad, entitled “Any Good Idea,” promotes Tilghman’s message that he...
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Landmark Study Sets Path to Broadband in Cecil County; ‘Once in Lifetime’ Chance to Bring Internet to South County– Will County Govt. Step Up to Plate?

August 18, 2014

A new landmark study by a broadband advisory panel has charted an innovative course for Cecil County to jumpstart Internet services that have so far bypassed much of the county—including installation of fiber optic cable in conjunction with a proposed extension of a waterline from Cecilton to Earleville. The panel also calls for treating...
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New State Data Show Cecil County on Track for Record Drug Overdose Deaths This Year; Heroin Deaths Rise Sharply

August 14, 2014

A Cecil Times Special Report New state figures for the first quarter of 2014 show that Cecil County is on track for a possible record number of drug overdose deaths this year, with 10 deaths in the first three months, and if that pace continues the drug death toll could far exceed past levels....
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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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State Vet Board Fines Buddies for No License at Animal Shelter; Carletti Sanctioned on ‘Controlled Dangerous Substance’ Violations

July 28, 2014

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT The state Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has fined A Buddy for Life, which handles animal control for Cecil County under a more than $2.25 million contract, for operating its rented animal shelter in Elkton without a required state license for a year. The state panel also imposed fines...
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Water Well Permit Denied for Home in Earleville Area Polluted by Federal Dump; Building Ban Looms as State-Local Feud Clouds Prospects for Cecilton Water Line

July 23, 2014

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT The Cecil County Health Department has refused to issue a water well permit needed to build a home in one of the Earleville communities where local aquifers were polluted by the nearby US Army Corps of Engineers dredge spoil dumpsite—a decision that could lead to a virtual building ban...
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Tawes Political Crab-Gab Fest Brings Candidates to Shore; Cecil County’s Infamy Draws Punditry

July 19, 2014

CRISFIELD—What a difference a year makes in the political landscape of the Upper Eastern Shore, but some things never change at one Shore political institution: the J. Millard Tawes annual crab and clambake here. The beer was still icy, the crabs and fried clams were warm and plentiful, and the still-surviving candidates after an...
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Cecil County Exec Proposes Charter Changes to Give Her More Time–and a Heavy Hammer– on Budget; Cuts Time For County Council, Citizen Input

July 9, 2014

COMMENTARY Cecil County Executive Tari Moore has proposed the first changes to the county’s governing Charter, adopted by voters in 2010, that would give her an extra month to draft her annual budget but would cut two weeks from the time that the County Council, citizens, and a budget advisory panel would have to...
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Updated Vote Counts Confirm Primary Election Results; Smigiel Blames Harris for his Delegate Seat Loss

July 7, 2014

Updated results from the June 24 primary elections, including provisional ballots and two rounds of absentee vote counts, confirm the initial election night results in Cecil County contests and the fight for a Delegate seat in District 36—with incumbent Michael Smigiel losing his seat by even more votes. While the state elections board had...
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IT'S BEEN AN HONOR TO SERVE CECIL COUNTY

My sincere thanks to all who voted for me and supported our campaign to continue serving all of Cecil County

*While there was more I wished to do, I now look forward to spending more time with my family

*I cherish the friends who have reached out to me and share in the pride of what we have accomplished for Cecil County.

(Auth: Citizens for David Rudolph, Linda S. Read, Treasurer)

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