3 Amigos Aim to Give Cecil County Animal Control Contract to “Buddy” Group in Final Hours Before Charter Govt.; Settling Scores?

November 27, 2012

In a final swan song before Charter government begins next Monday, the Three Amigos faction of the Cecil County Commissioners late Tuesday suddenly scheduled two “special” meetings so they can award an animal control contract to A Buddy for Life, a Delaware dog rescue group with no animal shelter and no experience in animal...
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Several Shades of Charter: Cecil County Commish Fade Out, Exec-elect Moore Weighs In–Sort of

November 20, 2012

News Analysis It was the virtual swan song of the Cecil County Commissioners Tuesday, at their last full-scale business meeting before the transition to Charter government that begins on 12/3/12, but there were also several shades of the Charter ahead—including a proposal for a highly-compensated Council “manager” and complaints by some members of the...
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A Modest Cecil County Proposal: Moore Could “Unaffiliate” from GOP, Briefly, to Bar Smipkin Pick of New County Council Member

November 15, 2012

Analysis/Commentary It was a bipartisan or multi-partisan vote that made Tari Moore Cecil County’s first-ever County Executive in the November election. But the choice of her replacement on the new County Council is now primarily in the hands of a highly partisan group—the local Republican Central Committee controlled by the Smipkin political organization that...
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Cecil County Commish Accept “Buddy” Group for Animal Control; Cecil SPCA Files Lawsuit to Block Contract, Re-open Bids

November 13, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to accept a review panel’s recommendation to declare A Buddy for Life, a Delaware volunteer group, as qualified to provide animal control services to the county government and proceed with final contract negotiations. But the Cecil County SPCA filed a lawsuit seeking to block award of a contract...
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Cecil County Election Night Wrapup: Moore Wins County Exec; McCarthy Landslides in Council 1st, Hodge Wins 5th– Cecil Refutes State, National Results

November 7, 2012

Republican Tari Moore made history Tuesday, winning election as Cecil County’s first County Executive by defeating her Democratic rival, Pam Howard, with 52.7 percent of the vote. Republican Alan McCarthy overwhelmingly won election to the District 1 County Council seat and incumbent Robert Hodge (R) won a decisive victory to retain his county commissioner...
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BULLETIN: Moore WINS Cecil County Executive Race; McCarthy, Hodge Elected to County Council

November 6, 2012

UPDATED BULLETIN ( 11:10 pm) Republican Tari Moore made history Tuesday night by being elected as Cecil County’s first County Executive, defeating her Democratic rival, Pam Howard, with 52.7 percent of the vote. Moore held the lead throughout the vote count, although early in the evening her lead dropped to a neck and neck...
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BULLETIN: Moore Widens Lead in County Exec Race

November 6, 2012

(10.05 pm)BULLETIN In the historic Cecil County election for the first County Executive, Republican Tari Moore was leading her Democratic rival, Pam Howard, with 14 of 19 precincts reporting. Republicans Robert Hodge and Alan McCarthy were still leading in two County Council races, as they were when the first early voting tallies were counted...
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BULLETIN: Cecil Co. Exec Race Tightens, Moore Ahead but Barely

November 6, 2012

( 9.40 pm) In the historic Cecil County election for the first County Executive, Republican Tari Moore was just a handful of votes ahead of her Democratic rival, Pam Howard, with 5 of 19 precincts reporting. Republicans Robert Hodge and Alan McCarthy were still leading in two County Council races, as they were when...
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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 Votes: Steady Turnout, Lines at Some Precincts as Voters Cast Ballots in Historic Election

November 6, 2012

Cecil County voters went to the polls Tuesday in strong and steady numbers to cast ballots for President and congressional candidates and, closer to home, the county’s first-ever County Executive and two County Council members. Anecdotal reports from throughout the county indicated a strong voter turnout, with lines at some polling places early in...
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Cecil County Council: Hodge Gets PAC, Family $; Crouse Taps Dem Old Guard in Dist. 5 Campaign

November 4, 2012

Incumbent Republican Cecil County Commissioner Robert Hodge drew $3,000 in Political Action Committee (PAC) donations but his family donated the largest lump sums to his campaign while Democratic challenger James Crouse, the former mayor of Elkton, tapped the Old Guard of his party in the race for the new County Council seat in District...
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Cecil County Council: McCarthy Campaign gets Patriots’ $; Bailey Absent in Dist. 1

November 2, 2012

Fundraising for candidates in the District 1 County Council race is much like the campaign itself: Dr. Alan McCarthy, a Republican, is actively engaged while his Democratic rival, Pamela Bailey, is largely absent. McCarthy, a Chesapeake City veterinarian and businessman making his first run for countywide office, has raised a total of $22,546. Cumulatively,...
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Cecil County Exec: Moore Reaps PAC, Developer Campaign $; Howard Backed by Mom, Small Donors

November 1, 2012

Republican Tari Moore has raked in campaign money from out of county interests tied to real estate development, including the Clark Turner organization that bet heavily on a different horse in the county executive race during the April primary election—Democrat Robert McKnight, the mayor of North East, who was soundly defeated in his party...
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After the Storm: Cecil County Recovers but Bay, Susquehanna Still a Worry

October 30, 2012

Cecil County began recovery from the mega-storm Sandy on Tuesday, after much of the region dodged the worst predictions of flooding and wind damage. But there were still concerns that post-Sandy flooding and environmental damage could affect the county from higher water levels on the Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River. Most of Cecil County...
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Cecil County Hunkers Down as Sandy Looms; Governor says “People Will Die” in Storm

October 29, 2012

(UPDATE 11:55 a.m. Monday)– Cecil County residents hunkered down Monday as the massive, hybrid storm known as Sandy began its assault on Maryland, and Gov. Martin O’Malley bluntly warned, “People will die in this storm.” Cecil County government shut down all but emergency services operations and the county landfills were closed to customers, according...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, CECIL COUNTY VOTERS!

* I am grateful for your support and I heard your voices on issues that concern you. I will work hard to create jobs, expand economic development, back our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime and drugs, and support strong schools..

*We will work together to make Cecil County "The Best It Can Be."

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

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