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State PSC Hears Artesian Case; Will Decide on Sale of Cecil County Water, Sewer Plants Soon

August 10, 2011

The Maryland Public Service Commission refused Wednesday to delay a hearing on the proposed sale of most Cecil County-owned water and sewer plants to the private Artesian firm, but the panel put off a decision on the sale until after an 8/19/11 deadline for filing additional documents with the state agency. Cecil County Commissioner...
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Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st Dist.) Goes Fishing in Cecil County

August 10, 2011

EARLEVILLE—The water on the Bohemia River was calm on Wednesday, the air was breezy and US Rep. Andy Harris (R-1) had his staff-provided white rubber boots to guard against the flailing catfish that waterman Jimmy Kline harvests every day from an ingenius system of traps. “I got 1,500 pounds of catfish this morning,” Kline...
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Cecil County Sale of Water/Sewer Plants Proposed for State OK

August 9, 2011

The long-stalled sale of most Cecil County water and sewage treatment plants to the private Artesian firm has received staff recommendations to the state Public Service Commission to approve the sale. The sale, originally approved by the Cecil County commissioners nearly three years ago, was blocked by litigation initiated by the Appleton Regional Community...
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Cecil County Chatter: Judges, Whigs and Media Wars

August 8, 2011

Judge Keith Baynes Launches Campaign Fundraiser Season Cecil County Circuit Court Judge Keith Baynes (R), who won a surprise appointment to a vacant court seat late last December by Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley, launched the local campaign fundraiser season on Saturday with a bipartisan, well-attended pig roast at his Calvert home. Baynes has to...
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Commissioner Tari Moore, R, to Run for Cecil County Executive

August 6, 2011

Cecil County Commissioner Tari Moore (R-2) has decided to run for County Executive in the 2012 election, seeking the first-ever executive position in county government. Moore had been known to be considering a run for the post for some time but the freshman commissioner, who won her current seat in the 2010 election, told...
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Cecil County Asked to be Co-owner of Private Housing Project, North East Boys and Girls Club Center

August 3, 2011

The developer of the Elkton Senior Housing project asked the Cecil County Commissioners on Tuesday to become a co-owner of a proposed profit-making apartment project in North East in order to get state subsidies for low-income housing and a new home for the Boys and Girls Club of North East. The project, called “New...
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Commissioner Dunn Targets Cecil County Ag Coordinator; Closed-Door Move Has Political Hint

August 2, 2011

A Cecil Times Special Report Cecil County Commissioner Michael Dunn (R-3) proposed during a closed-door meeting of the County Commissioners last week to drop the current agriculture co-coordinator position in the county’s Department of Economic Development, according to multiple informed sources. Agriculture and farm-related business constitutes a major segment of the Cecil County economy....
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Cecil County Commissioners Get Slots Grant Proposals; Anti-Abortion/Pro-Pregnancy Religious Group Proposed for $30K Gift

July 26, 2011

Cecil County Commissioners on Tuesday received a list of proposed recipients for grants from a $500,000 set-aside of local impact aid to the county from the Hollywood Casino in Perryville. Local fire companies and the Town of Port Deposit were the top recipients, but there were some surprises– including $30,000 to the Cecil County...
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Cecil County Considers Hiking Sewer Hookup Fees; Mullin Suggests “Hallway” Talks Instead of Public Debate

July 19, 2011

The Cecil County Commissioners began a pointed debate Tuesday over proposals to raise sewer connection fees, especially for new developments, but put off scheduled action after Commissioner Tari Moore (R-2) challenged some commissioners to spell out how they would pay for rising costs without increased fees. Commissioners’ President James Mullin (R-1) suggested commissioners “talk...
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Cecil County Commissioner Michael Dunn Gets Salary Cut, Due to Unpaid Debt

July 15, 2011

Cecil County Commissioner Michael Dunn’s next county paycheck will be a bit smaller, due to a debt garnishee against his salary filed in Cecil County District Court. The Rising Sun-area commissioner (R-3) previously had a judgment filed against him and a garnishment of his state salary and bank account for unpaid debt and fees,...
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Outrage and Angst in Elkton: State Legislators Commiserate with Cecil County Commissioners

July 13, 2011

Members of Cecil County’s state legislative delegation shared the fiscal and environmental pain facing the Cecil County Commissioners at a Tuesday meeting marked by some previews of upcoming election campaign themes. Overall, it was a polite session between the delegation and the county board, which has often been divided between acolytes and critics of...
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Cecil County Sheriff Reviews Car Policy; Cuts Inmate Road Cleanups Due to County Budget Cuts

July 12, 2011

Cecil County Sheriff Barry Janney told County Commissioners Tuesday that he would conduct a 90-day review of “take home” cars for deputies but defended the policy as a cost-efficient crime-prevention policy and an incentive to recruit experienced officers to a low-paying police force. Additionally, documents obtained by The Cecil Times also show that Janney...
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Chris Loller Resigns from Cecil County School Board

July 12, 2011

R. Christopher Loller, a member of the Cecil County Board of Education from the southern end of the county, has resigned his seat on the elected board. Gov. Martin O’Malley will appoint his replacement. Loller tendered his resignation letter Monday night, citing his decision to re-locate out of the county closer to his employment...
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Erika Quesenberry, ex Cecil Co. Aide and Port Administrator, Gets Havre de Grace Job Commissh Broomell Lost

July 10, 2011

Erika Quesenberry, a former Cecil County economic development official and town administrator for Port Deposit, was appointed Saturday as manager of the Havre de Grace “Main Street” economic and business development program in Harford County. She replaces Cecil County Commissioner Diana Broomell (R-4), who was forced out of the job several months ago. Posting...
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Dogs, Cats & Zebras, Oh My: Cecil County Commissioners Weigh Animal Law and Agendas

July 8, 2011

A Cecil Times Special Report Cecil County Commissioners this week reviewed revisions to the county’s animal law proposed by a small remnant of a two-year old task force that has all but disbanded. A Cecil Times review of documents shows that an unappointed activist given a seat at the bargaining table Tuesday is a...
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OUR CECIL COUNTY DELEGATE DELIVERED (Part 4)

Working For Our Veterans!

*Sponsored Bill to Boost Income Tax Breaks for Veterans Pensions

*Sponsored 2013 Veterans Full Employment Bill

*Promoted Iraq and Afghanistan Vets Scholarships

*Worked with MVA for Vets License Plates, for Each Branch of Services

And More to Come, With Your Support on Election Day

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

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