Angels and "Demons" in Cecil County

September 29, 2008

  It’s not every weekend that you get to meet some real-life angels in Cecil County. Unfortunately, it is all too common that we see or hear of some folks “demonizing” others with whom they have a disagreement.    The “angels” we met were the hundred or so people who came out for the...
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Cecil Whig Cribs Cecil Times: A Day Late and Details Short

September 25, 2008

  The Cecil Whig posted on its website Wednesday afternoon a four-paragraph item on the Phyllis Kilby Board of Appeals story we’ve been covering since last week. We were very amused to see the Whig posted a headine, “BREAKING NEWS: Board Rules in Kilby’s favor,” at 1.28 p.m. on Wednesday 9/24/08.   The Cecil Times actually...
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COMMENTARY: Mama Mia Maria (or Kilby's Apologist)

September 24, 2008

        It was worth missing family time and TV comedies to witness Maria Mastrippolito, a member of the Cecil County Board of Appeals, as she fumbled, stumbled and mumbled her advocacy for her neighbor, mentor and gal-pal, former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby, at  Tuesday night’s (9/23/08) meeting of Cecil County Board of...
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BULLETIN: Kilby Wins Zoning Appeal on Tie-Breaker Vote

September 24, 2008

       Former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby won a zoning appeal before the Cecil County Board of Appeals Tuesday night (Sept. 23) on a 3-2 vote, ruling that her Rising Sun area ice cream, soup and sandwiches emporium isn’t really a restaurant and does not need a zoning special exception.      Leading the...
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EXCLUSIVE: Phyllis Kilby Venture on County Board Hot Seat

September 19, 2008

     Former Cecil County Commissioner Phyllis Kilby and her family business enterprises are on the hot seat before the county Board of Appeals this week.        The case involves “Kilby Cream,” which Mrs. Kilby bills as an ice cream parlor located on land owned by Kilbys, Inc., of which she is the long-term President. ...
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UPDATE: Gilchrest says he's not REALLY endorsing Obama…

September 19, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, is backpedaling from his strongly positive comments on the Democratic Obama-Biden presidential ticket during a WYPR radio broadcast this week. Obama-Biden is a great ticket, and we need to break with past policies, according to Gilchrest, but that isn’t REALLY an endorsement. Funny how in this latest flipper-oo by Gilchrest...
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Gilchrest Backs Obama: Not his first party flip

September 18, 2008

Rep. Wayne Gilchrest, R-1st, who was defeated in the Republican primary, has declared his support for Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and VEEP running-mate Sen. Joe Biden in an interview with Baltimore public radio WYPR.  (Read the brief report here:  http://www.politickermd.com/danielreiter/3660/gilchrest-throws-support-behind-obama-biden It might seem like more of the same, since Gilchrest has endorsed Democrat Frank...
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More Bank Mergers for Cecil County

September 17, 2008

Just when you thought you remembered the latest name of your local bank that has been merged with some other bank comes news that there is yet another local merger in the works. But this time you won’t have to learn a new name. People’s Bank of Elkton is the latest on the merger bandwagon....
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County Commissioner Races

September 17, 2008

Things are starting to heat up, or at least show some signs of life, in the two contested Cecil County Commissioner races on the ballot in November. The signs are going up, the websites are being ramped up and the fundraisers are fast and furious. District 5: (to replace the retiring Mark Guns)– Republican...
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Pro-Slots Group Slated to get $2 million from Track Owner

September 17, 2008

Supporters of the November referendum to allow slot-machines in Maryland may get a major infusion of cash, as much as $2 million, from Magna Entertainment, which owns Laurel Park and Pimlico in Baltimore, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.  That would come on top of an unspcified amount expected to be put into the fray...
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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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