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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...
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Health Expert Cries ‘Fowl’ on Chicken Farms; Cecil Co Council Questions Science

September 29, 2016

For the past several months, a vocal group of local residents and allies in environmental groups have protested, waved signs and flocked to Cecil County government meetings to protest a proposed new organic chicken farm near Zion that they feel will reduce their property values and cause environmental harm. On Tuesday, they brought a...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, Elections, Elkton, Health, politics, real estate, Robert Hodge, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Cecil County Commish Buy McCoy Farm Rights; Hodge, ‘Patriots’ Oppose $1.45 million Deal

June 20, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners voted Tuesday to give a Rising Sun farm owner $1.45 million in return for agreeing not to allow development of the 483-acre tract, after several hours of often heated public comment led by members of the local tea party group that opposed “government control” of private property. Others objected to...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, politics, real estate, Republicans, Rising Sun, Robert Hodge, Slots, Uncategorized | 11 Comments »

Cecil County Politics: McCarthy, Billmire File for 1st Dist. to Challenge Incumbent Mullin

January 11, 2012

The southern Cecil County First District will become a battleground in this year’s County Council races as two candidates filed Tuesday to challenge incumbent James Mullin, a Republican. Dr. Alan McCarthy, a veterinarian and real estate operator, filed to challenge Mullin in the Republican primary. He was a founding member of the new Cecil...
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Posted in Business, campaign finance, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, chesapeake city, county commissioner, Democrats, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Elkton, Michael Smigiel, politics, real estate, Republican Central Committee, Republicans, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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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