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Cecil County Council Questions Army Corps’ Plans for Polluted Earleville Wells, New Dumping

March 19, 2013

A majority of the Cecil County Council Tuesday questioned the handling of pollution of Earleville residents’ water wells by a US Army Corps of Engineers dumpsite, with Councilor Joyce Bowlsbey (R-2) saying that local residents were “victims” of the Corps and state officials appeared to be “hellbent” on resuming dredge spoil dumping in the...
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Cecil County Council’s New Math: 2 plus 1= Action; 3 minus 1= Gripes and Snipes

January 16, 2013

It was the new math on the Cecil County Council: Two members plus one new appointee equaled three majority votes to make many stalled decisions. But Two Amigos– after losing one of their past allies– had a hard time accepting the new calculus Tuesday and resorted to some of the most vicious, personal attacks...
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Joyce Bowlsbey, Former Charter Panel Chair, Named to Cecil County Council; Del. Smigiel Files Suit against County Exec Moore

January 15, 2013

Joyce Bowlsbey, a longtime community volunteer who chaired the citizens’ panel that drafted the Cecil County Charter approved by voters in 2010, was appointed to the vacant District 2 County Council seat Tuesday by County Executive Tari Moore. But Del. Michael Smigiel, whose political allies lost majority control of the Council in the aftermath...
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Theater Review: Curtain Falls on Cecil County Council Impasse; Moore to Pick Successor, Sends ‘Tier’ Map to State

December 19, 2012

News Analysis It was almost like watching the Elkton version of “Sunset Boulevard” — the classic movie in which forgotten silent film star Norma Desmond pathetically declares, “Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up”– when the new Cecil County Council held its last formal session of the year Tuesday. Deadlocked again, the Council abdicated...
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Franchot to Run Again for State Comptroller in 2014; Move May Limit Pipkin Options

December 11, 2012

Analysis Democrat Peter Franchot will not seek his party’s nomination for governor in 2014 and instead will seek re-election to his current post as Maryland Comptroller—a move that could limit potential political options for state Sen. E.J. Pipkin (R-36) of Elkton. In an email to supporters Tuesday, Franchot said, “It is no secret that...
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