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Upcoming News: Cecil Sheriff Race, Kent Co. 36 Delegate Race

January 25, 2010

UPCOMING NEWS:   Just to let our Cecil Times readers know what we are working on:  — State Delegate Mary Roe Walkup (R-36)  has done no fundraising, despite the fact that she is facing serious opposition in the Republican primary and a credible Democratic challenger in the general election. –In Cecil County’s Sheriff’s race,...
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Food Aid Rising in Cecil County: 11% Get Help

January 3, 2010

  Federal food stamps are now used by about 11 percent of  Cecil County residents, up from about 10 percent of county residents just a few months ago, according to state data. The indicators show the impact of the recession is still growing in Cecil County, even as some economic forecasters project that the economy...
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REP. KRATOVIL: Your 24-cents worth– an Incumbent's advantage

December 14, 2009

   Rep. Frank Kratovil (D-1st) has spent nearly $83,000 in taxpayer money to send out newsletter mailings to constituents this year, at  per household costs of 24-cents, according to a Cecil Times search of voluminous Clerk of the House documents.  It is a perfectly legal, and even routine, expenditure by sitting House members but...
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Getting Older in Cecil: More Seniors Need Services

September 28, 2009

   The new U.S. Census Bureau “American Community Survey” finds that in 2008, 11.1 percent of Cecil County residents were age 65 or over.  But longer term state projections estimate the senior population will more than double and reach about 15.3 percent of the county’s overall population by 2030.   Cecil County needs to start planning now for the...
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Cecil Tech School: Vote for Fairness– and Your Stove!

September 17, 2009

   As Cecil County copes with cutbacks in state funds, we are faced with choices on planning–and paying for– our future needs. One of the most important decisions for our newly elected school board– and County Commissioners– will be on prioritizing the long-proposed and much delayed “comprehensive high school”– otherwise known as a four-year School of  Technology.   ...
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