Posts Tagged ‘ Eastern Shore ’

Early Voting Surges Statewide; Colvin Fires Up TV Ads, Harris Hangs on Hogan Coattails in 1st Dist. Congress Race

October 29, 2018

In the first four days of early voting for the November general election, statewide turnout surged over the last mid-term national election four years ago, while in Cecil County, where few local races are contested on the ballot, early turnout was sluggish. But if the local-only contests drew yawns, and the top-of-the-tickets gubernatorial race...
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Upper Shore Senate: Sossi, Hershey File in Dist 36 GOP Race as $ Shows Local Support for Sossi, Hershey Fueled by Loans and PACs (and Issue Aimed at Smigiel?)

January 29, 2014

Former Del. Dick Sossi has filed his candidacy in the Dist. 36 state Senate race against newly appointed Sen. Steve Hershey, setting up a grudge match replay of the 2010 Republican primary for a Delegate seat in which Hershey beat veteran incumbent Sossi by 124 votes after a last-minute negative campaign flyer attack. This...
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Posted in Business, campaign finance, cecil county, Cecil Times, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Elkton, governor, Michael Smigiel, Michael Smigiel, politics, real estate, Republicans, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Cecil County Sheriff’s Salary Boost Proposed; County’s Top Cop Pay 3rd-Lowest in State [UPDATED]

October 7, 2013

Cecil County Sheriff Barry Janney has proposed a gradual increase in the salary of the Sheriff to raise the pay scale from one of the lowest in the state to a close-to-par wage for other Sheriff’s on the Upper Shore. Cecil County has a larger population, higher crime rate, and more jail oversight duties...
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Cecil County Soap Operas: Commish Discuss Re-write of Charter History; ARCA Activist for Plan. Panel; Dog Poo and More

August 15, 2011

Commentary It will be a soap opera day in Elkton on Tuesday when the Cecil County Commissioners discuss re-writing recent election history to try to un-do voters’ approval of charter government, re-appoint a controversial anti-growth activist to the planning commission, and debate doggie doo and other political poop. It will no doubt be some...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Elkton, Michael Smigiel, politics, Republicans, Robert Hodge, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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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