Posts Tagged ‘ Politics ’

Update 1: Elkton Sr. Housing Loses in Court, But Golden Parachute Firmly in Place

July 13, 2010

ELKTON– The Town of Elkton agreed Tuesday afternoon to settle a lawsuit brought by two citizens challenging the concessions made by the town to accomodate a proposed senior citizens housing project, after a Circuit Court judge refused the town’s motion to dismiss the case.      After the ruling by visiting judge Raymond E. Beck...
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36th Senate: Democratic Dances with Pipkin

July 9, 2010

 Comparing the two Democrats who have filed to run against incumbent Republican Sen. E.J. Pipkin in the 36th District Senate race is like comparing the 1960’s Bristol Stomp to a courtly minuet, or the classic English “contra dancing” performed professionally by one of the candidates.   Former Elkton Mayor Robert Alt gets right to the point: “I...
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Posted in andy harris, Business, cecil county, Cecil Government, county commissioner, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Michael Smigiel, Peter Franchot, politics | No Comments »

GOP Central Committee Drama: So Many Candidates, So Few Seats

July 7, 2010

   Election 2010 in Cecil County is shaping up to have much of the drama, and a lot of the silliness, of a soap opera or one of those cheesy reality shows that you snicker at but continue to watch anyway. After all, we don’t have any movie theaters in Cecil County, no local...
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Posted in cecil county, county commissioner, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Michael Smigiel, politics, Rebecca Demmler, Rising Sun | 3 Comments »

Breaking News: Janusz Files Against Del. Rudolph, Broomell Resurfaces

July 6, 2010

   Democrat Joe Janusz filed Tuesday to challenge veteran incumbent Del. David Rudolph in the Democratic primary for the Dist. 34B seat, embarking on what some political observers from both parties characterize as a political suicide mission.    Janusz had initially filed for the Third District County Commissioner seat currently held by fellow Democrat...
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Posted in cecil county, county commissioner, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Michael Smigiel, politics, women | 3 Comments »

BREAKING NEWS: New Sheriff Candidate, GOP Committee Wars

July 6, 2010

  It’s been a very busy morning at the Board of Elections office, with many new candidate filings– and a few surprises– for this year’s elections before tonight’s 9 p.m.  filing deadline.  NEW SHERIFF CANDIDATE: Just when we thought the ballot couldn’t get any more crowded, William T. Gerczak, of Rising Sun, filed Monday as...
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