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Cecil County Drug Crisis: ‘Culture’ of Abuse Pervades County; Poverty, Lack of Treatment Cited in Study

July 28, 2013

A Cecil Times Special Report Cecil County’s widespread drug abuse problems– linked to crime, child abuse, suicide and joblessness—will need a broad-based solution to address a culture of drug abuse that often spans generations of families, according to a new consultant’s study. And the problem has reached crisis proportions, with the county having the...
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Homeless in Cecil County Estimated at 300; Schools See Rise in Homeless Kids

April 18, 2012

Non-profit groups that aid the homeless estimate there are about 300 homeless adults in Cecil County while the county’s public schools have seen a recent sharp rise in the number of homeless students, County Commissioners were told Tuesday. The commissioners held a worksession Tuesday afternoon on budget requests from the county school system and...
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