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Cecil County Lawmakers Push Revived Upper Shore Council; State Withholds $ due to “Organizational Issues”

October 7, 2011

Some Cecil County lawmakers are pushing to resurrect the Upper Shore Regional Council, a three-county economic development body that all but disappeared several months ago amidst financial and other problems. A council sub-group tried to meet behind closed doors Wednesday on steps to name a new executive director, but Cecil Times forced much of...
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Dillman Out As Head of Planning Group; Cecil County Ponders Taking in Orphaned Office

May 9, 2011

CHESTERTOWN– The Upper Shore Regional Council, which provides economic development and planning assistance to Cecil County and two other area counties, is facing financial problems and its long-time executive director will be laid off next month. Some Cecil County Commissioners want to take the floundering organization under the county’s wing, providing free office space...
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Elkton Population Surges in New Census Report

February 10, 2011

The town of Elkton saw significant population growth in the past decade while the rest of the county’s towns saw more modest gains, according to new census data. Elkton grew by 29.8 percent, growing from 11,893 people in 2000 to 15,443 in 2010, according to census data. Elkton moved up a notch, from 18th...
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CENSUS: Cecil County Population Grew 17.6% in Past Decade

February 10, 2011

Cecil County’s population grew by 17.6 percent over the past decade but the increase was slightly less than planners had expected, according to new data from the 2010 Census released Wednesday by federal and state agencies. The minority population also grew, but Cecil County remains an overwhelming white county. The county population grew to...
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