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Cecil County Exec Moore Unveils Budget with Tax Freeze, Sheriff Staff Boost, Increase for Schools; Budget Magic Relies on $4 Million Hit on Reserve Fund

March 3, 2013

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore unveiled the first budget under Charter government, freezing the property tax rate, approving the hiring of 5 new Sheriff’s deputies and providing a slight boost over current aid levels for the county’s public schools. The budget will be presented to the County Council on Tuesday 3/5/12. There were smiles...
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Mr. Cecil County: RIP, Nelson Bolender– An Appreciation

February 17, 2013

AN APPRECIATION Nelson Bolender was a forgiving man. From misbehaving teenagers who ran afoul of the principal of Elkton High to critics or foes in Cecil County politics, Nelson Bolender practiced the often lost art of being able to disagree without being disagreeable. He took some bold and at times controversial steps during his...
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Cecil County Hunkers Down as Sandy Looms; Governor says “People Will Die” in Storm

October 29, 2012

(UPDATE 11:55 a.m. Monday)– Cecil County residents hunkered down Monday as the massive, hybrid storm known as Sandy began its assault on Maryland, and Gov. Martin O’Malley bluntly warned, “People will die in this storm.” Cecil County government shut down all but emergency services operations and the county landfills were closed to customers, according...
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Cecil County Tech School: Basell Brawl Erupts as Amigos Commish Say NO Again, but School Board Vows to Fight On

October 17, 2012

The months-long fight over a proposed new vocational-technical high school on the Basell building site in Elkton turned into the “Basell Brawl” Tuesday, as the Three Amigos county commissioner group held firm against even considering it while county school board members vowed to fight on. Tuesday morning, the Three Amigos majority of the Cecil...
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Cecil County Schools Up Ante on Votech School but 2 Amigos Balk

October 9, 2012

School officials sought a go-ahead Tuesday from Cecil County Commissioners to proceed with an engineering study to determine the suitability of the Basell property for conversion to a new vocational-technical school. But two of the Three Amigos faction of the commissioners’ majority bloc balked and the third was AWOL. Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS)...
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