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“MAD Mike” Dawson Files for State Senate; Perpetual Candidate Seeks new Cecil-Harford Seat, with Slam on Cecil Councilor

July 23, 2013

ANALYSIS When one-term Perryville town commissioner Michael A. Dawson declared a few months ago that he would not seek re-election to the post he had only won by one vote, town officials and many residents breathed a sigh of relief. During his brief two-year tenure, Dawson created a whirlwind of controversy, with online attacks...
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Smipkin Pals, Seeking Cecil County Council Seat, Linked to PACs $ Sleaze Against Fellow Republicans

December 10, 2012

Two candidates for a vacant Cecil County Council seat, seeking endorsement from the Smipkin-controlled Republican Central Committee, are linked to Political Action Committee (PAC) financing of a smear campaign against fellow Republican Judge Keith Baynes, who resoundingly defeated Del. Michael Smigiel in the April primary for a court seat. But one of their PAC’s...
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Cecil County Commish Talk Tough on “Tiers” Land Rules; Defiance Could Let State Shut Down Growth

September 12, 2012

News Analysis Cecil County Commissioners adopted a get-tough stance Tuesday against a state-mandated “tiers” land preservation map–which local farmers fear would strip them of property rights—and said they would defer any action until a summit meeting with other rural counties and consideration of legal action against the state. On the surface it might look...
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CECIL CHATTER: State Flunks “Integrity” Test; Smigiel Abstains on Pay Boost

March 19, 2012

Maryland Gets D Minus Grade on “Integrity” Report Card Anyone with short, or long, memories of political scandals in Maryland knows that the state has a long and sordid history of corrupt elected officials. But a new study finds the state’s laws, regulations and access to public information contribute to a climate of ethical...
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Cecil County Seeks Rent Hike Limits in Return for Support of New Subsidized Housing

March 13, 2012

Cecil County should require developers of new taxpayer-subsidized housing projects to agree to limit rent increases for low and moderate income residents, the county’s housing director told County Commissioners Tuesday. The proposal is in response to a massive rent hike for some tenants proposed by developers of the new Elkton Senior Housing project in...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, Cecil County, for your support in the recent primary election. I hope to have your support in the November general election.

*With your support, we will move Cecil County forward, with job creation, education, and preserving our quality of life

* Cecil County has lost too many jobs, without creating new employment opportunities. I will work hard to bring the jobs home, create new local work opportunities and job training for our youth.

*My administration will save local jobs— with casino 'impact aid' money directed to create a local fund to keep jobs here.

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)