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Democratic Candidates for Cecil County Exec, County Council Gently Carve Out Turf at Forum

March 15, 2012

The Democratic primary election candidates for Cecil County Executive and two new County Council seats had some mostly gentle disagreements with each other during a candidate forum Wednesday evening, in contrast to some of the more embattled discord among members of the county’s current all-Republican government. The forum, sponsored by Cecil County Democrats and...
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Cecil County to Pay Big Bucks for Farm Preservation Easement

December 20, 2011

Cecil County will pay a private landowner for a Rising Sun-area farm preservation easement, the first installment of up to $2 million in new local government-paid incentives to preserve farmland. During a worksession Tuesday, County Commissioners briefly reviewed the proposal to purchase an easement on a 152 acre farm on Route 274 near Rising...
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Cecil County Budget Warning: Casino $ to Decline, Schools Face Aid Cuts, Property Values Drop Could Prompt Tax Rate Boost

December 13, 2011

Local impact aid revenues from the Hollywood Casino in Perryville are likely to be lower than previously expected and Cecil County schools face new cuts in state aid in Fiscal 2013, the county’s budget director warned county Commissioners Tuesday. Craig Whiteford, the budget director, outlined issues facing the county as Commissioners begin the budget...
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Cecil County Businesses Rate Commissioners: Broomell Worst, Moore Best, for Business

November 8, 2011

A new Cecil County Chamber of Commerce survey of its members found that County Commissioner Diana Broomell (R-4) was deemed the most “‘unsatisfactory” commissioner while Commissioner Tari Moore (R-2) had the highest “excellent” ranking. There were 129 respondents to the Chamber survey—an admittedly small sample of the county’s many business operators. But Chamber members...
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Harry Hepbron, Former Cecil Commissioner, Files to Run Again

June 30, 2010

   Harry A. Hepbron, a former vice-president of the Cecil County Board of Commissioners, has filed his candidacy to run again for a seat on the Cecil County Board, according to state Election Board records.    Hepbron, a long-time farmer and owner of the Dove Valley Vineyards and Winery in Rising Sun, filed as...
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