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Farmers’ Tractorcade Protests Cecil County Commissioners ‘Tier’ Maps, Property Rights Limits

August 22, 2012
Farmers’ Tractorcade Protests Cecil County Commissioners ‘Tier’ Maps, Property Rights Limits

About 20 tractors, in classic John Deere green and a few blue Fords, formed a political conga line on Route 40 Tuesday afternoon and circled the Cecil County administration building in Elkton, to protest a map adopted by a majority of County Commissioners that would sharply limit many farmers’ property rights. It was the...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecilton, county commissioner, governor, Martin O'Malley, politics, real estate, Robert Hodge, Uncategorized | 15 Comments »

SPCA Dumps Contract after Cecil County Commish Pass Costly Animal Law Overhaul, on 3-2 Vote

July 18, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners, by the usual 3-2 vote, Tuesday adopted an overhaul of the county’s animal ordinance that was three years in the making. And within hours, the Cecil County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Inc., which has handled animal control for the county for decades, notified the county it...
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Posted in cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, chesapeake city, county commissioner, Elections, Michael Halter, Michael Smigiel, politics, Robert Hodge, Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

Cecil County Schools Renew Push for new Votech School at Basell Complex

July 11, 2012

Cecil County Public Schools officials took a first step Wednesday to re-launch their efforts to win county approval of a new vocational-technical high school on their dream site—the vacant Basell science labs and buildings in Elkton— with an appeal to business leaders and a new, cost-sharing proposal that will be presented to the County...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, education, Elkton, politics, real estate, Republicans, Robert Hodge, Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

Cecil County Commish Buy McCoy Farm Rights; Hodge, ‘Patriots’ Oppose $1.45 million Deal

June 20, 2012

The Cecil County Commissioners voted Tuesday to give a Rising Sun farm owner $1.45 million in return for agreeing not to allow development of the 483-acre tract, after several hours of often heated public comment led by members of the local tea party group that opposed “government control” of private property. Others objected to...
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Posted in Business, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, county commissioner, politics, real estate, Republicans, Rising Sun, Robert Hodge, Slots, Uncategorized | 11 Comments »

Cecil County Politics: McCarthy, Billmire File for 1st Dist. to Challenge Incumbent Mullin

January 11, 2012

The southern Cecil County First District will become a battleground in this year’s County Council races as two candidates filed Tuesday to challenge incumbent James Mullin, a Republican. Dr. Alan McCarthy, a veterinarian and real estate operator, filed to challenge Mullin in the Republican primary. He was a founding member of the new Cecil...
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Posted in Business, campaign finance, cecil county, cecil county government, Cecil Government, Cecil Times, chesapeake city, county commissioner, Democrats, E.J. Pipkin, Elections, Elkton, Michael Smigiel, politics, real estate, Republican Central Committee, Republicans, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

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