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Cecil County Council OKs Basell Property for New VoTech School; Classes Could Begin in Early 2015

September 17, 2013

After years of attempts to find a cost-effective solution to the shortage of vocational and technical education slots for Cecil County public school students, the County Council Tuesday night voted to approve a plan for a new $18.9 million votech school at the 91-acre Basell property in Elkton. The Council’s 3-2 vote was on...
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Cecil County Cuts Deal to Buy Basell Site for Tech School, but at $4million Price Hike Due to Old ‘3 Amigos’ Political Faction

August 2, 2013

Like the Phoenix rising from the ashes, a long-debated and much needed expansion of vocational/technical education in Cecil County has been resurrected with a proposed deal, announced Friday by the County Executive, to acquire the former Basell building and its 91-acre property on Appleton Road in Elkton for conversion to a new, state-of-the-art tech...
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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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Cecil County Tech School: Schools Chief, Treasurer Feehley, Clash on Basell Property

October 1, 2012

News/News Analysis The proposed establishment of a new vocational/technical education school on the reduced-price Basell property has been embraced by much of the county’s educational and business leadership, but scorned by the Three Amigos majority of the County Commissioners. Now the county’s Treasurer, Bill Feehley, has weighed in against the plan, at the request...
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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.)