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Army targets Aberdeen Proving Ground for possible job cuts
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:21:30 -0700

ELKTON, Md. — Cecil County Executive Tari Moore is concerned about a recent Department of the Army report that targets Aberdeen Proving Ground for a potential loss of 4,300 military and civilian jobs by 2020 as a result of federal budget cuts.

Perryville to pursue 'Main Street Maryland' designation
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:14:16 -0700

PERRYVILLE — Elkton is the only Cecil County town that has “Main Street Maryland” designation with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

Building a New Community Park in Somerset County
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:40:47 -0700

More than $185,000 will go to Somerset County to build a new community park, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Cecil County prepares to take over Newark-to-Elkton bus route
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 01:06:13 -0700

A sign on Main Street notifies DART riders that Route 65 from Newark to Elkton has been discontinued. Authorities in Maryland have agreed to take over the route and hope to resume service next month.

Man arrested on human trafficking charges
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 07:42:55 -0700

Maryland State police say a 34-year-old man was arrested in Cecil County on human trafficking charges after two women who had been traveling with him said they were being held against their will.

Hogan campaign names Cecil County coordinator
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:56:46 -0700

ANNAPOLIS — The campaign to elect Republican Larry Hogan as governor of Maryland in the 2014 general election announced last week that it has named Bill Harris to coordinate the Hogan campaign in Ceci

Troopers fatally shoot 'aggressive' pit bull
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:11:12 -0700

Maryland State Police fatally shot a pit bull in Cecil County Monday afternoon. State Police described the dog as ?aggressive? and in a release noted that the dog charged after a responding trooper.

County Farm Bureau pageants review decorum, responsibility
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:14:11 -0700

FAIR HILL — This year, the contestants for Miss Cecil County Farm Bureau and Junior Miss Cecil County Farm Bureau will know what is expected of them in advance.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort increases year's profit by 50 percent
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 02:14:12 -0700

— BALTIMORE – The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency recently announced June 2014 revenue numbers for the state’s casinos -- Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel Count and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

Police charge 14-year-old Port Deposit-area boy with murder of stepfather
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:44:50 -0700

ELKTON — Investigators have charged a 14-year-old Perryville High School student as an adult with first-degree murder and numerous other felony offenses in the connection with the fatal shooting of hi