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Former Cecil County elections official charged

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Office of the State Prosecutor has leveled five charges against Lora Walters, former Deputy Director of the Cecil County Board of Elections. Walters is charged with misconduct in office, perjury, false entry in a public record, altering public record, and corrupt or fraudulent acts in the performance of official duties.
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Police: Burglar slept inside Elkton law office

ELKTON — A woman remained jailed on Thursday after she allegedly broke into a law office in downtown Elkton, after business hours, and took a nap — which she still was doing when one of the firm’s attorneys arrived for work in the morning, according to Cecil County District Court records.
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2-alarm fire at Amazon warehouse in Cecil County

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Fire crews are responding to a two-alarm fire at an Amazon warehouse in Perryville, Cecil County. The warehouse is on Principio Parkway West. RELATED | Governor Hogan tours new Amazon Facility in Cecil County. The Maryland State Fire Marshal's office says they're enroute, adding:. It has been...
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Cecil County United Way continues health support post-pandemic

Cecil County — Across the country, United Way organizations are striving to help the communities they serve with health and wellness issues, as well as support in more generic ways. During the pandemic, and now as we enter a new post-pandemic age, the United Way has reevaluated how to help people better and promote health and wellness.
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Beef farmers, county fair, 'Once Upon a Rodeo'

When a large national meat processing company was hacked and put out of commission it created a panic that meat supplies would dry up at grocery stores. However there are a growing number of Cecil County farmers raising beef, chicken, lamb, goat and other livestock with a ready supply of meats ready to go into freezers.
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Butter in the Court of Appeals

The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad (PW&B) was an American railroad that operated from 1836 to 1881. Formed because of the merger of four small lines dating from the earliest days of American railroading in the late 1820s and early 1830s. It was purchased by the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) in 1881, becoming part of their main line in 1902.
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Jury convicts Cecilton man in Elkton drug case

ELKTON — A man caught with nearly one ounce of fentanyl and other drugs during a traffic stop near Elkton in May 2020 is facing up to 20 years in prison after a Cecil County Circuit Court jury found him guilty of all four charges. Jurors deliberated for approximately 90...
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Free fun on tap for Saturday

PERRYVILLE — If you are looking for free family fun in Cecil County this weekend you don’t have to look far. Perryville’s Outreach Program and Perryville Police are serving up a free cookout at the police department off of Otsego Street Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Later in...
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Elkton's Tidewater Tattoo Studio celebrates its 35th anniversary

ELKTON — On Saturday, June 5th, Elkton’s Tidewater Tattoo Studios celebrated its 35th anniversary. Founded by Elkton Town Commissioner Rob Massimiano in 1986, Tidewater Tattoo, which is located on West Main Street in Elkton, has established itself as a go-to location for bodyart and tattoos in Cecil County. “I love...
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Special Olympics Torch Run zips through Cecil County

CECIL COUNTY — Approximately 30 runners, joggers and walkers — some propelling participants in mobility push chairs — made a 10-mile trek Monday through a section of this county during the annual Cecil County Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run. The muggy, morning temperatures already were flirting with the mid-80s...
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Cecil County Public Library to launch Summer Reading Program

The Cecil County Public Library will launch their Summer Reading and Learning program on June 14, giving students an opportunity to engage with learning even after the end of the school year. “The whole purpose of the summer reading program is to help combat the summer slide,” said Youth Services...
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Hazmat crash closes I-95, people told to shelter in place

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A shelter-in-place directive for people within a half-mile radius of a crash scene on Interstate 95 involving hazardous material was lifted about two hours after it was issued, state officials said Tuesday. Environmental officials issued the directive Tuesday afternoon following an early-morning crash involving a trailer...