School bus crash sends four to the hospital
A three vehicle crash involving a school bus sent four adults to the hospital, but no children were hurt. The wreck happened just before 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at the intersection of Limestone Road and Kirkwood Highway (Routes 2 and 7). A man in a work van...
Sheriff's office investigating death of husband and wife in Cecil County
(WBFF) — The death of a husband and wife in Northeast Maryland on February 22 is being investigated by the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office, according to a news release. Just before 10:30 p.m., officers went to 24 Tarkka Lane, Northeast MD for the initial report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to police.
Maryland board tables vote on controversial Barksdale Road housing development
The Cecil County Board of Appeals on Monday tabled a decision on the controversial development project proposed for Barksdale Road. Board members said they needed more information before voting, including an accurate number of lots requiring variances, clarification on the usability of the development’s open space and more details on the development’s impact to local schools. Developer D.R. Horton is proposing a 146-home development at the intersection of Barksdale Road...
Quench Your Thirst: The Top 5 Must-Visit Pubs in Chestertown
This article presents a tour through five notable pubs in Chestertown. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
The coldest February in Chesapeake history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Police raid in Colora nets drugs, handgun, one arrest
COLORA — A woman remained jailed on Tuesday after investigators confiscated suspect methamphetamine, crack cocaine, heroin mixed with fentanyl, a handgun and other evidence while raiding her Colora residence, according to Cecil County District Court records. Investigators identified the suspect as 32-year-old Ashley L. Miller. Maryland State Police Strategic Operations Group-North investigators raided Miller’s residence in the 300 block of Harrisville Road on Friday, after developing her as a suspect...
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship and Recovery Ministry is meeting the people and their needs
ELKTON — New Beginnings Christian Fellowship has spent the past couple of months getting settled into their new building in the Northside Plaza Shopping Center and also introducing themselves to the communities that surround the church. “We’re a church for outreach,” said Amy Hall, a member of the growing congregation, whose husband Sam Hall is one of two pastors. Rob Jugler is the co-pastor. The two men take turns preaching Sunday mornings at 8:15 and 10:30. ...
Fire officials warn of kerosine heater risks after Maryland man dies of carbon monoxide poisoning
CECIL COUNTY, MD—A 59-year-old man is dead, and a woman was taken to a hospital in critical condition after being found in their Earleville home with symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning over the weekend.
Local Update: Foxx Farms Subdivision Plans and Key Decisions from February 13th County Commissioner Meeting
The County Commissioner Meeting on February 13th, led by Todd Mohn, started at 5:00 p.m. It began with a closed session for consultation with Counsel & Boards and Commissions. Mr. Bob Zilling, Ms. Leslie Sandoz, and Mr. Nicholas Newell were reappointed to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, a decision unanimously agreed by the Board. Their terms will end on February 28, 2027. Ms. Barbara Dawson was also appointed to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, with her term ending on December 31, 2027.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Millington as of 2024-02-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Cecil County wrestlers to compete in state wrestling championships starting Thursday
Seventeen wrestlers from four of Cecil County’s MPSSAA-sanctioned wrestling programs will make the trip down to The Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro to conclude their winter season at the 2A/1A Wrestling State Championships starting on Thursday. Of the 17 athletes, eight wrestlers will make a returning appearance to the state championships. Rising Sun’s Tyler Garvin, Mason Testerman and Elijah Farr will make their third consecutive appearances in the state tournament. The three won their third region championships at 120, 190 and 215 pounds at...
Firefighter hospitalized after Havre De Grace fire
BALTIMORE -- A firefighter was injured while responding to a house fire Tuesday morning in Havre De Grace, the Harford County Fire Department said. Volunteer firefighters from The Susquehanna Hose Company and other units responded to the fire on the 300 block of Hill Court, officials said around 5:30 a.m. The firefighter, whose company was unknown, was transported to Hopkins Bayview in Baltimore via EMS. Their condition was not immediately clear. This is a developing story and will be updated.
Lyft driver caught in crossfire of Aberdeen drive-by shooting told to return rental car
A Lyft driver targeted last week in a drive-by shooting in Aberdeen is recovering emotionally while trying to figure out how to get out of her rideshare agreement. The driver, whom 11 News is not identifying for safety reasons, said she was working around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday when Lyft sent her to the Perrywood Garden Apartments in Aberdeen to drop off a pair of passengers and pick up a second pair at the same complex. At some point, shots were fired, and the driver was caught in the crossfire.
Region basketball playoffs tip off today for schools across the county
The first step in reaching the peak of state basketball glory will begin this week for MPSSAA schools across the county. Four county basketball programs hold top-two seeds in its respective regions as the regional playoffs get set to tip off. Perryville’s girls’ and boys’ programs hold the top seeds in its 1A regions. With only four teams entered into its region tournament, the Perryville girls will face No. 4 St. Michael’s in the regional semifinals. ...
Biz Beat: Tactical Shepherd offers free training, Chamber mixer at Cecil College, Sunfest applications open
Happening this week in and around Cecil County: Tactical Shepherd is hosting a free C.R.A.S.E program March 21 to help educate the public on their response to an armed gunman incident. C.R.A.S.E. stands for Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events. The three-hour program, to be held from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church in Port Deposit, will put the odds in your favor at a time of...
‘Day of Dance’ proves beautiful gift to the community
CHESTERTOWN — As the piano played, young dancers filled the stage exploring master classes of Ballet, Modern Dance, Hip Hop, and Choreography. ‘A Day of Dance’ is one of the many gifts that Carole Cascio left to the community. On Saturday, Feb. 24, dancers, age 12 and up, filled the Decker Theatre in the Gibson Center at Washington College in Chestertown, for a free community event hosted by the Carole Cascio Fund for Mind and Movement Dance Connections (CCF). . Upon arrival, registered dancers signed...
PATROL OFFICERS ARREST TWO DURING ATTEMPTED VEHICLE THEFT INVESTIGATION – NEW CASTLE
(NEW CASTLE, DE 19720) On February 27, 2024, at 3:32 a.m., patrol officers were dispatched to the area of Georgetown Village Apartment Complex for a report of two suspects attempting to break into cars. Upon arrival, Officers observed two suspects matching the reported description leaving in a vehicle and then conducted a motor vehicle stop after observing a traffic violation. The suspects were identified as Ryan Harris from Salem, NJ and a 16-year-old male from Chester, PA. The suspects were later found to be in possession of ski masks, gloves, multiple screwdrivers and USB cables.
2 injured in early morning fire in Glasgow; house heavily damaged
Two people were hospitalized early Tuesday morning after suffering minor injuries in a Glasgow house fire, first responders said. Firefighters and paramedics were called to the 200 block of Emma Way in the Shelly Farms development just before 4:30 a.m. for reports of the blaze. When they arrived, firefighters saw flames coming from...
New Castle County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 81 Incidents and 37 Crime Stories
New Castle County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 81 Incidents and 37 Crime Stories. During the last week, New Castle County witnessed a total of 81 reported crime cases. The most common crime was theft, with 38 instances, accounting for approximately 47% of the total crimes reported. This was followed by assault cases, which were reported 21 times, comprising around 26% of the total. Vandalism was the third most common crime with 9 cases, making up about 11% of the total crimes. Burglaries were reported 6 times, and arrests were made in 4 cases, accounting for about 7% and 5% of the total crimes respectively. Lastly, other types of crimes were reported 3 times, contributing to about 4% of the total crimes. The high frequency of theft and assault cases underscores the urgency for more robust security measures in the place.
Cherry Tree Turns 10
The College’s prestigious literary journal, which has received national and international accolades, has just celebrated the publication of its 10th issue. “The fact that Cherry Tree has survived and thrived for 10 years in an ecosystem that gets more and more antagonistic towards literature and small independent publishers is a tribute to the leadership of the journal, including past editors and James Hall, our current editor,” said Roy Kesey, the journal’s associate editor and the associate director of the Washington College Rose O’Neill Literary House.