ELKTON, MD. -- Cecil County Department of Community Services (DCS) will sponsor Cecil Cares 2018 on Saturday, September 22nd. The countywide day of service, now in its third year, will offer Cecil County residents the opportunity to volunteer their time, energy and skills with local organizations (nonprofits, faith based/service organizations, government agencies) on a variety of hands-on service projects around the county.
06/22/2018 2:55 PM
On Tuesday, June 19, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-12, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-05 Amendment – Capital Budget FY 2018 – Wastewater Capital Project – Grant Award – Construct CECO to Cherry Hill Connection. A Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Cecil County, Maryland for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 in order to provide grant appropriation authority from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) of $2,850,000 to the Wastewater Capital Improvement Program for the construction of a force main and pump station to connect the sewer collection system in Manchester Park (CECO Utilities, Inc.) to the Cherry Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant. Effective Date 08/20/2018
06/21/2018 11:20 AM
Racine School Road Closure: June 15, 2018 – Sep 15, 2018 Reason for Closure: Road widening/improvements EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS.
06/15/2018 10:54 AM
Dear Cecil County Citizens, Alan McCarthy I want to update you on the progress being made by my Administration in efforts to be certain there is no delay in service by the Water Witch Fire Company due to the recent fire engine that has been put out of service.
06/14/2018 11:32 AM
ELKTON, MD. -- What can grow to be ten feet tall, as wide around as a soda can and can re-root itself? The seemingly indestructible Palmer Amaranth, of course. And, with the amount of rain we’ve experienced this spring, they are multiplying at an incredible rate.
06/13/2018 3:22 PM
NORTHEAST, MD -- Please be advised that Razor Strap Road in North East, MD - between Red Toad Road and the Maryland State Police Barracks - is now open to through traffic. Detour signage has been removed.
06/13/2018 1:36 PM
ELKTON, MD. -- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Perryville High School (PHS) recently to mark the completion of a large-scale stormwater restoration project at the school which praised the collaborations between Cecil County Department of Public Works, local businesses and the school system.
06/11/2018 4:35 PM
Cecil County Businesses Plan Ahead! 6,000+ people per weekend will be coming to the Calvert Park area for lacrosse tournaments June 16th & 17th and June 23rd & 24th. Also, please expect some traffic delays and limited parking in and around the fields.
06/08/2018 3:50 PM
ELKTON, MD. -- Eighteen participants in the inaugural class of the 55+ Volunteer Leadership Program (55VLP) received certificates of recognition signed by the County Executive and members of the County Council on Thursday at a ceremony held at Cecil College’s Elkton Station.
06/08/2018 1:42 PM
ELKTON, MD. -- On behalf of the Cecil County Council, County Executive Alan McCarthy and the administration would like to formally congratulate the 2018 Cecil County Government Scholarships recipients: Jessica Criddle, Bohemia Manor High School; Jaycie Coates, Elkton High School; Russell Houltze, North East High School; Andrew Dvorak, Perryville High School; and Abagail Mackeprang, Rising Sun High School.
06/08/2018 12:47 PM
Notice of Enactment On Tuesday June 5, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-011, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-02 Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance – FY 2019. A Bill to adopt the County Budget including the Current Expense Budget, Capital Budget, Special Purpose Budgets and Grants Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, and to appropriate funds
06/08/2018 10:50 AM
ELKTON, MD. -- This past Tuesday, Cecil County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) students, Brie Tulowitzky and Alan Salisbury, completed a capstone project along with more than 215 enthusiastic students -- Pre-K through third grade -- at Elk Neck Elementary School. Staff from the Department of Public Works Engineering and Construction and Stormwater Management Divisions, as well as local landscaping company, Barksdale Nursery, collaborated on the grant funded project.
06/07/2018 3:54 PM
Dear Cecil County Citizens, Last night, during the County Council’s Legislative Session, the members adopted several bills and one resolution that sets the path forward for Fiscal Year 2019, which commences on July 1, 2018. Included in their actions, were the Capital Improvement Plan for FY 2019 ($32,271,000) and the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance – FY 2019 ($274,718,426). In addition, the Council adopted the tax rate ($1.0414 per $100 assessed value) for FY 2019, which remains unchanged from this year.
06/06/2018 12:32 PM
ELKTON, MD. -- Cecil Transit will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 13th Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21. The slogan of this year’s National Dump the Pump Day is “Dump the Pump. Ride Public Transit.” During National Dump the Pump Day, passengers can ride Cecil Transit’s fixed route service for free and will receive a complimentary thermal tote bag, while supplies last.
06/04/2018 3:42 PM
EASTON, MD. -- On Sunday, June 3rd, County Executive Alan McCarthy and Councilman Bob Meffley participated in a ceremony of remembrance honoring the valor and sacrifice of the Vietnam Veterans from Cecil County at VFW Post 5118 in Easton, Maryland.
06/04/2018 3:09 PM
ELKTON, MD. -- Ten seniors were honored for competing and placing in the 2018 National Senior League (NSL) Wii Bowling Championship. Team Pride and Team Strikers proudly received their recognition today at the Elkton Center located at the Cecil County Administration Building.
06/01/2018 12:46 PM
Customer Service is important to us at Cecil County Government! Cecil Spotlight recognizes County employees for the amazing jobs they do and for their impeccable customer service. We’re so proud of our employees! Thank you, David!
05/29/2018 11:54 AM
The first tax sale notice was published in the Cecil Whig on 5/9/18. At that time, Cecil County had 1,292 liens unpaid. The final publication for tax sale will be on 5/30/18, which will show 968 liens that remain unpaid. The deadline for paying a lien off before it goes to auction is Friday, June 1st. We accept cash, money order, certified funds, and certain types of credit cards. If you have any questions, please call 410-996-5385.
05/24/2018 12:14 PM
ELKTON, MD. -- May is Older Americans Month -- a celebration that began in 1963 by President John F. Kennedy -- and communities across the country have taken the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of older Americans.
05/22/2018 3:42 PM
NORTH EAST, MD. -- More than 150 parents, educators, counselors, child advocates and community leaders filled Milburn Stone Theater at Cecil College last week for the free screening of the 68-minute, award-winning documentary RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope. And, if the silence in the room was any indication of how impactful the message was, then it's safe to say director James Redford nailed it, and it struck an emotional chord with many of those in attendance.
05/22/2018 1:31 PM