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  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-19, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-16 Agricultural Preservation District – Losten’s Dairy, LP. A Bill to approve the petition of Kim and Scott Wilkinson for property located at 1059

    10/24/2018 9:48 AM


    UPDATE: Bethel Church Road is now open!

    10/17/2018 4:23 PM

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    County’s Flood Insurance Premiums Bump to Class 7

    ELKTON, MD. – Cecil County participates in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which enables residents to purchase flood insurance for their homes and businesses.

    10/16/2018 4:19 PM

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    Statement on Motor Vehicle Fatalities from County Executive Alan McCarthy

    ELKTON, MD. -- "My heart goes out to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in this morning’s fatal motor vehicle crash on Augustine Herman Highway, and hope that those who were injured will recover promptly.

    10/16/2018 3:13 PM

  • County Will Not Pursue Acquisition of Elkton Armory

    10/12/2018 4:30 PM

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    Council Meetings Will Be Available Via Livestream Beginning October 16th

    ELKTON, MD. – Beginning Tuesday, October 16th, citizens will have the opportunity to view all Cecil County Council work sessions and legislative sessions via livestreaming video feed.

    10/12/2018 4:23 PM

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    GIS Map Assists Providers with Broadband Expansion in Cecil County

    ELKTON, MD. -- Thanks to the efforts of local providers, broadband expansion is happening in Cecil County. Aided by the development of the County’s “Areas Lacking Broadband Service” online map application ( ), providers have been able to visualize areas in need of service and obtain information about the number of homes in said areas.

    10/09/2018 2:09 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment-On Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-18, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-15 Amendments – Cecil County Public Ethics Law – Various Additions and Changes. A Bill to amend Cecil County Public Ethics Law to make additions and changes to the definitions, post-employment limitations and restrictions, use of prestige of office, public

    10/05/2018 10:41 AM


    County Partners With Motorola and 'Maryland First' for 9-1-1 System

    ELKTON, MD. – County Executive Alan McCarthy met with representatives from Motorola this afternoon to finalize the agreement to purchase over 1300 mobile and portable radios that will allow all County services to operate seamlessly on the statewide Maryland First Responder Radio System Team 700 MHz radio system.

    10/02/2018 4:07 PM

  • Statewide Transit Innovation Grant Will Enhance Rider Services

    ELKTON, MD. -- The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration announced the award of five competitive Statewide Transit Innovation Grants (STIG) on September 14, 2018 totaling $515,377. The competitive grant program is in its first year and allows local transit agencies to apply for funding to plan, design, or construct innovative transit projects.

    10/02/2018 8:26 AM



    Bethel Church Road: Beginning on or about October 15, 2018 Upcoming Road/Bridge Closure: Bethel Church ~ Bridge No. CE-0096 (512 may be accessed from Baron Rd. – 448 Billy Goss Loop) Scheduled for road/deck repairs on or about 10/15/2018 through 10/20/2018. **EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT WILL NOT HAVE ACCESS.**

    09/27/2018 1:35 PM

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    County Completes Strategic Highway Safety Plan

    ELKTON, MD. – County Executive Alan McCarthy and Cecil County Sheriff Scott Adams have announced the completion of the first-ever Cecil County Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP).

    09/24/2018 2:59 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-17, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-14 Budget Transfer - Capital Budget – Board of Education – Various School Capital Projects. A Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Cecil County, Maryland for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 to transfer existing bond appropriation authority within the Board of Education Capital Projects Budget in the amount of $210,521.87 from a completed School Capital Project (North East High Schools’ Girls’ Locker Room Renovation Project $14,931.42) and an awarded but not completed project (Bohemia Manor High Roof Replacement $195

    09/20/2018 2:04 PM

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    Statement on Shooting Incident in Aberdeen from County Executive Alan McCarthy

    ELKTON, MD. -- "Like many Cecil and Harford County residents, I am deeply saddened and outraged over the shooting incident that occurred in Aberdeen, Maryland this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and also with the first responders who are on the scene.

    09/20/2018 12:40 PM


    County Breaks Ground on Elkton West Sanitary Sewer Project

    ELKTON, MD. -- County Executive Alan McCarthy, Administrator Al Wein, along with Council Vice President Dan Schneckenburger and Councilman Bob Meffley, Director of Public Works Scott Flanigan and members of the project team, participated in a ground breaking ceremony for the Elkton West Sanitary Sewer Subdistrict Tuesday afternoon.

    09/19/2018 8:33 AM

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    Commercial Broker Event Defines "Why Cecil?"

    CHESAPEAKE CITY, MD. -- The ballroom at the Chesapeake Inn, overlooking the C&D Canal, was the location for this year's Commercial Broker Event hosted by the Cecil County Office of Economic Development. The event, held last Thursday, September 13th, welcomed more than 100 brokers, site selectors, developers, businesses and community leaders to learn more about why an investment in Cecil County is a good one.

    09/18/2018 8:38 AM