CCPS GRADUATION RATE, DROPOUT RATE REACH ALL TIME BEST

April 11th, 2019

by Cecil County Public Schools ELKTON, MD (April 11, 2019) – The data for the Class of 2018 presented to the Cecil County Board of Education on Monday evening showed that CCPS achieved an all-time high graduation rate of 91.25%, breaking the 91% mark for the first time ever. The CCPS rate exceeds the state […]

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State Police Make Two Arrests In An Armed Robbery And Church Burglary In Elkton

March 19th, 2019

by Maryland State Police March 19, 2019 (ELKTON, MD)—Maryland State Police investigators arrested two suspects believed to be responsible for an armed robbery and for a Church burglary in Elkton. The accused are identified as Violet Jennings, 46, and Darren Yellowdy, 52, of Elkton, Maryland. Both Jennings and Yellowdy are charged with armed robbery, burglary […]

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World News – New Zealand Mosque Attacks…

March 16th, 2019

At least 49 people were killed in Christchurch after gunmen opened fire on two mosques. Dozens more are injured, many of them seriously, and the death toll is expected to rise. Three men and one woman have been arrested, with one man, 28, charged with murder. Witnesses say the man strolled in and opened fire on innocent worshipers. […]

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County Recognized for Achieving FEMA Class 7 Rating

March 15th, 2019

Throughout the United States, there are well over 20,000 communities participating in FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), with 148 of them located here in the state. ELKTON, MD. – Throughout the United States, there are well over 20,000 communities participating in FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), with 148 of them located here in the […]

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DelDOT Addresses US 301 Bypass, Commercial Truck Traffic Issues In Cecil County

March 15th, 2019

ELKTON, MD. – Discussions regarding continued efforts to resolve ongoing traffic issues on Cecil County roadways as a result of the recently opened US 301 bypass in Delaware continued this week. County Executive Alan McCarthy reviewed possible solutions with Jennifer Cohan, Secretary for Delaware Department of Transportation (DELDOT) in a telephone conversation and followed up with […]

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Hit and Run pedestrian collision in Cecil County, MD

March 8th, 2019

By Maryland State Police March 8, 2019 (Elkton, MD) On March 8, 2019 just prior to 7:00 AM, troopers from the North East Barrack were dispatched to the 200 block of Fletchwood Road, in Elkton in reference to a pedestrian involved collision. On scene troopers made contact with a 31 year old female victim being […]

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Maryland legislative leaders announce schools-funding plans

March 5th, 2019

By Charlie Youngmann Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Maryland Democratic legislators announced Tuesday “The Blueprint for Maryland’s Future,” a bill that would provide funding for increased teacher salaries, improved teacher training and free, full-day prekindergarten for 3- and 4-year-old children in poverty. Introduced by House Speaker Michael Busch, D-Anne Arundel, this bill — along […]

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Cecil Transit To ‘Pay It Forward’ with Free Ride Day

February 8th, 2019

February 7, 2019 by Cecil County Government ELKTON, MD. — Cecil Transit will be observing Random Acts of Kindness Day on February 18th, 2019 with a Free Ride Day. Random Acts of Kindness Day, traditionally celebrated on Feb 17th, now spans a week-long event encouraging individuals and organizations to find a way to brighten someone’s […]

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