News & Notes

Cecil County Reports First Case of COVID-19

March 22nd, 2020

by Cecil County Government March 22, 2020 ELKTON, MD. – Cecil County was notified of its first positive case of COVID-19. The patient is a female in her 20s who lives in the western area of the county. The individual has no history of recent foreign travel or known contact with anyone who traveled. The Cecil […]


How Md. uses surveillance, data to track motorists, traffic

December 10th, 2019

12/10/2019 By Eric Myers Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Motorists in Maryland may be aware of the cameras that enforce speed and red-light violations, but the state’s tracking practices include other layers to assist in law enforcement efforts, and for traffic and planning purposes. Through the different practices, Maryland collects both anonymous and identifiable […]


Cecil College Nursing number one in Maryland for national licensing exam pass rate

December 3rd, 2019

by Cecil College, 12/3/2019 NORTH EAST, Md. – Cecil College’s nursing program continues to be one of the most coveted nursing schools in the State of Maryland, with its graduates highly recruited in the nursing profession. For the second consecutive year, 100 percent of the graduates successfully passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to […]


Community Symphony Orchestra to present “An Evening of Music with the NCSO”

October 29th, 2019

On November 22, the Northern Chesapeake Symphony Orchestra (NCSO), directed by Dr. Nelson Fritts, Conductor, and Mr. Edward Rosen, Assistant Conductor, will host an “An Evening of Music with the NCSO.” The orchestra will present a marvelous program of classical music, including works by Handel, Bach, Mozart, Respighi, Rossini, Strauss, Del Borgo, and Barnes. The […]


Animal Services Experiences Fire Incident

September 18th, 2019

September 18, 2019 by Cecil County Government ELKTON, MD. — Cecil County Animal Services (CCAS), located on Augustine Herman Highway in Chesapeake City, Maryland, experienced a small fire and smoke related incident this morning at the shelter at approximately 10:30 a.m. Chesapeake City Fire Company and Cecil County and Queen Anne’s County Emergency Services departments are […]


Attorney General Frosh Opposes Federal Attempt to Circumvent Civil Rights Protections

September 17th, 2019

by MD Attorney General’s Office BALTIMORE, MD (September 17, 2019) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today joined a coalition of attorneys general in opposing a new federal rule undermining civil rights protections that prevent federal contractors from discriminating against employees.  Under the proposed rule, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) would expand existing exemptions to […]


Now Accepting Applications for the 4th Watershed Stewards Academy

August 20th, 2019

ELKTON, MD. — Cecil County Government, along with University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension, are proud to announce that the fourth Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA) class will be held this fall, based on the impressive results of the first three classes. The WSA is a program that trains adult community leaders in ways to reduce […]


The Opioid Crisis by the Numbers 2006 – 2012: Where Cecil Stands

July 22nd, 2019

Cecil TV. The Washington Post has gained access to the Drug Enforcement Agency’s Automation of Reports and Consolidated Orders System, known as ARCOS. This database provides, in detail, a county by county accounting of hydrocodone and oxycodone prescriptions that were dispensed from 2006 through 2012, the retail pharmacies that dispensed them and the companies that […]


2018 Cecil County Recycling Award Winners

July 18th, 2019

By Cecil County Government ELKTON, MD – County Executive Alan McCarthy and the Cecil County Council are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Cecil County Recycling Awards. This is the fourteenth year that Cecil County Government has recognized municipalities, private firms, and other organizations for excellence in recycling and waste reduction. has been […]