News & Notes

County Executive McCarthy Names Lauren Levy New Health Officer

May 14th, 2019

ELKTON, MD. – County Executive Alan McCarthy announced today that Lauren Levy has been selected as the new Health Officer for the Cecil County Health Department. Laurie Humphries has been the Acting Health Officer since Stephanie Garrity announced her retirement in 2018. “I am privileged to welcome Ms. Lauren Levy to this exponentially important position […]

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Maryland Transportation Authority Announces New Toll Collection System…

May 3rd, 2019

On behalf of the Maryland Transportation Authority, we would like to share the following press release in regards to all-electronic toll collection at the Key & Hatem Bridges to begin in October 2019. The implementation of this next-generation tolling system for motorists traveling these major Baltimore and Harford-Cecil County routes will provide better fuel efficiency […]

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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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SMITHFIELD FOODS TO ESTABLISH DISTRIBUTION CENTER IN CECIL COUNTY

April 4th, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD =  Smithfield Foods, Inc., a U.S.-based global food company and the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, is opening a new distribution center in Cecil County, creating 240 new jobs. The 420,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility will be constructed in the Principio Business Park, which will allow the company to better support its daily […]

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ELKTON, MD – Friday March 29 – County Executive Dr. Alan McCarthy presented the Proposed Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2020

April 1st, 2019

ELKTON, MD – Friday March 29, County Executive Dr. Alan McCarthy presented the Proposed Operating and Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 2020.  Administration will introduce the budget to Council on Tuesday, April 2 for their review over the next two months. Dr. McCarthy identified projected General Fund revenue of $202,888,312 along with a distribution of expenditures […]

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Cecil County Purchasing Request for RFQ 20-02 Textiles Recycling

March 22nd, 2019

Textile Recycling Department Purchasing Category Bids, Proposals, RFQ Solicitation Number RFQ 20-02 Pre-Opening Date/Time 03/22/2019 8:07 AM Opening Date/Time 04/24/2019 4:00 PM RFP Post Status Open It is the intent and purpose of these specifications to secure quotes for: “Textile Transportation and Recycling”. Cecil County, Maryland reserves the right to determine acceptability of any service being quoted. RFQ 20-02 Textiles Recycling

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Cecil County Purchasing Request for RFQ 20-01 Vinyl Recycling

March 22nd, 2019

Vinyl Recycling – RFQ 20-01 Vinyl Recycling Department Purchasing Category Bids, Proposals, RFQ Solicitation Number RFQ 20-01 Pre-Opening Date/Time 03/22/2019 8:13 AM Opening Date/Time 04/24/2019 4:00 PM RFP Post Status Open It is the intent of this Invitation to Proposal (ITP) for Cecil County, Maryland (hereinafter “the County”) to establish a term contract with a qualified and experienced Contractor to provide all […]

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County’s Opioid Case Meets Next Milestone, Additional Complaints Filed

March 22nd, 2019

ELKTON, MD. – Barron & Budd, the law firm in the federal court case against manufacturers and distributors of opioid medication, which represents 635 different governmental entities, in 28 different states and 8 sovereign nations, informs that Cecil County has met the Federal Court’s March 16th deadline and successfully filed 595 short form amended complaints over the last […]

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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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