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Cecil County

Leah Gittings
Aug 15, 2023

Perryville painting company lands $5,000 Jobber grant

Leah's Painting Service LLC in Perryville received a $5,000 grant from Jobber through its third annual $150,000 Jobber Grants program.

Jul 20, 2023

Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill event seeks growth, stability in third year

With the Maryland 5 Star at Fair Hill event set to return, organizers and local officials are optimistic about the growth and progress of the international equestrian spectacle.

Jul 18, 2023

New Northrop Grumman contract brings project to Elkton facility

A new defense contract awarded to Raytheon, in partnership with Northrop Grumman, will serve as an engine pathfinder program in its Hypersonics Capability Center in Elkton.

Jul 13, 2023

Maryland announces first heat-related death of year

Maryland announced the first heat-related death of the year in the state on Thursday.

This fall, some 21,000 visitors traveled to Cecil County’s Fair Hill community to watch the first Maryland 5 Star, a three-day equestrian competition that attracts the finest horses and riders in the world.
Dec 27, 2021

Small Cecil County has big ambitions for growth

Cecil County leaders are seeking a new reputation as a destination with attractive amenities, first-rate infrastructure and an appealing mix of jobs.

Apr 3, 2020

Man sues Elkton police for excessive force, wrongful arrest

An Elkton man has filed suit against the town’s police department and two officers, alleging he was forcefully arrested without cause at his home in 2018. Darryl T. Wilson claims Officers Enos Detweiler and Jakob Brown came to his home for a report of a disturbance in October 2018 though no disturbance had occurred, according to […]

Mar 5, 2019

Northrop Grumman expansion to add 175 jobs in Cecil County

Northrop Grumman Corp. is expanding its rocket engine manufacturing operations in Cecil County and plans to add 175 new jobs over the next five years at the Elkton facility, the company announced Tuesday The unit, which had been known as Orbital ATK before it was purchased by Northrop Grumman last year, now employs 400 workers. The […]

Sep 24, 2018

Interstate ‘miscommunication’ wrongly frees robbery suspect

A bureaucratic error has resulted in the release of a Delaware man who was arrested in Maryland at the conclusion of a police chase.

Feb 20, 2018

Maryland man convicted of murder as teen appeals life sentence

A Maryland man who was convicted of murder when he was 16 is appealing his life sentence.

Aug 15, 2017

Off-duty Maryland trooper charged with DUI in crash

CECILTON — Maryland State Police say an off-duty trooper has been charged with driving while impaired after he rear-ended a car while driving a state police vehicle. The police agency said in a news release that the crash happened late Sunday in Cecil County, just west of the Delaware border. Authorities say Trooper First Class […]

Jul 17, 2017

Conowingo Dam no longer holding back pollution

Scientists say the Conowingo Dam is no longer holding back pollution in the Susquehanna River from entering the Chesapeake Bay. The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Gov. Larry Hogan will announce a plan to make progress at the dam, based on proposals the state has received from private industry. Hogan told the newspaper he will seek […]

Jan 18, 2017

Amazon to hire 700, open fulfillment center in North East

Amazon intends to open a 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in North East in Cecil County and create 700 jobs, according to Maryland’s Commerce Department. The newest fulfillment center represents the online retail giant’s third facility in Maryland. “We’re excited to open a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in North East, creating hundreds of full-time jobs that […]

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