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ELKTON — The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that all the restaurants, taverns and cafes in Cecil County are able to do business, but a new county tourism contest has a creative approach to make things fun.

More Information Kelly M. Schulz, secretary of the Maryland Commerce Department, offered some resources provided by a number of federal and state government agencies that business owners and employees may find helpful. •The U.S. Department of Labor has developed some

ELKTON — Strumming and riffing on their acoustic and electric guitars, Sam Anderson and Rob Massimiano — who moonlights as an Elkton town commissioner when he’s not jamming — stood in front of their vocal mics at the Elk River Brewing Company on Main Street in downtown Elkton on Friday night…

ELKTON — Students at the Cecil County School of Technology raised a record amount of money for the Future Farmers of America chapter at the school, all to see their principal kiss Regina.

RISING SUN — The most recent investigation of the West Coast Mushrooms processing facility on Hopewell Road found “mild but steady odors from the facility in a plume” according to a spokesman for the Maryland Department of the Environment.

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