ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources reported 2,341 crab-related violations across the state from 2013 through 2018. There were 27 types of infractions ranging from undersized crab possession to illegal harvesting methods.
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday ordered expedited work on repairs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge that are causing major traffic backups, saying the project can't be postponed because previous delays for more than a decade have caused "tremendous safety problems."
ANNAPOLIS — Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Laura Ripken ruled in a hearing Thursday that defense mental health experts in the Capital Gazette shooting trial will not be made to provide their notes from neurological and psychological testing to the prosecution.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency revoked two regulations last month dealing with clean water and air that present conflicting positions from the Trump administration over the role states should play in protecting their own natural resources. The first came in the removal of an Obama-…
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the results of the young-of-year striped bass survey, which tracks reproduction of the species in Chesapeake Bay. The 2019 juvenile striped bass index is 3.4, below the 66-year average of 11.6.
ELKTON — In the week since the Cecil Whig obtained documents exposing alleged embezzlement of $50,000 in federal funds by Elkton Housing Authority Executive Director Cindy Osborne, residents have flooded our phone lines and e-mails with their thoughts about the situation.
NORTH EAST — Maryland State Police troopers at the North East Barrack will be taking a quid-pro-quo approach to trick-or-treating later this month, with the goal of helping needy families in Cecil County while pleasing the sweet tooth of every youngster in costume.
ELKTON — Cecil County volunteer fire companies will see even more money from the county government after an error was corrected in the state’s tax data that determines the county’s annual allocation.
ELKTON — The founder of a Rising Sun animal welfare nonprofit is now facing 121 animal cruelty charges — nearly triple the number filed against her in April — after the Cecil County State’s Attorney’s Office added 57 counts Tuesday in a new charging document.
ELKTON — The law and order quotient of Cecil County, including County Executive Alan J. McCarthy, met with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing opioid litigation and other potential collaborations for the public health issue of substance use disorder.
ELKTON — The Cecil County Council signed off on the county’s application to expand the enterprise zone on Tuesday night, despite a sharp debate that morning that revealed contrasting views among the council on the often-used tax incentives to spark business growth.
ELKTON — A brain storming session by the Drug Free Cecil Youth Coalition has resulted in a huge Halloween event to be held Oct. 26 at Elkton High School from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in conjunction with National Drug Take Back Day.
ELKTON — A man remained jailed Wednesday after investigators confiscated more than two ounces of crystal methamphetamine, a half-ounce of heroin mixed with fentanyl and other evidence at the conclusion of a multi-state surveillance operation, according to Cecil County District Court records.
PERRYVILLE — The mayor and commissioners of Perryville passed an emergency ordinance Tuesday night to increase the water and sewer allocation for the Great Wolf Lodge project.
ELKTON — You may be happy with a basket of small pumpkins on your front porch, surrounded by colorful mums and corn stalks.
NORTH EAST — You might be ready for Halloween, but the holidays are just around the corner. And CASA of Cecil County is looking for individuals, groups, companies or other organizations interested in participating in their 3rd annual Festival of Trees to be held Nov. 8-30 at Woody’s Crab House.