ELKTON — The public hearing for a routine bond bill generated support from Cecil County Democrats, who gathered outside the County Administration Building on Tuesday night to demonstrate what passing the bill would mean for the community.

ELKTON — An Elkton man who told investigators that he had been selling heroin mixed with fentanyl to raise money to purchase a truck — after they had caught him with nearly ¾ ounce of that drug in the wake of a traffic stop — has received a six-year prison term.

ELKTON — A man charged with attempted murder after he shot two people during a party inside an Elkton residence in April has been sentenced to time served — 127 days — after accepting a binding plea deal.

PERRYVILLE — The Community Fire Company of Perryville is hosting a two-day open house this weekend with the dual purpose of meeting the public and gaining new members.

PERRYVILLE — Tim Snelling will take the oath of office at the Sept. 3 town meeting to become a member of the Board of Town Commissioners.

ELKTON — A man remained jailed Tuesday after he allegedly threatened his neighbor on an Elkton street while swinging a machete, police reported.

ELKTON — A majority of the Cecil County Planning Commission recommended approval for plans for a 180-foot-tall cell tower in north Chesapeake City over the pleas from residents to consider how dramatically it would affect the town’s natural beauty.

ELKTON — Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna will embark on creating a home for an Elkton family in the upcoming weeks, looking to demolish a long-empty property on the west side of town and building a new one in its place.

ELKTON — A man allegedly stole a Pepsi valued at $1.89 from an Elkton convenience store over the weekend, after his demand for money from employees at the checkout counter fell on deaf ears, police reported.

ELKTON — A man is facing several charges after he allegedly fired a shotgun toward neighboring houses and later pointed a handgun at the face of someone who had told him to put away his firearm, according to Cecil County District Court records.

CHARLESTOWN — A man remains jailed without bond after he allegedly punched a woman and then stabbed her boyfriend five times in the back and once in the face during what investigators described as a “road rage incident” near Charlestown over the weekend, according to Cecil County District Co…

CHESAPEAKE CITY — More than 80 years after Chesapeake City Elementary School was originally built, county and town officials, school leaders and community members gathered Monday morning to break ground on a new building to house the school.

CHARLESTOWN — The Cecil County Health Department found a naturally-occurring growth at a beach on the Northeast River last month that is toxic to pets, livestock and humans.

NORTH EAST — Everything from peach ice cream sundaes to square dancing, pony rides and bluegrass was on the menu Saturday at the Hoedown and Hootenanny! to benefit Tailwinds Trotters 4-H.

ELKTON — The controversy over Rising Sun’s fight to include several properties as potential water customers outside of its municipal limits hasn’t died down after the state’s approval of the county’s Master Water and Sewer Plan that recommended they be included.

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WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal grand jury has indicted a Port Deposit woman who allegedly stole more than $300,000 from a Delaware medical practice during a six-year period while working there as the business director, according to the U.S. Office of the Attorney General.

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RISING SUN — Town officials are urging residents to be more conscientious of the way recyclable materials are left curbside for Friday pickup.

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ELKTON — Scores of fire trucks from the present and the past will cruise into Elkton on Aug. 23 and 24 as Singerly Fire Company has partnered up with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the National Fire Heritage Center to host the inaugural Elkton Antique Fire Apparatus Muster.

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CHERRY HILL — Detectives are investigating an apparent suicide after a body was found Thursday off a road north of Elkton, according to Maryland State Police.

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ELKTON — With questions and concerns still lingering on a planned use development (PUD) proposal for south Elkton, town officials are reassuring residents that the project has a long way to go before it breaks ground.

PERRYVILLE — Both staff and members of the Outreach Program love the new location of its clubhouse on Elm Street at Susquehanna Avenue.

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ELKTON — A jury trial for a man charged in an Elkton drug case ended suddenly Thursday, when the judge agreed that prosecutors had failed to meet their burden of proof and then granted a defense motion for judgment of acquittal on all counts.

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ELKTON — The longtime leaders of the Elkton Chamber & Alliance stepped down suddenly last week, leaving the chamber waiting until its September meeting to formally fill those positions and address questions raised over the organization’s executive director search.

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ELKTON — A man has received a five-year prison term for his role in what investigators described as an “organized burglary crew’ that targeted vacant and unoccupied Cecil County homes over several months last year.

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ELKTON — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot celebrated downtown businesses Purnell Body Shop, Teal Antler Boutique and Elk River Brewing Company this week with commendations, touting the thriving small businesses in Elkton.