If your church, organization, business or club has made the decision to cancel, postpone or reschedule an event or activity in relation to the pandemic send an email with all the details to jbellmyer@cecilwhig.com.

PERRYVILLE — With the April 13 deadline for both voter and candidate registration approaching, Perryville officials are debating how and when to carry off the planned election set for May 12.

ANNAPOLIS — All courthouses in Maryland — including the Cecil County Circuit and District Courthouses in Elkton — will remain closed to the public through May 1, increasing the initial closure by one month, according to a new order issued Wednesday by Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Ma…

ELKTON — None of the 258 inmates currently in the Cecil County Detention Center officially had the coronavirus, as of Wednesday afternoon, and jail officials have increased restrictions and added policies to keep it that way, according to Maj. Mary Allen, director of the CCDC.

BALTIMORE — The Maryland Transportation Authority board has voted to cut the penalty for non-payment of a video toll in half, while E-ZPass is explaining the possible reason for the latest rash of toll violation letters drivers have received.

ELKTON — Maryland and its counties are expected to receive billions of dollars in federal funds as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed — 96 to 0 — a $2 trillion Coronavirus relief and economic stimulus package to aid all Americans and businesses impacted by the rapidly-changing pandemic on We…

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Phase 1 funding from the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act 2020 is sending $218,217 to three community health centers in Maryland’s 1st Congressional District.

ANNAPOLIS — As an initial two-week closure of Maryland public schools neared its March 27 end, State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon announced a further four-week shutdown to last through April 24 in response to the spreading novel coronavirus.

ELKTON — Six months after Bonnie Grady stepped down as the executive director of the Cecil County Chamber of Commerce the board of directors has tapped Debbie Brown to that position.

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ELKTON — Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus global pandemic, Cecil County Council work sessions have been cancelled until May 12 — though the first budget hearing will be held on April 7 at 4:30 p.m. with a legislative session to follow at 7 p.m.

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND — Two Department of the Army civilians who work on Aberdeen Proving Ground tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently isolation in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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ELKTON — First responders in Cecil County have received protective gear from a federal stockpile, amid the ever-growing number of COVID-19 cases in Maryland and throughout the United States, according to Richard Brooks, director of the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services.

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RISING SUN — Mayor Travis Marion made another Facebook Live presentation to encourage residents to continue to shelter in place, but also be good neighbors as Rising Sun acknowledges that the first COVID-19 victim in Cecil County is a 21-year-old town resident.

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ELKTON — Cecil County Sheriff’s Office deputies will respond to complaints of gatherings of more than 10 people, which is forbidden statewide under an emergency order issued by Gov. Larry Hogan, but they will not proactively patrol to enforce the ordinance, according to Sheriff Scott Adams.

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ELKTON — By next week, Cecil County Public Schools is expected to have an online curriculum fully available should the school closures be extended in Maryland past two weeks through next month or the end of the school year during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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ELKTON — A woman is facing several criminal charges after investigators confiscated suspect methamphetamine and heroin mixed with fentanyl during a traffic stop near Elkton early Tuesday morning, according to Cecil County District Court records.

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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.

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RISING SUN — You don’t need me to tell you that supplies of the new essentials (household disinfectants, staple foods and paper products) are in short supply.

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BALTIMORE — While residents in Cecil County and throughout the state are taking precautions to safeguard themselves against COVID-19, some people are stealing or attempting to steal money through coronavirus-based scams, according to the Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office.