ELKTON — Inch by inch, Cecil County officials are advancing sewer expansion along U.S. Route 40, with the next phase targeted to complete the gap between two lines that will be the culmination of the past two years of work.

ELKTON — A man who tried to kill his rival when he shot him on the streets of an Elkton-area neighborhood last summer received an eight-year prison term Thursday, as part of a binding plea deal.

ELKTON — Eric Sumwalt is a Maryland registered massage practitioner, so it’s not surprising that a conventional body massage is one of the services that he offers at his iON Massage & Spa in Havre de Grace.

PERRYVILLE — The mayor and commissioners are leaning toward keeping the electronic voting machines even if there is no contest in the town elections.

NORTH EAST — A man remained jailed Wednesday after investigators confiscated nearly a half-ounce of methamphetamine, in addition to heroin and crack cocaine, during a traffic stop near North East, according to the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office.

ELKTON — County Executive Alan McCarthy revealed Wednesday that moving the Cecil County State’s Attorney Office into a new building is one of his priorities in the Fiscal Year 2021 capital improvement program.

ELKTON — Superintendent Jeff Lawson discussed changes in enrollment, the results of calendar and administrator surveys, and school funding needs as the FY 21 budget season gets underway during a brunch hosted by the Business and Education Partnership Advisory Council (BEPAC) at the Cecil Cou…

ELKTON — A woman has received a two-and-a-half-year jail term stemming from a protracted March incident in which she struck her nine-year-old daughter in the face, pulled her hair and bit her arm, some of which occurred after the mother — in the nude — chased the girl out of their Elkton res…

NORTH EAST — Cecil County’s Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is hosting its 4th Par Tee Fore CASA and this year expect even more fun with kids and families in mind.

ELKTON — Community members celebrated the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and a new day for Elkton during the 30th annual commemorative service on Monday morning.

ELKTON — Maryland State Police are crediting an observant neighbor for reporting a car stolen from the Winding Brook community Friday night.

PERRYVILLE — Maryland State Police at the North East barrack have asked the public to help locate a salt truck stolen from a company lot off Belvedere Road.

CHESAPEAKE CITY — A blaze ripped through a home near Chesapeake City over the weekend, displacing a family and killing two pet dogs, according to the Maryland Office of the State Fire Marshal.

ELKTON — A man who pointed a rifle at his girlfriend’s head inside their North East apartment — a scene that ended when the woman’s mother arrived — received a 10-year sentence on Friday.

ELKTON — A man is facing up to 15 years in prison after accepting a plea deal in a criminal case filed against him after he punched his 3-year-old son several times in the face and body inside their Elkton home during a protracted attack — one in which the defendant also smothered and profan…


ELKTON — A man who raped his ex-girlfriend at an Elkton-area hotel in September 2018 — after gaining a key to her guest room under false pretenses — received a 20-year prison term Thursday.


WILMINGTON, Del. — An Elkton drug dealer has received an eight-and-a-half-year prison sentence, after a federal court judge held him responsible for the fatal overdose of a woman who had snorted “very pure — and very potent” heroin that had been purchased from him, according to the U.S. Atto…

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ELKTON — Cecil County Sheriff’s Office officials are alerting the public to a phone scam, after receiving “multiple complaints” from residents who received phone calls from a person or people claiming they are agency members and threatening to arrest them if they don’t make payments.

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PERRYVILLE — One of the first official acts of the new year for Police Chief Allen Miller was to give out two awards to his officers.

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ELKTON — The property that used to be known as Elk Haven Marina was damaged by a Thursday night fire according to the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal.

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CHESAPEAKE CITY — The eagle is a symbol of American strength and freedom, and at Bohemia Manor middle and high schools the avian mascot represents the schools’ motto of “respect, responsibility and cooperation.”

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GREENBELT — An Elkton man who served as a Cavalry Scout in the U.S. Army is one of three suspects facing federal “firearms and alien-related” charges connected to their alleged involvement in a “racially motivated violent extremist group” that plotted acts of violence against minorities, inc…

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CECIL COUNTY — A 19-year-old man is facing animal cruelty and child sex abuse charges, after he allegedly made his three younger siblings inappropriately touch the family’s dog while he digitally penetrated the male pet inside their Cecil County home, according to charging documents.

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ELKTON — A husband and his wife received nine-month jail terms Wednesday for misdemeanor convictions relating to them making their adopted, autistic 12-year-old son sleep on a bed inside a secured wooden box inside their Elkton-area home.