BEAR, Del. - The man who shot and killed an elderly Elkton couple on the grounds of a Delaware veterans cemetery earlier this month was killed by police gunfire during a shootout with officers that occurred shortly after he had opened fire on the victims, according to Delaware State Police.

PORT DEPOSIT — The Bainbridge Development Corporation is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the May 6 arson fire at the historic Tome School property.

FAIR HILL — Now that all the sponsors and vendors have been notified, Cecil County Fair Board President Don Moore said Friday he could make the announcement he did not want to make; that the Cecil County Fair is cancelled this summer.

ELKTON — Let’s face it; this year’s Memorial Day Celebration is going to look different in many ways thanks to the global pandemic.

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part election interview series that involves all four Republican candidates for the June 2 primary election. Two of the candidates ran Wednesday, with the remaining two candidates running in today’s edition.

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part election interview series that involves all four Republican candidates for the June 2 primary election. Two of the candidates ran Wednesday, with the remaining two candidates running in today’s edition.

ELKTON — The weight of economic impact due to coronavirus played a large role in the final FY2021 budgets (and related bills) approved by the Cecil County Council on Tuesday.

ELKTON — Voters in Maryland have several ways to vote in the June 2 primary election: mail-in votes, ballot boxes and in-person voting.

BAY VIEW — Kristen Snyder stood outside Bayview Elementary School every afternoon at dismissal time and said goodbye to her fifth-grade special education students and to other pupils who past by her as they boarded their buses.

ELKTON — While the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the postponement of hundreds of Cecil County Circuit Court criminal proceedings since mid-March, 30 to 40 Cecil County Adult Drug Court cases are being handled – remotely – in a courtroom every Friday, according to court officials.

ELKTON — Today the world is familiar with the term “PTSD” or post-traumatic stress disorder. Associated primarily with veterans of military actions, it’s a term used to describe the after-effects of having witnessed or been a victim of a tragedy.

ELKTON — The folks at Morris & Ritchie Associates, again, were before the Planning Commission asking for preliminary plans for the logistics center at Parcel I — the warehouse piece of the Southfields puzzle.

NORTH EAST — In the dark, early-morning hours of April 6, 2002, a stranger raped a 20-year-old woman in an isolated area somewhere near Port Deposit, battered her into unconsciousness and then left her naked in a gulley.

RISING SUN — Again this past weekend there were long lines of vehicles snaking through Plumpton Park Zoo to visit the animals.

PERRYVILLE — There was a steady flow of traffic as people arrived to the parking lot of Perryville High School Tuesday morning to take advantage of free COVID-19 screening offered by ChristianaCare.

ELKTON — A traffic stop near Elkton led to the arrest of a Cecilton man after investigators confiscated nearly one ounce of suspect heroin mixed with fentanyl, a quarter-ounce of methamphetamine, an ounce of marijuana and other evidence, according to Cecil County District Court records.

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part election interview series that involves all four Republican candidates for the June 2 primary election. Two of the candidates will run today, with the remaining two candidates to run in Friday’s edition.

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part election interview series that involves all four Republican candidates for the June 2 primary election. Two of the candidates will run today, with the remaining two candidates to run in Friday’s edition.

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ELKTON — A man reported missing Sunday evening from Townsend, Del. was found Monday afternoon in the woods near Meadow Park, the victim of suicide according to Elkton Police.

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COLUMBIA — A Bayview Elementary School teacher was killed and her companion was critically injured in a motorcycle crash in Columbia over the weekend, according to the Howard County Police Department.

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PERRYVILLE — Plans for a new interchange off Interstate 95 into Cecil County will be updated virtually Tuesday, May 19 by the Maryland Transportation Authority.

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CECIL COUNTY — Graduation for Cecil County high school students will probably look very different this year due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, which has already significantly changed how seniors spent their final year in high school.

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NORTH EAST — The Town of North East hosted a public meeting to discuss its proposed 2020-2021 budget Wednesday evening, which went fairly quickly, as no one from the town had a comment during the virtual meeting.

MARYLAND — A new statewide volunteer and in-kind donations platform has launched in Maryland. The DART platform connects Marylanders who want to assist with volunteer opportunities, with disaster and state agencies needing volunteers. DART also connects businesses and individuals wanting to …