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Overdose deaths from heroin galvanizing leaders in Maryland and Virginia
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:54:51 -0800

Maryland declared overdose fatalities a priority, and Virginia introduced legislative bills to tackle the problem.

Kent Co. breakfast program gets high marks
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 04:19:52 -0800

ROCK HALL — Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, and Kent County Public Schools appears to be taking that message to heart.

Heroin deaths spur action by leaders in Virginia, Maryland
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:59:41 -0800

(c) 2015, The Washington Post. Political leaders in Annapolis, Maryland, and Richmond, Virginia, are searching for ways to combat a wave of heroin overdoses that is killing dozens of their constituents each month — in inner-city neighborhoods, suburbs and rural enclaves.

Gaming N ews
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:59:40 -0800

MARYLAND -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency today announced December 2014 revenue numbers for the state’s five casinos – Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

B&H Auto Parts fire damages building, contents
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:51:46 -0800

NORTH EAST — Seventy-five firefighters from companies all over Cecil County, as well as a hazardous materials team and emergency medical services, responded to a fire at B&H Auto Parts late Friday

County council to get update on MARC facility
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 05:04:32 -0800

ELKTON — The Maryland Transit Administration will update the Cecil County Council Tuesday morning on its progress with a proposal to build a $300 million MARC train maintenance and layover facility on

Maryland Casinos generate $85.6 Million in revenue during December
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 17:14:22 -0800

MARYLAND -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency today announced December 2014 revenue numbers for the state’s five casinos – Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

County police officers attend slain NYPD officer's funeral
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 21:05:14 -0800

NEW YORK CITY — Cecil County Sheriff’s Office Cpl. Michael Kalinsky and Maryland State Police Lt. Eliott Cohen never met Officer Rafael Ramos of the New York Police Department.

Harford hotel tax gets widespread support at public hearing
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:17:31 -0800

Harford County residents and community leaders largely supported a proposed 6 percent lodging tax for the county, which would be charged to guests staying in Harford hotels for up to 30 days.

Maryland high court refuses to hear former mayor's case
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:05:04 -0800

RISING SUN — The Maryland Court of Appeals has refused to hear the case forwarded by former Mayor Robert Fisher that the Cecil County Circuit Court has already ruled on three times.