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Thursday, May 28, 2020
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County executive announces Cecil CARES small business grant program

Cecil County, MD County Executive Alan McCarthy introduced a new grant program for small businesses knwon as Cecil CARES. Cecil CARES is a $1 million grant program to assist for-profit small businesses, including farm operations. The...
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Ocean City’s risky strategy

Hello everyone, Ocean City, Maryland and its mayor are plotting their own treacherous course in reopening hotels this weekend. The city’s Mayor Rick Meehan reportedly pushed for the opening earlier this month,  but hit a roadblock...
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Hogan to lift Maryland’s stay at home order Friday night; restaurants still limited to...

Maryland Gov  Larry Hogan will lift the state's stay at home order on Friday at 5 p.m. The order allows retail stores to open at up to 50 percent capacity, with manufacturers allowed to resume...
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Updated: Troopers release identities of couple slain at cemetery

The Delaware State Police released the names of the victims who were shot on the grounds of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Rd., in the Bear-Glasgow area. a The 86-year-old male victim has been identified...
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Dewey, other towns now allows dog-walking and exercise on beach

Dewey Beach is now allowing dog-walking and exercising on its beachfront, according to the town website. The loosening  comes after South Bethany and other small communities opened its beach with similar limits. Rehoboth Beach and...
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Ocean City to allow access to beaches, boardwalk on Saturday

Ocean City, MD plans to allow residents of the area to use its beach and boardwalk on Saturday. The executive order calls for the opening of the beach, boardwalk and inlet parking lot.  "This is a...
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Cecil County reports fourth coronavirus death

Cecil County reported its fourth death from coronavirus. The woman in her 90s had underlying medical conditions. The location of the death was not listed. There are currently 144 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cecil County....
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Maryland secures half a million coronavirus test kits

Maryland Gov. Hogan is announcing an aggressive coronavirus testing program following the receipt of a half a million test kits. Hogan earlier in the day announced the arrival on Saturday of a Korean Airlines passenger...
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Cecil County reports first coronavirus death

Cecil County Health Department reported  17 confirmed cases of the Novel Coronavirus, and one virus-related fatality in Cecil County. The patient, who passed away on March 31, 2020, was a man in his 80s from the Elkton...
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Newark Post owner slashes pay and hourly schedules for employees

Newark Post owner Adams Publishing Group has slashed work hours and wages, citing an advertising downturn stemming from coronavirus. The company, according to a memo, cut pay by 25 percent for salaried workers and reduced...