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Sunday, June 17, 2018

6,000 expected for lacrosse tourneys at Cecil County sports park

Cecil County government reports that more than 6,000 people will converge on the Calvert Park area for La Crosse tournaments during the next two weekends. A release stated that businesses should be prepared for...

Storm leads to cancellation of Alison Krauss concert at Freeman Stage

Flooding was reported on the south edge of Delaware.  Route 1 was closed at Route 54 at Fenwick Island,  the Delaware Department of Transportation reported. The DEOS monitoring system reported 4.3 inches of rain fell in Dagsboro,...

Elkton Gas purchase by New Jersey company gains approval from regulators

SJI announced that it has received the necessary regulatory approval from the State of Maryland Public Service Commission for the proposed acquisition of Maryland-based Elkton Gas assets from Pivotal Utilities Inc., a subsidiary of Southern...

Maryland governor axes $7.50 E-ZPass transponder charge

Maryland Gov.  Larry Hogan  announced that the Maryland Transportation Authority will permanently eliminate the $7.50 E-ZPass  Maryland transponder fee for all new customers. Neighboring Delaware charges a $15 fee.  “Today, we continue moving forward with a commitment...

Maryland approves $1 million for Fair Hill in bid to host international horse event

The Maryland  Board of Public Works unanimously approved a Maryland Department of Natural Resources item that will authorize $1 million for design improvement services at Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area in anticipation of...

Elkton apartment complex sells for nearly $21.9 million

Rittenhouse Realty Advisors   announced the sale of The Apartments at Iron Ridge for a reported price of nearly $21.9 million. Buyer and seller were not listed and the realty  firm did not immediately respond to...

Delmarva Power boosts purchases from diversity-certified suppliers

In 2017, Delmarva Power purchased $83 million in goods and services from diversity-certified suppliers,  a 23 percent of the energy company’s total yearly purchases. This is an increase of $31 million over the amount spent...

Delmarva Poultry honors industry leaders, outstanding growers

Hundreds of farmers, chicken company employees, representatives of allied businesses, and friends of the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury for the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.  Booster Banquet. Delmarva Poultry Industry, a 1,800-member trade organization,...

Grid operator PJM asks feds to address utility subsidy requests for aging...

 PJM Interconnection   requested the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to determine how the wholesale electric capacity market should address state subsidies for aging nuclear and coal-fired plants. PJM, based in Philadelphia, manages the grid in a...

Companies from 3 states fight Cecil County building fire

Fire companies from three states fought abuilding blaze north of Elkton on Friday. Singerly Fire Co., Elkton; Aetna, Newark; and North East and Charlestown fire companies were called to the scene of the fire...
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