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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....

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...

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...

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...

Peninsula Medical Center in Salisbury confirms 1st coronavirus death

Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, MD reported that a patient has died of coronavirus. Salisbury is a short drive from the state line with Delaware. The hospital serves a large portion of the Eastern...

Maryland governor ends dining, gym visits in expanding emergency order

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan  Monday ordered the closure of bars and restaurants and expanded the prohibition on gatherings to those of more than 50 people. The governor also announced a public health surge that includes adding...

Feds settle with child care centers over claims of discrimination of kids...

A child care center in northern Delaware and adjacent areas of Maryland agreed to pay a $27,500 fine.  The U.S. Justice Department entered a  settlement agreement  to resolve allegations that two child care providers violated...

From the Bay Journal: Committee, ag secretary see no need to delay manure ban...

Maryland Agriculture Secretary Joseph Bartenfelder sees no need to delay a state regulation that restricts the use of animal manure to fertilize farm fields, despite a study warning there are likely to be problems...

Updated: Chesapeake’s Sharp Energy acquires Boulden Brothers propane holdings

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Sharp Energy propane business gained a bigger foothold in northern Delaware and adjacent areas with the purchase of operating assets of Boulden Brothers Propane, Newark. The parties closed on this transaction on...

Delmava Poultry sees big flaws in ammonia study

Delmava Poultry Industry has called into question a study of ammonia emissions from chicken houses in Maryland. The study from the University of North Carolina did not include   Delaware. Holly Porter, executive director of...
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