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Friday, November 2, 2018

Fire causes $500,000 in damage at former AKT spacecraft site near Elkton

A fire early Saturday morning caused half a million dollars in damage at the  Northrup Grumman rocket site (formerly ATK) at  55 Thiokol Road, Elkton, MD. The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office said the fire caused...

Damage to building, fairgrounds reported from possible tornado at Fair Hill State Park

Violent weather hit an area near Newark on Monday night, with a suspected tornado causing damage at Fair Hill State Park. (See Facebook post below from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources). 

Media update: Nardone exits Delaware Today, paper cuts in Cecil County & that...

Longtime Delaware Today Editor Mark Nardone has departed Delaware Today after 22 years at the regional magazine. Nardone announced his departure in  a farewell column. Nardone worked on and later headed the editorial side of the magazine...

Boat fire loss valued at $40,000

A 24-foot  boat with the name “Sanity”  was destroyed at a marina near Elkton. The fire took place at  Triton Marina, 285 Plum Point Road on Monday afternoon and took a crew of 25 from...

Fire damages North East-MD area used car dealership, apartments

A fire  damaged a used car dealership in North East, MD. Several residents were displaced from apartments at the site.  A team of Deputy Maryland State Fire Marshals is continuing their investigation into the three-alarm...

Fire causes $1 million in damage to North East, MD restaurant

A fire that destroyed a Cecil County restaurant remains under investigation. The early morning fire caused $1 million in damage to the Chef’s Kitchen restaurant off Route 40 in North East, according to the State...

Artesian Resources reports higher earnings in second quarter, first half

Artesian Resources Corporation reported higher net income for the second quarter and first half. Net income for the second quarter of 2018 was $3.9 million, an increase of  $700,000  compared to the second quarter of...

Blood drive honors Cecil County teacher, vet whose life was saved with transfusions

Blood Bank of Delmarva has scheduled a blood drive in honor of Vietnam veteran and retired local teacher Paul Elwood, who survived his recent fight against cancer because of blood transfusions. The blood drive will take...

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...

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...