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Monday, July 22, 2019

 Hefty government  incentives  lure  Great Wolf to Cecil County

Good afternoon, Cecil County and one of its municipalities are digging deep into their economic development bag of tricks to land the $200 million Great Wolf Lodge in Perryville, about 20 miles west of Newark. The Cecil...

Northrop Grumman to add 175 jobs at 400-employee Elkton rocket site

Northrop Grumman plans to add 175 new jobs over the next five years at its Elkton rocket motor operations. This operating sector of the company, which was known as Orbital ATK  before it was purchased...

DelDOT meets with Cecil County, state officials as trucks use country roads to...

Cecil County officials say trucks seeking an alternative to tolls on the new Route 301 bypass in Delaware are tearing up secondary roads. Officials from the two states gathered in Cecilton, MD  last week to...

Chester, New Castle show home sales increase in 2018

Chester and New Castle counties saw single-digit gains in homes sales in 2018, according to figures from Patterson-Schwartz. Three other counties in the company’s sales territory saw small decreases in total sales in  2018. All counties...

Trending: Perryville and Cecil County eye $200 million Great Wolf Lodge resort

Perryville and Cecil County, MD  are working to attract a $200 million Great Wolf Lodge to a site near the Hollywood Casino. Great Wolf operates sprawling water park, conference and lodging establishments with a north woods...

Union Hospital, Baltimore’s Lifebridge health care system call off merger

The boards of Union Hospital of Cecil County and LifeBridge Health, Baltimore, called off a merger. Lifebridge, a nonprofit operates  Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital and  Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital  Union operates...

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...