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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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Delaware legislators offer bill aimed at getting Maryland commuter trains to Newark

Amid signs that Maryland is becoming more receptive to extending its commuter rail line to Delaware,  state  Rep. Ed Osienski and state Sen. Stephanie Hansen filed legislation that would authorize the Delaware Department of Transportation to work...
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Updated: Coronavirus death toll rises to eight in Cecil County

The Cecil County Health Department  Sunday announced 162 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and eight COVID-19-related deaths in Cecil County, up from seven on Saturday.  More than half of the confirmed cases have recovered from the virus The department...
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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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Outbreak of coronavirus cases reported at Cecil County nursing home

A Cecil County nursing home is the scene of a spike in coronavirus cases. The Cecil Whig reported the nursing home was Calvert Manor in Rising Sun.  The Baltimore Sun reported that a strike force ordered by...
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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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Cecil County’s first coronavirus case reported

Cecil County, MD  was notified of its first positive case of COVID-19. The patient is a female in her 20s who lives in the western area of the county and some distance from the...
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Class-action suit filed after Wawa reports malware capable of capturing credit, debt card numbers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after Wawa Inc. reported a data breach at its stores. Wawa reported that the company found malware on its computer system that was...
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Elkton man indicted on charges that include operating prostitution business and sex trafficking...

A federal grand jury in Baltimore returned an indictment charging Xavier Lee, a/k/a “X,” age 40, of Elkton, MD  on federal charges of using a members-only website to promote his prostitution business. Other charges...
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Chesapeake paying reported $15 million to acquire Elkton Gas

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. is acquiring Elkton Gas from South Jersey industries for a reported $15 million. Upon completion of the transaction, Elkton Gas will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities. The transaction was approved...
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Hertrich acquires Ford dealership in Elkton

The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships has added to its presence in Elkton, MD by acquiring the town's Ford dealership. The announcement was made via Facebook. The acquisition of Elkton Ford marks the 22nd dealership for...