The last time the Rising Sun town board met, on September 13, they left some big, controversial issues on the table.
Town officials were scheduled to vote on Ordinance 2016-04 Property Maintenance Code Property Transfers Inspections Program, and Ordinance 2016-05 Property Maintenance Code Rental Inspections Program on September 27.
No one sat down or raised their fist in protest during the National Anthem.
Adults and children prayed together in the bleachers. Even before the formal prayer began, small groups of people joined together to pray.
Fields of Faith 2016, was in full swing.
There may be something in the water that makes the kids at Kenmore Elementary want to read.
Once again the school earned the Cecil County Public Library APGFCU Summer Reading Cup Challenge award.
Be safe. Be respectful. Be responsible. Be awesome.
That's the goal for students at Perryville Elementary School as they kicked off the PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) and anti-bullying initiatives for this school year.
"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery."
For months, Kelly Sengstock has driven in the Elkton area and seen the ribbons, billboard, and other items promoting Elkton High School.
"The purple and gold is everywhere. It's a good idea," said Sengstock.
There will be no more eleventh hour filing to run for office in Elkton.
Office staff also won't have to scramble to create ballots at the last minute and rush to validate those who are running.
On September 21, officials in Elkton passed a charter amendment changing the town's election schedule.
Before, Elkton town elections were always held the fourth week in May, sometimes conflicting with Memorial Day.
You don't need to justify your request for an absentee ballot for the upcoming Presidential General Election.
All you have to do is ask.
And according to Cecil Board of Elections Director Debbie Towery and other staffers, requests for absentee ballots are pouring into the office.
"We've gotten a lot of calls and mail requests for absentee ballots. A lot more than normal," said staffer, Lora Walters who has worked at the election board for 18 years. She said that means that canvassing will take longer.
Moving trucks sat parked outside Perryville Outlet Center last week, ready to move the final items out of stores.
Inside, the Bass store had signs advertising up to 80 percent off items. Racks of shorts, tops, and shoes sat outside with prices reduced.
Firefighters are currently on scene at Rising Sun Middle School, 289 Pearl Street, investigating an unusual odor coming from the school's HVAC system.
Rising Sun, Union of Oxford, Pa., and Water Witch of Port Deposit firefighters were called shortly after 7 a.m. today, Friday, October 14, said Dr. Stuart Hutchinson, the school's principal.