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Special meeting set for Galena budget

GALENA — With town staff still working on the upcoming budget, the council plans to hold a special meeting later this month to ensure it stays on track to have a spending plan in place by the July 1 start of the new fiscal year.

Tuesday 05/03/2016
Special meeting set for Galena budget
Posted: May 03, 2016

GALENA — With town staff still working on the upcoming budget, the council plans to hold a special meeting later this month to ensure it stays on track to have a spending plan in place by the July 1 start of the new fiscal year.

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Shoge to form Wi-Fi task force
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 5:19 pm

CHESTERTOWN — Chestertown Councilman Sam Shoge is forming a task force to explore ways to improve cell phone and wireless Internet access in the downtown area.

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Tuesday 05/03/2016
Cardin tours college's GIS center
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 3:37 pm

CHESTERTOWN — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin got a close-up view of one of Chestertown's most active high-tech employers Tuesday, May 3, on a visit to the Washington College Geographic Information Systems laboratory.

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Roane hired as Betterton town manager
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 5:23 pm

BETTERTON — The Town of Betterton didn't have to wait long to find a new town manager this time around.

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Council clashes with communications board
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 2:30 pm

ROCK HALL — Both arguments and voices were raised during a Monday, May 2 workshop, as the Rock Hall Mayor and Council discussed several requests made by the communications board.

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Cardin seeks input on college affordability
Posted: May 03, 2016

CHESTERTOWN — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin led a roundtable discussion at Washington College Tuesday, May 3 on how to make higher education more affordable.

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Army Corps looks to speed up oyster farming permits
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 12:23 pm

EASTON — After complaints about the oyster aquaculture permit process, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing changes designed to make it faster, while also looking at removing limits on project acreage.

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Empty Hangers to move down the street
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 3:41 pm

CHESTERTOWN — Empty Hangers, Chestertown's consignment boutique, is moving later this month, but it's not going very far — just a couple doors down South Cross Street.

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Monday 05/02/2016
PSC denies county motion on solar farm
Posted: May 02, 2016

CHESTERTOWN — The state can pre-empt local zoning laws in public utility matters, according to a recent decision in the Mills Branch Solar case.

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Sumner Hall in running for Smithsonian exhibit
Posted: May 02, 2016

CHESTERTOWN — Sumner Hall is in the running to host “Museum on Main Street,” a joint project of the Smithsonian Institution and the Maryland Humanities Council to bring the national museum's exhibits to small towns across the country.

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Former substitute banned from Cecil schools in shoe-throwing case
Posted: May 02, 2016

ELKTON — A former substitute teacher accused of hurling his shoe at a Bohemia Manor Middle School student is barred from Cecil County Public Schools property and from any paid or unpaid involvement with the district — and with any group “charged with the care or education of minors,” according to court records.

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Farm Bureau reports legislative score
Updated: May 03, 2016 - 4:15 pm

CHESTERTOWN — The Maryland Farm Bureau, in a news release summarizing the 2016 General Assembly session, informed members of its work to represent farmers' interests in Annapolis.

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