Latest Cecil County, Maryland Stories

2011-06-22 14:46:00

DARLINGTON, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer officially gets underway, Exelon Hydro's newly refurbished Conowingo Visitor Center is open and ready to welcome and educate visitors in northern Maryland. This year, over 1,000 travelers have visited the Center and earlier this month, 300 people attended an Open House and barbecue at the facility. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110622/PH24785 ) "Our refurbishments to the Center have been designed to create a...

2009-10-23 08:35:00

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraser Forbes Real Estate Services, a fullservice real estate firm in Washington, DC, announced today that Penn Cecil Maryland, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, who has been selected by the Maryland Video Lottery Location Commission to develop and manage a video lottery terminal (VLT) facility in Cecil County, purchased approximately 36 acres of land located in Perryville, from Principio Iron Company L.P for $14.6 Million. Fraser...

2009-04-01 21:52:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exelon Generation (NYSE: EXC), a major electricity supplier to this region, expressed its extreme disappointment that the Maryland Senate has voted to end electric choice for homeowners and small businesses. The vote came despite universal agreement that this legislative proposal will not lower customer electricity bills. "Unfortunately, the Senate has hastily decided that Maryland should return to an inefficient and high cost monopoly...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.