Return of the Wacky Whitetails

It has been said that, “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” We would submit one humble addition. We maintain the contention that, with a high degree of certainty, the whitetail deer will create incomparable havoc on Cecil County roadways from now through mid December. If you live…

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Make it a Great School Year

It’s been an exciting summer here in Cecil County and, well, no one ever wants to see summer come to a close. But, here we are. The thermometer still reads in the 90s but the calendar is telling us it is time to fire up the school bus and get the pencils sharpened for the…

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Maryland State Police to Participate in National Night Out in Elkton and Rising Sun

Maryland State Troopers will join communities and other law enforcement agencies across the state on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 in support of National Night Out. Every year since 1984 National Night Out is observed on the first Tuesday in August in local communities to promote positive police-community partnerships and neighborhood comradery to make all neighborhoods…

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Congratulations Class of 2021!

All of us here at Purnell Body Shop wish to send out a heartfelt congratulations to all of the graduating seniors, their families and the dedicated staff at Cecil County School of Technology, Elkton High School, Bohemia Manor High School, Rising Sun High School, North East High School and Perryville High School. We wish all…

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Taking a Moment this Memorial Day

It has been far too long since we have had to remind people to pack their patience as they drive to the beach, the Bay or wherever a long weekend may be taking them, but we are pleased to be able to do so again this Memorial Day Weekend. It gives us tremendous happiness to…

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Distracted Driving is Still a Problem

Let us begin by noting that we would happily never repair another vehicle here at the shop that was damaged as a result of distracted driving. We see far too much of it. We know far too many families who have had loved ones injured, and yes, killed, as a result of people not paying…

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A Reminder About Safe Driving Around Buses

As we finally see more of a steady transition back to in-person learning, it’s reasonable to agree that the sight of so many more buses on the roadways almost seems out of place. It is such a welcome sight in our opinion, and we would like to remind folks that, if your commute has become…

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Thank You for All Your Support

We are coming up on about one year since small businesses like ours started to have to make some very tough decisions regarding how we would move forward running our businesses. It’s been a rough year for some more than others — especially for those who have lost loved ones or had an extra rough…

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Christmastime at Purnell Body Shop

We’re not sure about you, but we’ve really been looking forward to the holidays this year more than, well, ever. All of us here at Purnell Body Shop are very grateful to our community for the continued support that our business receives year after year from the greater Cecil area. We could not be more…

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