From the Baltimore Business Journal . . .
Five Maryland banks [including two in Cecil County] were among 142 across the country that missed a Feb. 15 deadline for paying preferred stock dividends to the U.S. Treasury Department under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, according to a report released Wednesday by SNL Financial.
The five state banks that deferred making the February payment were Cecil Bancorp Inc. of Elkton (OTC: CECB), Baltimore-based Harbor Bankshares Corp., Dundalk-based Patapsco Bancorp Inc. (OTC: PATD), Oakland-based First United Corp. (NASDAQ: FUNC) and Rising Sun Bancorp in Rising Sun