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County offers free Community Emergency Response Training

Resilient communities weather storms together. Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) invites the public to participate in a free, 8-session Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course in Newark this spring. CERT is open to teens and adults and will take place at the Fire Training Center, on Tuesdays from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. from March 20 through April 14, 2018. Cardiopulmonary Response (CPR) and Automatic External Defibrillator training will take place during the March 27 CERT session.

Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Council seeking nominations for Prevention honorees

Snow Hill, MD–The Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council is seeking nominations of individual adults, youth, or groups who have made outstanding contributions to drug and alcohol prevention or treatment. The awardees will be honored by Worcester County residents, elected officials, and council members at the 27th Annual Drug and Alcohol Awards Reception and celebrating the 35th  year of the Council’s existence. This will be held at 6:00 p.m.  on Tuesday, April 17 at the Worcester Career and Technology High School.

Worcester County Government offices will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day

Worcester County Government offices, including all five Branch Libraries, and Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, February 20.

The Central Landfill and Homeowner Convenience Centers will be open during standard hours of operation.
For more information on hours of operation, contact Kim Moses, public information officer, at (410) 632-1194.

 

 

William H. McDermott named Interim State’s Attorney for Worcester County

The County Commissioners are honored to announce that William H. “Bill” McDermott has been named the Interim State’s Attorney for Worcester County by the Circuit Court for Worcester County. McDermott graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors as a criminal justice major from Long Island University and went on to graduate with a Juris Doctorate with a certificate in law and public policy from Catholic University’s School of Law.

Worcester County Government offices, including all five Branch Libraries and Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Worcester County Government offices, including all five Branch Libraries and Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, January 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, January 16.
The Central Landfill and Homeowner Convenience Centers will be open Monday during standard hours of operation.
For more information on hours of operation, contact Kim Moses, public information officer, at (410) 632-1194.

 

Worcester County Government offices open, with liberal leave in effect for non-essential personnel, and courts open January 8, 2018

Worcester County Government’s Liberal Leave Policy is in effect for all non-essential Worcester County employees on Monday, January 8, 2018, and government offices will be open during standard operating hours.

The Circuit Court for Worcester County and District Courts in Ocean City and Snow Hill will also be open Monday, January 8, 2018, during standard operating hours.

 

 

Worcester County Government offices and courts closed January 5, essential personnel to report for duty

Worcester County Government offices, including the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill, the Central Landfill in Newark, and the Homeowner Convenience Centers, will be closed January 5, 2018, due to continued treacherous roadway conditions caused by the winter storm. Non-essential personnel are asked not to report for work. However, essential personnel must report for duty.

The Circuit Court for Worcester County and District Courts in Ocean City and Snow Hill will also be closed January 5. 

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