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Worcester County Commissioners Appoint Incoming Health Officer

Photo: Rebecca L. Jones, RN, BSN, MSN

Thursday, May 18, 2017 – The Worcester County Commissioners announce the appointment of Rebecca L. Jones, RN, BSN, MSN, as incoming Health Officer. She will step into her new role in late June following the retirement of longtime Health Officer Debbie Goeller.

Groundbreaking for new Berlin Branch Library

The Worcester County Commissioners cordially invite the public and members of the press to join them and the Library Board of Trustees to the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Berlin Branch Library. County and state officials will break ground at the site, which is located on Harrison Avenue in Berlin, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

Detour Meadow Bridge Road - Bridge Replacement

Meadowbridge Road Bridge Repair Detour Map

The Department of Public Works – Roads Division is planning to replace the Meadowbridge Road Bridge during the summer of 2017.  During the replacement process it will be necessary to implement a detour due to the closure of Meadowbridge Road.  Attached you will find a map and detour directions explaining the detour.  The detour will be posted a week prior to the commencement of work.  The roadway closure is expected to last approximately 90 days.

Community Alert Signals to Sound Saturday, May 6

Saturday, May 6, Worcester County emergency alert signals will sound from area fire sirens. A steady alert tone will sound at 10:00 a.m. for approximately one minute.

The signals are tested the first Saturday of each month. In the event of an actual emergency, the sirens would be used as additional means to warn the surrounding communities of imminent danger and the need to tune to either radio, television or the internet for information.

County honors memory of Warden Garry Mumford

It is with heavy hearts that we honor the memory of our dear friend and colleague, Worcester County Jail Warden Garry Mumford, who passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, after a brief illness.

Warden Mumford, who was born on November 28, 1959, graduated from Salisbury University, with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 1981. After graduating, he served as a military police investigator, juvenile investigator, and drug investigator in the United States Army from 1982 to 1987.

Library Branches Open Half-Day April 21

On April 21, all Worcester County Library branches will be closed the first half of the day while library staff participate in an in-service training. All WCL branches will be open from 1-5 pm on Friday, April 21.

The Worcester County Library’s website and online resources are always available.  Please visit www.worcesterlibrary.org to access library services, including reserving materials, renewing items, and searching library databases. In addition, book drops will be open at each library location.

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