Latest news & announcements

Join Tourism Officials for Networking and Inspiration May 10

OCEAN CITY, MD – Celebrate National Tourism Week and rediscover just how integral the tourism industry is to the Eastern Shore, with renowned international speaker John Kennedy at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on May 10, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. Kennedy will highlight “Everything the Customer Needs in the Great State of Maryland, We Got It.”

Openings available on several Worcester County boards and commissions

Worcester County currently has openings on 10 boards and commissions. County residents interested in volunteering to fill these open seats are invited to contact the County Commissioners, identifying the boards or commissions that are of interest to them. 

Nominations being accepted for 2018 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County awards

Volunteers make Worcester County a better place to live, work and visit. To honor volunteers whose contributions help improve the quality of life here locally, Worcester County residents are invited to nominate individuals, organizations, and businesses for the 2018 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County awards. The deadline to submit nomination forms is June 9, 2018. A recognition ceremony for all nominees will take place August 22.  

Library Branches Open Half-Day April 27

 On April 27, all Worcester County Library branches will be closed the first half of the day while library staff  participate in an in-service training. All Worcester County Library branches will be open from 1-5 pm on Friday, April 27.

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.

A New Foal is Born at Assateague Island

Assateague Island National Seashore News Release
For Immediate Release: April 6, 2018
Contact: 410-629-6087, liz_davis@nps.gov 

Berlin MD-Early Friday morning, April 6, 2018, N2BHS-AL (Ms. Macky) gave birth to a sorrel foal. The new foal, N2BHS-ALQ, and band live year round in the very busy develop area and campgrounds. For this reason, the National Park Service expressly reminds visitors that it is essential to remain a minimum of a bus length (40 ft) away from the wild horses at all times.

US 50 Harry Kelley Memorial Bridge in Ocean City Announces Closures For Necessary Repairs

Last Friday evening (April 6), MDOT SHA closed the US 50 Harry Kelley Memorial Bridge in Ocean City for necessary safety repairs.  While crews were there, they were able to evaluate all of the approach span beams and upon further assessment of those beams, MDOT SHA has decided that it is best to make proactive repairs to the bridge to ensure its reliability as we approach the busy season, as well as to add service life to the bridge.

Get fit in the evenings with Worcester County Recreation & Parks

Evening adult fitness classes will take place at the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) in Snow Hill this spring. Core and circuit conditioning classes, for ages 18 and older, are a wonderful way to get active, fit, and revive after a long day.