Latest news & announcements

Worcester County Library Waives Fines and hosts "The Kindness Bus" in April for its "Choose Civility Campaign"

The Worcester County Library has added two new programs to our “Choose Civility Campaign” itinerary.  During the month of April, the library will accept personal care items in lieu of overdue fines.  Each item donated will clear $2.00 in fine fees.  The library is looking for items such as toothpaste, soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products, and deodorant.  Travel size items will be accepted.  Items must be new and unused.  Items will be donated to Diakonia, a transitional housing facility in West Ocean City.  Fine forgiveness is an opportunity for the community to reconnect with the libra

Pitch, Hit, and Run with Worcester County Recreation & Parks

Worcester County Recreation and Parks (WCRP) is offering Pitch, Hit, and Run, a one-day skills competition that is open to boys and girls, ages seven to fourteen at fields 4 and 6 at Newtown Park in Pocomoke on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Commissioners present a proclamation recognizing March as National Social Work Month to Department of Social Services

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Commissioners present a proclamation recognizing March as National Social Work Month to Department of Social Services (DSS) professionals striving to improve lives locally. The Commissioners recognize the contributions DSS professionals make each day that enhance the well-being and meet the basic needs of all people, especially the vulnerable, oppressed, and impoverished and that elevate and empower people to solve problems, to cope with personal roadblocks, and to obtain needed resources.

Worcester Health awarded new funding to promote physical activity across the county

(Snow Hill, MD)- The Worcester County Health Department is pleased to announce new funding awarded through the Maryland Department of Health, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, to put into action community-based projects that support physical activity in Worcester County. This new grant funding will help WCHD create projects that line up with the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Healthy People 2020 campaign.  The goal is to prevent chronic disease and injury, improve health, and enhance the quantity and quality of life for county residents.

Commissioners recognize March as Women’s History Month in Worcester County

Tuesday, March 5, past and present members of the Commission for Women join the Commissioners to recognize March as Women’s History Month in Worcester County, to honor the exemplary mothers, sisters, wives, and daughters who have pioneered policies that benefit women, working families, and all to shape a more just society.

Join Worcester County Sheriff’s Office April 9 for Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events Training

Sheriff Matthew Crisafulli and the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office are pleased to announce their first Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training. The training will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Worcester County Recreation Center, located at 6030 Public Landing Road in Snow Hill, Maryland. This class is free and open to the public.

Worcester County Recreation & Parks and Town of Berlin partner to offer Drop-In Tennis

Worcester County Recreation & Parks (WCRP) and the Town of Berlin have partnered to offer a new program this spring, Adult Drop-In Tennis.

Drop-In Tennis will be conducted in an informal format and open to everyone ages 14 and older. All levels, ages, abilities, and genders are accepted. Just show up with your racquet.

This new program will take place at the Stephen Decatur Park tennis courts on Wednesdays, April 3 to May 29, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The cost per person is $3 per session or $25 for the quarter.