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Zumba Gold offers exhilarating, low impact workout for active adults

Zumba Gold, an easy-to-follow, six week program that lets you move to the beat at your own speed, returns to the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) in Snow Hill this February.

Zumba Gold, open to those ages 45 and older, is an invigorating, community-oriented dance-fitness class that feels fresh, and most of all, exhilarating. Zumba Gold classes provide modified, low-impact moves for active, older adults.

Classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 14 through March 23, from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. The cost is $20 per person.         

Colona Road Closed for Pipe Replacement

Worcester County Public Works has implemented a plan to replace a pipe on Colona Road between Hall Road and Wagram Road in Pocomoke.

Access to this road will remain closed and a detour will remain in place throughout the course of the project. Detours are as follows:

Business Owners invited to learn more about tax credits at Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Seminar

County partnership hosts first Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Seminar for Business Owners

Worcester County Economic Development (WCED), in partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce, Pocomoke City, and the Towns of Berlin and Snow Hill, will host an Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Seminar on January 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Berlin Town Hall. 

Liberal Leave in Effect Tuesday, January 10

Worcester County Government’s Liberal Leave Policy is in effect for all non-essential Worcester County employees on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, due to inclement weather. Worcester County Government offices will be open during standard operating hours.

Library hours for January 9th

All Worcester County Library branches will be open Monday, January 9th from 11 am - 5 pm.

Liberal Leave in Effect

Worcester County Government’s Liberal Leave Policy is in effect for all non-essential Worcester County employees on Monday, January 9, 2017, due to inclement weather. Worcester County Government offices will be open during standard operating hours.

Worcester County Emergency Services urges Residents to Prepare for Cold Weather

January 6, 2017, the National Weather Service is calling for snow accumulations tonight ranging from six to 12 inches for the Lower Eastern Shore. The Maryland State Police (MSP) will institute a Snow Emergency Plan in Worcester County effective Saturday, Jan. 7, at 2 a.m., meaning parking will be prohibited on state highways designated as snow emergency routes, and vehicles traveling on these roads should be equipped with all season radials or snow tires.

Worcester County Social Services Opens Cold Weather Shelter this Weekend

Prompted by a forecast calling for low overnight temperatures and snow, the Worcester County Homeless Board and Worcester County Department of Social Services in conjunction with Ocean City Cold Weather Coalition, will be offering a cold weather shelter at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church for the next three nights, beginning Friday night and ending Monday morning.

​Lower Eastern Shore to Host Go Red Event this February

Snow Hill, Md.- The Tri-County region will “Go Red” for women’s heart health with a free kick-off event 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 9 at the Worcester Technical High School, 6290 Worcester Hwy in Newark.  Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

While this is a free event, space is limited and pre-registration is required at www.peninsula.org/GoRed or by calling 410-543-7028. 

The evening will feature two local keynote speakers who will talk about women’s heart health issues:

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