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Worcester County Offices Closed Monday, May 30

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including all five Branch Libraries and Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022, for the Memorial Day holiday. The Central Landfill and Homeowner Convenience Centers will also be closed.

WCG offices will resume standard operating hours on Tuesday, May 31. WCG staff wish one and all a happy and safe holiday weekend.

Draft 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan

Worcester County has completed a draft of the 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPRP).  This plan acts as a countywide master plan for land preservation, park acquisition and facility development.  The plan will serve as a guide for land conservation and parks and recreation planning, park development, program improvements and decision-making in Worcester County.

Fiber-Optic Broadband Cabinet Installed in Bishopville Park

May 3, 2022 – The Worcester County Commissioners and Talkie Communications professionals cut the ribbon to celebrate the newly-installed fiber-optic broadband cabinet at the Bishopville Park. Those pictured include Mike Arscott (from left), Andrew DeMattia, Commissioners Jim Bunting and Ted Elder, Andre DeMattia, Information Technology Director Brian Jones, and Scott Ballard. Anyone interested in receiving broadband services is encouraged to visit

Relocation of an aggressive and highly food conditioned horse from Assateague Island National Seashore to the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch 

Berlin MD- On May 2, 2022, a highly food conditioned, and aggressive horse was relocated from Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland. Delegate's Pride (N6ELS-H, also known as “Chip”) is a harem stallion on Assateague Island that had become increasingly aggressive towards park visitors and staff when pursuing human food or when park staff attempted to redirect him or his band away from crowded visitor use areas such as campgrounds and parking areas.

Job Seekers invited to join Maryland’s Coast Tourism & Economic Development for Statewide Virtual Job Fair May 4

Snow Hill, MD (April 29, 2022) – Maryland’s Coast Tourism and Economic Development (MCTED) invites those seeking rewarding career opportunities to participate in the Hospitality & Tourism Virtual Job Fair this Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet virtually with employers from 19 Maryland counties, as well as Annapolis, Baltimore, and Ocean City.

Worcester County Implements Safety Measures After Breach

Snow Hill, MD (April 28, 2022) – Following an extensive forensic investigation into a phishing incident that occurred between November 10-20, 2020, Worcester County Government (WCG) agencies and cybersecurity professionals discovered that a WCG email account had been breached. That email account contained limited personal information belonging to approximately 3,000 WCG and Board of Education (BOE) employee and retiree accounts.