Latest News & Announcements

Commissioners Welcome Nancy Schwendeman as New Workforce Development Specialist

Snow Hill, Maryland (April 21, 2022) – The commissioners welcome Nancy Schwendeman as the new workforce development specialist within Worcester County Economic Development (WCED). She stepped into her new role on March 28. Schwendeman earned a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant business management. She brings 36 years of experience in the hospitality industry to her new position.

Three Options to View Public Hearing on Property Acquisition for Proposed Sports Complex

Snow Hill, Maryland (April 18, 2021) – Three options are available for the scheduled public hearings at Stephen Decatur High School on April 19 at 6 p.m. on a proposal to purchase property in the Berlin area to develop a sports complex using general obligation bond funds. The public may attend in-person, view the hearing online via Zoom, or call in to listen.

During National Library Week April 3-9, Connect with Your Library

The Worcester County Library Foundation, Inc. encourages all community members to visit their library in person or online to explore and access services and programs during National Library Week, April 3-9, 2022. Worcester County Library is your place to be inspired, learn new skills, discover more about your community, and connect with others.

Public Invited to Weigh In on Bond Bill and Proposal to Purchase Property for Sports Complex

Snow Hill, Maryland (March 29, 2021) – The Worcester County Commissioners will host a public hearing on a proposal to purchase 95.521 acres of property in the Berlin/West Ocean City area and identified on Tax Map 25 as Parcel 89 to develop a sports complex, using a portion of the proceeds from general obligation bond funds of $11,198,830 in FY23 to fund acquisition, design, and development costs. The public hearing will take place in the Stephen Decatur High School auditorium in Berlin on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 6 p.m.

Worcester County Commissioners present a proclamation recognizing March as Professional Social Work Month

March 1, 2022, Worcester County Commissioners present a proclamation recognizing March as Professional Social Work Month to professionals representing the Department of Social Services (DSS), Worcester County Health Department, and Life Crisis to recognize the vital role of social workers in meeting the most pressing challenges of all of our lifetimes, the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing Rehabilitation Assistance Available to Eligible Low to Moderate Income Individuals and Families through Worcester County

Worcester County is currently accepting applications from low to moderate income individuals and families who may be eligible for general home rehabilitation assistance through the Worcester County Housing Rehabilitation Program. This program provides grant and loan funding to owner occupied properties for general rehabilitation and lead abatement services.