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Openings available on 24 Worcester County boards and commissions

Worcester County Government (WCG) is currently seeking interest from county residents to volunteer to fill open seats on 24 boards and commissions.

Volunteers are the heartbeat of Worcester County. In the event that WCG receives more individuals interested in volunteering for a particular committee than there are available seats, the Commissioners will maintain an interest list to help fill future vacancies.”

Worcester County Government Office Closed for Thanksgiving November 28th and 29th

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) and all five branch libraries, will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, 2019 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, the libraries and WCRC will be closed Saturday, Nov. 30.
The Central Landfill in Newark and the Berlin, Pocomoke, and Snow Hill Home Owner Convenience Centers (HOCC) will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28. Standard hours of operation at these facilities will resume Friday, Nov. 29. 

November is National Adoption Month

Photo w/caption – November 5, 2019 the Commissioners stand with representatives from the Department of Social Services (DSS) to recognize November as National Adoption Month, to honor those who choose to adopt to make a meaningful difference in the lives of some of the most vulnerable young people in our society, and to thank the DSS professionals and their partners who strive to provide adoptive parents and families with the resources, support, and care needed to ensure the success of Worcester County sons and daughters.

Worcester County Offices Closed November 11 for Veterans Day

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including Recreation and Parks, will be closed November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. 

All five Branch Libraries, Central Landfill, and Homeowner Convenience Centers, will be open during standard hours of operation on November 11.
Worcester County staff wish one and all a happy and safe holiday weekend.

 

 

Commissioners Announce New Economic Development Deputy Director

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Commissioners announce the hiring of Lachelle Scarlato as the new Worcester County Economic Development (WCED) deputy director. She stepped into her new role with WCED on October 7. Scarlato earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Maryland. She is an accomplished entrepreneur who brings two decades of government and business management experience to her new position.

Assateague Island National Seashore Wild Horse Update – September 2019

(left) N2BHS-B “Little Dipper” and (right) M2EINR “Miss Priss” in September

Berlin, MD - The National Park Service has completed its September 2019 population census of the wild horses in Assateague Island National Seashore.  There are 76 horses in the Maryland herd, including 22 stallions and 54 mares.  One death was documented and there were no births.

Commissioners Announce New Economic Development Deputy Director

Commissioners Announce New Economic Development Deputy Director

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Commissioners announce the hiring of Lachelle Scarlato to the position of Worcester County Economic Development (WCED) deputy director. She stepped into her new role with WCED on October 7. Scarloto earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Maryland. She is an accomplished entrepreneur who brings two decades of government and business management experience to her new position.

Worcester County Offices Closed Monday, October 14

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including all five Branch Libraries and Recreation and Parks, will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019, for the Columbus Day holiday.

The Central Landfill and Homeowner Convenience Centers and Shore Spirits Retail Liquor Store in Pocomoke will be open during standard hours of operation.

WCG offices will resume standard operating hours on Tuesday, October 15. Worcester County staff wish one and all a happy and safe holiday weekend.

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