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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:

Worcester County Government Christmas and New Year Holiday Schedules

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) and the Department of Liquor Control Administrative Offices, will be closed Monday, December 26, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In addition, the WCRC will be open the week of Dec. 27-30 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Shore Spirits Retail Liquor Stores will close at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24 and resume standard business hours beginning Dec. 26.

Worcester County Recreation & Parks looking to expand Men's Futsal opportunities

Following several successful seasons, Worcester County Recreation & Parks is looking to expand the Men's Futsal League at the Worcester County Recreation Center (WCRC) in Snow Hill for 2017.

The league at the WCRC included six teams during the first two seasons. The WCRC also hosted the 2nd annual War on the Shore Futsal Tournament December 9 -11, 2016. Thirty teams participated and included U14 Boys, U16 Boys, U18 Boys, U18 Girls, and a Men's Division.

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