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Worcester County Offices Closed November 8 and 11 for federal holidays

Worcester County Government (WCG) offices, including Recreation and Parks, will be closed for two upcoming federal holidays, Election Day, November 8, and Veterans Day, November 11.

All five Branch Libraries, Central Landfill, and Homeowner Convenience Centers will be open during standard hours of operation on both dates.


County Updates

UPDATED: Road paving projects Nov. 7, 8, and 9 – expect delays between 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Starting Monday, and weather permitting, Alan Myers will begin paving the following county roads:

Nov. 7 - Salisbury Road and Balte Road in the West Ocean City area.

Nov. 8 - Newport Bay Drive and Cove Court in the South Point Area.

Nov. 9 - Henry Road and Trappe Road in the Berlin area.

Commissioners and Bay Country Cut Ribbon on Newark Fiber-Optic Installation Project

The Worcester County Commissioners joined Bay Country Communications (BCC) officials at the foot of the Newark water tower on October 19, 2022 to cut the ribbon on a new fiber-optic installation project to make broadband available in the Newark area. BCC is well known for its partnership initiatives, and representatives from both Talkie Communications and Choptank Fiber were also on hand to celebrate the new stretch of fiber backbone.

Commissioners Name Appointees to Inaugural Police Accountability Board

The Worcester County Commissioners appointed representatives from across the county to serve on the newly-established civilian Police Accountability Board (PAB) and Administrative Charging Committee (ACC), which were implemented under the Maryland Police Accountability Act, a State law that became effective in July 2022. 

Worcester County to host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day October 29


The Worcester County Public Works Recycling Division will host Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Day on Saturday, October 29, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Ocean City Park and Ride on U.S. Rt. 50. HHW, computers, and laptops may be dropped off for safe disposal. No other electronics will be accepted.

Portion of West Ocean City Harbor Parking Lot to be Closed Temporarily Beginning November 1

Snow Hill, Maryland – Beginning November 1, 2022, a portion of the West Ocean City (WOC) commercial harbor parking lot will temporarily be closed to the public. A portion of the parking lot will serve as a staging area throughout the duration of the project to replace bulkhead, eight piers, and one governor’s dock, along with all associated bumper piles at the commercial harbor.