Worcester County 2024 Teacher of the Year

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Worcester County Public Schools have named Gabrielle Remington of Stephen Decatur Middle School as the 2024 Worcester County Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made during the 37th annual Teacher of the Year celebration which honors all 14 school-level teacher of the year. Remington is a middle school reading specialist and has been with…

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Thefts from Motor Vehicles in Worcester County

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The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in identifying someone in connection with several thefts from motor vehicles on the northern end of the county –specifically in the West Ocean City area. If you can help identify this individual, contact the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office at 410-632-1112. Images from the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office…

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Flooding on Roadways in Worcester County

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The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office is reporting high water on the following roadways: Nassawango Road from Pennewell Road to Creek Road in Snow Hill, which is closed at this time, as well as Route 12 near the drawbridge. They ask that you use caution in that area. SHA is on the scene. Smaller and lower…

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South Point Boat Ramp near Berlin Closed for Rehab Work

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The Worcester County boat ramp at South Point – at the end of South Point Road near Berlin – is closed for rehabilitation work. This project will include replacing the bulkhead and funding is available through Waterway Improvement Grants from Maryland Department of Natural Resources and assigned designated funds from Worcester County. The boat ramp…

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Vehicle Crashes into Tree in Worcester County; Driver Killed

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An Ocean City, Maryland woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash this morning on Route 50 at the intersection of Caleb Road. The crash occurred around 11:30. According to a preliminary investigation, the vehicle that the person identified as 74-year-old Linda Jean Hopkins was driving had been heading westbound on Route 50 when the vehicle…

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Pipe Repair Project Begins Monday on Section of MD 90 in Worcester County; Speed Limit Enforced in Work Zone

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For drivers in the Berlin area, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a pipe rehabilitation and drainage improvement project along MD 90 (Ocean City Expressway) in Worcester County on Monday December 11th. The project is expected to be completed by mid-February, weather permitting. The project includes the installation of barrier walls to create a safe work zone, followed by the repair of a pipe…

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School Safety Still being Discussed in Worcester County

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School safety has been an issue is Worcester County, however State’s Attorney Kris Heiser, Sheriff Matt Crisafulli and three members of the Worcester County Board of Education have met several times in the past two weeks to discuss school safety and possible solutions to achieve the highest level of safety and security in county schools.…

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Mosquito Pool Tests Positive for West Nile Virus in Worcester County

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The Worcester County Health Department received notification from the State of Maryland that a mosquito pool in the Whaleyville area of Worcester County recently tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first positive test for WNV in Worcester in 2023. West Nile Virus is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental…

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Project to Begin Next Week on MD 90 Bridge Over Norfolk Southern Railroad in Worcester County

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A project will begin Monday to clean and paint the structural steel beams on the Route 90 (Ocean City Expressway) bridge over the Norfolk-Southern Railroad (near the US 113 interchange) in Berlin. This project is expected to be complete by mid-September, weather permitting, according to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration. Beginning Monday, August 14th,…

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Worcester County Public Places to Escape Heat

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With temperatures forecast to remain in the mid-90s to 100 degrees and heat indexes around 110 degrees through Saturday, Worcester County Emergency Services officials are urging residents to exercise caution and check on elderly and vulnerable neighbors. Public facilities that are air conditioned and open to the public during normal business hours for those seeking…

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Kitten Tests Positive for Rabies in Worcester County

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The Worcester County Health Department has confirmed that a kitten tested positive for rabies last week. While all potential contacts to the rabid kitten have been identified, this case serves as a reminder to those who live in Worcester County of the importance of rabies awareness and proper pet vaccination. Rabies is an ongoing issue…

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Worcester County Government Offices Closed for Good Friday

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Worcester County Government offices, including all five Branch Libraries, will be closed Friday, April 7, 2023 for Good Friday. Normal business hours will resume Monday, April 10. Recreation and Parks will be closed Friday-Sunday, April 7-9, and will resume standard hours of operation on April 10. The Central Landfill and Homeowner Convenience Centers (HOCCs) will…

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