Rep Andy Harris Secures Housing Funding for MD’s Lower Shore Counties

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First District Congressman Andy Harris announced a $79,784 federal grant to SHORE UP! Inc in Salisbury.  The funding will be administered through the Housing Preservation Grants program and will specifically be used to repair and rehab homes of low and very-low income residents on the Lower Shore of Maryland. Rep. Andy Harris made the following…

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm/Warning for Sussex till 9:30pm

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning that affects the following WGMD locations until 9:30pm: Sussex County,DE Kent County,DE Caroline County,MD Talbot County,MD The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that affects the following WGMD locations until 10pm: Cape May County,NJ Cumberland County,NJ Worcester County,MD Sussex County,DE Kent County,DE…

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Worcester County’s $201.28-million FY 2019/2020 Budget Approved

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The Worcester County Commissioners have approved the FY 2019/2020 Operating Budget. The budget shows a 5.9% increase over the FY 19 budget, but reduces requested expenditures of $202.6-million by $1.5-million. The additional spending includes $4.5-million in additional fudning for other post-employment benefits for county and Board of Educaiton employees, $3.0-million for the BOE operating expenses…

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Kent & Sussex Counties till 6pm

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UPDATED – 5PM – Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Kent & Sussex Counties till 6pm =================================================== The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that affects the following WGMD locations until 8pm Sussex County, DE Kent County, DE Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plans Lifted on Lower Shore – Still in Place in Several Other MD Counties

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UPDATED – 1/14/19 – Snow emergency plans have been lifted in Worcester, Wicomico and Somerset Counties. ===================================================== The Maryland State Police and local agencies, along with the State Highway Administration have put a snow emergency plan has been put in place in Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester Counties.  This is to help highway…

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Food Safety Tips in the Event of Local Power Outages or Flooding on the Lower Shore

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As Hurricane Florence begins to make way across the Eastern seaboard, health officials of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties recommend the following food safety tips for residents to help them prepare now, should local power outages or flooding occur. Never use a generator, grill, camp stove or other gasoline, propane, natural gas or charcoal-burning devices…

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Worcester Has Highest DUI Rate

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During this year’s Maryland State’s Attorney’s Conference in Ocean City, Worcester County was honored for having the highest DUI conviction rate in Maryland.  The statewide average of DUI convictions is 78% – Worcester County has received a 91.1% conviction rate.  The county has won this award five times in the past 6 years.  

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Flash Flood WATCH CANCELED – Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset, Dorchester – Till 2am Monday

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch that affects the following WGMD locations: Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Flood Watch National Weather Service Wakefield VA 243 PM EDT Sun Jun 10 2018 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY……

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CANCELED: Flash Flood Watch till 6pm for Worcester, Wicomico & Somerset Counties

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The National Weather Service Flash Flood Watch warning is no longer in effect for the following WGMD locations:         Dorchester County,MD         Wicomico County,MD         Somerset County,MD         Worcester County,MD ==================================================== FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 THIS AFTERNOON… The Flash…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plans Lifted for Worcester & Wicomico Counties

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The Maryland State Police have lifted the snow emergency plans in Worcester and Wicomico Counties, however the state of emergency declared by Governor Hogan on Wednesday remains in effect.  Police in both counties urge drivers to use common sense and drive carefully.  Give yourself extra time to reach your destination – and let family or…

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UPDATED: Gov Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Lower Shore & Statewide Response Efforts

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UPDATED – 12:30pm –  Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Response Efforts for Winter Storm Governor Urges Marylanders to Stay Off Roads as Winter Weather, Dangerous Travel Conditions Continue in Many Areas ANNAPOLIS, MD – With winter weather still affecting many areas of Maryland, especially the Eastern Shore, Governor Larry Hogan has directed state agencies to coordinate…

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