“Chase the Blue Crab” Wins First-Ever “Crab Tank on the Chop Tank”

By |2018-11-27T13:25:37-04:00November 20th, 2018|News, Ocean City, Press Releases, Somerset County, Wicomico County, Worcester County|

Last week, 10 teams competed for a $50,000 grant in a pitch competition held live at the 38th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in Cambridge, Md. The competition, “Crab Tank on the Choptank,” loosely based on the hit television show “Shark Tank,” featured contestants presenting their tourism marketing campaign ideas to the “crabs, ” [...]

Plans Underway for 2017 Celtic Festival at Furnace Town October 7 and 8

By |2017-09-06T05:59:38-04:00September 6th, 2017|Worcester County|

The 28th Chesapeake Celtic Festival will be October 7 & 8 at Furnace Town Living Heritage Village. Named a beloved Eastern Shore tradition by the Salisbury Daily Times, the Chesapeake Celtic Festival has become a favorite with local residents and also a draw for tourists. Festival founder and producer, Jeanne du Nord, says, “There is [...]

Winter Watermen’s Festival slated for Jan. 21

By |2017-01-12T12:13:27-04:00January 12th, 2017|Day Trips, Delmarva Discovery Center, Worcester County|

Please join us as we celebrate Delmarva’s rich heritage of working watermen. This family-friendly event will feature demonstrations, interactive exhibits, children’s activities, local seafood, and round-table discussions. Children can help make a bamboo raft for Mac & Tuck, our North American River Otters. Members are free, adults $10, children $5 Please call 410-957-9933 or email [...]

Holiday happenings at the Delmarva Discovery Center

By |2016-12-12T15:05:30-04:00December 12th, 2016|Worcester County|

While you’re at work or finishing up your holiday shopping, drop off your child at the Delmarva Discovery Center on Saturday, December 17 and Thursday, December 22 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to have fun while you’re away. There your child will learn all about our river otters and many other animals native to [...]

Taylor House Museum Holds Special Holiday Events

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 18th, 2016|News, Worcester County|

The Calvin B. Taylor House Museum will have several special openings in December to celebrate the holidays.  The House will be decorated with fresh greenery arrangements in early December. On Saturday, December 3, the Museum will open from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in celebration of our Museums of Worcester County Holiday Traditions Day.  Curator [...]

‘Small Wonders’ juried show winners announced

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 17th, 2016|Arts, Worcester County|

Angela Herbert-Hodges, Brigitte Bowden, Dee Brua accepting for her husband Stan, Jason Giusti and Adolph Bucci. The Worcester County Arts Council is pleased to announce winners in the juried art exhibit themed: “Small Wonders”. This exhibition features 30 pieces of artwork submitted by 21 professional or amateur artists, with work in all media. [...]

Business development assistance available weekly to Worcester entrepreneurs

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 14th, 2016|News, Press Releases, Worcester County|

Worcester County Economic Development (WCED) is now offering business owners and would-be entrepreneurs more opportunities to meet with highly experienced professionals who can help them establish or expand Worcester County businesses. Beginning in November, Tim Sherman of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) of Salisbury University doubled his office hours at WCED in Snow Hill [...]

Worcester County receives StormReady Certification

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00November 4th, 2016|Worcester County|

October 18, 2016, Worcester County joined the ranks of communities throughout the United States that are recognized by the National Weather Service Office (NWS) as StormReady. At the Commissioners meeting, NWS Wakefield Warning Coordination Meteorologist Bill Sammler presented the Commissioners and Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) Director Fred Webster with StormReady Certification. “The Town of [...]

OC Hosts Splendid and Spooky Events During O.C.toberfest

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00October 12th, 2016|Ocean City, Worcester County|

Ocean City, Maryland - (October 10, 2016): O.C.toberfest is back and bigger than ever with spooktacular town events, providing numerous activities for the whole family! Filling the fall season, O.C.toberfest offers music, competitions, unique attractions and children’s activities on October 22-23 and October 29-30.  Halloween offerings, a craft beer festival and a costume pageant for [...]

Maryland PSC to hold Sandpiper Energy rate request hearing tonight

By |2016-09-20T16:01:53-04:00September 20th, 2016|Worcester County|

(BERLIN, MD—September 14, 2016)—A second public comment hearing will be held onTuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:30pm for Sandpiper Energy Inc.’s application to increase its natural gas and propane rates. A public hearing was held in March of this year; the second hearing concerns a proposed settlement agreement in the case among Sandpiper, the Maryland [...]