Worcester

Worcester County Launches Opioid Abuse Awareness Effort

August 25, 2015
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Nationally, prescription and illicit opioid misuse and abuse has seen a drastic spike in recent years, a trend that Worcester County is not immune to. Opioid-related overdose deaths, particularly heroin, have been on the rise locally. In response, the Worcester County Drug and Alcohol Council (WCDAC) is launching a long-term opioid awareness campaign that...
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Troopers On Scene of Apparent Homicide In Wicomico Co.

July 27, 2015
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A suspect is in custody as Maryland State Police begin an investigation into an apparent homicide on a farm in a rural area in Wicomico County.
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Children’s Day at the Bay

July 27, 2015
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The Ocean City Museum Society is hosting its Fifth Annual Children’s Day on the Bay at Sunset Park on Sunday August 2, 2015 from noon to 4 pm.
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Ocean City Vintage Tag Rally

July 23, 2015
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For the fifth year residents and visitors with a vintage Ocean City license plate will be allowed to ride down the Boardwalk during the annual OC Vintage License Plate Rally, which will take place Saturday, October 24, 2015.
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Ocean City Museum Society Second Storm Warriors 5K Run/Walk

July 22, 2015
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The Ocean City Museum Society will hold its second Storm Warriors 5K run/walk Saturday morning, November 14th on the Boardwalk in Ocean City on behalf of the Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum.
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AFSP Suicide Prevention Walk in Ocean City on September 26, 2015

June 25, 2015
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Every fall, family members, friends, and colleagues walk 3–5 miles together in Ocean City to prevent suicide, raise awareness, and end the stigma that surrounds depression and other mental illnesses.
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Novel Set in O.C. to Benefit Ocean City Museum Society

June 24, 2015
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Big Blow, the third novel in Preston Pairo's Ocean City Mystery series, is looking to do more than provide beachgoers with lighthearted summertime entertainment. It's raising funds for the Ocean City Museum Society.
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Breeches Buoy Rescue Re-enactment in Ocean City

June 1, 2015
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Relive the heroic rescue of a 19th century ship's crew using a breeches buoy and experience an exciting 21st century sea rescue by active duty Coast Guard personnel Saturday, June 20, 10:00 a.m.
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MD SHA Begins Mandatory Headlight Use on US 50 in Wicomico and Worcester Counties

May 22, 2015
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To enhance safety for the estimated 28,000 to 36,000 motorists on US 50 between US 13 in Wicomico County and MD 90 in Worcester County, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) is requiring 24-hour headlight use for all vehicles. SHA recently installed signs that will alert drivers to turn on headlights...
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Northrop Grumman Names 24 Maryland Winners in 13th Annual Engineering Scholars Competition

May 19, 2015
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Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has announced the 24 winners of its 13th annual Engineering Scholars program, which will provide $240,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors across Maryland interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or math.
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