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Jun 21, 2021

DANNY THOMPSON NAMED MEDA PRESIDENT

BALTIMORE, Md. — On April 27, Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) members voted in a new board of directors for the 2021-2022 terms during the 2021 MEDA Business Meeting and Spring Conference. MEDA members who attended this virtual meeting also voted to induct new and returning members into the Association. Continue reading ... Read More
May 26, 2021

County Surplus Property Sale

Please continue reading for further instructions on purchasing Somerset County surplus property ...  Read More
May 14, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Somerset County Government announces the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower to the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Keep reading ... Read More
Apr 27, 2021

DANIELLE WEBER NAMED SOMERSET COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER

Official Press Release from the Somerset County Health Department: Westover, Md. –  After serving as Deputy Administrative Health Officer for the Somerset County Health Department since 2019, the Maryland Secretary of Health approved the Somerset County Commissioners nomination of Danielle Weber, MSN, RN as the next health officer of that agency. Ms. Weber succeeds Lori Brewster, MS, APRN/LCADC who has been the dual health officer for both Somerset and Wicomico Health since January 2019.  Mrs. Brewster is retaining her health officer role at Wicomico County Health. 
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Apr 23, 2021

HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE FUND | U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

The purpose of the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) is to prevent mortgage delinquencies and defaults, foreclosures, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacement of homeowners experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020. Funds from the HAF may be used for assistance with mortgage payments, homeowner’s insurance, utility payments, and other specified purposes. The law prioritizes funds for homeowners who have experienced the greatest hardships, leveraging local and national income indicators to maximize the impact. Read More
Apr 09, 2021

Maryland Recovery Now Non-Profit Relief Fund

Somerset County is receiving $84,742.00 in Maryland Recovery NOW Funds via SB496. Grant awards will be made to each jurisdiction that will then make awards to local nonprofits. Read More
Mar 26, 2021

SBA Launches Portal to Begin Accepting  Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Applications on April 8

The U.S. Small Business Administration is opening the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program on April 8. Continue reading for more detailed information ...    

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Mar 26, 2021

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths

FEMA to Help Pay Funeral Costs for COVID-19-Related Deaths. Continue reading ... Read More
Mar 03, 2021

Love it! Don't trash it! A message from Keep Somerset Beautiful

A MESSAGE FROM "KEEP SOMERSET BEAUTIFUL" ... Read More
Dec 29, 2020

Governor Hogan Announces COVID-19 Relief for Agriculture and Seafood Producers

Governor Hogan Announces COVID-19 Relief for Agriculture and Seafood Producers - State Has Now Provided More Than $9 Million For Farmers, Watermen, and Producers. Part of More Than $600 Million In Emergency Economic Relief.

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Nov 05, 2020

Neighborhood BusinessWorks Opportunity Zone Microgrant Application Round Opens on November 17, 2020

The State of Maryland is offering microgrants to support business investment in Maryland’s designated Opportunity Zones. Administered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, the Neighborhood BusinessWorks Program will be offering "Opportunity Zone Microgrants" ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to start-up and expanding businesses located within an Opportunity Zone.  

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Oct 23, 2020

CARES Act Funds for Fishing Industry; Pocomoke Wildlands Expansion Proposal

News: CARES Act Funds for Fishing Industry; Pocomoke Wildlands Expansion Proposal

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Jul 30, 2020

The Somerset County Economic Analysis Report provided by Sage Group Policy

The Somerset County Economic Analysis Report provided by Sage Group Policy is available now. Continue reading ...

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Jul 09, 2020

Maryland Office of People's Counsel Assistance Information

A MESSAGE FROM THE PEOPLE’S COUNSEL TO RESIDENTIAL UTILITY CONSUMERS. Continue reading ...
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Apr 02, 2020

Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps

Click through for the online registration system for medical and public health volunteers for the State of Maryland. Read More
Mar 25, 2020

Information & Resources on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Somerset County announces additional actions to protect public health and limit the spread of COVID-19. Please continue reading for information and resources related to the Coronavirus.


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Internet Essentials from Comcast

Affordable Internet at Home for Eligible Households Read More