About The Author: Charlene Sharpe

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Charlene Sharpe has been with The Dispatch since 2014. A graduate of Stephen Decatur High School and the University of Richmond, she spent seven years with the Delmarva Media Group before joining the team at The Dispatch.

Two Berlin Zoning Changes Approved

BERLIN – The Berlin Town Council approved zoning changes for the former Southern States property and the former Harley Davidson property this week.The council on Monday voted unanimously to approve rezoning requests for both the Southern States property on Broad Street as well as the Harley Davidson property on Route 50.Attorney Joe Moore told the… Read more »

Berlin Council Votes To Write Off $1.7M In Sewer Debt; Quarterly Reviews Planned To Avoid Further General Fund Borrowing

Berlin Council Votes To Write Off $1.7M In Sewer Debt; Quarterly Reviews Planned To Avoid Further General Fund Borrowing

BERLIN – Berlin officials agreed to write off half of the $3.4 million debt the town’s sewer fund owes to its general fund.The Berlin Town Council voted Monday to approve a staff recommendation to forgive about $1.7 million of the $3.4 million sewer fund debt. In writing it off, officials agreed that quarterly financial reports… Read more »

Berlin Pulls Plug On Fiddlers Convention

BERLIN – The Berlin Fiddlers Convention will not take place next month as COVID-19 remains a concern.“This event has been a favorite of visitors and locals for almost three decades and will be sorely missed by all,” the Berlin Chamber of Commerce statement read. “Unfortunately, the global pandemic and the very thing that makes our… Read more »

‘A Great Response’ To Summer Academy

‘A Great Response’ To Summer Academy

NEWARK – Students have adjusted well to COVID-19 modifications to summer school, according to Worcester County Public Schools.The school system, nearing the end of a July 13-Aug. 13 summer academy, is just one of two jurisdictions in the state holding in-person summer school.“We’re in our third week now and things are going well,” said Tamara… Read more »