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.

In 3-2 Council Vote, Berlin Will Return To Stringing Lights In Trees; Mayor Favored Uplighting Method

In 3-2 Council Vote, Berlin Will Return To Stringing Lights In Trees; Mayor Favored Uplighting Method

BERLIN – String lights are expected to return to the trees along Main Street in downtown Berlin following a decision by elected officials this week.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council voted 3-2 to return string lights to the trees in Main Street’s commercial center. Council members said they preferred the string lights to the uplighting… Read more »

Berlin To Seek Proposals For Heron Park’s Future; Planned Meeting With DNR, Town Officials Canceled

Berlin To Seek Proposals For Heron Park’s Future; Planned Meeting With DNR, Town Officials Canceled

BERLIN – Various options, including a potential agreement with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, appear to be on the table for Heron Park in Berlin.Though Mayor Zack Tyndall canceled a meeting with Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials last week, he says the town is still interested in working with the agency on Heron… Read more »

County Approves Electric License Change To Code

SNOW HILL – County officials approved emergency legislation meant to address licensing issues for local electricians.The Worcester County Commissioners last week approved an emergency bill that would give local general electricians the chance to qualify for a master electrician license. The general electrician category of license was not included in the Maryland Electricians Act passed… Read more »

Early Planning Underway For Hardee’s Off Route 50

Early Planning Underway For Hardee’s Off Route 50

SNOW HILL – County staff reviewed plans last week for a Hardee’s restaurant proposed near Samuel Bowen Boulevard.The Worcester County Technical Review Committee last Wednesday considered plans for a Hardees in the area in front of Home Depot in Berlin. Developers are reviewing project feasibility at this point.“We haven’t committed to a purchase contract yet,”… Read more »

New Interpretive Signs For Briddletown Celebrated

BERLIN – The community gathered last week to celebrate the installation of two historical lane markers recognizingBriddletown.Local officials joined descendants of the Briddell family Sept. 3 to unveil historic Briddletown Road landmark signs.“It’s always very important when you talk about your history and you put it in perspective,” Worcester County Commissioner Diana Purnell said. “Today… Read more »