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.

Berlin In Talks To Secure More Parking Areas

BERLIN – Town officials are exploring ways to increase parking in the downtown area. Town Administrator Laura Allen said this week that she had approached officials from Buckingham Presbyterian Church to discuss the possibility of leasing the church’s large parking lot on Main Street. In the meantime, local merchants and their employees are being asked… Read more »

National Chains Expected To Join Home Depot, Walmart, McDonald’s On Route 50

BERLIN – As development of the commercial property off Route 50 continues, several national chains are expected to join the already busy area. According to Worcester County officials, Michaels and Fox’s Pizza Den will be among the tenants in Ocean Landings II, the site along Samuel Bowen Boulevard under construction near McDonald’s. Merry Mears, the… Read more »

County Changes Retiree Benefits; Retired Employees’ Dependents Must Pay Entire Premium

SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners approved a change expected to reduce the county’s medical insurance costs in the future. On Tuesday the commissioners voted unanimously to eliminate the health insurance cost-share for dependents of employees hired after Oct. 1 upon their retirement. Though the change was initially proposed in June, the commissioners delayed… Read more »