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 To Survey Citizens On Future Recreation Hopes

BERLIN –  Town officials agreed this week to begin searching for a firm to conduct a survey gauging community interest in recreation facilities.Berlin councilmembers instructed Town Administrator Laura Allen to issue a request for proposals (RFP) to identify firms interested in conducting a survey regarding local interest in recreation services and facilities.“We’re not aiming it… Read more »

New Berlin Annexations Discussed; Commission Approves Restaurant’s Revised Site Plan

New Berlin Annexations Discussed; Commission Approves Restaurant’s Revised Site Plan

BERLIN –  Discussions are underway regarding potential annexations of property on Route 818 and Route 346.Planning Director Dave Engelhart told members of the Berlin Planning Commission this week that they’d likely be considering two annexation requests next month. Property owners are interested in annexing the I.G. Burton Chevrolet property on Route 346 as well as… Read more »

More Oceans East EDUs Approved

BERLIN –  Town officials approved a request for sewer capacity this week that will allow construction to continue at Oceans East.On Monday, the Berlin Town Council approved a request for 48 EDUs (equivalent dwelling units) for Oceans East, the apartment complex on Seahawk Road. The EDUs will allow for the completion of the first phase… Read more »

Commissioners, Education Officials Talk State Of Worcester Schools

Commissioners, Education Officials Talk State Of Worcester Schools

SNOW HILL –  County leaders and school system officials reaffirmed their commitment to working together as they met last week for a “State of our Schools” address from the superintendent.The Worcester County Commissioners joined the Worcester County Board of Education and school system leadership last Tuesday for a lunch and presentation from Superintendent Lou Taylor.“We… Read more »

Inlet Dredging Partnership OK’d

SNOW HILL –  An agreement approved this week will allow plans to increase the depth of the Inlet to move forward.The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Department of the Army and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The PPA will allow the federal government to proceed… Read more »