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.

Worcester Passes Budget In 4-3 Vote; Hospital Funding Became Critical Issue With Mitrecic ‘Not Willing To Hold Up This Entire Budget For That’

Worcester Passes Budget In 4-3 Vote; Hospital Funding Became Critical Issue With Mitrecic ‘Not Willing To Hold Up This Entire Budget For That’

SNOW HILL – A $100,000 grant to Atlantic General Hospital was the deciding factor in this week’s approval of Worcester County’s $204 million budget.Though an initial motion for the Worcester County Commissioners to approve the county’s fiscal year 2021 budget failed with a 3-4 vote, Commissioner Bud Church reversed his position against the budget once… Read more »

Waterfront Events Bill Approved By County

SNOW HILL –   County officials approved changes last month will permit special events to be held in more waterfront areas.The Worcester County Commissioners last week approved a change to the county’s natural resources article and a text amendment that will allow special events in the Resource Protection District. The changes, according to the attorney who… Read more »

Home Relocation Leads To Berlin Councilman; Early Word Allows For Election To Decide Seat

Home Relocation Leads To Berlin Councilman; Early Word Allows For Election To Decide Seat

BERLIN –   Councilman Thom Gulyas announced plans to resign in September as his family prepares to leave Berlin.At Monday’s meeting of the Berlin Town Council, Gulyas, who is the at-large councilmember, said that thought there are two years left in his term he would give up his seat in September. He and his family expect… Read more »

Worcester Prep Community Celebrates Seniors With Festive Parade

Worcester Prep Community Celebrates Seniors With Festive Parade

BERLIN – Cars paraded amid a bevy of balloons and cheers Thursday as Worcester Preparatory School celebrated its senior class.As the global coronavirus pandemic has shuttered schools and forced the cancelation of events worldwide, the Worcester Prep community came together to celebrate the class of 2020 with a drive thru parade in the school parking… Read more »