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.

Winter Break Meal Program Served 150 Students

NEWARK – Education officials reported that the winter break meal program offered in Pocomoke fed more than 150 students in December.Concerned about students going hungry over the lengthy holiday break, Worcester County Public Schools worked with the Worcester County Commissioners to offer a holiday meal program at Pocomoke Middle School. Pocomoke area students were able… Read more »

Long Wait Likely For Rural Broadband Service In Worcester County

Long Wait Likely For Rural Broadband Service In Worcester County

SNOW HILL – While there are some opportunities ahead, a consultant advised officials this week that bringing high speed internet to rural portions of Worcester County could be a decade-long effort.Joanne Hovis, president of CTC Technology & Energy, presented the results of a six-month broadband feasibility study to the Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday.“We recommend… Read more »

Berlin Park Water Testing Planned, As Investigation Continues

Berlin Park Water Testing Planned, As Investigation Continues

BERLIN – Groundwater testing is expected to take place at Heron Park as the Maryland Department of the Environment continues its investigation into last year’s chemical spill.More than six months after a chemical spill was identified at Heron Park, town officials said investigations into the incident by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Maryland… Read more »