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.

Commission Approves New Berlin Police Station Plan; Exterior Changes Sought

Commission Approves New Berlin Police Station Plan; Exterior Changes Sought

BERLIN – Plans for the town’s new police station continue to move ahead, as the project received site plan approval from the Berlin Planning Commission this week.In spite of concerns that the building didn’t look as if it belonged in Berlin and questions regarding the station’s location, the commission voted 6-0, with Ron Cascio abstaining,… Read more »

Small Business Counseling Services Offered In Snow Hill

Small Business Counseling Services Offered In Snow Hill

SNOW HILL – As part of its ongoing revitalization efforts, Snow Hill is now offering small business counseling twice a month.The Maryland Small Business Development Center Network has expanded services in Snow Hill with visits from counselor Tim Sherman twice a month.“He helps with the ins and outs,” said Michael Day, Snow Hill’s economic development… Read more »

Commission Approves New Berlin Police Station Plan; Exterior Changes Sought

Commission Approves New Berlin Police Station Plan; Exterior Changes Sought

BERLIN – Plans for the town’s new police station continue to move ahead, as the project received site plan approval from the Berlin Planning Commission this week.In spite of concerns that the building didn’t look as if it belonged in Berlin and questions regarding the station’s location, the commission voted 6-0, with Ron Cascio abstaining,… Read more »

Fenwick Petition’s Impact On Proposed Motel Zoning Change Unclear; Council Vote Slated For Friday

Fenwick Petition’s Impact On Proposed Motel Zoning Change Unclear; Council Vote Slated For Friday

FENWICK ISLAND – Close to a hundred Fenwick Island property owners converged on town hall last Friday for the chance to share their views on a potential zoning change.Though there were fewer than two dozen who actually voiced their opinions on the ordinance that would allow for the redevelopment of the Sands Motel, interest in… Read more »

Teacher Rebuilding Pocomoke Band Program

Teacher Rebuilding Pocomoke Band Program

POCOMOKE – While some marching band instructors spent the last weeks of summer planning drills for the coming parade season, Pocomoke High School’s Bill Williams was just hoping he’d have enough students for a band.Williams, in his second year at Pocomoke High School, was tasked with rebuilding what appeared to be a dying band program…. Read more »

Decatur Children’s Theatre Presents 39th Annual Show With New Director

Decatur Children’s Theatre Presents 39th Annual Show With New Director

BERLIN – Thousands of area children will again descend on Stephen Decatur High School during the coming days for the 39th rendition of its beloved Children’s Theatre.The school’s drama department will host its 39th Annual Children’s Theatre Dec. 2-14. This year’s production, Fractured! Goldie and the Bears, is the first piece written and directed by… Read more »

Decatur Children’s Theatre Presents 39th Annual Show With New Director

Decatur Children’s Theatre Presents 39th Annual Show With New Director

BERLIN – Thousands of area children will again descend on Stephen Decatur High School during the coming days for the 39th rendition of its beloved Children’s Theatre.The school’s drama department will host its 39th Annual Children’s Theatre Dec. 2-14. This year’s production, Fractured! Goldie and the Bears, is the first piece written and directed by… Read more »