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.

With Latest Purchases, Including Frontier Town, Sun Communities Now Owns Three Local Campgrounds

With Latest Purchases, Including Frontier Town, Sun Communities Now Owns Three Local Campgrounds

BERLIN – After nearly half a century under the guidance of the Parker family, Frontier Town, the popular western theme park and campground outside Ocean City, has been sold to one of the country’s largest RV resort companies.Sun Communities, a national company that owns and operates more than 250 manufactured housing and RV communities, purchased… Read more »

Demolition Of Old Feed Mill Underway In Berlin

Demolition Of Old Feed Mill Underway In Berlin

BERLIN – Demolition of the long defunct feed mill at Perdue’s Berlin facility is currently underway.The feed mill on Bryan Avenue, which has been closed since 2006, is being torn down, according to Perdue officials.“We just decided to demolish it before it deteriorated any further,” said Perdue spokesperson Julie DeYoung.DeYoung said the facility would continue… Read more »

Cannery Village Opens Temporary Office For Applicants

Cannery Village Opens Temporary Office For Applicants

BERLIN – With construction well underway at the site of Cannery Village, Berlin’s new rent-to-own community, officials have opened a temporary office to provide applications and answer questions from potential residents.On Tuesday, representatives from Habitat America, who are working with the Cannery Village developer, set up an office in the Berlin Visitor Center. They will… Read more »

Groups Hoping To Change County’s Feral Cat Law

Groups Hoping To Change County’s Feral Cat Law

BERLIN – Last year, Susan Coleman spent more than $50,000 on food, veterinary care and supplies for Worcester County’s feral cats.What drives her crazy is seeing animal control officers trap and euthanize some of those same cats.“We want to stop the unnecessary killing,” said Coleman, who operates Community Cats Coalition.She’s joined a number of other… Read more »