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.

Contract Reduces BFC Funding By 10%

BERLIN –  Town leaders approved a fiscal year 2020 contract with the Berlin Fire Company last week.The council voted 3-1 last week, with Councilman Dean Burrell absent and Councilman Thom Gulyas opposed, to approve the contract with the fire company. The approval came after several meetings between town leaders and Berlin Fire Company officials.“I think… Read more »

County Rental License Plans Advance

SNOW HILL –  County officials are moving forward with a countywide rental license program.The Worcester County Commissioners on Tuesday reviewed four bills that would enable the county to create a comprehensive rental license program that would apply to short and long-term residential rentals. Director of Development Review and Permitting Ed Tudor told the commissioners he’d… Read more »

Treatment Plant Shut Down To Cut Costs

SNOW HILL –  County officials agreed to temporarily shut down the Landings Wastewater Treatment Plant to cut costs.At the recommendation of staff, the Worcester County Commissioners last week approved plans to shut down the Landings Wastewater Treatment Plant for an extended period of time. During that time, wastewater generated in the Landings Service Area will… Read more »