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 Test Scores Impress

Worcester Test Scores Impress

NEWARK – School assessment data released this week reveals that Worcester County students have again exceeded state averages.School system officials announced Thursday that the latest PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) scores show that Worcester County once again leads the state in college and career readiness (CCR) in five of the… Read more »

County Applies For Diakonia Grant Funding

SNOW HILL – County officials agreed to apply for a grant that would provide Diakonia with funding for renovations.On Tuesday the Worcester County Commissioners approved a proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application at the request of Diakonia. Because the county is an eligible jurisdiction, officials agreed to submit a $282,225 grant application for the… Read more »

New Briddletown Interpretive Sign Celebrated

New Briddletown Interpretive Sign Celebrated

BERLIN – Cheers, applause and tears of joy marked the unveiling of a new interpretive sign outlining the history of Briddletown east of Berlin.On Tuesday, elected officials, community members and descendants of the Briddell family gathered at the east end of Flower Street to celebrate the installation of a sign displaying the history of Briddletown…. Read more »