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.

Reports Outline Berlin Falls Park’s Potential Uses; No Major Remediation Needed On Ponds

BERLIN – New reports detail the hefty costs associated with repurposing the ponds at Berlin Falls Park. At Monday’s meeting of the Berlin Town Council, town staff presented the results of several studies completed this summer regarding the 64-acre Berlin Falls Park. The property has been the subject of various environmental studies in light of… Read more »

Worcester Public School System Starts New Year With Kickoff Event

OCEAN CITY– Teachers are game changers. That was the message shared with local educators as Worcester County Public Schools hosted a back-to-school kickoff Tuesday at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center. Guest speaker Baruti Kafele, a longtime New Jersey principal turned author and motivational speaker, reminded teachers just why they were so important to their… Read more »

Officials Okay Sheriff’s Office’s Vendor Request

SNOW HILL – A new software program is expected to help the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office update its policies and procedures. Last Tuesday the Worcester County Commissioners agreed to approve Sheriff Reggie Mason’s request to use Lexipol as a sole source vendor. Lexipol provides policy management software for public safety organizations throughout the country. “There… Read more »

Berlin Street Closure Planned

BERLIN–Motorists traveling William Street can expect a detour in the coming weeks as work to replace a culvert gets underway. Though work officially began on William Street Wednesday, the road will not be closed until Aug. 28. Officials expect it to be closed four to six weeks as the culvert is replaced. “We’re just asking… Read more »

Berlin’s New Special Event Deadline Next Week

BERLIN– As the new special event request deadline nears, town officials say they’ve already received applications for the majority of Berlin’s events. Ivy Wells, Berlin’s economic development director, said this week she’d already received event applications from hosts of nearly all of the town’s regular special events. The deadline to submit applications for a 2018… Read more »