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.

Waterfront Events Bill Approved By County

SNOW HILL –   County officials approved changes last month will permit special events to be held in more waterfront areas.The Worcester County Commissioners last week approved a change to the county’s natural resources article and a text amendment that will allow special events in the Resource Protection District. The changes, according to the attorney who… Read more »

Home Relocation Leads To Berlin Councilman; Early Word Allows For Election To Decide Seat

Home Relocation Leads To Berlin Councilman; Early Word Allows For Election To Decide Seat

BERLIN –   Councilman Thom Gulyas announced plans to resign in September as his family prepares to leave Berlin.At Monday’s meeting of the Berlin Town Council, Gulyas, who is the at-large councilmember, said that thought there are two years left in his term he would give up his seat in September. He and his family expect… Read more »

Worcester Prep Community Celebrates Seniors With Festive Parade

Worcester Prep Community Celebrates Seniors With Festive Parade

BERLIN – Cars paraded amid a bevy of balloons and cheers Thursday as Worcester Preparatory School celebrated its senior class.As the global coronavirus pandemic has shuttered schools and forced the cancelation of events worldwide, the Worcester Prep community came together to celebrate the class of 2020 with a drive thru parade in the school parking… Read more »

Worcester Schools OK June 15 Last Day

SNOW HILL –   Education officials approved June 15 as the official last day of the school year.At a meeting on Tuesday, the Worcester County Board of Education voted unanimously to adjust the calendar for the current school year as a result of the COVID-19 closures that occurred in March.According to Carrie Sterrs, the school system’s… Read more »

County To Provide $330K To Resort For WOC Coverage

County To Provide $330K To Resort For WOC Coverage

SNOW HILL –   County officials reaffirmed their decision to fund West Ocean City ambulance service this week.As the Worcester County Commissioners resumed budget discussions on Tuesday, several were quick to question the figures presented by staff regarding emergency medical service grants. Though the commissioners voted 4-3 last week to provide Ocean City with the funding… Read more »