About The Author: Steven Green

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The writer has been with The Dispatch in various capacities since 1995, including serving as editor and publisher since 2004. His previous titles were managing editor, staff writer, sports editor, sales account manager and copy editor. Growing up in Salisbury before moving to Berlin, Green graduated from Worcester Preparatory School in 1993 and graduated from Loyola University Baltimore in 1997 with degrees in Communications (journalism concentration) and Political Science.

Officials’ Salaries For Voters To Decide

Officials’ Salaries For Voters To Decide

It was a good public policy call by the Mayor and Council to allow the registered voters of Ocean City to decide whether their elected officials should get considerable pay increases.The issue will be in the form of a referendum on the municipal ballot for Ocean City citizens next month. The specific recommendation to increase… Read more »

Things I Like – October 7, 2022

Laughing with friendsEdgewater Avenue during a stormPasta leftovers for lunchWhat sleeping in means now compared to when I was youngerAdmiring a butterfly through a windowFish cooked on a grillWings with footballRemembering conversations with people no longer hereWhen a small steamed crab surprisesSeacrets by boat once a yearA good first drive in golf

Wait-And-See On Special Event Zone

Wait-And-See On Special Event Zone

What should Ocean City do next year with the traditional pop-up rally weekend?This is the question after a no show from the troublemakers this year on the heels of last year’s quiet weekend. Though it merits attention and consideration, a decision is not necessary today.Ocean City deserves praise for its approach to the pop-up rally…. Read more »

Things I Like – September 30, 2022

Teens who like volunteeringOvercoming adversity storiesTrusting first impressionsSeeing a foal during an Assateague visitCool morning, warm afternoonsA pile of big leavesA road trip with little trafficThe last piece of a difficult puzzlePulling off a big surpriseIced tea and lemonade mixed togetherA rare weekend nap

With Investigation ‘Ongoing,’ Knupp Family Turns Attention To Honoring Son With Foundation

With Investigation ‘Ongoing,’ Knupp Family Turns Attention To Honoring Son With Foundation

(The story was updated with additional information Wednesday, Sept. 28.)BERLIN – “Active” and “ongoing” remain the words to describe the current state of the investigation into Gavin Knupp’s hit-and-run death.One month after the agency’s last public statement on the probe, Maryland State Police spokesperson Elena Russo said Monday there were no further updates on the… Read more »