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.

Lockdowns Make Cure Worse Than Disease

Lockdowns Make Cure Worse Than Disease

How can we avoid another lockdown? This is the question on most minds. The prevailing sentiment seems to be its inevitable, but we should learn from the past and not make this same mistake.Maryland was in a lockdown for much of the spring, despite what Gov. Larry Hogan maintained at a press conference last Thursday…. Read more »

Things I Like – November 20, 2020

Kids bonding through sportsRemembering when I could sleep through a stormCheeseburgers hot off the grillThe North Face jacketsNew shoes that feel oldA night game so riveting I have a hard time falling asleepWhen both kids fall asleep earlyHearing good news from a friendA pile of red and brown leavesStaying off a computer on the weekendComing… Read more »

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – November 13, 2020

Thoughts From The Publisher’s Desk – November 13, 2020

Worcester County Public Schools did a solid job this week communicating with the community. After appearing initially to be hesitant to communicate positive COVID-19 tests due to privacy concerns, the system set a solid course this week with its numerous notifications to the individual schools from principals as well as community-wide from the superintendent.Rumors and… Read more »

Things I Like – November 13, 2020

Hanging holiday lights on a warm dayNot using salt when cookingTwo dogs pulling on a ropePeople born on Leap DayThe show, “The Walking Dead”Sleeping with two pillowsWhen both my kids wake up on their own on a school dayA must-watch show referralLittle ones with lots of questionsMessy weather football gamesBeing sore from yard work

Transparency, Communication Key In Education

Transparency, Communication Key In Education

It’s trying, if not impossible, times for educators. The concerns expressed this week — by two teachers publicly but shared by numerous in public schools – are inevitable.These folks are teaching in unprecedented times, amid a pandemic with real health concerns for all. Complicating the ongoing extreme range of individual comfort levels about the pandemic… Read more »