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.

Things I Like

Things I Like

Frank McCourt’s writingComing across “Violets Are Blue” on televisionSpringfest on a sunny afternoon A weekend without rainThe fine sand found on Ocean City’s beachThe shade of a big treePeople who know how the insides of a computer workShort letters to the editorFixing things The magazine, “Bark”Finding something thought to be lost

Officials Act To Prevent Future Surprises

On the heels of an adult business opening in Ocean City along Coastal Highway, local governments are doing exactly what they should be – making sure it does not happen again without their input.When the SexStyles shop opened in north Ocean City this spring, it became the first such business to begin operating in Worcester… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

Life returning to the Talbot Street PierThe first shower after a good haircutA surprisingly nice sunset on a cloudy dayThe compassion of a parentSharing a bottle of wine with my wifeComing home to excited dogsWatching a kite boarder in the oceanThe ending to the movie “Departed”Driving with all the windows downRecalling my stepfather’s many euphemismsThe… Read more »

How Many Cops Should Patrol Schools?

The County Commissioners touched on a debate last week that has surfaced in jurisdictions across the country. The issue years ago, prior to the eruption of school violence, revolved around the question: should cops be in school to maintain peace and order? The answer to that is yes, leading to the next quandary: how many… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

The sound of keyboards at work in the newsroomReading the Sunday paper outsideBuds beginning to grow on a treeGetting a good parking spot at the hospitalThat Macky’s is open againThe Boardwalk during the dog walkWinning a door prize at an eventThe flags on the Route 50 BridgeIgnoring the presidential election news for nowA teenager mowing… Read more »

Real Estate Market Showing Signs Of New Life

The Coastal Association of Realtors released its first quarter market report and the gist is sales are picking up throughout the county.Here’s a look at some of its findings:— In all of Worcester County, single-family inventory was reported to have increased 23 percent over the past year. The sales picture has improved overall and is… Read more »

Things I Like

Things I Like

When friends visitLeaving pennies behind at the cash registerFat, lazy catsDriving to the Outer BanksPeople who are nuts over SudokuLeaving the cell phone at homeFinding money in a pair of pantsA dog sprawled out on the floorThe magazine, Men’s JournalA day without a U.S. soldier dyingDriving under the Route 50 Bridge