About The Author: Steven Green

Alternative Text

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.

Berlin Must Phase Planned Tax Hikes

Berlin Must Phase Planned Tax Hikes

The Town of Berlin must do better than imposing an unprecedented 29% tax increase on property owners in a single year.The problems leading to the consideration of this huge hike did not arise overnight. Years of mismanagement and poor decisions caused the town’s present financial quagmire. The citizens should not have to fund the consequences… Read more »

Things I Like – April 12, 2019

Driving on Assateague in AprilA lead that turns into businessFacebook’s Journalism Project campaignGames not decided by the refereesA well-trained dogLooking back on vacation pictures from years gone byPositive personalitiesLots of daffodils togetherClose youth sports gamesLearning from my kidsWhen compromise wins out

Things I Like – April 5, 2019

Close March Madness games Smart phones Adults with neat handwritingTaking one week a year off from the InternetBuying local even it’s means spending a little bit moreFinally watching “Game of Thrones”The first grass cut of the yearHigh school musicalsHow unpredictable spring weather is around herePeople who really get into April Fools’ DayWhen my sons actually help me… Read more »

Politics Stir Up School Start Drama

Politics Stir Up School Start Drama

Maryland’s debate over when public schools should start represents a departure from typical partisan feuding.Republicans typically oppose government intervention in local matters. Republicans prefer government not play a huge role in people’s daily lives and when that’s necessary it should be done on the micro level by local legislators who know their constituents. Democrats usually… Read more »

The Dispatch Marks 35 Years In Circulation

The Dispatch Marks 35 Years In Circulation

This month marks 35 years in circulation for this newspaper. Whenever we encounter these sorts of milestones, we can’t help but think about our founding publisher, Dick Lohmeyer, who was also our current leader’s stepfather.To mark the occasion of the newspaper’s 20th year in business, we featured an interview in a special publication with Lohmeyer,… Read more »