Andrew Sharp

Andrew Sharp

Andrew Sharp has worked as a journalist around the Delmarva Peninsula for eight years. He launched The Delaware Independent in August 2021 as an effort to help restore local news coverage.

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I’ve worked in journalism for almost a decade around

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Features Phillis Wheatley School: The story behind the nameThe sign

What happened to the Delaware Independent?

If you came to this site looking for the Delaware

A farewell: The end for the Delaware Independent

Almost a year ago, the Delaware Independent launched with a

Tiny homes: With average houses too pricey, some want to try shrinking them

Minimal. Like one-word ledes, the tiny home movement aims to

Seaford grad plays a role in stunning telescope photos; other local news

In this week's newsletter: A downstate native makes an impact at NASA, a meadery is coming to downtown Seaford, and other local events and happenings.

Housing crisis: Why are so few developers building affordable homes?

The critical shortage of affordable housing in southern Delaware prompts

This was a tough year for teachers and students, as behavior issues increased

Veteran middle school teacher Giffin Bowen has learned ways to

Fishing tourney targets invasive snakeheads and catfish; other local news

In this week's newsletter: All the fish you can catch, new leadership on local school boards, help with the cost of solar panels and more.

Why Bridgeville may charge more for water

Bridgeville residents may soon pay more on their monthly water