Category: Editorials

……And a Manic Monday

We had not intended to view the eclipse, so despite the hype, we had not purchased special eclipse eyewear. We figured we’d focus on what was happening around us — the birds and other animals, the shadows, the suddenly-cooler air…

Dawn Staley: A Great Leader

We wish to offer our congratulations to the South Carolina women’s basketball team for their incredible undefeated season and national championship, but more importantly, we wish to express our appreciation to their head coach, Dawn Staley, for exemplifying what sportsmanship…

Watch the Eclipse Safely

With our area in the path of the solar eclipse this coming Monday (and with clear skies forecast), we urge any of our readers who are intent on watching the event to be sure to wear proper eyewear and to…

Russia Is Our Real Enemy

Sunday’s special report on the CBS news show 60 Minutes revealed that Russia has been the culprit in the hundreds of cases of debilitating neurological injuries that have struck American intelligence and law enforcement operatives around the world in the…

Can AI Save the Environment?

The coming revolution in Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds great promise for the future benefit of mankind. (Yeah, we know, there are pitfalls, but for purposes of this editorial, we’re writing about a potential positive.) As we were listening the other…

Detective Scott Conley

The City of Chelsea, and our police department in particular, lost one of its best this past week with the passing of Detective Scott Conley. Det. Conley, who was 52, was an Army veteran who had served with the Chelsea…