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Editorials

  • GUEST EDITORIAL: United we stand...by Sheriff Max Dorsey

    September 11, 2019.

    Today, we remember those who perished on September 11, 2001. We honor their lives and will never forget their legacy. We particularly pay tribute to our valiant first responders – law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical workers who sacrificed their lives in service to others. Their bravery will be memorialized for all posterity.

  • More than a rivalry

    When it comes to athletics, the rivalry between Great Falls and Lewisville could not be more fierce. A few years ago, USA Today readers voted the decades-old feud between the two Chester County schools as the most heated in the state and one of the biggest in the southeast. The two will face off on Friday night, but for once, they will also be uniting in a fight.

  • Your choice

    If you are a City of Chester resident, you get the opportunity every two years to select your elected leaders. We also think, though, that you should have the opportunity to decide how many council members serve your interests.

  • Beyond the Law

    Today, we find ourselves in the odd position of criticizing someone, not for breaking the law, but for following it.

  • No squeaky wheels
  • Blame

    When tragedies occur, there is a natural tendency to assign blame. When all-too-frequent tragedies involving mass shootings occur in this country, the fingers point and the blame flies in every direction imaginable.

  • Responding to council complaints...by County Supervisor Shane Stuart

    When I was first elected, I knew I'd have to face critics and a little public ridicule. I certainly don't have any issue with fielding questions from the public. I always have and will continue to do so.

    I do have some thoughts and conerns to share about the unprofessional treatment I've experienced within the last two months.

  • Comments on

    “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech.”

    That is a portion of the first amendment to the United States Constitution. It is a bedrock principle of any free society and it establishes that government has no authority to police your words and thoughts. It is also one of the most misunderstood rights that all Americans enjoy.

  • Welcome to Chester

    In the past, we’ve used this spot in the newspaper to complain about the lack of candidate attention Chester County has received in recent presidential election cycles. It only seems fair then to thank a candidate for planning a visit here today.

  • "In the public interest"

    What is in “the public interest?” If elected officials are not acting in your best interest or are committing crimes, is that in the public interest? If your tax dollars are being misspent, is that in the public interest? If policies and procedures intended to guide the actions of the elected are not being followed or are being selectively enforced, is that in the public interest?