Editorials

Enjoy the Weekend — Safely

May 27, 2016
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We saw a statistic the other day that seemed baffling: The death toll on our nation’s roads and highways once again is on the rise. Last year, there were 38,000 highway fatalities in America. That’s about 100 Americans killed every day in motor vehicle-related crashes and accidents. In addition, there are hundreds of thousands...

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Let’s Remember the True Meaning of Memorial Day

May 27, 2016
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Memorial Day, our most solemn national holiday, will take place this weekend. It is symptomatic of our national culture that for most Americans, the true meaning of Memorial Day has long been lost amidst the excesses of our materialistic society. Since the 1960s, when Congress voted to make it part of a three-day weekend,...

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Letters to the Editor

May 7, 2016
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Arts and humanities are important On April 25, 2016, the Chelsea City Council gave official recognition to the Chelsea arts and humanities community at a ceremony sponsored by the Chelsea Cultural Council.  Local artists, Chelsea residents, and guests filled the third floor of City Hall to capacity for this occasion. We are extremely grateful...

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Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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This Sunday is a day set aside to honor our mothers. Few can doubt the loyalty and love that our mothers have exhibited to their children despite the difficulty that some of their children may cause. Growing up in this area more than 50 years ago, mothers were always treated with a special amount...

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Letters to the Editor

April 29, 2016
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When Arab Immigrants bring their non-verbal communication knowledge to the U.S. Dear Editor: Noble culturalists interested in bridging the gaps existing between people of different cultures have been working on decoding extra-linguistic features that are misinterpreted by outsiders. These extra-linguistic features are referred to as non-verbal communication skills that a native of a specific...

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City Council Passes Historic Measure

April 29, 2016
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We congratulate the Chelsea City Council on its unanimous vote to enact a Wage Theft Ordinance,, becoming the first council in the state to pass this important legislation. The ordinance will deal directly with the issue of wage theft and incidents of employers not paying minimum wage, not paying overtime, and withholding pay from...

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Happy Passover

April 21, 2016
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We wish the members of our Jewish community a Happy Passover that begins at sundown Friday night. The observance continues for eight days and commemorates the Israelites being freed by God from slavery in Egypt in biblical times. Passover commences with the First Seder, which is a special dinner that includes the recitation of...

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Letter to the Editor

April 14, 2016
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We are an understaffed Fire Department To the Editor: After looking at the list of Top 100 salaries supplied to me, there is no doubt that the increase in salaries, as it relates to the fire department, resulted from the hiring and oversight of the additional engine company placed in service to accommodate the...

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Housing Authority Proposal Has Worked

April 14, 2016
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The Chelsea Housing Authority has put out Requests for Proposals to have a private developer  partner with the redevelopment of the Central Ave. and Walnut St. housing complexes. Both of these projects were built decades ago – Central Ave. in the 1950’s and Walnut St. in the early 1960’s – when the times, and...

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Letter to the Editor

April 1, 2016
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MEMORIAL DAY, 2016: 50 Year Anniversary of the Battle of LZ 10 ALFA A ”Day of Remembrance” was established on May 30, 1868, to acknowledge all military service members who lost their lives in any National war.  Later re-designated as “Memorial Day,” it is the most significant day set aside for recognition of our...

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