A life lesson from the baseball diamond

“That’s not fair.” It’s a refrain you hear often from kids when they’re not happy with the way things are going. Adults have come to realize that life is many things, and fair isn’t one of them. A recent finding by Major League Baseball that the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox used video technology to steal pitching signs and […]


Acorn invites you to share the love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday near and dear to our hearts; who doesn’t love being in love? In the course of our coverage we hear many heartwarming stories from couples in the community who are either making a life together or planning to do so. Of all the holidays on the calendar, Valentine’s Day is the sweetest. And no matter […]

Political Cartoon

In the new year time flies, use it wisely

2020 has begun. The turning of the calendar invariably makes us think about time—many of us spent the final seconds of 2019 counting down to the beginning of the new year. The power of time binds us in ways that are impossible to ignore. It stares at us from the mirror every morning, and in those photos from yesteryear, in […]


Local journalism alive and well in the 2020s

Like most people this year, Acorn readers stood divided on the many key political issues that dominated local and national headlines. As it turns out, what we learned in 2019 is that often there is more that unites us than divides us. Residents have and will continue to come together to celebrate milestones—such as the advent of a new decade—and […]


During holidays, they’re out to steal your heart

E-commerce companies like Amazon have revolutionized the way consumers shop. During the holidays, everything from dolls to donuts can be dropped off at your front door. More than half of all holiday purchases are conducted online. But the convenience of internet shopping also comes with inherent risks. Nobody likes to be texted that the cool new coffee maker they ordered […]


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