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Connecticut Newspapers

Connecticut Post

The newspaper was formerly the morning Bridgeport Telegram and evening Bridgeport Post before consolidating into a morning publication. The Bridgeport Telegram ran from at least 1908 to 1929 and again from 1938 to 1990. In 2008, the Hearst Corporation acquired the Connecticut Post and including seven non-daily newspapers, from MediaNews Group, Inc. and assumed management control of three additional daily newspapers in Fairfield County, Conn., including The Advocate, Greenwich Time and The News-Times , which had been managed for Hearst by MediaNews had managed under a management agreement that began in April 2007.

Danbury News-Times

The Ottaway Community Newspapers chain purchased the paper in 1955. Ottaway, which later became a division of Dow Jones & Company, owned the newspaper until November 2006, when its sale to Community Newspaper Holdings was announced. Five months later, on April 1, 2007, the newspaper, along with the weekly Spectrum, was sold to Hearst Corporation of New York. On August 8, 2008 the Hearst Corporation acquired the Connecticut Post, including seven non-daily newspapers, from MediaNews Group, Inc. and assumed management control of three additional daily newspapers in Fairfield County, Conn., including The Advocate, Greenwich Time, and The News-Times, which had been managed for Hearst by MediaNews had managed under a management agreement that began in April 2007.

Greenwich Time

Greenwich Time is a daily newspaper in Greenwich, Connecticut. The paper shares an editor and publisher with The Advocate of nearby Stamford, Connecticut. Both papers are owned and operated by the Hearst Corporation. The Post was owned by MediaNews, which handled The Advocate and Greenwich Time for Hearst until Hearst bought out MediaNews in 2008. On August 8, 2008 the Hearst Corporation purchased the Connecticut Post and seven non-daily newspapers, from MediaNews Group, Inc. and assumed management control of three extra daily newspapers in Fairfield County, Conn., including The Advocate, Greenwich Time, and The News-Times, which had been managed for Hearst by MediaNews under a management agreement that began in April 2007.The daily circulation of the Greenwich Time is 7,838 and 10,672 on Sundays. The publisher of the Greenwich Time is Michelle McAbee. The headquarters for the newspaper is located at 1455 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously-published newspaper in the United States. A morning newspaper serving most of the state north of New Haven and east of Waterbury, its headquarters on Broad Street are a short walk from the state. It reports regional news with a chain of bureaus in smaller cities and a series of local editions. Since 2000, it has been owned by Tribune Company, which later combined the paper's management and facilities with those of Tribune-owned WTIC in Hartford. The word "courant," borrowed from the Dutch, was a popular name for English-language newspapers. The daily Hartford Courant traces its existence back to the weekly, adopting as its slogan, "Older than the nation." The Hartford Courant circulates on average 135,283 weekdays and Saturday, and 197,406 on Sundays as of 2011. The Hartford Courant is owned by Tribune Company. Published by Richard Graziano, and edited by Naedine Hazell. Headquarters are located at Broad Street Hartford, Connecticut.

Middletown Press

The Middletown Press is a newspaper based in Middletown, Connecticut that is the main daily newspaper of Middletown and its surrounding area in Middlesex County, Connecticut. It was founded in 1878 as the Middlesex Monitor, a daily flyer, by Ernest King and his son Ernest. It carried information about the 1884 presidential elections. It became a one-cent daily newspaper (also called a penny press). The name would later change to The Evening Press when its price went up to two cents in 1918, and one year later it became The Middletown Press in 1919.

New Haven Register

In 1812, The Register began publishing and is now considered amongst the oldest continuously published newspapers in the United States. John Day Jackson purchased the newspaper during the early 20th century. In 1987, the Jackson family combined the Register and The Journal-Courier into a seven-day morning Register. Upon his retirement, John Day Jackson passed over his control of the papers to his sons, Richard and Lionel Jackson. Later, Lionel's son, Lionel "Stewart" Jackson Jr. took control of the paper. The highest peak of circulation occurred in the middle 1980's, hitting over 100,000 deliveries. The Register has a week day circulation of almost 75,000 according to the Audit Bureau of Circulation. It has the second-highest circulation in Connecticut after the Hartford Courant. The Register shares circulation with the Elm City Newspapers. The Register is your source for Connecticut news. They cover local and regional Connecticut news, sports and more.

Norwalk Hour

The Hour is a daily newspaper published in Norwalk, Connecticut by The Hour Publishing Company. It serves the cities of Norwalk, Wilton, Westport, Weston and Stamford. The newspaper was founded in 1871. It was published under the title The Evening Hour from 1895 into the 1900's, at which point it was renamed The Norwalk Hour, after 1971, it became merely The Hour. In 2000, The Hour changed from afternoon to morning deliveries. When the Advocate ceased, The Hour was left as the only independent newspaper in Fairfield County and the only daily newspaper devoted to Norwalk and its surrounding communities. The Hour?s publisher is Chet Valiante and circulates an average of 16,070 daily. The newspaper covers local news, business, sports, and entertainment. 1 Selleck Street, Norwalk, CT 06855.

Stamford Advocate

The Stamford Advocate is a seven-day daily newspaper founded in Stamford, Connecticut. The paper shares a publisher and editor with the Greenwich Time; both are owned and operated by the Hearst Corporation, a multinational corporate media conglomerate with $4 billion in revenues. The Advocate is dristributed in Stamford and the nearby southwestern Connecticut towns of Darien and New Canaan. Since 2003, it has also published a separate edition that serves Norwalk. The paper's headquarters moved in 2008 from downtown Stamford, across the street from the Stamford Government Center, to the Riverbend complex in the Springdale section of Stamford. It also has a news bureau in Norwalk.

Torrington Register Citizen

The Register Citizen is a multimedia news organization that serves the Greater Torrington “Northwest Corner” and Litchfield County with local, state and enterprise news.