MANCHESTER — The Manchester Journal has been bringing weekly news to the Northshire since May 28, 1861.
Some 160 years later, the paper that’s covered Manchester and mountains is becoming a digital daily, with fresh news posted every day Monday through Friday and distributed via email newsletter. The effort is being sponsored by TPW Real Estate of Stratton, Ludlow and Manchester.
“We saw this as an opportunity to fund local news coverage for the Manchester community and help keep people informed about what’s going on throughout the region,” said Paul W. Carroccio, TPW CEO. “Bennington County is important to us and helping the Manchester Journal launch digital daily news distribution offered a relevant cause for us to support.”
Noah Hoffenberg, executive editor of the Journal, said the work of reporters and editors, such as the Journal’s Darren Marcy, couldn’t be done without the support of businesses and individuals like Paul and TPW Real Estate.
“The Northshire needs fair and accurate reporting, and the Journal needs people such as Paul to help keep us going during challenging financial times and at a time when the world is assailed with disinformation,” said Hoffenberg. “Every local ad with us is a local dollar spent, and we thank you for that.”
You can stay up to date with the latest news on manchesterjournal.com, as well as through our expanded weekday edition of The Manchester Minute, and our Breaking News Alerts, both found at manchesterjournal.com/manchester_minute.
“This is a way for our beloved 160-year-old publication to keep up in this digital world, to inform the community throughout the day and week,” said Jordan Brechenser, president and publisher of the Journal.
Whether you go directly to the website or visit through the newsletter, you’ll get instant access to local news, community briefs, the latest in high school sports news, as well as arts news and now access to state, national and world wire reports from The Associated Press.
Have no fear: The weekly paper isn’t going away. That will still keep coming with the same regularity that it has for more than a century and half. If you’re not already receiving it, you can subscribe to the Journal at bit.ly/mjnewsub.
We want to hear from you, too. Send your letters, columns, community news briefs and comments to the editor and publisher at news@ manchesterjournal.com.