The Stockbridge-based publication will now include the village's legal notices and meeting minutes.
Dexter Village has a new "newspaper of record" following a vote by the village council at its meeting on Monday. The council voted 4-3 to transfer the publication of its meeting minutes and other public hearing notices for the Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Commission, annual budget, and ordinance adoptions from The Dexter Leader to The Sun Times News. Speaking to Patch.com after the meeting, President Shawn Keough said his rationale for casting the tie-breaking vote was based primarily on circulation numbers. "Our goal as a council should be to get as much information as we can in front of as many residents as we can," he said. The Sun Times is delivered free to every household in the village, while the current circulation of The …
Digital First Media CEO John Paton announced Wednesday that the Journal Register Company plans to sell the company through an auction process.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The publisher of Heritage Newspapers announced Wednesday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. After filing for bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, the Journal Register Company, headquartered in Yardley, PA, also announced it is looking to sell the company, according to an online press release from Digital First Media, which operates JRC. “We expect the auction and sale process to take about 90 days, and we are pleased to announce the company has a signed stalking horse bid for Journal Register Company from 21st CMH Acquisition Co., an affiliate of funds managed by Alden Global Capital LLC,” John Paton, chief executive officer of Digital First Media, said. This will not change day-to-day …