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December 22, 2008 / Toby Dayton

Journal Register Shutters 16 Weeklies (& Maybe 2 Dailies)

The Journal Register, whose stock price is now $.0039 per share, announced that it will close 16 of its Connecticut weeklies and might shut down 2 of its dailies, the Bristol Press and New Britain Herald, in January if it cannot sell them by January 12th. In no way do Bristol or New Britain qualify as a major metro market in my 2008 predictions, but the trend has begun in earnest, and it’s only a matter of time…