6 weeklies not included in Maine newspaper chain’s landmark sale

Maine media mogul Reade Brower stated Monday that he has offered his 5 each day newspapers, together with the Portland Press Herald, and 17 weeklies to a nationwide newspaper nonprofit.

Lacking from the sale have been six weeklies stretching alongside Maine’s northern coast.

These not included are The Ellsworth American, The Mount Desert Islander in Bar Harbor, The Courier-Gazette in Rockland, The Republican Journal in Belfast, The Camden Herald and The Free Press in Camden, stated Chris Crockett, writer of these newspapers.