Northern Rhode Island Dailies Merge Into One

Two Northern Rhode Island dailies, The Call of Woonsocket and The Times of Pawtucket, both owned by Triboro Massachusetts News Media, are merging into a single paper. 

The new paper will be published six days a week, including a weekend edition on Saturdays, The Public’s Radio, NPR’s Rhode Island member network, reported. The Sunday edition of The Call is being shuttered. 

The combined staffs include two news reporters, two sports reporters and one photographer. Seth Bromley is editor of both, The Public’s Radio continues. 

“Our commitment to being a daily news provider for Northern Rhode Island has not changed, but in order to maintain that commitment amid current business trends and increases in printing costs, we have made the decision to combine the two papers into one publication, The Blackstone Valley Call & Times, beginning Nov. 1,” ” the Call reported, according to The Public’s Radio. 

The Call of Woonsocket and The Times of Pawtucket both were founded in the late 19thcentury. 




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