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Death of a local paper: Saltwire announces closing of Sackville Tribune-Post

Mark Lever, President and CEO of the Saltwire Network has confirmed that his company has closed the Sackville Tribune-Post. “Every time a brand goes away, it’s a sad, sad day,” Lever said today during a telephone interview. He added that subscriptions … Continue reading

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Mt. A. prof warns that closure of Sackville’s weekly paper could have dire effects

Mount Allison University Professor Erin Steuter says the Tantramar area needs a strong local newspaper so that people can understand the many issues they’re facing rather than depending on unreliable social media posts that can sow division, intolerance and even … Continue reading

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Future still uncertain for Sackville Tribune-Post and Amherst News

The Saltwire Network says it is assessing the future of its weekly newspapers in Atlantic Canada including the Sackville Tribune-Post and the Amherst News after announcing the permanent layoff of 109 employees yesterday. The company, which also owns daily papers in Halifax, Charlottetown, … Continue reading

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Sackville paper closes offices and cuts staff to save money

The Sackville Tribune-Post has closed its downtown offices at 80 Main Street until further notice, but will continue to publish the weekly paper on Wednesdays. The money-saving measure will eliminate one part-time employee who worked the front desk. Managing Editor Scott Doherty … Continue reading

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