Location: Grafton, Mass.
Focus: “The lifeline of Grafton,” community news, local business
Started: (updated Web site unveiled Aug. 1, 2009)
Employees: 4 — publisher Jack Schofield, editor Jennifer Lord Paluzzi, and an advertising manager and sports/general assignment writer; group also runs sister community news site northbridgetimes.com
Funding: local business advertising, “the backbone of Graftontimes.com”
[from July 31, 2009 publisher note] Many have said we “have brought the community of Grafton together” and we “have built a news source that is professional and unbiased”. We are proud to be the most loved news source in Grafton, just as much as we are proud to deliver a great resource for local small businesses and consumers.
Sample stories: “Modular classrooms set to be ready for new year”; “Grafton Inn seeks liquor license — and missing reservation book”; “McInerny considers late night, early close for town offices”; “Grafton Lions win AAA Little League Championship”