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Encyclopedia > Cape Cod Times
Cape Cod Times
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet

Owner Ottaway Community Newspapers
Publisher Peter Meyer
Editor Paul Pronovost
Founded 1936
Headquarters 319 Main Street, Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601 USA
Circulation 49,439 daily, 56,708 Sunday in 2006[1]

Website: capecodonline.com

The Cape Cod Times is a broadsheet daily newspaper serving Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States. It is owned by Ottaway Community Newspapers, a subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. A newspaper is a lightweight and disposable publication (more specifically, a periodical), usually printed on low-cost paper called newsprint. ... Newspaper sizes in August 2005. ... Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis Statue of Iyannough, in downtown Hyannis. ... Cape Cod (or simply the Cape) is an hook-shaped peninsula nearly coextensive with Barnstable County, Massachusetts and forming the easternmost portion of the state of Massachusetts, in the Northeastern United States. ... Map of Marthas Vineyard. ... Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, formed of glacial moraine. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ... Dow Jones redirects here. ...

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History

The paper was first published by businessman Basil Brewer on October 19, 1936 as the Cape Cod Standard-Times, and was distributed jointly on the Cape with The New Bedford Standard-Times until the end of 1970. It was first published as an independent daily for Cape Cod on January 1, 1971 and renamed the Cape Cod Times from September 2, 1975.[2] is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The New Bedford Standard-Times is the largest of the several newspapers in southeastern Massachusetts along with The Fall River Herald-News and the Taunton Daily Gazette. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Times also owns a 175-year-old rival weekly newspaper, The Barnstable Patriot, which it purchased in 2005 for an undisclosed sum. Peter Meyer, the Times' president and publisher, said the newsrooms of the daily and 4,500-circulation weekly would remain separate. Ottaway, the Times' parent, also owns the weekly Inquirer & Mirror of Nantucket.[3] The Barnstable Patriot is a weekly newspaper published in and for the town of Barnstable, Massachusetts. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Inquirer and Mirror, also called The I&M, is the weekly newspaper of record on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts. ...


Today's Times

Inside each daily edition of the Times are separate sections for news, sports, business, and classified ads. Additional news sections include "Lifestyle & Arts" (Monday and Friday); "Business Tuesday"; "Food" (Wednesday); "Health & Fitness" (Thursday); "CapeWeek" (Friday); "Arts & Entertainment" (Saturday); and, on Sunday, "Travel," "Cape & Islands" (local news), "Forum" (opinion), "Home and Family," "The Wall Street Journal Sunday," "Real Estate" and "TVTimes" (television).[4]


Circulation and offices

According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations report from September 2004, the Times sold an average of 50,896 copies on weekdays and 60,460 copies on Sunday. In 2006, ABC figures reflected a lower distribution of approximately 49,440 on weekdays, 49,820 on Saturdays and 56,710 on Sundays. The Audit Bureau of Circulations is one of the several organizations of the same name operating in different parts of the world. ...


The Times' main news office is on Main Street in Hyannis, the largest village of Barnstable, Massachusetts. It also has news bureaus and sales offices on the main streets of Falmouth and Orleans, Massachusetts. Circulation, business and printing operations, formerly handled at the headquarters office, are now in a 71,000-square foot facility at Independence Park, Hyannis, built in 1988 and expanded in 1994.[5] Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Barnstable County Settled 1637 Incorporated 1638 Government  - Type Council-manager city  - Town    Manager John C. Klimm Area  - City  76. ... The garden of the historical society of Falmouth Falmouth is a town located in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. ...   Settled: 1693 â€“ Incorporated: 1797 Zip Code(s): 02653 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ...


List of recent editors

  • Bill Breisky (1978-1995)
  • Cliff Schechtman (1995-2005)
  • Paul Pronovost (2005-present)

External links

  • Cape Cod Times website

Footnotes

  1. ^ Audit Bureau of Circulation "eCirc" report for six months ending September 30, 2006, at www.accessabc.com, accessed January 6, 2007.
  2. ^ Our History, accessed January 7, 2007.
  3. ^ Fitzgerald, Jay. "Cape Cod Times Purchases Weekly Newspaper Rival," Boston Herald, October 5, 2005.
  4. ^ Cape Cod Times Section Listing, accessed January 7, 2007.
  5. ^ "Our History."

 
 

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