Daily Voice Closes Mass. Sites
All employees at the Central Massachusetts sites were laid off today.
The parent company for The Daily Voice, a group of local news websites, is closing its Massachusetts sites, now-former Managing Editor Jennifer Lord Paluzzi announced Monday on her blog.
"For readers in Grafton, Shrewsbury, Millbury, Northbridge, Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Auburn and Leicester, that’s an end to the daily news they’re used to receiving," Paluzzi wrote. "For readers in Milford and Upton, the websites they were given only two months ago are now gone.There are seven reporters out of work. One managing editor. Three people in sales."
Earlier today, eporter Richard Price wrote today on the Grafton Daily Voice Facebook page that "This is a blow to all of us personally and I'm sure to all of you who loyally read our site for current town news.
"It has been a joy to tell you the stories you need to know and wish everyone the best."
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The sites were based in Grafton, Westborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Northbridge, Milford, Upton, Southborough, Millbury, Leicester and Auburn.
As of late this afternoon, the sites were still live, with no announcement about the closings.