Kennebec Journal/Morning Sentinel to Start Printing in South Portland

Updated 5 years ago

Starting next month, two central Maine newspapers will be printed in South Portland.The Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel will be printed in the same facility that prints the Portland Press Herald.All three papers are owned by Maine Today Media…which bought them from the Seattle Times Company in June.Publisher Richard Connor says having all the papers printed in the same facility will strengthen the company and make better use of one of the nation’s most modern printing facilities.He says jobs in the press, production and distribution departments in Augusta, where the Central Maine papers are currently printed, will be offered to those who wish to work in South Portland. And he said he has notified many employees in the entire company that they may be offered buyouts.


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