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Hartford Courant, oldest US newspaper, to close its offices


December 6, 2020

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Courant, the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States, plans to close the newsroom and offices it has been operating out of since the mid-1940s by the end of the year.

Though the newspaper will continue to be published, its parent company said it will consider whether it's necessary to open a new office.

"This is a decision about real estate needs amid a difficult and challenging time on both the public health and economic fronts," Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Andrew Julien told staffers in an email Friday.

"It won't change the ess...

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