Business
8:23 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Boston Phoenix Newspaper Closes

It’s the end of an era for a popular Boston weekly newspaper. The Boston Phoenix will publish its last edition March 15th. The last online edition will come a week later.  The company’s newspapers in Providence and Portland, Maine will continue publishing.

Credit courtesy Boston Phoenix Facebook Photo Album


Boston Phoenix executive editor Peter Kadzis attributed the paper’s demise to a drop-off in national advertising dollars.  Its publisher, Stephen Mindich said in a statement he could not find the words to express how sad a moment this is for him.
 
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