February 25, 2020
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N.H. company buys Maine’s York Independent newspaper

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The parent company of New Hampshire’s HippoPress has bought Maine’s York Independent, a newspaper that serves York and Ogunquit.

The York Independent is a free paper published 24 times yearly.

QOL Publications of Manchester, which owns the HippoPress and the Manchester Express weeklies, also offers commercial printing and distribution services.

It says the York Independent will continue to be published in its current format. Former owners Steve and Tori Rasche of York will remain involved in the paper.

The York Independent was founded in 1999.

Terms of the sale were not disclosed.


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