Author Archives: Karen Tarica

MONEY names best places to raise a family.

MONEY has released its top ten list of the best places to raise a family now. The list might not be what you expect as the top spot was secured by a New Jersey borough. Click here to read about … Continue reading

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Hoping to keep the local newspaper alive.

A newspaper in Washington state is hoping to find a new buyer – everyone agrees on the importance of the local small town newspaper and its community coverage.  “They’re kind of the glue that holds things together, that provides merchants … Continue reading

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We want our local newspaper back.

As many newspapers across the country are closing up shop, one community is working to bring their local newspaper back. In South Dakota, they’re having meetings and brainstorming ways to start the newspaper and reconnect the community. One person said … Continue reading

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Saving America’s Small Towns

The words “small town” conjure up images of a quaint, tree lined main street and community rich with friendly characters but there’s so much more going on in America’s small towns today. Many are fighting to survive — they’re looking … Continue reading

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A look back at the interesting history of one town’s newspaper.

A Washington town’s newspaper history is explained thanks to the availability of the town’s newspaper archive collection available through the local genealogical society.  The information goes back to the 1800s and includes a rather controversial editor.  Click here to read … Continue reading

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Imagine life without local news.

One American small town experienced an unconventional approach to saving the local newspaper – a college student stepped in. Running the paper is described as a “labor of love” but that college student has been impressed by the community support … Continue reading

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A one-stop shop for those wanting to digitize and put archives online.

We’ve been digitizing newspaper archives, primarily bound volumes, for years but have noticed quite an increase in organizations eager to have their archive content scanned and placed online. Readers expect to be able to easily search old newspapers for information … Continue reading

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A look back at life in America.

There is perhaps no more interesting and entertaining reading than going through historic editions of newspapers.  You may hear people say, “you just can’t make this stuff up.” From advertisements to columns detailing social life in town, you learn a … Continue reading

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Essential archive management for newspapers

SmallTownPapers announced the latest release of its flagship service platform ArchiveInABox now allows newspapers to consolidate all archive content in one place. Publishers are given a dedicated web page and management interface to archive all their articles, whether published in … Continue reading

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Let your archive work for you in 2017.

What is your archive content going to do for you next year? Will it help bring in more readers? Engage your community? Create a fresh new source of revenue?  SmallTownPapers can show you how your archive can do all of … Continue reading

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