The Herald is asking for your help. Yes, you, the Herald reader.
First, some important background. Then I’ll explain what I’m asking of you.
You might not be aware that local newspapers like the Herald are vanishing fast. All across the United States, many communities like the Cove have lost their only local news source. The Washington Post reported in 2021 that since 2005, about 2,200 local newspapers across America had closed. That’s an average of 44 newspapers per state. More community newspapers have closed since then.
When local newspapers close, the community that they cover...