List of newspapers in MaineMaine is known for its rocky coastline, maritime history, and nature areas. Maine is also called the Polar Star State because of its position as one of the northernmost states and because of the North Star on its Coat of Arms. Maine has 7 daily newspapers and 49 weekly newspapers. The biggest newspapers by circulation in Maine are Portland Press Herald, Bangor Daily News, and Twin City Times.
The Portland Press Herald is a daily newspaper published in Portland, Maine. It is Maine's earliest newspaper that was founded in 1862. The newspaper circulates 66,000 copies daily.
The Bangor Daily News is a daily newspaper published in the central and eastern portions of Maine. The paper was owned by the Towle-Warren family for four generations until 1985 when the publisher Richard J. Warren bought the newspaper. The Bangor Daily News circulates 56,000 copies daily and 63,000 on Sundays.
The Sun Journal is a newspaper published in Lewiston, Maine. It is owned by Sun Media Group. The newspaper circulates 18,600 copies, making it one of the most popular among the readers in the state.
The Twin City Times is one of the largest newspapers in Portland, Maine. The newspaper circulates 35,000 copies.
The Kennebec Journal is a daily morning newspaper that serves readers in Augusta, Maine. It is owned by the state's media giant MaineToday Media. The paper covers stories from Augusta and Kennebec County. Kennebec Journal is popular with a nickname, the KJ. The newspaper circulates 10,792 copies daily.
The Southern Forecaster is a regional newspaper published in southern Maine. It is published weekly and distributed for free. It is owned by the media giant, SunMedia Group. The newspaper circulates 60,000 copies.
Published in Waterville, the Morning Sentinel is a daily newspaper owned by MaineToday Media. It covers the cities and towns of Franklin, Kennebec, Penobscot and Somerset counties. The Morning Sentinel circulates 13,922 copies daily.
The Times Record is a daily newspaper published in Brunswick, Maine. It covers the mid coast region of the state. The paper circulates 9,726 daily and 11,406 copies on Fridays.
Is a free weekly lifestyle-cultural arts newspaper published in Bangor, Maine. It is a tabloid-format paper distributed by Edge Media Group. The Maine Edge circulates 18,000 copies.
The Bowdoin Orient is the student newspaper of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. In March 2007 ,the paper was named the second best tabloid-sized college weekly at an Associated Collegiate Press conference. The Bowdoin Orient circulates 2000 copies and mails the paper to several hundred subscribers.