NORTH ADAMS -- MediaNews Group Inc. announced today that it is launching a digital subscription service for the North Adams Transcript website. This digital subscription will impact some readers, as free access to news stories on the site will be limited to five page views a month.
Once that limit has been reached, readers will be asked to subscribe to have full access to www.thetrans
This digital subscription will be available starting Monday.
"The North Adams Transcript's print and digital properties are the trusted and definitive source of local, up-to-date news and information in their communities," said the Transcript's publisher, Peter Lynch. "The decision to begin charging for our online content introduces a new era for our organization that is reflective of the high value we place on journalistic excellence and serving the community.
"Implementation of a digital subscription will allow us to continue to support the quality writing and reporting that our readers expect from us."
All readers of www.thetranscript.com will have free access to the home page, classifieds, obituaries and social announcement section at all times.
Current print subscribers may extend their subscription to include full digital access for an additional $1.99 per month or $19.99 per year.
Digital-only subscriptions will be available to those who are not currently print subscribers for $5.99 per month or $59.99 per year.
To subscribe, visit http://www.my
For more information or to order a home delivery or an eEdition subscription, call 1-800-245-0254. There is a special offer available for new subscribers; please mention code "pw."