1. Publication Title: The Groton Herald.
2. Publication number: 534- 810
3. Filing date: 9/25/2020
4. Issue frequency: weekly
5. Number of issues published
6. Annual subscription price: $40
7. Complete mailing address of
known office: P.O. Box 610, Groton, Middlesex County, MA 01450-0610. Contact person: Deborah E. Johnson, 978-448-6061
8. Complete mailing address of headquarters of general business: See above.
9. Full name and complete mailing address of Publisher, Editor and Managing Editor: Publisher and Editor: Deborah Elliott Johnson, P.O. Box 591, Groton, MA 01450-0591. Managing Editor: Russell Hope Harris, P.O. Box 591, Groton, MA 01450-0591.
10. Owners: Deborah E. Johnson, P.O. Box 591, Groton, MA 01450-0591
Robert W, Stewart, P.O. Box 296, West Groton, MA 01472-0296
12. Tax Status has not changed during preceding 12 months.
13. The Groton Herald
14. Issue date for circulation data: September 18, 2020.
15. Extent and nature of circulation:
A. Avg. copies each issue: 1194.
Copies of single issue: 1100.
B1. Avg. paid mailed outside county: 59, Single issue: 53.
B2. Avg. paid mailed in county: 785, Single issue: 779.
B3. Paid distribution outside mails: Avg. 205, Single issue: 160.
B4. Paid distribution by other classes of mail: Avg.: 0, Single issue: 0.
C. total distribution Avg.: 1049, Single issue: 992
D. 1. Free or nominal rate outside county: Avg. 0, Single issue: 0
2. Free or nominal rate inside county: Avg. 53, single issue: 49
3. Free or nominal rate copies mailed at other classes: Avg. 10, single issue 6
4. Free or Nominal Rate Distribution Outside the Mail: Avg. 40, single issue 35
E. total free distribution: Avg. 103, single issue: 90
F. total distribution: Avg. 1152, single issue: 1082
G. Copies not distributed: Avg.: 42, Single issue: 18
H. Total: Avg. 1194 copies, single issue: 1100 copies
I. Percent Paid: Avg. 91%, Single Issue: 91.3%
16. Electronic Copy Circulation: 16a. Paid electronic copies: Avg. 0. Single issue: 0
16b. Total paid electronic plus print: Avg: 1049, single issue: 992
16c. Total print distribution plus paid electronic copies: Avg. 1152, Single Issue 1082. 16d. Percent Paid Avg.: 91%, Single Issue: 91.3
I certify that 50% of all my distributed copies (electronic and print) are paid above a nominal price.
Publication of Statement of Ownership: If the publication is a general publication, publication of this statement is required. Will be printed in the Sep. 25, 2020 issue of this publication.
16. Signature and Title of Editor, Publisher and Owner:
Deborah E. Johnson (signed), 9/21/2020
17. I certify that all information furnished in this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties).