A history of The Lebanon Voice and The Rochester Voice
Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:47 pm
The Lebanon Voice began publishing its online newspaper on April 13, 2012, reporting on government, fire and police stories and news and special interest features in Lebanon, Maine.
It garnered its first advertiser in May after less than a month of publication.
In July 2012, The Lebanon Voice began covering Milton news as well, and a year later Rochester was added to its primary coverage area.
To reflect its news content and community and to provide a better venue for Northern Seacoast advertisers, The Lebanon Voice merged with the newly created The Rochester Voice on July 10, 2017.
In July 2017 The Rochester Voice (which replaced the former Lebanon Voice) averaged 4,500 daily visits and a unique monthly readership of 30,000.
Currently, The Rochester Voice covers Rochester and surrounding cities and towns, including Dover, Farmington, Barrington, Milton and Somersworth, N.H.,as well as Acton, Lebanon, Berwick and Sanford, Maine with some 7,000 daily visits and 40,000 unique monthly visitors.
The newspaper is updated daily.
In May 2016 the newspaper became a subscriber publication. As of January 2021 we had more than 2,000 paid subscribers.
The Rochester Voice is a full-service newspaper with state, regional and local news, as well as Lifestyle, See N Go, Business, Focus, Wine and Dine, Obituaries and Opinion Page sections.
In July 2017 the Rochester Voice became a member of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce.
In June 2018 The Rochester Voice became a member of the New Hampshire Press Association, sweeping all four general news awards in its category in its first statewide competition.
In 2020 it won six NHPA award, with four first-place awards including General Excellence: Digital Presence.
The Rochester Voice is incorporated in the state of Maine.
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Phone us at 207.432.2218.
Write us at The Rochester Voice, PO Box 1178, Milton, NH 03851.
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