Letters: ‘Pride of ownership,’ ‘real news’ in community

Pride of ownership, commitment ‘evident’

Dear Editor:

I was the community reporter, news clerk at The Springfield News from 2004 until its closing in 2006. Like you, my editor Finn John, was committed to bringing local news and feature stories to the community his newspaper served. In fact, he felt this obligation so strongly that he thought the newspaper should be free to its citizens, that they should not have to pay to read about the local goings-on.

The Chronicle reminds me of The Springfield News in the . . .