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What is Zip06?

Zip06 is the digital news division of Shore Publishing covering the towns along the CT shoreline between New Haven and the Connecticut River. It is a community news platform that aims to not only provide up to the minute local news and information but also provides a platform for community engagement where registered users can share opinions, photos and information with their neighbors. Join in the conversation!

Are you connected to my weekly newspaper: the East Haven Courier, the North Haven Courier, The Sound, The Source, Harbor News, or the Valley Courier?

Yes! The newspaper that arrives free each Thursday in your mailbox is created by the same staff that runs Zip06!

Do you publish the Shore Line Times?

No. The Shore Line Times is published by the New Haven Register. You can contact them at 203-789-5200.

Will you publish my stories, photos, or events?

Yes! Registered members of the Zip06 community can contribute stories, photos, and events.

If I submit through Zip06 will my story, photo, or event be printed in my local newspaper?

Not yet! We're still working on making this happen. For now, if you want something to appear both online and in print you should submit to the website and also email news@shorepublishing.com

How do I submit a story or announcement?

If you are a registered user of Zip06, please click here to submit. If you have not yet registered, please click here to do so and then submit away!

How do I submit an item to the events calendar?

If you are a registered user of Zip06, please click here to submit. If you have not yet registered, please click here to do so and then submit away!

What is 'News From You'?

'News From You' is exactly what it sounds like: It's news from you!

This is the special place on Zip06 where all of the news submitted by members of the community winds up. Do you have an article you want to publish? Are you getting married? Did your child make the honor roll? Those are all examples of news from you!

Do I need to create an account?

No. Creating an account with Zip06 is completely optional. You can read all of our stories, browse calendar items, watch videos, and browse photos without ever creating an account.

Some users, however, will want to create an account to submit events to the calendar, post stories and announcements, participate in some online contests, and comment on stories.

The choice is completely yours.

How much does it cost to sign-up for an account?

Zip06 accounts are 100% free. Signing up will only cost you a few moments of your time.

How do I register for an account?

It's easy to register for an account. Just click here and fill out the short form. After that you will need to check the email account you register with for a confirmation email. Click the link in the email and you'll be all set!

There's a photo or story that ran in the newspaper that I would like a copy of.

For a story, use the Search box in the navigation bar on this page to enter the words related to the headline of the article or contents. The story you are looking for should be found in the search results. If you cannot find the story, please email news@shorepublishing.com.

How can I get a copy of a photograph?

All staff photos that ran in the newspaper or on Zip06 are available for purchase via this website by clicking the Buy Photo link under the photograph. Simply put your keyword into the Search box on the navigation bar to look for your photo. If you still cannot find the photo, please email news@shorepublishing.com.

I want to share a story that ran. How can I do that?

You can use the Share icons on the page that the article appears on to email or post the article link to your social media page.

Can I get a copy of an old issue?

If the issue is within the last three weeks, we should still have copies of it in the office. Just send an email to shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com, and we will check for you. Past that timeframe, we keep very limited copies of the newspaper in archives. We recommend using the Search box on this website to find your story, and you can share the link via email or social media. If you want the page from the printed newspaper, contact us at shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com and we might be able to pull a pdf page for you out of the electronic archive.

I'm having a problem receiving the paper at my home.

Oh no! We are sorry. Please email your issue to shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com and we will troubleshoot the issue for you.

I have never received a newspaper at my address and would like a free subscription.

Please click here to fill out our Delivery Request Form, and we will commence delivery to your home within 1-2 weeks.

I no longer wish to receive this newspaper. How do I unsubscribe?

Please email your cancellation to shorecirculation@shorepublishing.com and we will remove your address from the list.

How do I contact someone at the newspaper or this website?

We would love to hear from you! Please visit our Contact Us page for a full list of departments, email addresses, mailing address and phone numbers.

How do I advertise?

Are you hiring? Do you accept interns?

We are always on the look out for talent to add to our team! If you feel you can help make our organization a better place with your contributions, we would love to hear from you! Email your resume and interest to miksis@shorepublishing.com.

I have a question that isn't answered here.

If you have a question about the website, please contact our Digital Media Manager Laura Robida at l.robida@shorepublishing.com.
For other questions, please call 203-245-1877.

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Shore Publishing

Shore Publishing, LLC

For more than 10 years, Shore Publishing, LLC, has provided the Connecticut shoreline with the best in uniquely local news and advertising. Starting in 1996 with one weekly newspaper serving Madison, Connecticut, Shore Publishing now provides an informative, targeted weekly newspaper to every home and business across our 16-town territory. In addition to publishing the newspapers of record in our communities, the company has grown to include an active online news and community forum in addition to myriad other products and services designed to connect readers to their community - and businesses to their customers.

Weekly Newspapers

Our seven weekly papers provide superior, hyper-local news coverage delivered to every home and business every week. We feature informative stories about the issues that are important to local residents, ranging from weekly resident profiles to hard-hitting reports on town projects, boards, and committees. News coverage is complemented by columns from local legislators, a lively letters to the editor forum, and submissions from our readers.

Shore Publishing reporters write the most comprehensive Sports section on the shoreline, covering everything from local high school sporting events to profiles on the personalities who make up the sporting community. The Living section is bursting with timely reviews of theater and cinema, news on gallery openings, the latest on the local music and literary scene, and a comprehensive calendar of events — it's the must-have guide to life on the shoreline.

Zip06.com is Shore Publishing's dynamic online news and community forum. In addition to stories and photos printed in the weeklies, online visitors get the latest news and polls and can add their voice to the dialogue by commenting on stories we've printed. The site's extensive archives and town links also makes it the best place to start your search for local info. Users can post community blogs, share photos, and submit calendar events for the entire community to view online - some postings will even make it into the weekly print edition.

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Our popular Classifieds section includes private party ads in addition to departments for Real Estate, Cars, Pets, and Jobs. A new feature of this department is MarketplaceZip06, your online business directory for everything local.

Commercial Printing Services

Shore Publishing offers the professional solution for a full range of printing services including flyers, brochures, menus, guide books, magazines, and more. Contact your Account Executive for more information.

Shore Publishing's seven weeklies reach along the Connecticut shoreline from East Haven to Essex. The Times Community Newsgroup, our sister publications, have eight weeklies spanning from Old Lyme to Pawcatuck, Connecticut.