Sun Publishing Company

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Sun Publishing Company
Industry Newspapers
Key people
Eliot White, president, publisher
David Tranchida, VP, daily editor
Shawn Palmer, Senior VP, Chief Revenue Officer
Dave Smith, weekly editor
Products The Westerly Sun and four weeklies in Connecticut and Rhode Island

Sun Publishing Company is a daily and weekly newspaper publisher in southwest Rhode Island and southeast Connecticut, USA. It is a Westerly, Rhode Island-based subsidiary of Record-Journal Publishing Company of Meriden, Connecticut.

The company's flagship publication is a daily, The Westerly Sun. It also publishes four weekly newspapers in neighboring towns also covered by the daily.


For Sun's only daily publication, see The Westerly Sun.

Sun Publishing's four weeklies include three covering Rhode Island towns, based in the Westerly headquarters—the Charlestown Press, Westerly Pawcatuck Press and Wood River Press—and one Connecticut publication, the Mystic River Press, based at 15 Holmes Street, Mystic, Connecticut.

The four weeklies share an editor, Dave Smith.

Charlestown Press 
Covering Charlestown, the villages of Kenyon and Shannock in Richmond, and parts of South Kingstown. Total-market postal delivery every Thursday.
Mystic River Press 
Covering Groton, North Stonington and Stonington, Connecticut, including the villages of Mystic, Old Mystic and West Mystic. Free "requester" postal delivery every Thursday.
Westerly Pawcatuck Press 
Covering Westerly (including the village of Bradford) and the Pawcatuck section of Stonington, Connecticut. Total-market carrier delivery every Wednesday.
Wood River Press 
Covering Exeter, Hopkinton and parts of Richmond, Rhode Island—including the villages of Ashaway, Carolina, Hope Valley, Rockville, West Kingston, Wood River Junction and Wyoming. Total-market postal delivery every Thursday.