About The Town Line community newspaper

The Town Line is a nonprofit community newspaper located in South China covering more than 20 towns across central Maine.

The Town Line, Inc. is governed by a volunteer board of directors and staffed by a managing editor, bookkeeper and advertising manager. Numerous volunteers, who are always needed, also contribute to the weekly operation of the newspaper.

The Town Line has been organized and incorporated under the Maine Nonprofit Corporations Act and designated nonprofit under §501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

The Town Line, Inc. accomplishes its purpose through the advertising revenue of local businesses, through memberships and subscriptions from individuals, and from private and town grant assistance.

The Town Line is supported by advertising, and also by community contributions, which are very much appreciated. To support The Town Line, please visit our donation page.

To read an article about our three decade history of reporting local news, published in our 30th Anniversary issue, please click here.

Our Vision:

To enhance the quality of life

Our Mission:

To create a vibrant rural community connecting our towns, organizations and individuals through communication, education, and public dialogue.

Our Goals:

  • Be a sustainable nonprofit organization.
  • Build good community relations.
  • Publish a weekly, non-partisan, balanced newspaper.

The Town Line Inc. Statement of Purpose

The Town Line Inc. not-for-profit organization’s purpose is to promote and foster a growing, healthy, central Maine community comprising of China, Albion, Palermo, Windsor, Vassalboro, Winslow, Unity, Skowhegan and their environs, and the production of a free, local area newspaper to serve this community.

The Town Line Community Newspaper
P.O. Box 89
575 Lakeview Drive (next to the China Town Office)
So. China, ME 04358-0089
Tel (207) 445-2234

Email: townline@townline.org
website: www.townline.org

Office hours:

Mon-Weds: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Thurs-Sun: CLOSED

For advertising: Kathy Duhnoski: 691-2332 or ads@townline.org.