Monday, May 4, 2009

N.Y. Times to File Notice It Will Close Boston Globe

By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer

Monday, May 4, 2009; 6:19 AM

The New York Times Co. said last night that it is notifying federal authorities of its plans to shut down the Boston Globe, raising the possibility that New England's most storied newspaper could cease to exist within weeks.

After down-to-the-wire negotiations did not produce millions of dollars in union concessions, the Times Co. said that it will file today a required 60-day notice of the planned shutdown under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification law. [Click for MORE]

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