Sending a shout out to America’s oldest surviving weekly newspaper, “The Cambridge Chronicle”, first published May 7, 1846 in Cambridge Massachusetts! Imagine the US history published on its pages: the civil war stories, World War I, the roaring twenties, the stock market crash, the…well, you get the idea. Happy Birthday to The Cambridge Chronicle!!

At a time when so many newspapers have disappeared in favor of online videos and blogs, I love to see this 173rd birthday being celebrated !

May 7, 1846