About Connection Newspapers

About Connection Newspapers

Connection Newspapers is a locally-owned media company founded in 1784, that publishes 15 weekly community newspapers reaching more than 100,000 households in select suburban communities in the Washington metropolitan area with print editions, and with many more readers of specialized local web publications featuring in depth and breaking community news at www.ConnectionNewspapers.com.

In the last few years alone, The Connection Newspapers have won more than 200 editorial awards in news, sports, entertainment, business, special projects, design, graphics, photography, ad design and more.

Our newspapers are the premier publications serving their markets and are distributed to the most affluent neighborhoods in each community by mail and carrier. Each of our award-winning newspapers focuses on community news and features of intense interest and relevance to our readers. They are highly read. Our papers are consistently rated in independent surveys of readers as the community's favorite community newspapers.

The papers we publish are: the Alexandria Gazette Packet, the Arlington Connection, the Burke Connection, Centre View North, Centre View South, the Great Falls Connection, the Fairfax Connection, the Fairfax Station/Lorton/Clifton Connection, the Oak Hill/Herndon Connection, the McLean Connection, the Mount Vernon Gazette, the Potomac Almanac, the Reston Connection, the Springfield Connection and the Vienna/Oakton Connection.

Our mission is to serve our communities with local news, issues and dialogue, to provide information for our readers to enjoy the best of these communities, to advocate for the communities we serve and to celebrate and record milestones and events in the community and people’s lives.

Part of our mission is to advocate for the success of local businesses, and to partner with the business and real estate communities, while building the businesses of our advertisers through multimedia marketing and micro-targeted advertising. In the past four years alone, more than 10,000 businesses have used the Connection Newspapers to grow their business.

We are the only local publication in the Washington suburbs offering micro-targeting, a hyper-local approach that ensures high local readership and offers very cost effective options for advertisers.

Local newspapers and web sites serving the following communities: In Northern Virginia, counties of Fairfax, Virginia; Arlington County, Virginia; the City of Alexandria, Virginia; Alexandria, Va.; Arlington, Va.; Burke, Va.; Centreville, Va.; Chantilly, Va.; Clifton, Va.; City of Fairfax, Va.; Fairfax Station, Va.; Fair Oaks, Va.; Fair Lakes, Va.; Great Falls, Va.; Herndon, Va.; Laurel Hill, Va.; Lorton, Va.; McLean, Va.; Mount Vernon, Va.; Oak Hill, Va.; Oakton, Va.; Reston, Va.; Springfield, Va.; Vienna, Va. and in Montgomery County, Maryland: Potomac, Md.

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