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Boston Herald Raises Newsstand Price

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BOSTON — The Boston Herald is raising the newsstand price of its daily newspaper by 25 cents to $1, citing economic pressures affecting the newspaper industry.

The increase for papers sold within 30 miles of Boston will be effective May 11. Outside of the 30-mile area, the cost will remain at the current $1.

The price of the Sunday Herald will remain unchanged at $2.

The Boston Globe recently announced that it will raise newsstand prices within the 30-mile city zone from 75 cents to $1 on May 4. Outside of that area, the price will increase from the current $1 to $1.50.

The Sunday Globe will increase in cost from $2.50 to $3.50 in the city zone and to $4 outside of greater Boston.