Classified Advertising and Legal Notices



To place a classified ad, email or call us at 617-524-2626.
1.  Classified Advertising

2.  Classified Advertising for Advertising Agencies

To place a legal notice, call 781-485-0588 or email Ellen Bertino at [email protected]

1. Classified Advertising

•Classified Ads are for: Help Wanted, Yard Sale, For Sale, For Rent, Position Wanted, cars and household items for sale, etc.

•Deadline for Friday publication: Monday, 3 p.m.

•PDF receipt: Monday, 3 p.m.

•See Publishing Calendar or call for exact dates.

•To Place an Ad: Fax your text to 617-524-3921 or e-mail [email protected] or drop off at 7 Harris Ave. Attention Classified Dept. Include your credit card information or name, full address and telephone number for billing purposes.
Line Classifieds:
•$14 for the first 10 words, including a small bold headline. Each additional word is 25 cents. Note: a telephone number is one word.

Classified Display

•$15 per column inch.

•$13 per column inch for 2 or more placements of the same ad.

More Discounts

•Invoice paid within 10 days of publication…….2% discount

•Camera-ready ad…………………………….5% discount

•Local non-profit organization………………..5% discount

•Classified pages are 7 columns wide by 16″ tall.

Column Widths:

•1 column = 1 3/8 inches

•2 columns = 2 15/16 inches

•3 columns = 4 1/2 inches

•4 columns = 6 1/16 inches

•5 columns = 7 5/8 inches

•6 columns = 9 3/16 inches

•7 columns = 10 13/16 inches

•Minimum ad size is 2 column inches.

Other Services:

•English/Spanish translation….First 20 words $10, 25 cents per additional word

•Client changes in ad copy after order processed….$5 per change

2. Classified Advertising for Ad Agencies

•Based on camera-ready copy, commissionable.

•All Gazettes are sized according to Standard Advertising Units (SAU) for a 16″ tabloid. Pages arereduced by 3% in the final production. Half-tones are shot with 85 line screen (65-100 line screens available).

Deadlines for Friday Publication

•Space Reservations: Monday, 3 p.m.

•Receipt of PDF: Monday, 3 p.m.

•See Publishing Calendar for exact dates.

•To Place an Ad: Fax your order to 617-524-3921 or e-mail [email protected]

Mechanical Requirements:

•Full page: 7 columns (10 13/16″) wide x 16″ (15.5″ image area) deep

Spanish/English translation:
•$20 for the first 10 words, 30 cents per additional word, commissionable, earlier deadline.

Per Column Inch:

•1 placement………………$15 ($12.75 net)

•2 or more placements………$13 ($11.05 net)


•1 col = 1 3/8 inches

•2 col = 2 15/16 inches

•3 col = 4 1/2 inches

•4 col = 6 1/16 inches

•5 col = 7 5/8 inches

•6 col = 9 3/16 inches

•7 col = 10 13/16 inches

3. Legal Notices

•Deadline for notice and payment for Friday publication: Monday, 3 p.m.

•See Publishing Calendar for exact dates.

•To Place a Legal Notice:

  • Fax 781-485-1403 or 781-289-5352 OR
  • Email us.

Questions? Call 781-485-0588 and ask for Colm (x104) or Deb (x101).

Probate Court Legal Fees Payable Prior to Publication

Legal notices can be mailed, faxed or delivered to the office, but must be accompanied by pre-payment in full in order to be published.

Probate court legal fees:

Probate Court Adoption: (3x) $300, (1x) $125
Probate Court Divorce: (3x) $300, (1x) $125
Probate Court Guardianship/ Administrator/Conservator/Fiduciary etc: $125
Probate Court Name Change: $125

Other legal notices same as line classifieds.

All prepaid.

Deadline for notice and payment for Friday publication: Monday, 3 p.m.


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