Vermont Sisters With Roots in News Embrace Small-Town Papers
Posted: 8/17/2013 | By: Christine Haughney | New York Times
King Lear’s three daughters had their lands and loyalties to fight over. Jane Austen’s Dashwood sisters had the prospect of marriage to occupy them, and Anton Chekhov’s three sisters had local military officers to brighten their days.
None of them ever contemplated a future as risky as newspapers.
For a long time, neither did the Lynn sisters, even though they are a fifth-generation newspaper family. Polly, Christy and Elsie Lynn left behind their father’s dusty but cozy newsrooms for college and careers.