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History & Circulation
The Coast Star has been serving the southern Monmouth County area since 1877, and has been located at 13 Broad Street in Manasquan since 1909. Paid weekly circulation is 12,036 published each Thursday to the communities of Avon-by-the-Sea, Bradley Beach, Brielle, Belmar, Lake Como, Manasquan, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights, Sea Girt, and Wall.
The Ocean Star, launched in 1998, has a weekly paid circulation of 5,801 published each Friday to the communities of Bay Head, Brick Township, Lavallette, Mantoloking, Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach. We publish only local news and cover each of these communities thoroughly.
In 2017 The Ocean Star added coverage of Brick Township adding an average of 2,200 copies weekly between sampling and newsstand sales at nearly 50 locations.
In addition, 223 homes subscribe to Starnewsgroup.com as online-only readers, increasing our combined net circulation to over 20,260.