The Vineyard Gazette’s total print circulation remained flat this year, as traffic to its website continued double digit growth.

Total average circulation for the Gazette over the past 12 months was 8,903, compared with 8,823 for the same period last year. Paid circulation was 8,472 compared with 8,569 in 2011, a 1.1 per cent decline.

A circulation statement is published in today’s edition, as required by the United States Postal Service for all paid circulation newspapers. The statement includes average paid circulation for subscriptions and vendor sales both in and out of county. Sold on the newsstand and through mail subscriptions, the Gazette is circulated throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Over the past 12 months, traffic to the Gazette’s website grew by 13 per cent, continuing a strong year over year trend.