Redefine Your Publishing
with the Celsius Platform!

Celsius Technology Groupis a leading technology development company dedicated to providing media organizations and other groups with efficient content management and monetization solutions for web, print and mobile environments. The Celsius suite of services includes "Publisher" and "Pipeline" modules, which provide a total publishing and distribution solution for organizations looking to expand their reaches beyond traditional print mediums and enable new interactivity and advertising revenue via the Web. To find out more please visit


Today stories have the ability to go beyond words on a page. They are brought to life with video, audio, polls, etc. Celsius Publisher is an easy-to-learn, adaptable system that helps you smoothly transition to the web. It’s a complete solution for story creation, content management and distribution that requires nothing more than a web browser. Celsius Publisher redefines the conventional concept of a story. In Celsius Publisher, a story is a container for one or more elements such as text, audio, video and polls. Publisher also provides greater access for readers; for instance, the system allows readers to participate in the story creation process to add elements to an existing story, such as uploading photos and videos associated with a particular piece.


It’s easier than ever to gather and distribute quality content. Celsius Pipeline is a Platform that shares, and potentially monetizes, news stories, photos, audio, video and other content from participating news organizations, content creators, blogs and other content-sharing networks. It’s ideal for members who need a little extra content or want to circulate content of their own.

David Costello, President and Co-founder

Since co-founding Celsius Technology Group in April 2007, David splits his time between his role as vice president of technology for the Sun Media Group and managing the rapid growth of Celsius Technology Group. During David’s twenty-two years of service, he has led numerous technology-based projects within all areas of newspaper operations. David also serves on the New England Operations Association, the New England Newspaper Association and various community-based boards.

David graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in Newspaper Production Management and from Husson College with a Masters in Business Administration.

Organizations and Groups

Celsius provides a number of industry specific solutions for newspapers, magazines, schools, non-profits, and local governments. Below is a partial listing of clients in a variety of industries running on the Celsius open platform.

The Advertiser Democrat
1 Pikes Hill/P. O. Box 269
Norway, ME 04268
The Advertiser Democrat, a weekly newspaper serving eighteen towns in the Greater Oxford Hills region of western Maine is published weekly in Norway, Maine and printed in Lewiston, ME.

Auburn Manufacturing, Inc.
1929 S. Wayne St.
Auburn, IN 46706
A precision parts and machining company in Auburn, Indiana. Celsius created a new website for its "Ever Green Cut ‘n Wrap" product line, a solution that cuts facility heat loss by 85% via fabricated insulated valve and pipe covers.

Bethel Citizen
19 Main Street
Bethel, Maine 04217
Weekly - Circulation 3,000
The Bethel Citizen is a free weekly publication serving Bethel and the surrounding communities of Oxford County and the mountains of western Maine.

The Forecaster
5 Fundy Road
Falmouth, Maine 04105
Weekly - Circulation: 70,000 (all editions)
Running four print editions and website on Celsius
The Forecaster is a free regional newspaper in southern Maine and is published weekly. It publishes multiple issues, including a Portland paper, "Northern Forecaster", which covers the towns immediately north of Portland like Falmouth and Cumberland, the "Southern Forecaster", which covers South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and other communities immediately south of Portland and a "Mid-Coast" edition which covers towns including Topsham, Harpswell and Bath.

The Lebanon Democrat
402 No. Cumberland St.
Lebanon, TN 37087-2306
Circulation: 8,500
The Lebanon Democrat is a daily newspaper based in Lebanon, Tennessee serving the greater Wilson County area along with it two weekly sister publications, The Hartsville Vidette and the Mt. Juliet News.

The Hartsville Vidette
402 No. Cumberland St.
Lebanon, TN  37087-2306
Circulation: 1,482
The Hartsville Vidette is a weekly newspaper that began publishing in 1866. It covers Hartsville and the surrounding communities of Trousdale County, Tennessee.

Mt. Juliet News
402 No. Cumberland St.
Lebanon, TN  37087-2306
Circulation: 1,482
Mt. Juliet News is a weekly newspaper that covers Mt. Juliet and the surrounding communities of Wilson County, Tennessee. The newspaper's web site won first place in the Tennessee Press Association's Ideas Contest Awards for 2011.

NENPA Website
370 Common Street
3rd Floor, Suite 319
Dedham, MA 02026
New England Newspaper and Press Association (NENPA) provides services and programs to help its members publish better and more profitable newspapers. NENPA represents over 75 daily and 432 weekly member newspapers, as well as 45 members who publish bi-weekly or monthly.

St. Joseph's College of Maine
Standish, Maine 04084
278 Whites Bridge Road
St. Joseph's College of Maine is a private, Catholic, primarily residential, co-educational liberal arts college founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy. On-campus enrollment is 1,062 students. Its website is running on the Celsius platform.

The Sun Journal
104 Park Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Daily - Circulation: 35,000
The Sun Journal is a daily newspaper published in Lewiston, Maine, with satellite news and sales bureaus in the Maine towns of Farmington, Norway and Rumford. powered by Celsius Technology Group's Publisher suite of services, was awarded first place for best overall newspaper website for the daily newspapers in its class at the New England Newspaper and Press Association's (NENPA) 2010 Better Newspaper Contest.

Portland Region Chamber of Commerce
(In Community Partnership with The Forecaster)
443 Congress Street
Portland, ME  04101
Representing 1,400 companies, the Portland Regional Chamber is the largest business membership organization in Maine. Comprised of a regional chamber and five community chambers. Celsius renovated and launched a newly designed website in April 2012, which includes enhanced features and responsive design for tablet and iPhone viewing.

Community Groups can use Celsius through Newspaper Clients:

As an added benefit, newspapers using Celsius can extend their reach into the community through partnerships with local community groups and organizations by providing the publishing capability of Celsius in exchange for a branded “News Widget” and advertising on their site.

As an example, The Forecaster has sponsored sites for two local high school newspapers, The Yarmouth High School Clippings and Auburn Middle School, as well as the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce.  All three sites contain a “News Widget” in a prominent location as well a Forecaster advertisement.

Feel free to browse any of the web links above that run on the Celsius platform. For more information visit

David Costello, President
5 Fundy Rd
Falmouth, ME 04105
Tel: 888.312.0122
Promoting Growth and Excellence in New England Newspapers since 1950