Whoever bought up and threw away copies of a South Jersey weekly newspaper presumably hoped to prevent it from being read.
But they forgot about the Internet.
The Retrospect made its July 27 edition’s top story -- about unusual compensation arrangements for a Haddon Township public official -- available free online after a significant number of print copies were discovered in a dumpster at the Haddon Township municipal building.
"We wanted to make sure (the story) was out there," says Brett Ainsworth, publisher of the weekly, which covers Collingswood and nearby communities. He also personally restocked several retail locations on Sunday .