Comments for: Proposed Down East Correctional Facility closure could mean 68 lose jobs

Posted Oct. 13, 2011, at 2:49 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 13, 2011, at 9:26 p.m.

MACHIASPORT | Maine Department of Corrections’ Commissioner Joseph Ponte confirmed Thursday that the Down East Correctional Facility in the village of Bucks Harbor is proposed for closure, jeopardizing at least 68 jobs. Ponte said that while the state has been mired in a decade-long financial crisis, renovations and repairs …

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