Comments for: Federal government shutdown would imperil key Acadia tourism season, flu shots and fuel aid

Posted Sept. 30, 2013, at 1:57 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 01, 2013, at 8:41 a.m.

PORTLAND | In Maine, a federal government shutdown does not signal the end of mail delivery but could affect a range of things from fall tourism to flu readiness. The hardest hit likely would be the neediest Mainers, whose federal aid for housing, heating and food could be jeopardized …

CORRECTION:

A previous version of this story erroneously said that court operations would continue without changes until Oct. 13. The correct date is Oct. 15. In addition, a previous version incorrectly reported that 19,000 qualifying Maine households received LIHEAP funds in the last fiscal year. The correct number of households is 55,000.

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