Comments for: Washington County towns oppose proposal to close Machiasport prison

Posted Feb. 27, 2014, at 5:32 a.m.
Last modified Feb. 27, 2014, at 9:31 a.m.

MACHIAS, Maine — Towns in the vicinity of the Downeast Correctional Facility, which the Department of Corrections has proposed closing, are lining up in support of the small, minimum security prison. The boards of selectmen in several towns have adopted resolutions opposing the prison closing, and more are expected to …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story carried an incorrect headline. Downeast Correctional Facility is in Machiasport, not Machias.

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