State budget offers year-long reprieve for prison

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

After a three-day government shutdown that kept legislators in Augusta into the early hours of July 4, the Maine legislature adopted a biennial budget that guarantees one year of funding for the Downeast Correctional Facility (DCF). The low-security state prison, located in the Bucks Harbor village of Machiasport, provides more than 45 jobs to the local economy.

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