"Cover Story" piece about the Maine State Prison at Thomaston, which is in the p
"Cover Story" piece about the Maine State Prison at Thomaston, which is in the process of being replaced by a new $67.5 million, 736-bed facility in Warren. With a detailed description of the Thomaston prison, which has been cobbled together since 1823, and a presentation of the views of state representative James Skoglund, D-St. George, who opposes the construction of the new prison at Warren, countered by the response of Martin Magnusson, the commissioner of corrections, who agrees with Skoglund on some issues and disagrees on others. With a related piece on the loss of 45 percent of the flow from Thomaston's new wastewater treatment plant, which will occur when the prison moves across the river to Warren in two years, taking with it the prison sewage. Thomaston has filed an appeal of the prison's Site Location of Development permit over the wastewater issue.
Maine State Prison Thomaston, Prisons, Magnusson, Martin, Skoglund, James
Carpenter, Murray, ""Cover Story" piece about the Maine State Prison at Thomaston, which is in the p" (1999). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 3802.
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