Machias voters say no to cutting fire department, police

Photo: Almost every one of the 170 voters present at last week’s annual town meeting in Machias raised their hands to defeat Article 5 of the town warrant. The article proposed cutting two driver-dispatcher positions from the Machias Fire Department budget, for a tax savings of $81,585, and prompted extensive voter discussion.

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

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