Tuesday Aug 19
Bangor Daily News
Larry Austin named director of security for Maine Department of Corrections
In a recent statement, Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick named Larry Austin as the department's director of security.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
South Paris man killed in police shooting in Mexico
State police said Steven R. Piirainen, 52, of South Paris, was killed after he exchanged fire with a state trooper and a Mexico police officer on Sunday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Department of Corrections graduates 18 new staff members
The Maine Department of Corrections, on Aug. 12, graduated 17 correctional officers and one Correctional Care and Treatment Worker at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro as the MDOC's Graduation Class of 2014-03.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
State of Maine
Portland Man Sentenced to State Prison for Unemployment Fraud
Tracy Young of Portland, Maine was convicted on July 28, 2014, of theft by deception for fraudulently receiving unemployment insurance payments.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Penobscot Bay Ringers offer free workshop
Penobscot Bay Ringers, Midcoast Maine's community handbell choir, will present a free workshop Saturday, Sept.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Maine Prison, Warden Not Liable for Padlock Beatings
Slocking. It's nothing new. Rappers Kool G and Tupac referenced padlocks in socks years ago.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Friday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8
AND, I'M DAVID CHARNS. SUBSTANCE ABUSE EXPERTS ARE WEIGHING IN ON THE SACO MURDER- SUICIDE.
Investigation underway at Maine State Prison
The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating a complaint that says a group of employees has created a hostile work environment at the Maine State Prison.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Bangor Daily News
10 dads in prison graduate from InsideOutDad program
Maine State Prison in Warren had a group of prisoners graduate from the 12-week InsideOutDad program on Friday, July 18. "This is the first class offered, and appeared quite successful.
Inmate files suit for tossed mail
A Maine State Prison inmate filed a complaint in U.S District Court July 8, contending his civil rights are violated by a policy that commands mail room employees at the prison to dispose of personal mail written on colored paper.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Movies on the Green Aug. 2
The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library's Movies on the Green summer series will feature the 2007 British-American romantic fantasy "Stardust" Saturday night, Aug. 2. Movies on the Green are shown on the wall of the old Maine State Prison, starting at sundown "Stardust" boasts an all-star cast that includes Claire Danes, Robert DeNiro, Michelle ... (more)