AUGUSTA — In a unanimous vote, the State and Local Government Committee today rejected a bid by Peaks Island to secede from Portland.

Lawmakers say secession leaders did not follow the process as spelled out in state law. The panel voted 9-0 “ought not to pass.”
 

Augusta and Waterville news

Get news and events from your towns in your inbox every Friday.


  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.