From the Kennebec Journal: On Wednesday, Kennebec selectmen sent a letter to the Public Utilities Commission with a list of complaints against Central Maine Regional Communications Center in Augusta and opposing any plan requiring the town to resume a relationship with the center.

Community and public-safety officials around the state have voiced overwhelming opposition to a plan to consolidate the number of 911 calls centers from 26 to 17. The plan is to have one 911 call center per county, with an additional center in Portland. It also calls for consolidation of some local dispatch centers.

There were 48 PSAPs prior to 2003. Read the entire article here.