Maine Maritime Academy Cuts Positions 

Maine Maritime Academy has cut 13 administrative support positions because of reductions in state aid to Castine school.MMA President Leonard Tyler says the cuts are necessary because the state cut aid to the school by about $476,000 dollars this year.Of the 13 positions that were cut, four were vacant. No faculty positions were eliminated.Tyler say the college also expects to increase tuition rates by 5 percent next year.