Prisoner Transport Program Suspended Due to Lack of Funds 

Penobscot County is suspending a program to transport prisoners that’s designed to save money, because there’s not enough money to fund it.The Penobscot County Commissioners made the decision after officials determined the program lost 280-thousand last year.The system uses Penobscot County Jail Resources to transport prisoners for several counties, including Aroostook, Hancock, Washington, Piscataquis, Waldo, Knox and Somerset.