Man Charged in Case Involving Fake Bills 

An East Machias man is accused of using phony money.Authorities say 40-year-old Lawrence Cormier confessed Tuesday to passing fake 50-dollar bills at Walmarts in Ellsworth, Bangor and Calais.Ellsworth Police Lieutenant Harold Page says he suspects forgery charges will follow.Page says the cases of fake bills in Calais and Bangor are being handled by the police departments of those two communities.