Central Maine Senior Centers Forced to Reduce Hours 

Federal budget cuts are forcing three senior centers in Central Maine to cut back on their hours. Starting Monday, the Spectrum Generations Knox Community Center in Rockland now closes at 1 p.m., an hour earlier than usual. Beginning in April, the Waldo Community Center in Belfast will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., instead of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also in April, the Somerset Community Center in Skowhegan will shut down on Tuesdays and Thursdays.Instead, it’ll be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, log on to