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Rangers fine trespassers in Acadia National Park

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Rangers at Acadia National Park are issuing citations to trespassers while the park is closed because of the federal government shutdown. The Portland Press Herald reported that rangers issued seven citations during the weekend, four to people riding mopeds, two riding motorcycles, and one group that had been camping. The fine is $75. Chief Park Ranger Stewart West said the National Park Service normally has a staff of 206 people at the park, but is down to 15 workers focused on security. All park roads are closed to traffic, along with hiking trails and carriage roads, and West said there have been reports of people vandalizing barricades and signs.

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