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Students Have Last Day at Wellington School in Monticello

Students Have Last Day at Wellington School in Monticello

| June 17, 2014

“The last day of school is always an emotional one..it’s hard to know that your little ones are moving on..today of course has special significance because it’s the last kindergarten class,” said kindergarten teacher Susan McMann. McMann has been a teacher at the Wellington School for the last nine years. On Tuesday morning she soaked up […]

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Monticello Has Community Meeting To Discuss Wellington School Closing

Monticello Has Community Meeting To Discuss Wellington School Closing

| June 2, 2014

If you had to decide between paying higher taxes or keeping a school open in your town which would you choose. That’s the decision set before Monticello residents as the potential permanent closing of the Wellington School is edging closer with a final community vote in a little more than week. But before that can […]

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Two Confirmed Cases of Whooping Cough in MSAD 29 School District

Two Confirmed Cases of Whooping Cough in MSAD 29 School District

| May 21, 2014

MSAD 29 school officials are putting out the word to parents to take heed but NOT PANIC over the confirmation of two cases of pertussis or whooping cough in the district. Shawn Cunningham gets the details of this developing story and what parents need to know. There are two confirmed cases of pertussis…whooping cough in […]

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Monticello Man Convicted of Theft of Workers’ Comp Benefits

Monticello Man Convicted of Theft of Workers’ Comp Benefits

| April 18, 2014

AUGUSTA – An Aroostook County trial jury Friday convicted Stephen Tucker, Sr., age 63, of Monticello, of theft of more than $10,000 in workers’ compensation benefits.   Tucker received over $45,000 in benefits from the Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company (MEMIC) from July 2009 through February 2012 by claiming that he could not work due […]

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Stolen Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run

Stolen Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run

| March 10, 2014

Monday afternoon, at approximately 2:45 P.M., Maine State Police received a report of a hit and run crash on Route 1 in Monticello.  23-year old James Keaton of Houlton was traveling on Route 1 when he attempted to pass a vehicle driven by 54-year old John Stevens of Millinocket.  Keaton struck Stevens’ mirror causing damage […]

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