St Francis residents want to keep their school building. They made that quite clear this weekend by unanimously voting for their community to take ownership of the building that is currently part of SAD 27. A move SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak says was vital. “That’s where they have their community meetings, that’s where they […]
Over the weekend St. Francis residents had the chance to learn more about the potential for the town to take ownership of the elementary school. According to first selectmen Darrell Mitchell, at least fifty people attended an informational meeting on Saturday. Mitchell said over the phone that he and MSAD 27 superintendent Tim Doak took […]
MMG Insurance Company Participates in Project INvest…Helping County Students Consider Insurance Industry Viable Career Opportunity….
A local insurance company is INVEST-ing in Maine’s future workforce, thanks to a unique career explorations project. Shawn Cunningham explains how. 00:00 Presque Isle As a customer service supervisor for MMG Insurance Chantal Pelletier usually spends her days in an office. But this day finds Chantal in an entirely different setting with a much younger […]
“When you lose your school, you lose the heart of your community,” said Colleen McBreairty, who is passionate about keeping the St. Francis elementary school open. That’s why she and others have worked as a committee since August to try to find some solutions. “It’s a good school and there’s good people here. And the […]
Wellington School in Monticello has been vacant since its closure in June. The upkeep of the empty building is costing the town thousands. A group of citizens has now started a petition that could solve the problem. With the closure of Wellington School, elementary students in Monticello are now bussed to other district schools in […]