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SAD 27 Could Move Forward to Close St. Francis School, Community Members Fight to Keep it Open

| January 5, 2015

“When you lose your school, you lose the heart of your community,” said Colleen McBreairty, who ┬áis 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 […]

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Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 2

| November 20, 2014

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 […]

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Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 1

| November 19, 2014

Wellington Elementary closed last June in order to save MSAD 29 money. However, with an empty schoolbuilding and former students being bussed to Houlton, there is growing concern in Monticello. It’s been five months since classes were held at Wellington Elementary School in Monticello. The building has sat vacant since June. Monticello Town Council Chair […]

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St. Francis Students Go to School in Fort Kent As Manhunt Continues

| June 2, 2014

No one was inside the St. Francis Elementary School on Monday. Students, teachers, and staff were all sent to Fort Kent Elementary School, as their bus driver and head custodian is wanted in connection with a shooting death of his girlfriend over the weekend. SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak said, “with the increase of police […]

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Smart Phone Fire

| January 31, 2014

  KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) – School officials in Maine say a student’s smart phone caught fire in her pants pocket, causing minor burns. The episode unfolded Friday morning at the Middle School of the Kennebunks, where the eighth-grader was getting ready for her first class when her iPhone started smoking. The York County Coast Star […]

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