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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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Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

| September 17, 2014

For kindergarten teacher Susan McMann, every new school year brings something different. But this year more than most. “We were a little anxious this is so much bigger than what we’ve been used to however with everybody’s help, and just doing it for a few days it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was […]

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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

| 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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