Belfast residents need a say in the way forward for the Hutchinson Middle

The College of Maine Hutchinson Middle in Belfast formally closed Friday, however locals aren’t prepared to surrender on the middle. Some at the moment are combating for a seat on the desk in discussions about the way forward for the power.

The middle, positioned on Route 3, has been deeply entwined with Belfast all through its growth, offering instructional {and professional} alternatives to the midcoast for 23 years. The mid-June announcement of the college’s plans to shut the middle and doubtlessly promote the property as a strategy to reduce prices was met with frustration by some group members.

Now, a bunch of native residents is pushing for the college to place any plans to promote on maintain, with a aim to maintain instructional alternatives and occasions going on the middle sooner or later.