The College of Maine Hutchinson Middle in Belfast is ending its academic programing in early August as a cost-cutting measure, officers mentioned.
The Hutchinson Middle has provided skilled growth and convention house in addition to programs by the Early School program for highschool college students and Senior School for older residents.
“To scale back prices throughout this era of due diligence no additional programming will happen on the facility as of August 5,” mentioned Meredith Whitfield, UMaine’s chief advertising and communications officer.
The college “stays dedicated to offering high quality academic alternatives in Waldo County,” and can nonetheless present on-line schooling, skilled alternatives and its cooperative extension programming, Whitfield mentioned.
The way forward for the Hutchinson Middle property is unclear, and the college is analyzing completely different choices.
The middle first opened in Belfast in 2000 with the aim of bringing high-quality schooling to the midcoast space, based on the college’s web site.
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