Several Communities Voting on School Closures 

Residents of Monson are heading to the polls tomorrow to decide if their elementary school should be closed.The superintendent of SAD 68 recommended closing the Monson Elementary School as a way of saving money in the district. Then the district board voted in favor of closing the school. That would mean students would have to be bused to Dover-Foxcroft.But now residents in Monson will have their say. The vote will take place in the Monson Town Hall Meeting Room, Tuesday from 9 am – 8 pm.Residents of a school district in Washington County will also be deciding Tuesday whether to keep their schools open.The SAD 37 Board voted to close schools in Columbia Falls and Cherryfield at the end of this year.Residents could vote to keep the schools open at a significant cost. Some estimate taxes would increase around 70 percent.Voters in both towns will be going to the polls Tuesday.