Category: Education News

Mid-Coast School of Technology Grand Opening

Rockland — Superlatives were tossed about Monday afternoon, Sept. 9, during the ceremony marking the opening of the new $21.5 million regional technical school. “This is a magnificent building that will provide students with the skills they need to join today’s workforce,” Region 8 Vocational Board Chair Jerry White of North Haven said as he […]

Wilbur H. Palmer Career and Technical Education Center Breaks Ground!

HUDSON — A groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday night marked the official start of construction and renovation efforts for a new and improved career and technical education school at Alvirne High School in Hudson. Alvirne Principal Steven Beals said construction crews are installing the necessary underground drainage, water and sewer systems for the 38,000 square feet of […]

Bowdoin to Build Four Passive House Dorms

BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College will start construction this summer on four Passive House dorms, the next step in the college’s commitment to carbon neutrality. The four buildings, which will house 22 students each, are on 3.56 acres on Park Row, next to Chamberlain Hall. The project overall includes 47,877 square feet of construction and will […]

Designing First Impressions: Brewster Academy’s Admission Space

The average attention span is 8.25 seconds (down from 12 seconds in the year 2000)! Within 8.25 seconds, prospective students and their families will make a staggering number of assumptions about your school. These assumptions will be based largely upon their first impression of the admissions office. Therefore, the visitor experience must be exceptional from […]