Brunswick (Maine) board considers building new elementary school

Friday, June 28, 2013

A new elementary school could be in the town’s future if this week's school board discussions gain any traction.

But that could mean delaying renovation work at the junior high school.

The School Board also approved renovation of space below the Brunswick High School stage, at the request of the Fire Department.

Board members at Wednesday’s facilities meeting agreed that a $38 million project to renovate Coffin Elementary School and Brunswick Junior High School would be too costly for the town to do all at once.

While no action was taken, board members agreed they would like to explore building a new elementary school at the site of the shuttered Jordan Acres Elementary School and delay renovation work on the junior high for a few years.

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