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RSU 20 schools closed for two weeks

Mar 15, 2020

Searsport — Schools in the Regional School Unit 20 district closed for two weeks as of Monday, March 16, and remain closed until Friday, March 27.

Superintendent Chris Downing posted a letter Sunday afternoon on the RSU 20 website saying, "I wanted to communicate this news to you as soon as possible so you may begin planning for childcare and other concerns that will be raised by this decision.

"On or before Thursday, March 26, a decision on a potentially longer closure will be made based on the facts available at that time.

"This closure is in response to the call by medical professionals to implement practices of social distancing and is not the result of any suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in our community."

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