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Vt., Mass. Merger Committee Begins Planning Next Steps

For the committee on Monday night, the goal was to craft a request for proposals for a part-time consultant to work over the next seven months.

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Clarksburg Town Meeting OKs Further School Merger Study

Of the 78 voters who attended the special town meeting at Clarksburg School, only about a half-dozen voted against further research on the merger.

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Clarksburg Voters to Decide School Merger Option

A special town meeting on Wednesday will determine if the town will continue planning a school district merger with neighboring Stamford, Vt.

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Stamford Votes to Continue School Merger Process

Stamford voters on Monday gave the go-ahead to continue down the path toward a potential school district merger with Clarksburg, Mass.

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Clarksburg/Stamford Merger Study Presented on Wednesday

Public Consulting Group, hired earlier this year, will present the opportunities and challenges to such a merger on Wednesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School.

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Presentation on Interstate School District Study Expected in May

Should the towns pursue a joining, it would likely happen no earlier than 2021 because any collaboration will require both state legislative and congressional approval.

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Community Forum Set for Clarksburg/Stamford School Merger Study

Representatives from Public Consulting Group of Boston will be on hand to walk attendees through the timeline for the feasibility study on creating an interstate school district.

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Stamford/Clarksburg Merger Consultants Plan Public Meeting

Public Consulting Group will hold its first public meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School for both towns and will set a series of meeting with focus groups.

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Stamford-Clarksburg School Merger Effort Selects Consultant

The Interstate School District Committee on Monday voted unanimously to recommend Public Consulting Group of Boston to do the legwork on plans to create the groundbreaking interstate school district.

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Clarksburg Votes Yes to Interstate School District Talks

With 59 registered voters in attendance at the special town meeting, the decision was unanimous to begin talks with Stamford, Vt., that could create Massachusetts' first interstate school district. The entire process took barely 15 minutes.

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Clarksburg to Vote on Stamford School Merger Study

The single article at the special town meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg School on Thursday will allow the town to enter into conversations with Stamford, Vt.

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Clarksburg School Holding Information Meeting on Interstate District

The school has mailed out a brochure explaining the reasons for exploring an interstate school district, including providing more educational opportunities, access to a full-day preschool and expanded space.

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Clarksburg School Officials Vote to Continue Talks With Stamford

Superintendent Jon Lev was informed just hours before Thursday's meeting that $25,000 was available to pursue research on merging or aligning with Vermont's Stamford School.

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