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WELLESLEY

Town trims $6m from school cost

State agency urges shift to renovation, addition

The Wellesley School Building Committee settled on a plan calling for a new high school complex to replace the 1938 building, with the initial price tag estimated at $159 million. The Wellesley School Building Committee settled on a plan calling for a new high school complex to replace the 1938 building, with the initial price tag estimated at $159 million.
By Lisa Keen
Globe Correspondent / June 26, 2008

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At a time when construction costs for new schools are skyrocketing, officials in Wellesley announced this week that the target price for their proposed new high school will drop by nearly $6 million. Meanwhile, officials said, the state is asking the town to consider changing its current plan, which calls for a new building, in favor of a combination of ... (Full article: 565 words)

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