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The Bement school board last week tabled consideration of a contract with Verizon that would place a 110 to 150-foot-highcell phone tower on school property.
Monticello’s city council approved the sale of a majority of the town’s fiber optic system in an effort to expand higher-speed internet service to businesses and residences.
The Allerton Public Library Board has become the first of a four-entity coalition to approve the sale of most of a fiber optic data network the consortium installed in Monticello two years ago.
Digital Breast Tomosynthesis is quite the technical term, but it basically means taking mammographies to a new, three-dimensional level.
A four-year process to upgrade and interconnect phones at Piatt County government buildings has finally been declared complete.
Staff in the Bement school district will be learning the ins and outs of Chromebooks during five training sessions this semester. A total of 37 Lenovo ThinkPads were purchased – one per teacher – so that staff can get used to them before they are implemented with students as part of the district 1:1 initiative.
The technology infrastructure throughout the Monticello school district needs help, according to technology coordinator Wendy Stokowski.
Participants in Monticello’s inaugural Lego robotics team have to think in a myriad of ways as they ready themselves for a state qualifier Dec. 13 at Hope Academy in Decatur.
For the second straight year, the Monticello High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) team has captured second place as a team at the state competition. The local squad took the honor April 8 at the University of Illinois.
Monticello’s fiber optic internet system has seen its first user log in. The Monticello School District is now using the high-speed data lines, and so far it is getting good reviews.