Stories about Jay

This week's agenda

Tuesday Wilton: Selectmen, 7 p.m., Town Office Thursday Jay: Street Light Committee, 6 p.m., Town Office Livermore Falls: RSU 73 Board of Directors, 6 p.m., Cedar Street central office

Fundraiser on tap for heating assistance in Jay, Livermore and Livermore Falls

JAY — The Good Neighbor Tri-Town Fuel Assistance program provided $28,083.49 in emergency heating assistance in 2013 to 150 families or 483 individuals. It provided 7,650 gallons of fuel, organization member Paul Gilbert said. The committee that oversees the Tri-Town Ministerial...

Jay board approves repairs for ladder truck

JAY — Selectpersons voted Monday to have Reliance Equipment of Vassalboro rebuild both lift cylinders on the ladder of the 1997 E-One ladder truck and to do a ladder test and replace the oil and filter, if needed. The cost is estimated at $3,290, without changing the oil or filter.

Special town meeting to be held in Jay

JAY – Selectpersons will hold a special town meeting Monday, June 23, to amend the town's Administrative Ordinance to include a section on annual interest to be paid for abatements. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. at the Town Office. It will be followed by a regular board meeting. ...

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UMF professor publishes book FARMINGTON — Anne Marie Wolf, associate professor of history at the University of Maine at Farmington, has published a new book titled "Juan De Segovia and the Fight for Peace: Christians and Muslims in the Fifteenth Century." Juan...

Marked for removal

Jay Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere, left, and acting police Chief Richard Caton IV mark a streetlight on Belanger Road in Jay on Wednesday that is proposed for removal. About 130 streetlights are being marked for removal to save the town money. There are forms at the Town Office for people to fil...

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Portable sawmill demo by KLT WINTHROP — Join the Kennebec Land Trust for a portable sawmill demo at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at 331 Main St. KLT's very own recently felled spruce tree will take front and center as it is milled by Mark Birtwell to provide...

Jay, Livermore Falls veterans try to increase membership in sailors group

JAY — As Destroyer Escort Day approaches a group of U.S. Navy veterans are on a mission to increase membership in the Northeast Chapter of the Destroyer Escort Sailors Association. In Maine, the third Saturday of June is proclaimed Destroyer Escort Day as decreed by legislative procl...

Reminder: No trash collection on holidays in Jay

JAY — Town Manager Shiloh LaFreniere reminded residents that if a trash collection day lands on a holiday, such as the 4th of July, they should not put their trash out in front of their home. People need to either hold on to their trash and recyclables for a week or take them to the ...

Jay to mark street lights slated for removal

JAY — The seven-member Street Light Committee has identified approximately 130 street lights to be removed on or after July 1. When voters approved the $5.5 million budget for 2014-15 on June 10, they agreed to cut about 25 percent of street light funding. The committee will m...