Stories about Weld

Mass. hiker carried off Tumbledown Mountain

WELD — A Massachusetts woman was carried off Tumbledown Mountain after falling and spraining her ankle Saturday, according to officials. She was identified as Karen Chase, 48, of Marblehead, Mass., according to reports. Edith Smith, director of information and education for th...

Proposed wind ordinance to be discussed

WELD — An informational meeting on a proposed wind energy facility ordinance will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the old town hall. The selectmen's meeting usually scheduled on that Tuesday will be held the following day, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the selectmen's of... 2

Weld property owners to receive proposed new valuations

WELD — Notices of proposed assessed property valuations were expected to be sent to property owners on Tuesday, Selectman Nancy Stowell said. The town has undergone a valuation update with properties being assessed by John E. O’Donnell & Associates of New Gloucester, she sa...

Volunteers needed to serve on town board

WELD — Town officials are looking for volunteers to serve on the Appeals Board for one-year to four-year terms. Volunteers need to be at least 18 years of age. Anyone interested should call the town office at 585-2348 as soon as possible.

Town office closed

WELD — The town office will be closed Tuesday, May 17, so staff can attend a workshop.

Board to meet Monday

WELD — Selectmen have changed their next board meeting from 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, to 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, at the town office.

Voters to consider buying used firetruck

WELD — Voters here will be asked Saturday if they want to buy a tanker truck for the Fire Department for $16,500, with $1,500 added for any modifications or minor repairs. Residents will also consider giving more paid holidays to the road foreman and changing that appointed three-yea...

Extension Homemakers celebrate 60 years

To connect with a local Extension Homemakers group, call 800-287-0274. To see the current videos, go to the extension's website, www.extension.umaine.edu, and click on the YouT...

Two foliage hikes planned at Mt. Blue State Park

WELD — There will be two foliage viewing hikes open to the public Saturday, Oct. 2, Mt. Blue State Park Manager Bruce Farnham said. An easier, shorter hike will start at the Center Hill parking lot. A longer and more ambitious hike will begin in the parking lot at the base of ...

Weld man dies after accident

JAY — A Weld man was remembered Monday as someone who stepped in to help wherever he could. William “Bill” Espeaignette, 75, died early Sunday after he called 911 to alert Franklin County dispatchers that he had been in an accident, Jay police Sgt. Troy Young said.