Stories about Weld

Harry E. Fish

FARMINGTON — Harry Evans Fish, 90, of Weld, died peacefully, Saturday, Nov. 17, at Franklin Memorial Hospital, with his loving family by his side. He was born June 25, 1922, in Farmington, the eldest son of Lewis and Ruby (Howar...

Meeting canceled

WELD – The selectmen's meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 20, has been canceled.

Police dog graduates from drug-detection school

WELD — David Rackliffe rolled a small flashlight between his hands before he tossed it into the field Tuesday at his Von Woden Kennels. The Franklin County Sheriff"s Department deputy of 10 years let his police dog, Justice, out of the kennel. Justice sniffed around and laid d...

Sandra Lascko Lee

FARMINGTON — Sandra Lascko Lee, 66, a resident of Weld, and former long-time resident of Livermore Falls, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 25, at Sandy River Center. She was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Jay, the daughter of Andrew and Rita (Breton) Lascko. She attended school in J...

Conservation crew at state park needs volunteers to help

WELD — A Maine Conservation Corps field team is seeking volunteers to work with them at Mt. Blue State Park in October and November. The crew will be working on building water bars, repairing old water bars, installing stone steps and brush work. All safety equipment and tools are pr...

Flu shots in Franklin County

FARMINGTON — Flu shots will be available from the Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County starting Oct. 4. There is a suggested donation of $20 at Healthy Community Coalition clinics (or by donating what you can afford) to help cover the cost of the vaccines. In...

Tumbledown Tombstone Restoration

WELD — Nate Paling carried the slate headstone of Eliza Storer to his car Thursday and drove to Webster Cemetery to reset it. Paling, a Mt. Blue High School Spanish teacher from New Sharon, is one of three men who formed Tumbledown Tombstone Restoration to repair stones in their spar...

Maine state parks offer fall foliage hikes, paddle

WELD — State parks in Weld, Turner and Pownal are hosting guided foliage hikes and a guided paddle starting next weekend, according to a Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry news release. At 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, there will be a short and easy 60-minute, h... 2

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Artist giving walking tour OQUOSSOC — Highly acclaimed artist John Swan will give visitors a walking tour of his paintings exhibited at the Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum. Swan will be at the museum on Saturday, Sept. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. Swan di...

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Farmers market on Aug. 18 WELD — The University of Maine Weld Community Extension will hold its 17th annual farmers market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Town Hall. There will be crafts, raffles, baked goods, pickles and preserves, rummage/whi...