In Weld, near beautiful Webb Lake, Mount Blue State Park, and Tumbledown Mountai
In Weld, near beautiful Webb Lake, Mount Blue State Park, and Tumbledown Mountain, 159 of the 436 year-round residents leave town each morning for work. Residents include Abe Kreworuka, who carves wood; Sean Minear, a teacher and president of the 500-strong Weld Historical Society; volunteers Rusty Lee and Earland Masterman, who give historical tours of the town; "town mother," Dorothy Winter, who has seen the changes occasioned by farmers selling homesteads to the government and timberlands in the 1920s and 1930s; Jerry and Dot Nering, who own Weld General Store; and Joanne Zywna, "selectwoman," who brought recycling to Weld and started a store at the dump. They discuss their love for the town.
Weld, Kreworuka, Abe, Lee, Rusty, Masterman, Earland, Minear, Sean, Nering, Dot, Nering, Jerry, Winter, Dorothy, Zywna, Joanne
Pridgeon, Merritt, "In Weld, near beautiful Webb Lake, Mount Blue State Park, and Tumbledown Mountai" (1997). Maine News Index – Salt. 296.