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Don Schildt Seeks Election as Walkersville Burgess

 1.  Tell our readers about yourself (family, education, employment, community involvement, etc.): I am married to my wife, Peggy, and we have 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and 1 great-granddaughter. I am a graduate of WHS, retired from Eastalco Aluminum after 36 years and Dairy Maid Dairy for 6 years. I am a former active member of WVFD for 40 years, Kiwanis Club, American Legion Camp WestMar, Kids Chance of Maryland, Chairman of Veterans programs in Walkersville, and Chair/Liason for the ARIA Memorial.  2.  What prompted you to file as a…

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New Burgess and Town Commissioners Sworn In

The Town of Walkersville began a new chapter with a new Burgess and Town Commissioners Wednesday evening. Chad Weddle, who has served as a Town Commissioner for the past nineteen years, took the oath of office becoming Walkersville Burgess before a large crowd in Walkersville Town Hall. Mr. Weddle succeeds Ralph Whitmore, who served as Burgess for the past sixteen years. A new board of Town Commissioners were also sworn into office. Four incumbents and one newly elected official comprise the new board. Debbie Zimmerman, Russ Winch, Don Schildt, and…

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Don Schildt Seeks Re-Election

GladeValley.net has invited each candidate to answer the same set of questions to provide voters in The Town of Walkersville with some information to help them make a decision at the polls on September 14, 2015. Tell Us About Yourself: I am a lifelong resident of Walkersville, and graduated from Walkersville High School. Retired from Alcoa Eastalco Aluminum after 36 years of employment, I am now enjoying antique hunting and spending time with my grandchildren. I am married to Peggy and have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. One of my passions was…

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Glade Road Improvements

Improvements to Glade Road in Walkersville continued this week.  The Burgess and Town Commissioners decided in January of 2013 to make improvements to the stretch of road leading to the Walkersville Southern Railroad tracks.  Work began last month and has continued. Glade Road improvements include paving, installation of curb and gutter, and stormwater work.  Despite Town policy, a sidewalk will not be installed along Glade Road.  During the meeting on January 9, 2013, Commissioner Don Schildt, a resident along this stretch of road, told the Burgess and Town Commissioners that…

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