Looking Back on May 22, 2010


100 years ago, 1910

LIVERMORE FALLS — After a strike of about three months, terms of agreement have been reached by the National Paper Co. and the Paper Makers. All employees will return to work Monday morning. This settlement was predicted a few days ago in The Sun, from information obtained from authentic sources. Plans which at that time were well underway for a settlement have been successfully carried through and all details attended to.

50 years ago, 1960

Fern Cloutier of Lewiston has been appointed general chairman of the annual St. Dominic’s High School Alumni Association May Dance which will be held May 28 at the Town and Country Club, Lewiston. Committee members serving with Cloutier are Gil Dube and Robert Valle, entertainment; Robert Morin, tickets; and Paul Bazinet and Norman Dube, decorations. The semi-formal dance is for St. Dom’s alumni and guests.

25 years ago, 1985

The Lewiston City Council Tuesday night approved a contract with police supervisory officers that will give the officers a 5.35-percent pay increase for each of the next two years.


Personnel Director Denis R. Jean said 12 police sergeants, lieutenants and captains are represented by the bargaining unit. In addition to the pay raises, the officers will receive an increase in the maximum major medical benefit from $50,000 to $1 million. He said the increase will cost about 50 cents per officer per month.