Obie’s closing


LEWISTON – After 37 years in the business, Obie’s Shoe Repair owner Yves Arondel de Hayes is hanging up his laces.

The shoe repair store at 289 Lisbon St. will be torn down. Hayes recommends anyone with items that have been dropped off for repair to pick them up before the end of July. He will be available in the shop from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday until the end of July. Any items not picked up by then will be discarded. He can be reached at 784-8164.