A snow storm of the old fashioned variety, a regular buster, has been raging here. The storm really started in the wee small hours of Tuesday morning when snow flakes began to come down. The thermometer began to lower. The snow then did not amount to much, and did not last long. It snowed some in the forenoon but the real fun began in the afternoon when the wind came up and since then to an early hour this morning, the air has been filled with driving snow. The electrics ran on exceptionally good time all evening, the snow plows kept busy all of the time. All night, too, have crews of men been out on plows keeping the tracks clear from the snow which has been drifting badly, so that everything indicates at the time of going to press that the cars will be running as usual this morning.

50 Years Ago, 1955

• Chief Roland C. Amnott of the Lewiston Police said today that effective Saturday, parking meters on Park St., between Pine and Ash, will be changed to allow one hour parking instead of the present two-hour limit. Amnott said this change will make all areas in the business district metered for one-hour parking. Streets outside the business area continue the two-hour parking limit.

• University of Maine coaches and athletes can look back on a successful athletic year. Maine teams won four state championships and one Yankee Conference championship in 1954.

25 Years Ago, 1980

The year 1980 should be the year for the disabled. It should be, that is, if everyone abides by the deadline set in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. By June 2, 1980, all buildings or programs which have received $2.500 or more in federal grants or programs are supposed to be made more adequately accessible to the physically handicapped. And all buildings constructed or renovated partly with federal funds after June 3, 1977, must be made more accessible to handicapped persons.


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