The John P. Sutton Company of New Auburn, killed a hog, 18 months old, Thursday, weighing 629 pounds when dressed. The hog was raised by Sam Danforth of Litchfield and is believed to hold the record for that age in this vicinity.

50 Years Ago, 1955

Nuts of all types, grown in various nutfields around the nation and the world, will be available under one roof in Lewiston beginning tomorrow. Friday, the new Planters Peanut Store opens at the corner of Main and Lisbon Sts., where the A. Schulte Inc. tobacco store once stood. Karl Rist, formerly of Portland, will manage the new Lewiston business.

25 Years Ago, 1980

The Maine State Museum has had more than half a million visitations since it opened its doors to the public in 1971, according to Director Paul E. Rivard. Citing figures supplied by the Museum’s Education and Public Services Division, Rivard announced that there were a total of 504,020 visitations from 1971 through December of 1979.


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