That an amicable settlement will be made in the matter of whether or not the State Teachers Association will make Lewiston one of its meeting places is the opinion of H. H. Randall, principal of Auburn schools.

The matter is one that has caused discussion of late, many feeling that it would be a decided injustice to Lewiston and Auburn to cut them out as a place of meeting for the convention, which would then be held alternatively at Portland and Bangor.

It has been brought to the attention of the teachers, and it has been the expectation that at the next convention, held the latter part of this month at Portland, any move to eliminate Lewiston and Auburn as a meeting place will be warmly opposed.

50 years ago, 1958

The 11 candidates for the queen of the Lewiston Firemen’s Ball appeared yesterday afternoon on the Channel 6 television show “Downeast Dateline.” Accompanying them were Deputy Fire Chief Reginald A. Doucette, Fire Pvt. William Charron who is chairman of the ball set for Saturday night at Memorial Armory, and Mrs. Conrad Lebel, who made and designed the girls’ gowns.

25 years ago, 1983

The awarding of a contract for the restoration of the dome on the City Building is one of several bids expected to be awarded by the Lewiston Finance Committee when it meets Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in meeting room 5 in the City Building.

The Finance Committee will also discuss the 1984 Capital Improvements Program; consider a joint bid with the city of Auburn for heating fuel for the 1983-84 heating season; and consider the awarding of a joint bid with the Androscoggin Valley Council of Governments for rock salt.


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