100 years ago, 1909
Lewiston High defeated Edward Little High Wednesday afternoon on the Auburn grounds by the score of 8 to 3, this being the first game between the schools this season in the Bowdoin Interscholastic League. Levesque pitched a great game for the winning team, striking out 18 men and allowing only three scattered hits. Skinner, while striking out 12 men, was found for eight hits, two of which were three-baggers and one a double. Both teams fielded loosely.

50 years ago, 1959

Work started yesterday on the construction of a new cooler plant for Masselli Brothers Inc., 390 Canal St., which will cost in excess of $40,000. Emile A. Masselli reported that Gerard Construction Co. has the contract and that the new unit is expected to be completed in about two and one-half months. It will be constructed next to the existing facilities of the fruit-produce concern. Masselli said the new one-story unit will measure 60 by 100 feet, will be of concrete block construction and will house coolers, office facilities and an unloading and loading platform.

25 years ago, 1984

Center Minot Grange celebrates its 100th anniversary Saturday night with special programs and a visit from State Grange Master James Shores and State Grange Flora Dorothy Shores. The State Grange officials arrived at the century-old building much as Grangers did 100 years ago, via a two seat, horse-drawn wagon, driven by Dwight Tripp. A highlight of the evening program was music by the Hebron Experience barbershop quartet, comprising Cotton Damon, Robert Gunn, Galen Veayo and Bill Eldridge.
A total of 87 were present for the 100th anniversary celebration.


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