100 years ago, 1909

If the ordinances of the City of Lewiston are changed as the proposition introduced at the meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, fruit peddlers in particular and perhaps all others who sell goods from house to house will have to pay for a license to ply their trade. The proposition presented last evening was signed by nearly all the grocers of the city. An amendment was offered to include all classes of peddlers and both matters will be considered at the meeting of both branches of the government.

50 years ago, 1959

The Pine Tree Poultry Farm, a new Lewiston eating establishment operated by Auguste Landry of the Lisbon Road and his son, Fernand Landry of 89 Walnut St., opens for business today on the Lisbon Road. They will serve barbecued poultry, French-fried potatoes and soft drinks. The Landrys raise and process their own birds.

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