100 years ago, 1909


As the result of trespassers upon the land of the Sisters of St. Marie leaving the bars down and allowing some of the stock to escape from the pasture, notices have been issued that all persons trespassing upon the pasture land and woodlot connected with the St. Marie’s General Hospital, will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

50 years ago, 1959


Mrs. Shirley D. Schneider, Auburn health officer, asked yesterday for the cooperation by persons disposing of dead animals. A section of the city dump has been set aside for such disposal purposes but people have been leaving the bodies of the animals about and not burying them. Mrs. Schneider said that last weekend someone dumped the bodies of about 400 dead chickens at the edge of the dump. State law requires that bodies of dead animals be buried and failure to do so leaves the individual subject to court action.

25 years ago, 1984

The Lewiston Board of Appeals paved the way Wednesday night for the first lot of Trident Park to be used by Pen Mor Printers Inc., which is considering expansion. Pen Mor President Robert Morton, contacted Thursday about the expansion, declined comment, saying that all the details of the proposal have not been finalized. According to information provided the Appeals Board, Pen Mor is considering a 23,500 square foot building, with the possibility of doubling the square footage sometime in the future. Pen Mor was founded in 1969 and has expanded several times since. It produces four-color brochures and catalogs and has developed a national reputation for color printing.


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