100 years ago, 1909

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50 years ago, 1959

The Board of Health and Welfare has hired Mrs. Therese Montminy, R.N., of 35 Prospect Ave., Lewiston, to take over health office nursing duties, Department Director Robert Y. Baillargeon announced yesterday. Mrs. Montminy, who begins work July 20, will replace Mrs. Constance Dudzic, who has resigned to accept another position. Starting salary for the new city nurse will be $54 a week, Step A in the pay scale for public health nurses.

25 years ago, 1984

The executive director of the Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program of Maine will speak about the organization Thursday at noon at a Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club meeting at Steckino’s Heritage House in Lewiston. Phil Vampatella heads the volunteer network of Vietnam veterans that seeks to help other Vietnam vets. A Navy fighter pilot who flew 155 missions in Vietnam, Vampatella lives in New Gloucester.

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