100 years ago, 1909

On complaint of a Washington Street, Auburn, man, Mrs. Mary Louise Robideau was before the Auburn Municipal Court yesterday morning on the charge of having assaulted the complainant’s wife. As far as could be learned the women had some words over some neighborhood gossip and the result was disastrous as both showed marks of having received more than ordinary rough usage. It was finally decided not to prosecute and the case was accordingly nol prossed.

50 years ago, 1959

The White Line bus firm of Lewiston has been granted a temporary permit by the Public Utilities Commission to operate a bus service between Lewiston and Long Beach, Sabattus, during the next three Sundays, it was announced yesterday. Buses will leave from Lisbon and Main Streets at 10 and 11 a.m. tomorrow, according to bus firm operator Israel Winner. Additional runs will depend on patronage.
The permit runs until July 24 when a PUC hearing will be held to determine whether the service will continue the rest of the summer.

25 years ago, 1984

Lisbon’s Fred Field was among several Maine weightlifters who set state records this weekend while competing in the Maine State & Pine Tree Open weightlifting championships at Lisbon High School. Field, at 165 pounds, snatched 105.7 kilos (237 pounds) for a record, and was also named as Maine’s best lifter in the lightweight division (114-165 pounds).
The Princeton (Me.) Barbell Club, which was selected as the meet’s best team, fielded three individuals who set state records.


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