100 years ago, 1909

When Dr. H. R. Brown, dentist at 200 Lisbon St., Lewiston, opened his office yesterday morning, he discovered that someone had entered the place during the night and stolen about $75 worth of gold, crown work and other articles used in the practice of dentistry.

Just what time the break was made is not known. It is said that a person was heard walking in the corridor on the office floor of the building about 10 o’clock. The case is being investigated.

50 years ago, 1959

The Lewiston Police Commission approved last night a plan to widen Lisbon Street in front of the Martel School to provide a turning lane onto East Avenue.

The street will be widened 15 feet for a distance of 225 feet in front of the school. The work is estimated at $3,500. Other plans call for installing an electronic traffic signal at the intersection.

25 years ago, 1984

Auburn resident James Nutting will teach a stained glass course at the Multi-purpose Center in Lewiston.

Nutting, a Bates College graduate, has been working with stained glass for seven years. He operates his own business and displays his wares at area craft shows.

The MPC class will be for adults. Students will learn the copper-foil method. If time and interest permits, lead-cane techniques will also be taught.


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