100 years ago, 1910

General organizer H. R. Caulfield of the Order of Owls, who is in Lewiston to perfect the organization of the nest of owls in this city, is making good progress. Already he has met many of the young men of the city who are interested in the Order of Owls. It is expected that the Lewiston nest will have a large charter membership.

50 years ago, 1960

The “National Championship Air Shows,” featuring civilian stunt pilots, will appear at the Maine Air Rendezvous Aug. 27 and 28 at the Auburn-Lewiston Municipal Airport, it was announced yesterday. The two-day air show is sponsored by the Southern Maine Aero Club.

25 years ago 1985

Calling for more public input, the Auburn City Council on Monday accepted a first reading of a resolve that would allow bottle clubs to operate until 3 a.m.

The current ordinance specifies that such clubs close by 1 a.m., but Wayne Koss, who runs the Metra on Minot Avenue, has asked the council to extend the hours of operation so he can remain in business.

Ward 3 Councilor David Adams moved to change the time to 3 a.m. but said the action was intended to muster public comment on the issue and did not necessarily reflect the way he would vote on the resolution’s second reading, scheduled for the June 17 council meeting.


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