100 years ago, 1910

It has been found that the Union Musical building of New Auburn now under construction has cracked, the damage having been done to the brick walls, which are now up about 40 feet and have about 25 feet more to go. There has been a rumor that the building would have to be rebuilt, but Ovide Chevalier, the contractor, states that this is not so and that the damage can be easily repaired and the walls made as strong as ever.

50 years ago, 1960

When this year’s revival of the Maine Air Rendezvous is started at the Lewiston-Auburn Municipal Airport Saturday and Sunday, the younger generation will be viewing for the first time locally a complete routine of aerobatics and precision flying.

The present Age of Jets has partially blanked out the old-fashioned piston engine type of airplane, so for the first time the public will be viewing specially souped-up planes designed for this daring and highly specialized routine to be presented by the National Championship Air Shows.

25 years ago 1985

WEST PARIS — Tally-Ho 4-H Horse Club members, parents and friends took a trail ride Sunday up the Mollyockett Trail to the site of the much eluded Indian Pot Hole.

This old Indian site has been the object of two summer’s search by members and leaders of the club. Club leader Kay Daniels had heard of the pot hole from her mother and had general directions how to get there. Legend said that the Indians used the hole to grind their corn and flour.



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