100 years ago, 1910

I. E. Begin of Canal Street is looking for a bay mare and a beach wagon which he let a week ago today for the day and which hasn’t been returned, the owner now having come to the conclusion that his property has been stolen. The mare had black feet and mane and weighed about 950 pounds.

50 years ago, 1960

Four welfare cases consisting of eight persons were added to the Lewiston Welfare Department rolls during the past two weeks, Director Robert Y. Baillargeon reported to the Health and Welfare Board yesterday. During the same period, five cases consisting of seven persons were dropped.

25 years ago 1985

For the first time in 10 years, Auburn’s school enrollment has increased, according to figures released Wednesday night by Superintendent of Schools Roy D. Loux.

Figures for the first day of classes show 4,507 students enrolled in Auburn’s 13 schools, compared to 4,506 students enrolled on the first day of classes in 1984.

Loux said enrollment has declined by as much as 100 to 200 students in past years because the graduating classes have been larger than the incoming kindergarten classes.

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