100 years ago, 1913
(Real Estate Advertisement) 80 Acre Farm $1,600. Very pleasantly located about 7 miles from the city of Auburn, about 2 miles from the car line and village, on a good road, buildings set on good elevation and consist of 9-roomed house with extra good cellar, barn 40×50, good ice-house and cream room, buildings connected, about 25 acres in smooth fields now cutting about 20 tons hay, balance of acreage in pasture and woodland, with considerable hardwood ready to cut and sell, good water supply, orchard for home use.

50 years ago, 1963
There’ll be free parking for shoppers in downtown Lewiston starting today. A Lewiston Downtown Park and Shop Program, patterned after similar programs in other cities throughout the United States, was announced last night by a special committee of the Lewiston-Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Some 50 downtown business places are joining hands in the venture with off-street parking lot owners. Additional memberships are expected to add to the program.

25 years ago, 1988
Androscoggin Home Health Services, a non-profit health care provider serving all of central Maine, is completing its first Annual Appeal. The campaign was established to help underwrite a portion of the start-up costs for the AHHS Hospice Program, to cover home care provided to patients with inadequate insurance coverage and to support the AHHS protective homemaking program which prevents child abuse and neglect. More than 300 health professionals and support staff work for AHHS which maintains offices in Auburn.


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