100 years ago: 1919

Mrs. J.D. Rockefeller, Jr., head of the Housing of the National Young Women’s Christian Association, has approved the installation of beauty parlors in the new recreation houses to be built by the associations throughout the country. Mrs. Rockefeller was quoted as saying that “every girl should have a good place in which to do her shampooing and not have to pay the prices asked at the regular shops.”

50 years ago: 1969

Joseph H. Caron, with 18 years experience as a meat cutter, has recently joined the staff of Drummond St. Market, Auburn. He had been associated with Olfene’s Supermarket for more than 10 years. Mr. Caron resides at 157 East Ave., Lewiston with his wife and son.

25 years ago: 1994

Farmington has produced the youngest town manager in the country, according to a report from the International Management Association. Jason Stimock, 23, less than a year into his chosen career as a municipal officer, is the new town manager of Exeter in Penobscot County. A graduate of Mount Blue High School, Stimock went on to further his education in business administration, but soon moved to public administration.

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