100 Years Ago: 1921

Mercier, the tailor, has just changed the location of his tailoring room from 59 Court Street, to 67 Court, the new quarters being in the building he recently purchased. He will continue to do the same high grade work in ladies tailoring as heretofore. The garments he makes up are of the finest and finish which keeps him more than busy all of the time.

50 Years Ago: 1971

In view of the fact it is Crime Prevention Week, members of the Lewiston and Auburn Exchange Clubs will meet jointly at Stekino’s Restaurant Tuesday, at noon. Peter Snowe,  program chairman said the speaker will be Capt. Millard Nickersan of Augusta, director of the Bureau of Crime.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Students in a Bates College economics seminar are asking area residents who lived through the Great Depression to discuss their experiences. The seminar, “Hard Times: The Economy and Society in the Great Depression,” is being taught by Anne Williams, professor of economics. She said that students already have arranged a number of interviews, but that the class is eager to hear about the Depression years from a variety of viewpoints. The class is working on a project to document the Depression in the Lewiston-Auburn area.

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