100 Years Ago: 1921

The police have a little of everything to do in their line of work. Early this week a woman’s hat blew into the canal. Later in the day the hat was rescued by a member of the Lewiston police department. It is now resting quietly at the police station, awaiting Identification by its owner.

50 Years Ago: 1971

The Edward Little High School Band will travel to Montreal on Monday, April 19, for two full days of sightseeing on a historical tour of Montreal for a well deserved sightseeing tour and to the city’s various shopping centers. The trip is purely for enjoyment. The trip happens every three years so that each class has the opportunity to participate. In the evening the band will divide into groups and attend hockey games, the theater and other scheduled activities. Chartered buses will leave Montreal early that Thursday and should arrive in Auburn
later that evening.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Gov. Angus King, fishermen and people who have been rescued by the Navy search-and-rescue team at Brunswick Naval Air Station have sent pleas to Washington in their efforts to keep the team in Maine. The Navy has proposed pulling the team and its two helicopters out of Brunswick. If the team leaves, the closest search-and-rescue marine team will be at the Coast Guard station at Cape Cod. The governor’s office said it would send a package to Washington with letters from King and others.

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