100 Years Ago: 1921

The first well-opened apple-blossoms were open here this week.

50 Years Ago: 1971

The Women’s Literary Union will close its season with a Membership Tea and Guest Day on Thursday, at the Auburn Clubhouse. The speaker will be Mrs. Claude Labonte of Gamache & Lessard, who will speak on window treatments in home decorating. Pourers for the tea will be Mrs. Raymond Philbrick, newly elected president of the union, and Mrs. John W. Snowe, immediate past president. Hostesses will be Mrs. Avard Dow,  Miss Gilberte Brilliant and Mrs. Joseph Reardon. Members and guests will be greeted at the door by Mrs. Thomas  J. Anthoine and Mrs. Lawrence Sullivan. The event will start at 2  o’ clock.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Marshwood Center for Health Care and Rehabilitation in Auburn recently broke ground for its construction project for an Alzheimer’s care complex. Taking part are Candy Greenwood and Douglas Gardner of Marshwood, Michael Prior of the Sandy River Group, Auburn Mayor Robert Thorpe, Lewiston Mayor John Jenkins, Audrey Johnson, Daniel Maguire and Rick Malm of the Sandy River Group.

The material used in Looking Back is produced exactly as it originally appeared although misspellings and errors may be corrected.


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