100 Years Ago: 1921

The Central Maine Power company is extending its lines to West Minot and Hebron.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Auburn City Manager Bernard Murphy, William Harris and George Kirk of the State Highway Commission will discuss the Union Street bypass road before members of the Auburn Exchange Club when they meet Tuesday at noon at the Roundhouse Motor Inn, Morris Ruttenberg is program chairman.

25 Years Ago: 1996

The new Transitional Care Unit has opened at St. Marguerite d’Youville Pavilion to help patients who need care but not full hospitalization, according to Jerry Cayer, division leader for Elder Care Services at Sisters of Charity Health System. The new 26-bed unit — which opened in June as part of the nursing home — offers services to people who need to recover and go home, such as Amanda Daigle. Daigle, a recent patient who underwent hip replacement surgery, stayed at the unit for about a month. “After surgery she had trouble  walking, getting in and out of bed, dressing and bathing,” said Gail Mirolsky-Scala, a physical therapist in the transitional care unit. At the unit Daigle received physical therapy to be ready to go home.

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