100 Years Ago: 1921

The newly organized Lewiston and Auburn Automobile Association already has a membership of 400. This was announced at a meeting of the directors, held in the Lewiston Chamber of Commerce rooms Friday afternoon. Included in the other business was the report that it was impossible to secure the desired speaker for the recently announced meeting to have been  scheduled for next Wednesday evening. It was therefore voted to postpone the meeting to the following week, date and time to be announced later. Frank W. Winter was chosen to make arrangements for securing the speaker, George Wallingford — was charged with arranging for the tickets and E. A. Bickford was named general manager of the whole affair. He plans for a good banquet to be followed by a meeting and speeches.

50 Years Ago: 1971

Bill Beard of Bates College will conduct a directors workshop for Community Little Theater next year, Announcement Is being in conduction with the report of Sunday’s Christmas party-meeting which is being held at the Sylvan Avenue clubhouse. The workshop will be for members of the Community Little Theater Inc. exclusively., but all interested in Little Theater are invited to the Sunday evening meeting which will get underway promptly at 7:30 p.m. with a short business session and a report on the recent — and most successful- production of “Fiddler on the Roof.”

25 Years Ago: 1996

Kindergarten students from Lisbon Elementary School recently got a first hand look at a fire engine and were able to climb aboard, pretend to steer and flash the lights in a demonstration by firefighters and Lisbon Chief Conrad Davis III. The students in this group along with their teachers, Mrs. Louise Marquis and Mrs. Campbell, were Joshua Cote, Emily Fuller, Amy Rousseau, Charissa Henry, Stevanie Roy, Kelly Bourgoin, Chris Velez, Tyler Gawrys, Ashley Mercer, Ryan Urquhart, Jeffrey Kennedy, Devan Rittall, Jessikah Pomelow, Joshua Law, Cameron Bubar, Tyler Campbell, Nicole Kates, Amber Denham and Amanda Fuller.

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