100 Years Ago: 1922

Strawberries are now selling as low as 25 cents for a quart box.

50 Years Ago: 1972

A tea honoring Auburn’s retiring teachers was held at  Fairview School Wednesday afternoon, sponsored by the Auburn Teachers Association. Those honored and the school they are retiring from: Elizabeth Duplisea, Fairview; Lillian Kelley, Edward Little High School; Russell Carroll, ELHS; Winifred Anderson, Walton; and Florence Duty, Central School, Raymond Story, who retired last year, from Walton; Ellery Huff, ELHS; Bertha Chariton, Lake Street; Reginald Edwards, Walton; Anita Bingham, ELHS; and Paul Boothby, ELHS, Also retiring are Frank Wimmer, ELHS; Charlotte Martin, Washburn; and Mildred Blanchard, Washburn.

25 Years Ago: 1997

Advocates For Children is offering a workshop for parents, entitled “Helping Children Deal with Conflict,” Tuesday from 6:30 to 8pm at the Parents Resource Center, 27 Lisbon St. Parents must register. Childcare is offered on a limited basis.

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