100 Years Ago: 1922

The local chapter of the Red Cross was on the job at the Maine State Fair last week. During the five days of the fair, attendants at the Red Cross tent treated over fifty persons for injuries. Many people expressed surprise at the fact that all treatments were free. As an expression of appreciation many new members signed up. The Chapter wishes to extend its gratitude to Miss Rachel Metcalf, Supt. of CMG Hospital, for her kindness in lending equipment used in the tent.

50 Years Ago: 1972

The YW Wives recently opened their new session with an outing at Camp Chittenden, Tripp Lake, Poland and made plans for a membership supper open to past members and their guests on Oct. 4 at the Auburn United Methodist Church, on Park Avenue. Mrs. Brenda Gurney was named chairman; Mrs. Barbara Annear and Mrs. Kathy Mushlirt are program co-chairs for the new season.

25 Years Ago: 1997

Father and son singer and songwriters Tom and Dave Rowe will appear in concert Friday, at 7:30 pm. at the Oquossoc House  in Rangely. The event is sponsored by the Giving Tree of Rangeley and in part by Helga and Gary Westerhoff, Stratton Lumber and Mountain Air of Rangeley. Tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce and Loony Moose. Tickets are $10 for adults and $4 for children.

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