Read more about March 14, 1933, in the archives.

100 Years Ago: 1923

The Lewiston-Auburn Y. W. H A. held an unusually interesting meeting on Sunday in Forester’s Hall. Sixteen new members were admitted to the association. The greater part of the evening was devoted to completing plans for the minstrel show to be held on March 26 at New Odd Fellows Hall, Pleasant Street, Auburn. The committee in charge and the cast are giving much time to the work and the affair is expected to be largely attended.

50 Years Ago: 1973

(from a Journal photo) Former Lewiston Police Detective Capt. Robert Cloutier (center) Tuesday night received a plaque commemorating his 25 years of service with the Lewiston department, from Police Commission Chairman H.L. Gosselin as Mrs. Cloutier looks on. Cloutier announced his retirement in January. after having served three years as captain of detectives. He was appointed as an investigator with the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department shortly afterward. In presenting the plaque, Gosselin said he is “pleased you chose to remain in law enforcement.”

25 Years Ago: 1998

The public is invited to attend the Pine Tree State Bulletin Board Users cookoff of pastas, beans, salads, etc., from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Multi-Purpose Center. Cost is $5 a person. Proceeds will benefit the Lewiston/Auburn Community Computer Center.

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