Read more about April 11, 1933, in the archives.

100 Years Ago: 1923

With warmer weather the last few days the motorists have thawed out their cars in winter storage and already Union Square in late afternoon looks like midsummer. We are facing Increased traffic with more cars on the streets and more necessary than ever that the regulations be enforced.

50 Years Ago: 1973

The ice cover on Lake Auburn is still there, but it has turned much darker, and could be gone by the weekend. Earle A. Tarr Jr., superintendent of the Auburn Water and Sewerage District, said today that the area in front of the pumping station is still full of ice. However, many other sections of Lake Auburn show much open water.

Recent winds have been blowing from north to south, thus much of the ice cover has shifted to the South Shore. Many feel that another good wind could free the lake of its winter cover by the weekend.

25 Years Ago: 1998

The Lewiston Public Library Children’s Department will hold an Explore New Worlds program from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday for children ages 4-10. Beaded lizards and paper bunnies will be the crafts presented by Junior Girl Scouts under the direction of leader Nanette Couture. There will also be action songs.

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