100 Years Ago: 1924

The Chapman concert next Monday is interesting to Farmington people, who have always found Prof. Chapman’s concerts rare musical treats. The contralto voice of Madame Nadworney and the artistic skill of Rabinowitch with the violin will ensure as fine an entertainment as Mr. Chapman has ever brought.

50 Years Ago: 1974

Gems, native to the state, many of them found nowhere else in the world were discussed by Mrs. Jane Perham Stevens of West Paris, ownersof Perham’s Maine Mineral Store and author of a book on gems entitled Maine’s Treasure Chest, at a meeting of the Woman’s Literary Union Thursday.

During the short business session conducted by club president, Mrs. Henry Gervais, announcements were made of the dessert-bridge to be held on Jan. 23 at 1:30 pm. Wednesday at the clubhouse. Guests are welcome at this affair which is under the direction of Mrs. Caroline Klein. The clubhouse was very gaily decorated by Mrs. Thomas Anthoine and Mrs. Philip Levesque.

25 Years Ago: 1999

State Sen. Mike Michaud of East Millinocket was recently honored in Washington, D.C. with a national recognition award for his services to Maine Youth. With Michaud are jobs for Maine’s Graduates student representatives to the 1998 National Students Leadership Conference. Sally Luger of Livermore Falls High School;  program regional Manager Kapoula Thompson of Farmington; B.J. Nadeau of Lewiston High School; Brandy Stanley of Sacopee Valley High School; Michaud; Gail Hebert and program specialist Tammy Pelletier of the St. John Valley Technical Center and program President Pete Thibodeau.

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