100 Years Ago: 1924

Experienced chauffeur wanted at once at Belgrade Hotel, Belgrade Lakes, Me. Must furnish best of references as to reliability, temperance and character. Must be able to make own repairs, etc. Apply by letter or person. No tel. calls.

50 Years Ago: 1974

Geoffrey Law, instructor of history at Bates College, and one of its drama group’s finest performers, was welcomed today as the first male member of the Lewiston-Auburn League of Women Voters. Extending the welcome is League president, Mrs. Nancy Ruff.

Until this year, the League’s membership was open only to women citizens, 18 years and older. In May, the League of Women Voters of the U.S. at its San Francisco convention voted to admit men to its ranks.

25 Years Ago: 1999

Because a June 18,1999 article was unavailable we are offering an article from June 18 1998 

Lisbon Detective Patrick Gagnon is surrounded by Beanie Babies at the Lisbon Police Department headquarters. Police recovered several hundred of the toys after they were stolen from local businesses.

The material used in Looking Back is produced exactly as it originally appeared although misspellings and errors may be corrected.

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